Clausmeyer to step down from Tahoma School Board

Bill Clausmeyer will end his time on the school board on March 1

A large tree fell onto Bethany Alvarado’s property in Maple Valley during the windstorm that took place on Jan. 6. Submitted photo from Bethany Alvarado

Cleanup on Aisle King County

The city of Maple Valley hosted a debris drop off at Lake Wilderness, post windstorm.

Photo from King County press release

WaterWorks Grant informational workshops

The workshops are set for Jan. 17, 30 and Feb. 12.

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Improved government services to Unincorporated King County

The Department of Local Services will begin operations with the mission of delivering better services to residents and businesses of the unincorporated area.

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Voter registration deadline Jan. 14 for Special Election

Citizens who want to vote in the Feb. 12 special election have until Monday, Jan. 14 to register to vote… Continue reading

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Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center.

Washington indigenous communities push for action to address violence against women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

We’re moving: Covington Maple Valley Reporter gets a new home

Dear reader, As 2018 comes to an end, your local media organization is looking forward to a new chapter. As Continue reading...

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Informational workshops began this week and more community news

Informational workshops began this week King County is hosting three free workshops for prospective applicants to learn more about the Continue reading...

Crestwood Elementary in Covington. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Most Kent schools to reopen on Tuesday

Crestwood, Grass Lake elementary to remain closed after windstorm

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Improved services coming to unincorporated King County and more community news

Improved services coming to unincorporated King County On Jan. 4 King County announced the 250,000 residents and businesses in unincorporated Continue reading...

Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Annibelle Austin

Kentwood High School’s Annibelle Austin, gymnastics, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for… Continue reading

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Photos by Kayse Angel

Conks roll to dual meet victory

Kentwood dominated Hazen 54-14 in a North Puget Sound League Cascade Division dual wrestling match on Jan. 9. The Conquerors… Continue reading

 

 

Northwest
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

 

Life

Can’t hang it sideways

Last week I found out my website, the one I refer you to every week in my byline, has not… Continue reading

 

‘Talk to Me’ draws from real life

The view from above was stunning. The cliché says that people look like ants when you’re looking down from a… Continue reading

 

Marketplace

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019

 

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety — Continue reading...