Lakeside’s site plan for the proposed asphalt plant. Submitted photo from Lakeside Industries

Proposed asphalt plant could become real

Lakeside Industries submitted its application to King County last week to move its Covington asphalt plant to Unincorporated Maple Valley.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Veterans Day — a groundbreaking kind of day

The city of Maple Valley had a groundbreaking ceremony for the Greater Maple Valley Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day, Nov. 11

Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS

Fain concedes election to Das in race for state Senate seat | UPDATE

Auburn Republican falls 548 votes behind the Democratic challenger from Covington in latest count

Barn fire kills seven horses|Puget Sound Fire

The fire was reported at 7:39 a.m. this morning, Nov. 12.

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Tips on how to avoid “Grandparent Scam”

The Maple Valley Police Department has compiled tips for avoiding a phone scam called the “Grandparent Scam.”

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Sexual assault resource centers report high call volumes

Since the #metoo movement has gathered steam over the last year, local and national sexual assault resource hotlines have seen a large increase in calls and services.

Friday evening results from the November General Election

Currently 19,000 ballots remain to be counted. Counting will resume Monday, Nov. 12.

State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate committee approves hiring investigator to look into rape allegation against Fain

Seattle woman claims state Senator from Auburn sexually assaulted her in 2007

Landfill cleanup set to begin and more community news

Film of coverage showing Nov. 10 Beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church Continue reading...

Kentwood’s bumpy season comes to an end

Conquerors drop district playoff to Curtis, turn attention to next season with plenty of returning talent

Ladies night benefits Maple Valley Food Bank and more community news

Ladies night benefits Maple Valley Food Bank Johnson Home & Garden will be hosting its fourth annual Ladies Night Tuesday, Continue reading...

A map of the Covington Connector project. Submitted photo from Bob Lindskov

Covington Connector is underway

The Covington Connector project will be completed in two phases. Construction is estimated to begin in summer 2019.


Proposed sales tax currently failing

52.4 percent of ballots counted have voted no on the city of Covington’s Proposition No. 1.



Reporter Athlete of the Week: Derek Kersey

Kentwood High School’s Derek Kersey, football, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for… Continue reading

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Reporter Athlete of the Week: Annelise Hed

Kentwood High School’s Annelise Hed, swim, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for… Continue reading

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Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.



Photos, maps, fun facts make this book addicting

You know? Of course you do, because you’re no dummy. You’re on top of things, ear to the ground, you… Continue reading


A tale of American youth in the 90s

Recommendation: 3/5 Stars, STREAM Plot: “’Mid90’s’ follows Stevie, a 13 year old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer… Continue reading



Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

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


Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

There is nothing like a little friendly competition to show how when Continue reading...


Boeing inspires the next generation of engineers and technologists

Thousands of young students benefit from company volunteers’ teaching in STEM subjects


Boeing’s 737 MAX 7 takes center stage in 2018

Aircraft to be produced at Boeing’s Renton factory on the shores of Lake Washington



Revenue offers free webinar about business taxes

The following is a press release from the Washington State Department of Revenue. Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities,… Continue reading

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County’s new solid waste disposal rate to support facility upgrades, service improvements

A small increase in King County’s solid waste disposal rates takes effect Jan. 1, 2019, and includes a discounted fee… Continue reading

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