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St. George Episcopal’s Youth Group in the process of building the pantry that provides free food and hygiene items for community members in need. Submitted photo

Local church creates pantry

St. George Episcopal Church’s youth group created a pantry that provides free food and hygiene products for those in need.

 

Photos by Kayse Angel

Maple Valley beach house celebration

The city hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony for the beach house at Lake Wilderness Park.

 

File photo of Lake Wilderness. Photo by Kayse Angel

Swimmer’s itch is among us

Every summer swimmer’s itch occurs in Lake Wilderness, but it is not dangerous and can be treated with home remedies.

 

Play Unplugged gets Covington kids active

The program is free and open to kids of all ages.

High school civics program gets a $1K lift

The King County Council gave $1,000 to a We the People program at Tahoma High.

Photo by Kayse Angel
                                Quilts the Covington Quilters Guild made for different organizations hang on display at the 2018 Quilt Show.

Sew into the city: Quilters from Covington give back

The Covington Quilters Guild is a non-profit that provides quilts for children and adults with different adversities.

Photo by Kayse Angel
                                Quilts the Covington Quilters Guild made for different organizations hang on display at the 2018 Quilt Show.

Hot cars are no place for pets

With the weather getting hotter, it becomes even more dangerous to keep your animal in a car.

Covington makes budget easy to understand

The city launched a new program on their website that allows community members to take a look at an easy-to-read breakdown of the budget.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Covington Days 2018|Photo Gallery

The annual Covington Days event kicked off last weekend with a parade and then fun-filled activities for the rest of the weekend.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Covington names its Citizen of the Year

Jennifer Harjehausen was honored at Citizen of the Year during the July 10 council meeting. She has been living in Covington for about 14 years and loves volunteering in it.

Justin Olds and Miguel McCoy from Maple Valley, stand side by side, showing off their gold medals. Photo by Kayse Angel

Two Maple Valley teens take home the gold

Justin Olds and Miguel McCoy, both of Maple Valley, participated in the 2018 Special Olympics and both won gold medals.

Justin Olds and Miguel McCoy from Maple Valley, stand side by side, showing off their gold medals. Photo by Kayse Angel
Photos by Kayse Angel

Fun in the Sun|Photo Gallery

Kids from all over came to Maple Valley to enjoy Kids’ Festival on July 14.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Local nonprofit raises money for cancer patients

The non-profit, Valley Girls and Guys! are hosting a cancer awareness and donation walk in Maple Valley next year.

Local teen starts his own company

Dylan McDonald, 15, created his own online T-shirt company to spread his motto — RyseUp.

The Summit Park and Ball Fields Master Plan

Funds approved for Summit Park

During the July 9 meeting, the Maple Valley City Council approved the funds to start building Summit Park.

The Summit Park and Ball Fields Master Plan
Photos by Kayse Angel

Summer fire school is in session

The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority is hosting their third Summer Fire School for high school students.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Covington proposes sales tax increase for November ballot

The city is looking for a pros and cons committee to write pamphlet statements in favor and in opposition of the ballot measure.

Maple Valley Independence Day celebration

The celebration will be held at Lake Wilderness park. Fireworks will be set off at 10 p.m. sharp.

City debuts new app

“Covington Connects,” in theory, will make it easier for residents to submit issues they notice around the city.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Bike challenge and bike safety rodeo

Maple Valley hosted their annual Bike challenge and safety rodeo to promote healthy living and to educate the community on bike safety.

Photos by Kayse Angel