Sarah Brenden

Effects of seasonal affective disorder can last up to six months

The disorder is generally more common in women and in those older than 20 years old, according to Dr. Shannon Markegard.


Now accepting applications for Rampathon and more community news

Neighborhoods receive area grants Community Service Area grants were announced Feb. 7 by the Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn. The Greater Maple… Continue reading


A voter drops of their ballot at a drop off box in Maple Valley for the November 2017 election. File photo by Kayse Angel

Early results are in, a number of levies failing while recall is passing

It was that time again to count the thousands of ballots that were returned Tuesday for the February Special Election. The first numbers showed two… Continue reading


NPSL football increases from two to three divisions

Come fall, change is coming to the gridiron. The North Puget Sound League 4A is splitting into three divisions rather than the two current divisions… Continue reading

Maple Valley residents nominated for awards show and more community news

Covington’s call for artists The city of Covington along with the Covington Arts Commission are accepting submissions from local and regional artists to exhibit their… Continue reading

Black Diamond police offer boating class and more community news

Black Diamond police offer boating class On Saturday, Feb. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Black Diamond Police Department will be hosting a… Continue reading

Male subject went through multiple vehicles overnight|Police Blotter

LARCENY • On Jan. 13 it was reported to officers that an unknown male subject had gone through multiple vehicles overnight. According to the police… Continue reading

New members sworn in Covington Council and more community news

New members sworn in During the Jan. 12 council meeting, one new Covington city council member and two reelected members were sworn into office. Mayor… Continue reading

Registration is open now through Friday

Parents in the Tahoma School District can now register their children for kindergarten

Maple Valley recruiting for commissioner positions and more community news

Calling all local artists The city of Covington and the Covington Arts Commission is looking for artists to create a design for a new storage… Continue reading

Kentwood science teacher charged with two counts, remains in custody

The Renton man was reportedly communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.

Covington receives achievement award and more community news

Covington receives achievement award The city of Covington was given the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting award by the Government Finance Officers… Continue reading

Free tax workshop and more community news

January meeting announcement The Greater Maple Valley Unincorporated Area Council will hold its monthly meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8. The… Continue reading

The good, the bad, the ugly of 2017

The Reporter staff took a trip down memory lane

A suspect was charged with third degree theft|Police Blotter

LARCENY • On Dec. 19 a male subject was charged with third degree theft by investigation after reportedly stealing items from the Covington Marshalls. •… Continue reading

Local food bank needs your help and more community news

Local food bank needs your help The Black Diamond Community Center’s is currently in need of the following items: instant oatmeal, peanut butter, jam/jelly, canned… Continue reading

Man brings holiday cheer by decorating homes

From 6 to 9 p.m. today, Dec. 22, Quintero will be collecting donations for Mary’s Place at his home

Student reported hearing another student talk about having a gun|Police Blotter

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES • On Nov. 29 officers were called to Mattson Middle School because a student reported hearing another student talk about having a gun.… Continue reading

Lake Wilderness playground closed until end of month and more community news

Playground closed until end of the month The Lake Wilderness Park playground will be closed for renovation now through Dec. 29. According to a release,… Continue reading

Possible CO poisoning leads to man’s death

The King County medical examiner will identify and determine cause of death