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Suspect violates cour order|Police Blotter

ASSAULT • On Oct. 30 officers were contacted regarding reports a mother had slapped her 21-year-old disabled daughter. The police report stated this incident happened… Continue reading

Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety levy passing, Black Diamond mayor holds commanding lead | Election Results

Maple Valley City Council incumbents winning, tight race for Position No. 2 in Covington

King County Council votes to fund measures to prevent gun violence

The King County Council is investing more than $600,000 to implement enforcement of firearm relinquishment and compliance in domestic violence and extreme protection order cases,… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Maple Valley house fire

The following is a press release from Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety. Two people have been displaced after their two-story home caught fire at… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

Drowsy driving awareness and prevention week

The following is a press release from the Washington State Patrol. The Washington State Patrol is committed to reducing traffic fatalities and serious injury collisions… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Change your clock, change your battery

This Sunday, we go back to Standard Time and move clocks back one hour, beginning at 2 a.m. The Puget Sound Regional firefighters recommend that… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Upcoming November shows and more community news

Inspection notice for Maple Valley residents The King County Department of Assessments will be conducting property inspections in Maple Valley now through summer 2018. The… Continue reading

SeaTac House Fire

A fire started above the kitchen of a house in the 2600 block of S. 138 Street on Thursday, Nov. 2, according to a press… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Covington Council members discuss safe injection sites

Consensus of council request an ordidnace to ban sites

Black Diamond Council candidates answer questions

Editor’s note: The Reporter asked two questions of the candidates running for City Council in Black Diamond. The candidates are: Position No. 2 Melissa C.… Continue reading

Black Diamond council files suit against mayor; Oakpointe files to intervene

Black Diamond’s legal issues continue to stack. The biggest announcement of the Oct. 19 meeting was that the City Council has brought a legal suit against Mayor Carol Benson, and Oakpointe has filed a motion to intervene in this lawsuit.

Student made threatening comments at middle school|Police Blotter

THREATS • It was reported to officers on Oct. 20 that a student at Mattson Middle School made a threatening comment as he stepped off… Continue reading

Halloween safety tips

The Maple Valley firefighters said in a press release that they want everyone to have a fun Halloween night and to consider following these simple… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

King County ballots mailed | King County Elections

King County Elections mailed ballots to nearly 1.3 million registered voters on Wednesday, Oct. 18, for the Nov. 7 General Election. The department estimates a… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2017

Blood drives scheduled for November and more community news

Blood drives scheduled for November Cascade Regional Blood Services announced three drives for next month. The first blood drive will run from 8 a.m. until… Continue reading

Covington City Council candidates answer questions

Editor’s note: The Reporter asked two questions of the candidates running for City Council in Covington. The candidates are: Position No. 2 Jennifer Harjehausen and… Continue reading

Algae caution signs posted at Lake Wilderness Park

The city of Maple Valley posted caution signs today, Oct. 23, at Lake Wilderness Park swimming beach due to minor Cyanobacteria bloom scums that were… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Landslide or flooding may cause for special insurance

The following is a press release by Northwest Insurance Council. What To Know:Damage from landslide, mudflow and flood is not covered by your standard Homeowners… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2017

Save the date for Hometown Holidays in Maple Valley and more community news

Library guild fall sale From Oct. 25 through Oct. 29 the Maple Valley Library Guild will hold its fall book and media sale. Donated books,… Continue reading

Winter Road Closures at Mount Rainier National Park

In anticipation of this weekend’s significant weather event, Mount Rainier National Park announces the winter closure of the Sunrise Road at the White River Campground… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017