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Firefighters work to extinguish a fire that occured at a Covington home on Jan. 6. Submitted photo from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.

House fire in Covington caused by unattended candle|Puget Sound Regional Fire

A fire broke out on Jan. 6 during a power outage that occured because of a windstorm.

  • Jan 7, 2019
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire that occured at a Covington home on Jan. 6. Submitted photo from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.
A screenshot image of the power outages in the Covington, Maple Valley area, pulled from the Puget Sound Energy Website.

All Tahoma and Kent schools closed today

Due to power outages, the districts have closed all schools for the day.

  • Jan 7, 2019
A screenshot image of the power outages in the Covington, Maple Valley area, pulled from the Puget Sound Energy Website.

Plan ahead for Viaduct closure|WSDOT

There are new videos available to help navigate when the new SR 99 tunnel opens.

  • Jan 5, 2019
The Technology Review Committee from the Tahoma School District, create a tentative four-year technology plan. Submitted photo.

Committee discusses future of technology at Tahoma

The committee has met several times this school year to come up with a technology plan for the Tahoma School District.

The Technology Review Committee from the Tahoma School District, create a tentative four-year technology plan. Submitted photo.

A look back on 2018|Part 2

Yesterday, the Reporter shared some of the most read stories of the year. Today we are sharing the top 5 most read stories of 2018.

How does Texas ACA ruling affect Washington?

A ruling last week from a Texas judge striking down the ACA will likely be overturned.

It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

Two injured during early morning incident Tuesday

The collision on state Route 18 involved a 21 year old from Maple Valley.

A look back on 2018

Here are the first half of the most read stories of 2018, according to analytics compiled by the Reporter.

Tahoma grad graduates basic training and more community news

Tahoma grad graduates basic training U.S. Air Force Airman Jason Wonio graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. He completed… Continue reading

Progress being made on 911 outage | Update

911 appears to be up and working, but if you get a busy signal, here are other numbers to call.

Female shot and killed by male suspect in Covington

Detectives located the male suspect who appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A house fire broke out in a Covington home on Dec. 27. Submitted photo from Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority

House fire in Covington|Puget Sound Regional Fire

A house fire was reported at around 10:27 p.m. last night by neighbors in the area.

  • Dec 28, 2018
A house fire broke out in a Covington home on Dec. 27. Submitted photo from Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority
ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
                                Covington Councilmember Margaret Harto was among the many city leaders who spoke at the recent town hall at the Auburn Library.

Town hall talk: Resident urge lawmakers, leaders to tackle wide range of issues

Voters in Legislative District 47 have a lot they want their representatives in Olympia to tackle. And if the 50-plus who came to an evening… Continue reading

ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
                                Covington Councilmember Margaret Harto was among the many city leaders who spoke at the recent town hall at the Auburn Library.

911 services may not work

Click here to find out what numbers to call if you have an emergency.

911 services out across the state

Click here to learn how to access emergency services.

  • Dec 27, 2018

911 communication center for King County Sheriff’s Office and Contract partners working intermittently

Dial their ten-digit line if you’re in their jurisdiction, these do not impact Renton

  • Dec 27, 2018

State Supreme Court upholds King County youth jail levy

The decision, issued Dec. 27, sided with King County and allows it to keep collecting revenue.

Maple Valley Council adopts two year budget

The council approved a $53,633,940 budget for 2019-20.

City of Maple Valley Waste Collection Service Schedule and Recycling Reminder

There will be no waste collection on Dec. 25

  • Dec 22, 2018