Not your average dumplings

Alaska N Dumplings is a newer restaurant in Maple Valley that serves Russian dumplings.

School’s out Friday in Kent because of storm

Too much slush, ice in parking lots; winter break next week

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Snow sliding off the roof of Summit Trail Middle School. Photo pulled from Tahoma School District website

Tahoma schools will remain closed Friday

The school district announced Thursday, schools would remain closed due to weather conditions.

Photos courtesy city of Covington’s Facebook page
                                The Covington Youth Council attended Youth Action Days in Olympia Jan. 27 and 28. The teens attended various workshops and learned how to effectively meet with legislators and lobby issues. The youth council were able to meet with representatives from the 47th district — Pat Sullivan, Mona Das and Debra Entenman.

Youth council: Building leaders

Youth in Covington are gaining a voice

Tahoma, Kent announce closures for Feb. 14

As crews continue to work, both districts announced classes will be canceled tomorrow.

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

Public comment period for asphalt plant extended

King County Council Member Reagan Dunn sent a letter to DPER requesting it be extended.

Maple Valley man dies due to weather conditions

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office as of Feb. 12 confirmed three deaths caused by hypothermia during the recent weather conditions.

Rep. Debra Entenman, D-Kent, drops a bill that would advance the Working Families Tax Credit to help those struggling to make ends meet. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Budget Policy Center

Rep. Entenman proposes sales tax break for low- and middle-income families

Rep. Debra Entenman, D-Kent, who represents the 47th Legislative District, has proposed a refund on state sales taxes for lower-income Continue reading...

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Covington mayor re-elected to association board and more community news

Covington mayor re-elected to association board Covington Mayor Jeff Wagner was reelected to the Board of Directors of the Sound Continue reading...

Multitask: How to protect your body while you ‘tidy up’

Are you obsessed with Marie Kondo and the way she folds all of her clothes into tiny little packets? You Continue reading...

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The continuing tail

It’s not enough I have two cats in the house who don’t get along and my main concern is no Continue reading...

News

President’s emergency declaration sparks immediate legal backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

 

Bill targets sexual health curriculum in Washington schools

Senate Bill 5395 is co-sponsored by 17 Democratic representatives and introduced by Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Federal Way.

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Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Chase Canning

Kentwood High School’s Chase Canning, swim, 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: Ashley Yang

Kentwood High School’s Ashley Yang, gymnastics, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for… Continue reading

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Marketplace

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond