File photo of a boat from last year’s Hooked on Fishing Derby. Photo by Kayse Angel

Hooked on Fishing Derby: Preview

The 2019 Hooked on Fishing Opening Day is April 26

Thom Cantrell, one of the organizers of the upcoming International Conference for Primal People, holds up a mould of a Sasquatch footprint. He said the mould was taken in the Blue Mountains in Oregon by Paul Freeman, a well-known Sasquatch hunter who’s 1994 footage of a Sasquatch in that area made big waves in the believer and skeptic communities alike. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

All things Sasquatch at the Field House

Washington state is famous for countless reasons. It’s the birthplace of Starbucks and Bill Gates, one of the biggest producers… Continue reading

Hitesh Boinpally and Sen. Mark Mullet at STEM Signing Day in Olympia. Submitted photo

Tahoma High student commits to STEM studies at UW

Tahoma student Hitesh Boinpally is one of the nearly 50 students who committed to pursuing STEM careers at the STEM… Continue reading

Jennifer Harjehausen poses with her family next to her new nameplate in Covington City Hall on April 11 during her swearing in. Photo by Kayse Angel

Third time’s the charm for new Covington Council member

Jennifer Harjehausen was chosen to fill Position No. 2 on Covington City Council.

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection comes to Kent-Des Moines on April 19-21

Visit website for details about acceptable materials and amounts, plus upcoming collection events and convenient, permanent disposal sites

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Annual Law Enforcement Camp taking high school applications

Students get to experience a tactical firing range and work with forensics, SWAT, communications, and K-9 officers.

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Increase in phone scams

The Black Diamond Police said they have seen an increase in telephone scams

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The week’s Athlete of the Week: Zachary Klobutcher

Tahoma High School’s Zachary Klobutcher, boys track, was selected as the Maple Valley Reporter Male Athlete of the Week for Continue reading...

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Adaji Osaro-Igwe, submitted photo

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Adaji Osaro-Igwe

Tahoma High School’s Adaji Osaro-Igwe, girls track, was selected as the Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Continue reading...

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Ten Trails hosts Easter egg hunt

Ten Trails, the 2,200-acre, mixed-use development in Southeast King County, is celebrating spring and the return of its Hometown Socials Continue reading...

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Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Nick Musga

Kentwood High School’s Nick Musga, baseball, 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: Emma Pollak

Kentwood High School’s Emma Pollak, track, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Continue reading...

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Northwest

Federal Way resident competes for top 20 spot on ‘American Idol’

Todd Beamer senior Myra Tran previously won “The X-Factor Vietnam” in 2016.

 

Would rent control work in Washington?

Oregon’s new law could lay the blueprint for other states

 

Life

The thing about rainbows

The day you died I saw a rainbow so brilliant each color was, vibrant on its own. I marveled upon Continue reading...

 

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

 

Business

Lawmakers need to re-examine budget before adjourning

Before lawmakers wrap-up their work in Olympia, they should re-examine their hefty new state spending plan. The budget may not Continue reading...