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                                City Manager Laura Philpot talks to community members, the planning commission and the economic development commission about the future of Maple Valley Town Center during a special meeting on May 6.

Maple Valley community discusses wishes for Town Center

The city hosted a joint meeting to talk about the future of the Legacy Site

Here’s who’s running for office in Covington, Maple Valley and Black Diamond

Candidates filed for local city roles and school district in King County

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                                A rendering of the CVS Pharmacy that is coming to Maple Valley.

CVS slated to build in Maple Valley

A CVS Pharmacy is being constructed in Maple Valley on the corner of Witte Road and State Route 169. According… Continue reading

Vote for the Covington-Maple Valley Reporter’s Athletes of the Year

Online contest features Tahoma, Kentlake, Kentwood students.

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The Soup Ladies need a new truck

Rotary Club of Maple Valley leads fundraiser for volunteers who feed first responders.

New art gallery opens at Lake Wilderness

Local artists ready to show off their creations

Austin Barrie, 17, has been missing from his home since March 10.

Maple Valley teen missing since March

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children looking for Austin Barrie

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Reporter Athlete of the Week: Gage Reynoldson

Tahoma High School’s Gage Reynoldson, boys soccer, was selected as the Covington-Maple Valley Reporter’s male Athlete of the Week for Continue reading...

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Tahoma softball is on a winning streak

The Tahoma Bears took on the Federal Way Eagles in a postseason game on Friday, May 10 at Kent Service Continue reading...

Nerds versus flies

I’ve always held that it would be better to fight 100 duck-sized horses than one horse-sized duck. But after this Continue reading...

A historic era ends, another begins

The Frank Chopp era is over. Washington’s longest-serving speaker of the state House of Representatives quietly exited on Friday from Continue reading...

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Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Catherine Dennis

Tahoma High School’s Catherine Dennis, girls tennis, was selected as the Covington-Maple Valley Reporter’s female Athlete of the Week for Continue reading...

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I’ll miss Doug Baldwin the player, but I’ll miss the man more

I witnessed ‘Contemplative Doug,’ not ‘Angry Doug,’ in my time covering the Seahawks.

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Opinion

Readers are invited to discuss the future of the paper over coffee

Danielle Chastaine takes over as the new editor of the Renton / Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

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Republican hardball trumps Democrat softball

If it was Barack Obama who had committed the same acts that Donald Trump has, what would the Republicans be doing?

 

Northwest

I’ll miss Doug Baldwin the player, but I’ll miss the man more

I witnessed ‘Contemplative Doug,’ not ‘Angry Doug,’ in my time covering the Seahawks.

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Eviction reform passed by state Legislature

Tenant protections included longer notices and more judicial discretion.

 

Life
The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra presents “Sunday Afternoon by the Sea” at 2 p.m. May 19 at the Tahoma High School Performing Arts Center. Courtesy photo

Upcoming events: Maple Valley Youth Symphony to play with U2 tribute band

Other events include ‘Mamma Mia!’ at Kentlake HS; Harry Potter movie night.

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Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in a neighborhood near you. You can read more of her writing on her website livingwithgleigh.com. To see her columns come to life, follow her on Facebook at Living with Gleigh by Gretchen Leigh.

Pulling the right strings

What would we do these days without Father Google to teach us how to manage life’s challenges?

 

Marketplace

Comcast Uniquely Positioned to Bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption study showed that more Continue reading...

 

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...