Covington receives Tree City USA Award, again

City’s Arbor Day event is April 26

An aircraft is pictured at King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County wants to end deportation flights for ICE

Legal challenge expected from federal government.

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

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Lake Wilderness Easter Egg Hunt

The egg hunt took place on Saturday, April 20.

King County parks levy headed to August primary ballots

Voters will be asked to decide whether to approve the levy on Aug. 6.

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

King County Council approves landfill extension

The council voted 5-2 approving the Solid Waste plan, with two councilmembers absent.

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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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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Opinion

New rules in place regarding data privacy, facial recognition technology

One of the most intriguing dramas at this point in the legislative session revolves around a bill putting new rules Continue reading...

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Northwest
USPS district manager Darrell Stoke, Janie Hendrix and Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) unveil the plaque honorarily naming the Renton Highlands Post Office as the “James Marshall ‘Jimi’ Hendrix Post Office” on Friday, April 19. Photo by Haley Ausbun

Highlands Post Office honors Jimi Hendrix

Postal Service connected Hendrix to family during his Army service.

 

Life

I can always grow blackberries

Blackberries are considered an invasive species in United States, because they are not native. They were only introduced to the 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

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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