Kayse Angel

Covington resident picked as Highline College Vice President

Josh Gerstman spent 19 years at Green River College before moving onto Highline College.

Students made a sign to display at the last home Tahoma football game on Sept. 21 to honor the death of their fellow students who have died. Photo by Kayse Angel

Confusion, sadness and hope

Following the death of three students at Tahoma High School, Garrett Sypole’s mom and a current student are trying to change the way suicide is dealt with in Maple Valley.

Students made a sign to display at the last home Tahoma football game on Sept. 21 to honor the death of their fellow students who have died. Photo by Kayse Angel
Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma loses second game of the season

The Bears have had two wins so far this season having only had four regular season games. During their most recently played game, the Bears… Continue reading

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Photo courtesy Maple Valley City Council meeting packet
                                Pictured here is a small bronze sculpture to show what the bronze finish will look like when the statue is complete.

Look out! A bear is coming to Maple Valley

The City Council approved to have a sculpture of a bruin placed at the roundabout at the east entrance of Tahoma High School.

Photo courtesy Maple Valley City Council meeting packet
                                Pictured here is a small bronze sculpture to show what the bronze finish will look like when the statue is complete.

Council OKs police substation

This substation will give police more of a presence in one of the busiest areas of the city.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Community gathered Monday to show united front for Tahoma

A candlelight vigil offered support to anyone affected by the death of two Tahoma students.

Photos by Kayse Angel
An example of Nancy Ziegler water color paintings. Submitted photo.

Age is just a number

A local Covington artist started painting after she retired at 55 years old.

An example of Nancy Ziegler water color paintings. Submitted photo.
Brad Belcher, founder of Bicycle Rescue for Youth, stands surrounded by some of the bikes he has or is going to work on restoring for kids in need.

Kids’ dreams come true one bike at a time

Local community member creates nonprofit that provides bikes for kids in need.

Brad Belcher, founder of Bicycle Rescue for Youth, stands surrounded by some of the bikes he has or is going to work on restoring for kids in need.
Students from the Sister City Exchange Program stand with city of Covington officials at
                                Covington City Hall. Submitted photo

Covington has sister city in Japan

Ten students from the sister city came to visit Covington last month.

Students from the Sister City Exchange Program stand with city of Covington officials at
                                Covington City Hall. Submitted photo
Jack Reich in front of a Black Diamond police car. Submitted photo by Brian Lynch

Black Diamond police get little chief, too

The Black Diamond Police Department honored Jack Reich as their Police Chief for a Day.

Jack Reich in front of a Black Diamond police car. Submitted photo by Brian Lynch

Little chiefs can have big dreams, too

Two special kids were honored as Chief for a Day by the Covington Police Department and the King County Sheriff’s Department.

UPDATE: Tahoma School Board approves contract

In a 5-0 vote, the board approved to a three-year contract with the Tahoma Education Association.

No teacher strikes for Tahoma

The Tahoma Education Association has agreed to ratify a 14.5 wage increase for teachers.

Maple Valley Fire hosts open house

The open house will take place on Sept. 15

Reaching out: Maple Valley creates YouTube channel

The city created a YouTube channel to better connect with its citizens.

Nonprofit helps Tahoma kids stay full and focused

Backpack Buddies of Maple Valley got its start in 2016 and has been a success in helping in the Tahoma School District ever since.

Submitted photos

Covington’s Sausage and Cider Fest|Photo Gallery

Covington hosted its Sausage and Cider Festival on Aug. 18 at the Covington Community Park. There was live music from JT Shank and the Florida… Continue reading

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St. George Episcopal’s Youth Group in the process of building the pantry that provides free food and hygiene items for community members in need. Submitted photo

Local church creates pantry

St. George Episcopal Church’s youth group created a pantry that provides free food and hygiene products for those in need.

St. George Episcopal’s Youth Group in the process of building the pantry that provides free food and hygiene items for community members in need. Submitted photo
Photos by Kayse Angel

Maple Valley beach house celebration

The city hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony for the beach house at Lake Wilderness Park.

Photos by Kayse Angel
File photo of Lake Wilderness. Photo by Kayse Angel

Swimmer’s itch is among us

Every summer swimmer’s itch occurs in Lake Wilderness, but it is not dangerous and can be treated with home remedies.

File photo of Lake Wilderness. Photo by Kayse Angel