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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 of the U.S.’s lumber and… Continue reading

 

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

 

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 Signing Day on April 12.… Continue reading

 

The thing about rainbows

The day you died I saw a rainbow so brilliant each color was, vibrant on its own. I marveled upon its grace, feeling blessed, not… Continue reading

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 beginning Saturday, April 20. Visitors… Continue reading

Happy wife, happy life

My husband and I were in Portland last week for the big swap meet. It’s all about the car parts, so though I don’t actually… Continue reading

Photos by Kayse Angel

Dancing the night away|Photo Gallery

The city of Covington’s annual Daddy Daughter Spring Fling was held April 6 at Kentwood High School. The dance floor was filled with balloons as… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019
Photos by Kayse Angel

School safety main talking point within Tahoma

Superintendent Tony Giurado discusses steps the district is taking to ensure school safety.

Photo by Kayse Angel 
                                Crockett’s Public House opened its new location in Maple Valley near the new Monarch Apartments in Four Corners.

New dining option opens in Four Corners

Crockett’s opened its doors to the public on March 24 in Maple Valley

Photo by Kayse Angel 
                                Crockett’s Public House opened its new location in Maple Valley near the new Monarch Apartments in Four Corners.

Bring on the wind!

I’m not an intentionally confrontational person. So when my husband and I made the decision to cut down trees in my backyard I should have… Continue reading

Washington National Guard members were honored by Eastside Fire & Rescue for their work during the February snow storm. The honor was part of the annual National Guard Day March 27 including visiting with Gov. Jay Inslee. Courtesy photo

Guard soliders recognized in Olympia

Submitted to the Reporter by Washington Military Department: Members of the Washington National Guard were honored by leadership at Eastside Fire & Rescue for their… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2019
Washington National Guard members were honored by Eastside Fire & Rescue for their work during the February snow storm. The honor was part of the annual National Guard Day March 27 including visiting with Gov. Jay Inslee. Courtesy photo

Reading to a Rescue

Students read to rescue animals on Saturday, March 30 at the Maple Valley Community Center

Flaming Geyser State Park will be one of the parks where people can go to for free during April’s two free park days. Image courtesy

State Parks announces two free days in April | Washington State Parks

The two days are April 20 and April 22.

  • Apr 3, 2019
Flaming Geyser State Park will be one of the parks where people can go to for free during April’s two free park days. Image courtesy

Maple Valley native enters class of 2023 at U.S. Naval Academy

The following was submitted to the Reporter: Nathaniel Alan Schreiner, a Tahoma graduate, will be inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2023 on Thursday,… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

15 minutes a day

I have to admit it’s probably been a good thing that the cold weather lasted so long. It’s nice to have our new house settled… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019
Matt Kidd. Submitted photo

True strength has no limits

Covington resident Matt Kidd shares his story about kidney disease to help others during National Kidney Month.

Matt Kidd. Submitted photo
Matt Kidd. Submitted photo

True strength has no limits

Covington resident Matt Kidd shares his story about kidney disease to help others during National Kidney Month.

Matt Kidd. Submitted photo

Ways to keep the state green

By Jennifer Lennox, The Davey Tree Expert Company For the Reporter In 1890 Washington state was coined the Evergreen State. The nickname appropriately given as… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2019

It’s not over ‘til the cattail wags

I know you have all been waiting with bated breath (snort) wondering if it was really the end of my tail of woe. I had… Continue reading

Cellslips help with distracted driving

A Covington police officer is passing out “Cellslips” to drivers he pulls over for distracted driving on their cell phones or other electronic devices.