Demo plans for Covington Elementary underway

City Council approves contract with architects to begin demolition process

From the Reporter archive. Photo by Kayse Angel
                                Protesters stand outside in the freezing weather on Nov. 4, 2017 to protest the proposed asphalt plant on Maple Valley Highway.

Activist group sparked by grant

“Save the Cedar River” was awarded $20,000 to oppose planned asphalt plant

Tahoma levies passing on election night

The voters have spoken and after months of campaigning the Tahoma School District’s two proposed levies are passing. According to… Continue reading

In 2018, the city of Seattle approved and then repealed a head tax within a month. It would have levied a $275 per employee tax on businesses grossing more than $20 million annually. Sound Publishing file photo

County head tax bill passes committee

Bill would let King County levy a tax on businesses to fund housing and address homelessness.

Three-quarters of the suicide deaths among children ages 10 to 14 are caused by firearms, according to a new report from the Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program at the University of Washington. File photo

King County studies youth gun violence amid rising suicides

It’s unclear what’s driving the trend.

High tides, as seen in this file photo of Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Pacific County, could become the norm in the future due to sea level rise. Sound Publishing file photo

UW summarizes Washington climate impact on water

The report localizes information from the United Nations.

Cedar Height students make threats with fake guns

Two middle school students are suffering the consequences after bringing realistic looking replica handguns to class. Earlier today, Covington Police… Continue reading

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A 300-foot long hose stretches across a Covington property after a barn caught fire the morning of Friday, Feb. 14. Photo courtesy of the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.

Barn catches fire Friday morning

One Covington resident’s Valentine’s Day started off heated when their barn caught fire early in the morning. At 7:56 a.m. Continue reading...

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Courtesy Photo, Kent School District

Voters approving Kent School District levy

52.6 percent in favor; 47.3 percent against

Federal Way resident Mi’Chance Dunlap-Gittens, 17, died Jan. 27, 2017. Courtesy photo

Law enforcement challenges report on sting operation that killed Federal Way teen

King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight’s findings rattle Sheriff’s Office, police union.

Covington Police Chief Andrew McCurdy speaks with local kids about police work and safety during the Coffee with a Cop event at the Covington Chick-fil-A on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Photo courtesy of the City of Covington.

Chicken sandwiches, coffee and cops

Locals turn out to regular Coffee with a Cop event

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Sports

Kentwood serves Hazen basketball a loss

The Kentwood High School varsity and junior varsity (JV) basketball teams went against Hazen High School on Monday, Jan. 20.… Continue reading

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Tahoma senior prepares to play for the Air Force

Senior Sam Petersen signs a letter-of-intent to join the U.S. Air Force Academy

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Marketplace
Using specialized equipment at Longevita Pilates and Yoga Studio in Auburn.

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Pilates to yoga, TRX and boxing, this Auburn studio helps you get started on your wellness goals

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Core Plus Aerospace launched my career

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Helping people get back on track through the court process

Bail agents do far more than simply get people to show up in court, says All City manager/agent

 

Bridging the digital divide in Washington

Comcast’s Internet Essentials program has connected nearly 340,000 in Washington State

 

Business

Lakepointe project in limbo

Developers must wait for road projects halted by passage of I-976