Contentious fireworks ban adopted in Covington

Council, residents debate the advisory vote and law enforcement

Covington enters the Hollydaze season

The annual Hollydaze event had snow, mistletoe and a giant holiday tree. Hundreds of Covington families and friends came out… Continue reading

In this September 2019 photo, George Kirkish, owner and founder of Palouse Winery on Vashon-Maury Island, pours a glass of wine for Lori Coots during tasting room hours. (Kevin Opsahl/Sound Publishing)

King County Council approves controversial winery, brewery ordinance

After five years, the county has updated regulations surrounding alcohol production and tasting.

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance is among supporters of statewide “just cause” legislation to protect tenants in Washington. However, some landlords say removing the ability to quickly remove tenants limits their ability to get rid of problem renters. (Courtesy image)

Tenant advocates prepare for another push in Olympia

Following wins in Burien and Federal Way, just cause evictions are on the 2020 Legislative agenda.

Maple Valley Girl Scout earns gold

Arina Poggioli leaves a scouting legacy with two robotics teams

A detailed journey – From homeless to business owner

Local entrepreneur talks compassion, homelessness and car detailing

Fire along Twisp River Road in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest in 2018. Courtesy photo

Wildfire response: State unveils funding legislation proposal

Last year, Department of Natural Resources responded to record number of wildfires.

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse

The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services.

Security camera footage shows a suspect in three different crimes walking away with stolen mail on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Photo courtesy of The City of Covington.

Suspect of three crimes caught on camera, thrice

A crafty package thief didn’t get away with the goods after an alert homeowner and the Covington police found them Continue reading...

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Victims, law enforcement speak about King County Courthouse conditions

An entrance to the courthouse was closed after an assault.

News
Tahoma National Cemetery honors military veterans Dec. 14 as a part of the national Wreaths Across America effort. COURTESY PHOTO

Wreath-laying ceremony to honor community military veterans

Tahoma National Cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America, an annual holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember the nation’s military veterans, Continue reading...

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Sports
Kentwood celebrates its state-clinching win over Glacier Peak. REPORTER PHOTO

Kentwood summits Glacier Peak, reaches 4A state playoffs

Church, ground game in second half power Conquerors to 41-31 victory

 

Hazen defeats Kentlake football

Hazen High School faced off against Kentlake High School on Thursday Oct. 10 at their home field. Hazen took home… Continue reading

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Opinion

Growing up as a Republican

I grew up in a Republican home. My family valued honesty, dependability, thrift, and belief in God. I deeply appreciate Continue reading...

 

Guest Opinion: Eyman’s run an election wildcard for 2020

We knew it would happen. It’s a wonder it took this long. Tim Eyman, the initiative impresario, political provocateur and Continue reading...

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Northwest
Tahoma National Cemetery honors military veterans Dec. 14 as a part of the national Wreaths Across America effort. COURTESY PHOTO

Wreath-laying ceremony to honor community military veterans

Tahoma National Cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America, an annual holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember the nation’s military veterans, Continue reading...

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Marketplace

Bridging the digital divide in Washington

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

 

Mary’s Place computer literacy workshops help families build confidence

John is an attendee of Computer Literacy Workshops being held this month Continue reading...

 

Wanted: Sales representative for The Reporter

Want to work in a fast-paced and fun sales environment? The Covington-Maple Continue reading...

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Business

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.