If passed, Senate Bill 6254 would limit the nicotine concentration of vape products, ban certain flavoring chemicals and require vape manufacturers, distributors and retailers to obtain licenses from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. File photo

Lawmakers propose sweeping regulations for vaping industry

Bill supporters cite concerns over health issues and teen use.

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Son allegedly shoots escaped prisoner

A man on the run from KCSO ends up at the hospital during Tiger Mountain shooting

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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson (center) announced a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson in a press conference Jan. 2. Debbie Warfield of Everett (left) lost her son to a heroin overdose in 2012. Skagit County Commissioner Lisa Janicki (right) lost her son to an overdose of OxyContin in 2017. They are joined by Rep. Lauren Davis of Shoreline (second from right), founder of the Washington Recovery Alliance. (TVW screenshot)

AG Bob Ferguson talks lawsuits, gun control

Washington state Attorney General stopped by Sound Publishing’s Kirkland office.

The Covington City Council from left to right; Fran McGregor Hollums, Jared Koukal, Sean Smith, Jeff Wagner, Kristina Soltys, Jennifer Harjehausen and Joseph Cimaomo Jr. Photo by Karla Slate.

Councilmembers new and senior sworn in

Incumbent and newly elected Covington City Council members were sworn-in during the first regular meeting of the year on Tuesday,… Continue reading

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Covington Mayor Jeff Wagner cuts the ribbon on the completed 164th Avenue Southeast Pedestrian Improvement Project on Thursday, Jan. 9, surrounded by city officials.
                                Photo courtesy of the City of Covington.

Covington completed one road project, can it do more?

After the completion of sidewalks on 164th, the city considers future funding mechanisms

A 50-minute film called “Spawning Grounds,” which documents the effort to save a freshwater variety of kokanee salmon from Lake Sammamish, is finally ready for its debut in North Bend on Jan. 18. (Screenshot from film)

Spawning Grounds: Lake Sammamish kokanee documentary premieres Jan. 18

The film tracks the ‘all hands on deck’ effort to save the little red fish from extinction.

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

A proposal by Senate Democrats would require concealed pistol license applicants in Washington state to complete a safety course. File photo

Democrats seek firearm training requirement for concealed carriers

Republican senator calls proposal ‘unconstitutional.’

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Snohomish County man is first U.S. case of new coronavirus

A man in his 30s was hospitalized in Everett after contracting the virus during a trip to China.

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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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Matt Marshall, leader of the Washington Three Percenters gun rights group, addresses a crowd rallying for Second Amendment rights Jan. 17 at the state Capitol in Olympia. Marshall condemned Republican leadership in the House of Representatives, which expelled Rep. Matt Shea from the Republican Caucus. Marshall announced his candidacy for the 2nd District seat held by House Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox. Photo by Cameron Sheppard, WNPA News Service

Gun rights advocates rally at Capitol

Criticism levied at Matt Shea investigation, Republican leadership.

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Northwest
Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, was sworn in Jan. 13, 2020, as Speaker of the House. Photo by Cameron Sheppard, WNPA News Service

Jinkins sworn in as WA’s first female Speaker of the House

Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, is applauded by her colleagues as she becomes the first woman in Washington State history to 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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