Puget Sound Fire District rescuers work to remove a tree that pinned a man in an apartment complex in unincorporated Maple Valley on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. 
                                Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Fire.

Man pinned under a tree after it falls into an apartment

Fourteen emergency services respond outside of Maple Valley

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Neighbors warn Covington homeowner of roof fire

Puget Sound Fire units responded to a single-family residence in Covington just after 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, at… Continue reading

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Charter review could overhaul King County Sheriff’s Office

Several changes to the King County Sheriff’s Office were proposed.

He thought his wife died, she was found in Covington

Missing elderly woman found in the same clothes she left in after months of being missing

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Replica of Vietnam Memorial making Enumclaw stop

A local vet has spent six years trying to secure this opportunity.

PNW plant-based foods could help in climate fight

Animal products create a lot of emissions, but veggie alternatives are coming from King County.

The language of the original bill prohibited privately-owned detainment facilities from being contracted by local, state, or federal government entities, but a last-second amendment was adopted to substantially narrow the focus of the legislation. File photo

Lawmakers flinch on banning for-profit detention facilities

Last minute amendment exempted ICE detainment facility.

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A proposal to make King County Metro fares free for low-income households could be approved in the coming months. File photo

King County considers free transit for low-income residents

The program would target those at or below 80 percent of the federal poverty level.

Letters to the editor for the week of Feb. 20

Reader is wary of possible new tree code Dear editor, The Covington Planning Commission just approved a modified tree code Continue reading...

  • 5 days ago
News
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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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

  • 1 month ago

 

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

  • 2 months ago

 

 

Opinion

Working to communicate with all residents

It may only be February, but some great things are already happening in Covington in 2020. In January, we welcomed Continue reading...

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Northwest
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

 

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

Find a fitness community that fits!

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

I’ve always loved airplanes. My dad is an engineer at Boeing, so Continue reading...

 

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