Danielle Chastaine

Autumn is here, enjoy it with the Fall Festival

The second annual event brings community to the chamber

 

New leaders, new space for the farmers market

Mark Hoben looks to help transition the Maple Valley Farmers Market to the Legacy Site

 

Fun run aims to bring ‘health equity’

The 12th annual Outpatient Physical Therapy Summer’s End Fun Run hosted in Covington

 

Dresses for a school full of royalty

PTA volunteers offer free homecoming, prom dresses to Tahoma, Kent students

Cars on the lawn? That’s now a no-no in Covington

Covington City Council votes to approve a max number of vehicles, parking laws in residential zones

Parents successfully fight against ‘sexist’ dress code

Tahoma Schools approves new policy focused less on girls’ clothing

The Tahoma track team, with coach Jeff Brady in the bottom row on the left, after winning the 2019 state championship title. 
                                Photo courtesy of Jeff Brady. 
                                The entire Tahoma track and field, and cross country coaching staff. 
                                Photo courtesy of Jeff Brady.

Tahoma track stars and track coaches both share state titles

Coach Jeff Brady earns coach of the year for Washington state second year in a row

The Tahoma track team, with coach Jeff Brady in the bottom row on the left, after winning the 2019 state championship title. 
                                Photo courtesy of Jeff Brady. 
                                The entire Tahoma track and field, and cross country coaching staff. 
                                Photo courtesy of Jeff Brady.
Photo courtesy of the FARF 5k Superhero Run. Photos by Mark Mandi.

Capes, masks and running shoes

Capes, masks and running shoes

Photo courtesy of the FARF 5k Superhero Run. Photos by Mark Mandi.

Local athlete takes bronze at Para-Pan American Games

Maple Valley’s Abbey Nardella already made her community proud by being accepted to compete at the Para-Pan American games in Peru. Now she’s made her… Continue reading

Tahoma SD avoids potential budget gap

While other districts grapple with staff cuts, Tahoma hires more teachers

Blake Robinson, 5, and his older brother Bryce Robinson wearing their new FARF 5K shirts. Both boys are from Maple Valley and Blake suffers from FA. Photo courtesy of FARF 5K.

Blake, Issac and Avery; the heroes of their own stories

Local Maple Valley, Renton kids with a rare disease honored at local fun run

Blake Robinson, 5, and his older brother Bryce Robinson wearing their new FARF 5K shirts. Both boys are from Maple Valley and Blake suffers from FA. Photo courtesy of FARF 5K.
Bait packages, provided by Amazon, were set out on Covington porches by local and national investigators in hopes to catch mail thieves in the act. Photo courtesy of the City of Covington.

Thieves tempted by bait mail in Covington, arrested by KCSO

A sting operation by KCSO, Covington and the postal service leads to felony charges

Bait packages, provided by Amazon, were set out on Covington porches by local and national investigators in hopes to catch mail thieves in the act. Photo courtesy of the City of Covington.
Photo by Danielle Chastaine 
                                 Physical Therapy for EveryBODY owner, Doctor Amy Konvalin, is partner with Maple Valley Acupuncture to serve a larger range of patients. She is also the author of the book “The PT Business Map” which was published in August, 2019.

Local healers celebrate milestones together

Physical Therapy for EveryBODY and Maple Valley Acupuncture to host an open house

Photo by Danielle Chastaine 
                                 Physical Therapy for EveryBODY owner, Doctor Amy Konvalin, is partner with Maple Valley Acupuncture to serve a larger range of patients. She is also the author of the book “The PT Business Map” which was published in August, 2019.

Turn off the screens and head into Covington

Chamber, city and the school district work together to get kids outside

Couples tried on costumes for fun selfies at the 2019 Covington Sausage and Cider Fest.

Pour Covington another

Residents enjoy annual Covington Sausage and Cider Fest

Couples tried on costumes for fun selfies at the 2019 Covington Sausage and Cider Fest.

It’s a transition, not an ending

I don’t remember a time in my journalism career when the industry was stable and calm. Journalism is naturally fast-paced and ever changing. But in… Continue reading

From Tahoma High to Peru – Local athlete shines in swimming

Abbey Nardella will represent the U.S. in the Parapan American Games

The Facebook post that cried wolf

Local police are learning how to handle neighborhood watch groups on social media

Photos by Danielle Chastaine. 
                                 Students in the Barbells and Badges summer camp at Cedar Heights Middle School compete on team firefighter or team police on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo courtesy of the Covington Police Department.

Building relationships, one barbell at a time

Covington Police Chief helps students grow confidence through strength training

Photos by Danielle Chastaine. 
                                 Students in the Barbells and Badges summer camp at Cedar Heights Middle School compete on team firefighter or team police on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo courtesy of the Covington Police Department.

A string of stolen shrubbery leaves Maple Valley wondering

The city is asking residents for help to find stolen trees, bushes and plants