Kayse Angel

Snow sliding off the roof of Summit Trail Middle School. Photo pulled from Tahoma School District website

Tahoma schools will remain closed Friday

The school district announced Thursday, schools would remain closed due to weather conditions.

Snow sliding off the roof of Summit Trail Middle School. Photo pulled from Tahoma School District website
Lakeside’s site plan for the proposed asphalt plant. Submitted photo from Lakeside Industries

Public comment period for asphalt plant extended

King County Council Member Reagan Dunn sent a letter to DPER requesting it be extended.

Lakeside’s site plan for the proposed asphalt plant. Submitted photo from Lakeside Industries
Photos courtesy city of Covington’s Facebook page
                                The Covington Youth Council attended Youth Action Days in Olympia Jan. 27 and 28. The teens attended various workshops and learned how to effectively meet with legislators and lobby issues. The youth council were able to meet with representatives from the 47th district — Pat Sullivan, Mona Das and Debra Entenman.

Youth council: Building leaders

Youth in Covington are gaining a voice

Photos courtesy city of Covington’s Facebook page
                                The Covington Youth Council attended Youth Action Days in Olympia Jan. 27 and 28. The teens attended various workshops and learned how to effectively meet with legislators and lobby issues. The youth council were able to meet with representatives from the 47th district — Pat Sullivan, Mona Das and Debra Entenman.
Polo and Tugs got out of Monica Sauerwein’s house on Jan. 27. They were later found thatafternoon. Thanks to someone, Tugs was found and taken to a vet to see if he was chipped. Polo returned home on his own not long after. Submitted photo from Monica Saurerwein.

What to know about pet licensing

Licensing your pet is one of the best ways to ensure lost pets make it back home. According to RASKC, only around 30 percent of pets in the Maple Valley, Covington and Black Diamond area are licenced.

Polo and Tugs got out of Monica Sauerwein’s house on Jan. 27. They were later found thatafternoon. Thanks to someone, Tugs was found and taken to a vet to see if he was chipped. Polo returned home on his own not long after. Submitted photo from Monica Saurerwein.
Photos by Kayse Angel

Cookie With a Cop considered success

The Covington Police Department hosted its first Cookie With a Cop event on Jan. 30

Photos by Kayse Angel
Two new metal health coordinators joined the Tahoma School District team. Megan Forman is on the left and Gwendolyn Huete is on the right. Photo is from the Tahoma School District Facebook page.

Grant will fund new mental health coordinators

The grant is called Best Starts for Kids

Two new metal health coordinators joined the Tahoma School District team. Megan Forman is on the left and Gwendolyn Huete is on the right. Photo is from the Tahoma School District Facebook page.
A screenshot of Highway 18 pulled from Google Maps.

Group of cities, chambers advocate SR 18 widening

Because of the amount of deadly car accidents that occur on Highway 18, multiple cities and groups came together to advocate to widen the highway to make it safer.

A screenshot of Highway 18 pulled from Google Maps.
Tiffany Perkins and her family. Submitted photo

Zero waste movement is coming to Maple Valley

A Maple Valley woman has started a Facebook group specifically for people who are trying to go zero waste in the Maple Valley area.

Tiffany Perkins and her family. Submitted photo

Kent School District joins Music4Life

The goal is to loan out musical instruments to districts, that way every kid has a chance to play an instrument, even if they can’t afford it.

A group shot of the Tahoma High School We The People class after they won the Washington State Civic Championship Jan. 12 at the state capital. Submitted photo

Tahoma’s We The People moves onto nationals, again

This it the team’s 23rd time winning the Washington State Civics Championship

A group shot of the Tahoma High School We The People class after they won the Washington State Civic Championship Jan. 12 at the state capital. Submitted photo

Clausmeyer to step down from Tahoma School Board

Bill Clausmeyer will end his time on the school board on March 1

A large tree fell onto Bethany Alvarado’s property in Maple Valley during the windstorm that took place on Jan. 6. Submitted photo from Bethany Alvarado

Cleanup on Aisle King County

The city of Maple Valley hosted a debris drop off at Lake Wilderness, post windstorm.

A large tree fell onto Bethany Alvarado’s property in Maple Valley during the windstorm that took place on Jan. 6. Submitted photo from Bethany Alvarado

Coach of the year goes to …

Jeff Brady has been coaching cross country and track for over two decades in the Tahoma School District

Foundation offers first grant for teachers

The grant is for all Kent School District teachers to participate in

Photos by Kayse Angel

Monarch Apartments celebrate opening

The new complex in Maple Valley will provide a new way of living for the community.

Photos by Kayse Angel
The Technology Review Committee from the Tahoma School District, create a tentative four-year technology plan. Submitted photo.

Committee discusses future of technology at Tahoma

The committee has met several times this school year to come up with a technology plan for the Tahoma School District.

The Technology Review Committee from the Tahoma School District, create a tentative four-year technology plan. Submitted photo.

A look back on 2018|Part 2

Yesterday, the Reporter shared some of the most read stories of the year. Today we are sharing the top 5 most read stories of 2018.

A look back on 2018

Here are the first half of the most read stories of 2018, according to analytics compiled by the Reporter.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Toys for Joy collects around 5,000 toys

Every year, the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority collects toys for children during the holiday season.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Maple Valley Council adopts two year budget

The council approved a $53,633,940 budget for 2019-20.