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More than 2,000 home were sold in King County last month, part of a trend around western Washington in which housing sales reached the highest level for any month since August 2007, according to real estate industry analysts.
Maple Valley will a Four Corners developer’s forum at 6 p.m. on July 16 at the Tahoma School District central facility. Citizens and business representatives can hear input from leading development firms on the viability of the city’s future plans for Maple Valley’s Four Corners sub-area, city officials said.
As the new Home Depot in Covington approaches its grand opening on Thursday, it’s obvious to store manager Bill Haytack that the community is excited. “I had to put signs up on the windows that said ‘Grand Opening June 26th’ because there are so many people coming by,” Haytack said. “I actually caught a couple people in here shopping not too long ago and I had to say, ‘Gosh, I’m sorry, we’re not open yet.’”
It’s an intoxicating mixture of cooking, connecting with others and using her savvy that keeps Harpreet Gill motivated as a businesswoman.
Maple Valley city manager Anthony Hemstad hosted a breakfast meeting last Wednesday at Lake Wilderness Grill to hear from community members about about issues the city is facing. Topics ranged from sign code enforcement to eminent domain to the donut hole to the Four Corners sub-area plan to the recent recognition of Tahoma High School in Newsweek magazine’s annual Best of Education feature.
Things are coming along at Covington Esplanade, as new businesses in the commercial project just east of Wax Road on Southeast 272nd Street begin to open.
June 26 will be the first day of business for Home Depot's new store in Covington.
Ten years ago, MultiCare Health System became the first health system in the south Puget Sound region to implement an electronic health record for patients at its outpatient clinics in Pierce and south King Counties, including the clinic in Covington.
Covington resident Gail Hill, a financial professional for the Seattle branch of AXA Advisors, has completed a company training program on advanced investment and wealth management strategies at the AXA Institute.
By this time next year, the start of a potentially new era in home heating – one with some extra green – will be well underway here. Washington will have joined Minnesota as the second state in the country that mandates the use of renewable biofuels. Many of the state’s home heating oil companies are welcoming the mandate, which takes effect Dec. 1 this year. They say it will focus consumer attention on biodiesel as an alternative to standard home heating oil. The latter is a 100% petroleum-based product.
Steve Clark, the third-generation owner of Genesee Fuel and Heating in Seattle (www.geneseeheat.com), has been selling heating oil to Maple Valley and Covington residents since 1999. Two years ago, he purchased Terry Morris Fuel and Burner Services, a third-generation, family-owned business that’s located in Maple Valley at 26458 Maple Valley Hwy.
Sound Publishing Inc., whose newspapers include the Covington and Maple Valley Reporter, has concluded the purchase of the Enumclaw Courier-Herald and its sister publication in Bonney Lake, Sound announced Wednesday.
A longstanding cap on big-box stores in Maple Valley could be going away.
A new Red Robin restaurant, scheduled to open in Covington June 16, has begun hiring a workforce of more than 100 full-time and part-time employees.
May Day Madness, the Covington Chamber of Commerce’s auction and dinner, is next Thursday at 6 p.m. at Meridian Valley Country Club.