Letters to the Editor

Covingtn Student Art Walk brightened the city for all

I am writing to congratulate the Covington Arts Commission, the Covington business community and all of the fine young artists who have brightened the city… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009

Maple Valley Library Guild book sale a success because of community support

The Maple Valley Library Guild just completed its spring book sale. The success of guild book sales is directly attributable to the support of our… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2009

Mail-in voting offers savings

I am pleased that at long last King County has gone over to mail-in ballot only voting; this method should prove less error prone, safer… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2009

Kent business helps local economy

I am a small business owner in Kent. I live between Fairwood and Maple Valley. As a result, I receive the Maple Valley and Covington… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2009

Schools should offer abduction training

Yesterday the Oregonian newspaper reported on the abduction and murder of 13-year-old Alycia Nipp down in Hazel Dell, Wash., which is just north of Vancouver.Alycia… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009

Senior project gives a good reason to run

Senior project gives a good reason to runEditor’s Note: Cindy Gamboa is a senior at Tahoma High School.On May 15, 2000, tragedy struck our family.… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009

Planning ahead eased the pain

Recently I lost my husband after 51 years of marriage. We made our funeral arrangements several years ago, as we didn’t want our children to… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2009

Community Center thanks volunteers

Community Center thanks volunteersThe Greater Maple Valley Community Center would like to extend our warmest gratitude to Cindy Gregory of the Cedar Grill Restaurant for… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2009

Gone but not forgotten

On Feb. 19th my good friend Tyler Johnson passed away following complications from brain tumors. He leaves behind his wife Kelli and their daughter Evelyn,… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2009

Fundraiser set for Tahoma High student

I first met Tyler Johnson in 1999 when he was a senior at Tahoma High School. He helped me start the Maple Valley Lacrosse Club… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2009


Like a rubber chicken, the city of Maple Valley doesn’t seem to be able to stand on its own two legs and has to rely on others to make it’s decisions.

  • Apr 26, 2008