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One mission — serve veterans through volunteer work

QMissions searches for new funding models after fireworks ban in Covington

 

New art decorates Covington streets

Bellevue artist helps create wraps for utility boxes on 272nd Street

  • Jan 10, 2020

 

Photos courtesy of the City of Covington.

Firefighters spread holiday cheer

Local firehouse collects food, money and toys for families in need.

  • Dec 26, 2019

 

Mayor’s Corner – Commissioners helps city work for residents

Volunteer for one of Covington’s commissions this year

  • Dec 20, 2019

Residents discuss hard topics in effort to grow together

Maple Valley leaders host a “Black and White” panel

  • Dec 19, 2019

Wreaths decorate graves of fallen soldiers

Civil Air Patrol Cadets, veterans, families and other military members honored fallen soldiers and deceased vets at the Tahoma National Cemetery with wreaths on Saturday,… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Covington holiday light show benefits Black Diamond Food Bank

The Very Merry Christmas House is having its light show until Jan. 3, 2020.

Local ban ready to jam for Maple Valley Food Bank

The Green River Distillers introduces their holiday album at fundraiser

Mhoon, Harto wish Covington Council a farewell

Both women were presented keys to the city by Mayor Wagner

Covington enters the Hollydaze season

The annual Hollydaze event had snow, mistletoe and a giant holiday tree. Hundreds of Covington families and friends came out to the event to see… Continue reading

Turkeys Nonni, Noelle, November and Nora at Rooster Haus Rescue in Fall City. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Turkey rescue: No bird on Thanksgiving menu at this King County sanctuary

“There’s a huge need for roosters. They often end up neglected and abused.”

Turkeys Nonni, Noelle, November and Nora at Rooster Haus Rescue in Fall City. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Turn off the screens and head into Covington

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

This time of year, it’s all about the harvest

The fourth week of August is time to reset for the coming fall season in the garden. Garden centers and nurseries will soon be stocking… Continue reading

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.
Aaron Crawford is based in Seattle, and his latest album, Hotel Bible, nit No. 24 on iTunes. Courtesy photo

Aaron Crawford headlines Ten Trails event

There will also be a grand opening of two new model homes at the housing development site.

Aaron Crawford is based in Seattle, and his latest album, Hotel Bible, nit No. 24 on iTunes. Courtesy photo

The Soup Ladies need a new truck

Rotary Club of Maple Valley leads fundraiser for volunteers who feed first responders.

The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra presents “Sunday Afternoon by the Sea” at 2 p.m. May 19 at the Tahoma High School Performing Arts Center. Courtesy photo

Upcoming events: Maple Valley Youth Symphony to play with U2 tribute band

Other events include ‘Mamma Mia!’ at Kentlake HS; Harry Potter movie night.

  • May 9, 2019
The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra presents “Sunday Afternoon by the Sea” at 2 p.m. May 19 at the Tahoma High School Performing Arts Center. Courtesy photo
Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in a neighborhood near you. You can read more of her writing on her website livingwithgleigh.com. To see her columns come to life, follow her on Facebook at Living with Gleigh by Gretchen Leigh.

Pulling the right strings

What would we do these days without Father Google to teach us how to manage life’s challenges?

Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in a neighborhood near you. You can read more of her writing on her website livingwithgleigh.com. To see her columns come to life, follow her on Facebook at Living with Gleigh by Gretchen Leigh.
In May, Kentlake High School will present several performances of the ABBA-inspired musical “Mamma Mia!” Courtesy photo

Upcoming events: Kentlake presents ‘Mamma Mia!’

Also on tap: Greater Maple Valley Unincorporated Area Council will meet about water issues.

  • May 3, 2019
In May, Kentlake High School will present several performances of the ABBA-inspired musical “Mamma Mia!” Courtesy photo

Gardeners love our veggie-friendly Western Washington climate

Here are the most incredible edibles to grow now.