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Witte Road improvements underway

City awarded grant money to help portion of TIP process

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy rollout

Tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded to Puget Sound region.

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                                A map of projects outline for the 2020-25 TIP, which was approved by the Maple Valley City Council on Monday, July 22.

Maple Valley approves six-year transportation plan

$44 million TIP projects approved by council

Photo courtesy of the City of Maple Valley. 
                                A map of projects outline for the 2020-25 TIP, which was approved by the Maple Valley City Council on Monday, July 22.
This is the fourth year of the Neely Mansion Vintage Market. Image courtesy the Neely Mansion Association

Neely Mansion hosts annual Vintage Market

Sumi-e artist Darlene Dihel will be one of the many people at the market selling art and vintage furniture and crafts.

This is the fourth year of the Neely Mansion Vintage Market. Image courtesy the Neely Mansion Association

Dunn grants $500 to Covington Chamber

Money to help veteran resource program

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Economic growth continues for King County

Warning signs on horizon as housing and rent prices cool down compared to previous years.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute
Parade participants march through Covington during the Covington Days Parade on July 20. Photos by Kayse Angel

Sun, clowns and a chameleon

Covington Days sees its usual success

Parade participants march through Covington during the Covington Days Parade on July 20. Photos by Kayse Angel
Be the Hope Walkers check out items up for sale at the Be the Hope Walk at Summit Park in Maple Valley. Photo by Kayse Angel

The color of hope is lavender

Local nonprofit raises over $700,000 for cancer research

Be the Hope Walkers check out items up for sale at the Be the Hope Walk at Summit Park in Maple Valley. Photo by Kayse Angel

Karma is coming to Covington

City ambassador officially named

Lauren Ravotti received Covington Citizen of the Year during the July 9 Regular Council Meeting. Photo by Kayse Angel

A modern take on Citizen of the Year

Instagram blogger highlights local shops

Lauren Ravotti received Covington Citizen of the Year during the July 9 Regular Council Meeting. Photo by Kayse Angel

Covington backs RFA’s proposed tax restoration

Proposition 1 would increase RFA’s tax rate to original amount

City staff and council members cut the ribbon during the Summit Park ribbon cutting on July 18. Photo by Kayse Angel

Let’s play ball!

Summit Park is officially open

City staff and council members cut the ribbon during the Summit Park ribbon cutting on July 18. Photo by Kayse Angel

School supplies needed for local kids

The Maple Valley Food Bank will be hosting its annual School Supply Drive. Registration for the school supply program starts July 16 and ends on… Continue reading

Tahoma School Board candidates ready to race

Part three in The Reporter’s candidate questionnaire series

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo
Photo by Haley Ausbun. Musician Dick Foley.

Left behind but not forgotten — county buries indigent remains

Funeral for those left with the medical examiner held in Renton

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Musician Dick Foley.
Hazel Erickson completes the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority’s obstacle course at Maple Valley Kids’ Fest on July 13.

Maple Valley Kids’ Fest was fun for all ages

The sun was bright and the fun was endless. The 2019 Maple Valley Kids’ Festival took place at Lake Wilderness Park on July 13. Kids… Continue reading

Hazel Erickson completes the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority’s obstacle course at Maple Valley Kids’ Fest on July 13.
VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

‘Feedback loops’ of methane, CO2 echo environmental problem beyond Washington

University of Washington among researchers of climate change’s effects in global temperatures.