Five months have passed since the day Mo Burshears’ home was burglarized.
Even though his first official day on the job was two days later, Scott Thomas, Covington’s new parks and recreation director, decided to stop by the city’s booth at Covington Days last month.
National Night Out – the 25th year in which police agencies and local governments nationally and locally encourage neighbors to work together to prevent crime – was observed Tuesday in Maple Valley, Covington and Black Diamond.
The Municipal League of King County has rated candidates for the Legislature in two Covington and Maple Valley-area districts, with an incumbent the lone candidate scoring the highest marks.
Anthony Hemstad, who recently resigned as Maple Valley’s city manager, plans to remain a Valley Medical Center commissioner – a position that caused a work conflict with his former employer.
King County’s requirements for food nutrition labeling apply to about 1,700 restaurants countywide (ones that are parts of chains with more than 15 locations) and will be in full effect by Jan. 1, 2009. Separate rules govern full-service and fast-food restaurants:
Smoke continued to pour early Thursday morning from the remains of a large wood debris fire that broke out late Tuesday near State Route 18 and Covington-Sawyer Road and created potential health concerns for nearby residents.