Working to communicate with all residents

It may only be February, but some great things are already happening in Covington in 2020. In January, we welcomed three new council members to… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2020


Letters to the editor for the week of Feb. 20

Reader is wary of possible new tree code Dear editor, The Covington Planning Commission just approved a modified tree code which will be sent to… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2020


Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Despite ruling on Public Records Act, we need to keep a close eye on Olympia

Washington Supreme Court upholds that state legislators are subject to the Public Records Act.

  • Jan 2, 2020


Mayor’s Corner – Commissioners helps city work for residents

Volunteer for one of Covington’s commissions this year

  • Dec 20, 2019

Guest Opinion: Eyman’s run an election wildcard for 2020

We knew it would happen. It’s a wonder it took this long. Tim Eyman, the initiative impresario, political provocateur and human heartburn for a generation,… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2019

Growing up as a Republican

I grew up in a Republican home. My family valued honesty, dependability, thrift, and belief in God. I deeply appreciate the virtues my parents taught… Continue reading

The Mayor’s Corner

Covington PD works extra for our residents

  • Nov 16, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Nov. 1

‘Vote Eades for Soos Creek Water and Sewer’ Dear editor, Experience matters! That’s why I support the re-election of Alan Eades for Soos Creek Water… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Ensure continued success with Covington’s incumbents

This is your opportunity, Covington residents — be smart voters! Please join me in returning Jeff Wagner, Marlla Mhoon, Sean Smith and Jennifer Harjehausen to… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2019

Time to complete some fall chores with winter looming

The last week of October means you’ll be haunted with regret if you don’t take the time to put your garden to bed. This is… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Oct. 25

Reader gives Mhoon an ‘enthusiastic’ yes! Dear editor, I enthusiastically support to retain Marlla Mhoon for Covington City Council position 1. I have lived here… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Oct. 18

Reader says Sean Smith is best candidate Dear editor, I have known Sean Smith for more than 10 years. I’ve seen firsthand, his commitment to… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Letter to the editor

Reader says candidates are not stating facts Dear editor, I have been reading the voter pamphlet statements by the people running for Covington City Council… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Oct. 4

Reader excited over downtown Covington plans Dear editor, As someone who worked at the old Covington Elementary, it’s exciting to read this historic site will… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

The Mayor’s Corner

Making Covington streets a fiscal priority

  • Oct 4, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 13

Reader wants Congress’s support for Alzheimer’s Dear editor, Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t strike just the elderly. The 200,000 Americans diagnosed with dementia before age 65 also… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2019

The Mayor’s corner

Budget season, pedestrian improvements and general election on the horizon in Covington this fall

  • Sep 8, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 30

Reader suggests ways to bring more news coverage to Maple Valley

  • Sep 3, 2019

From trade to race relations, can the U.S. take any more ‘change’?

You’ve all heard the phrase, “chickens coming home to roost.” You may know not the origin of the phrase. It’s from a more rural time… Continue reading