Opinion

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

Recognize abuse of power

Community members can work together to recognize sexual assault

  • Aug 23, 2019

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

Where to place the blame for mass shootings

Who do you blame for the mass killings in Dayton and El Paso? If you’re a Democrat, you blame the National Rifle Association (NRA) and… Continue reading

Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 16

Reader worries about America’s healthcare system Dear editor, No one who has recently had to receive medical care should have to deal with the added… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019