Opinion

Letters to the editor for the week of Oct. 25

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. 25

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

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
Letter to the editor
Letters to the editor for the week of Oct. 4

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
Letters to the editor for the week of Oct. 4
The Mayor’s Corner

The Mayor’s Corner

Making Covington streets a fiscal priority

  • Oct 4, 2019
  • Covington Mayor Jeff Wagner For The Reporter
The Mayor’s Corner
Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 13

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
Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 13
The Mayor’s corner

The Mayor’s corner

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

  • Sep 8, 2019
  • Jeff Wagner Mayor of Covington For The Reporter
The Mayor’s corner
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 30

Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 30

Reader suggests ways to bring more news coverage to Maple Valley

  • Sep 3, 2019
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 30
From trade to race relations, can the U.S. take any more ‘change’?

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

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

Recognize abuse of power

Community members can work together to recognize sexual assault

  • Aug 23, 2019
  • Courtesy of the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center
Recognize abuse of power
This time of year, it’s all about the harvest

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

This time of year, it’s all about the harvest
Where to place the blame for mass shootings

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

Where to place the blame for mass shootings
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 16

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
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 16
Don’t forget to water your oasis

Don’t forget to water your oasis

The third week of August is when water worries really start to flood the list of gardening chores. The secret to a well-watered landscape is… Continue reading

Don’t forget to water your oasis
It’s a transition, not an ending

It’s a transition, not an ending

I don’t remember a time in my journalism career when the industry was stable and calm. Journalism is naturally fast-paced and ever changing. But in… Continue reading

It’s a transition, not an ending
Where to place the blame for mass shootings

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

Where to place the blame for mass shootings
An announcement for our long-time readers

An announcement for our long-time readers

Dear readers, The Reporter has proudly covered the communities of Covington, Maple Valley and Black Diamond since 2005. We appreciate the opportunity to chronicle life… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019
  • By Polly Shepherd & Andy Hobbs
An announcement for our long-time readers
VoteWA didn’t disappoint, voters did

VoteWA didn’t disappoint, voters did

How can we get more voters to the primaries?

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • By Jerry Cornfield Herald Writer
VoteWA didn’t disappoint, voters did
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 9

Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 9

Reader says think before voting for Initiative 976 Dear editor, Initiative 976 is another one of Tim Eyman’s initiatives that people better think really hard… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2019
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 9

Seeking truth in a world often waging war against honesty

Trust: “Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance. The condition and resulting obligation of having confidence… Continue reading