Opinion

Doreen Davis, left in mask, waves at parade participants on May 2. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Wear your face-hugging, ever-loving mask | Editorial

“Don’t make me come down there.” — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in a tweet Saturday, after viewing video of New York City residents squeezing… Continue reading

Doreen Davis, left in mask, waves at parade participants on May 2. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
Valley police chiefs of King County release unified message in response to death of George Floyd

Valley police chiefs of King County release unified message in response to death of George Floyd

Police chiefs of Des Moines, Tukwila, Renton, Federal Way, Kent, Auburn, Algona, Pacific, Black Diamond and the Port of Seattle pledge to stand with communities.

  • Jun 17, 2020
Valley police chiefs of King County release unified message in response to death of George Floyd
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

  • May 7, 2020
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial
KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS has expanding its online resources so patrons can continue to learn, build skills, stay entertained and remain mentally and physically active amid the pandemic.

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons
How using a face mask to cover my Asian face could put me in danger

How using a face mask to cover my Asian face could put me in danger

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Asians and Asian Americans have been targeted.

How using a face mask to cover my Asian face could put me in danger
Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

The Washington comprehensive sex education bill passed in the Senate on March 7.

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education
Covington Mayor Jeff Wagner.

COVID-19 and Covington: Message from Mayor Jeff Wagner

By Jeff Wagner, Mayor of Covington Many of us have friends, family and colleagues that are personally impacted by what has been unfolding over the… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2020
Covington Mayor Jeff Wagner.
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Thank you grocery store clerks

Recognizing the sacrifices of our unsung essential workforce.

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • By Corey Morris cmorris@soundpublishing.com
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

By Patrick Grubb, Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Governor Jay Inslee has been forceful in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic because our state is the nation’s hotbed… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2020
To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful
Working to communicate with all residents

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
  • Jeff Wager Mayor of Covington
Working to communicate with all residents
Letters to the editor for the week of Feb. 20

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
Letters to the editor for the week of Feb. 20
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
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
Mayor’s Corner - Commissioners helps city work for residents

Mayor’s Corner – Commissioners helps city work for residents

Volunteer for one of Covington’s commissions this year

  • Dec 20, 2019
  • Jeff Wagner Mayor of Covington
Mayor’s Corner - Commissioners helps city work for residents
Guest Opinion: Eyman’s run an election wildcard for 2020

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
  • By Jerry Cornfield Herald Writer
Guest Opinion: Eyman’s run an election wildcard for 2020
Growing up as a Republican

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

Growing up as a Republican
The Mayor’s Corner

The Mayor’s Corner

Covington PD works extra for our residents

  • Nov 16, 2019
  • Jeff Wagner Mayor of the City of Covington
The Mayor’s Corner
Letters to the editor for the week of Nov. 1

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
Letters to the editor for the week of Nov. 1
Ensure continued success with Covington’s incumbents

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
  • Margaret Harto Covington City Council Pos. 3
Ensure continued success with Covington’s incumbents
Leave your ballot blank? | Frank Shiers
Leave your ballot blank? | Frank Shiers
Time to complete some fall chores with winter looming

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
Time to complete some fall chores with winter looming