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  1. Forever a toddler | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    ... a toddler; at least she won't grow up and move away from home. Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. You can also read more of her writing and her daily blog on her website livingwithgleigh.com or on Facebook at "Living with ...

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  2. Hoping to clean up as nationa s Janitor of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Head janitor Rick Bergum at Tahoma High in Covington, Wash., is one of 10 finalists for national Janitor of the Year, an honor sponsored by a cleaning-supply company. But he ended up joining his father's cleaning business and now, the 51-year-old head custodian and self-made handyman at Tahoma High School cherishes the joys of his job: the satisfying jingle of a ring of keys, fresh plastic bags lining a tidy row of trash cans and, most of all, spending days with his quirky father and college-aged son, who also work part-time cleaning the school.

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  3. Fire in Covington displaces three and a cat | Kent Fire DepartmentRead the original story

    Saturday | PNW Local News

    Two of the three adults were home at the time of the fire and both were able to escape from the two-story house safely. A cat was found by firefighters, overcome with smoke.

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  4. Fire displaces three from Covington home; cat savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kent Reporter

    Three people were displaced following a house fire Friday in the 26400 block of Timberlane Drive Southeast in Covington. The fire was reported by a neighbor at 2:43 pm.

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  5. Candidates announce their bid for city councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Covington Reporter

    ... Position 7, and Sean Kelly, Position 1 - have announced they will run to keep their chairs on the dais come 2016. Covington has four seats on its council expiring this year, Jeff Wagner, Position 7, Sean Smith, Position 5, Marlla Mhoon, Position 1, ...

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  6. Fourth degree assault reporter at Kentwood | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Covington Reporter

    The driver had been previously warned regarding the expired tabs. a On April 12 around 4:30 a.m. officers made contact with a suspect for prowling vehicles.

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  7. Dispute between neighbors was over speeding | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Covington Reporter

    It was reported that a door was left open with no one around the vehicle. a On April 11 officers spoke with the reporting party regarding her lost phone.

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  8. They don't need me like they used to | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Covington Reporter

    ... light rail (aside from the varied reactions to their costumes). Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. You can also read more of her writing and her daily blog on her website livingwithgleigh.com or on Facebook at "Living with ...

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  9. Police respond to arson attempt at Cedar Valley Elementary | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Covington Reporter

    On April 9 around 11:30 p.m. officers responded to the report that a neighbor heard the alarm go off on a nearby church shed. According to the report, the alarm company also contacted the reporting party.

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  10. Jury duty scam targets woman for money | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Covington Reporter

    a Officers responded to the Covington Library on April 9 for reports of a subject contacting juveniles during online gaming sessions and developing relationships with the young males. The report stated after gaming sessions they would later meet and ...

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  11. Covington announces plans to raise a bannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Covington Reporter

    During the March 24 Covington City Council meeting, the City Manager Regan Bolli announced the city will be putting up a new banner sign. " hope is to have them in time for Covington Days," he said.

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  12. Kent schools win state's highest honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Kent Reporter

    ... acquisition were Sunrise Elementary, Meridian Middle School, and Kent-Meridian and Kentridge high schools. Covington and Martin Sortun elementary schools received recognition for math growth, and Kent Mountain View Academy and Mattson Middle School ...

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  13. Retail thefts result in two arrests | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Covington Reporter

    Around 5:30 p.m. on April 8 officers responded to the report that a 7 year old hit a 12 year old with a stick at an apartment complex's playground. a On April 9 officers responded to the report of two subjects stealing plumbing parts from Home Depot.

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  14. I wasn't missing anything after all | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Covington Reporter

    ... electronic devices; life goes on whether we check email or not. Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. You can also read more of her writing and her daily blog on her website livingwithgleigh.com or on Facebook at "Living with ...

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  15. Will Tahoma High do-everything guy sweep away all othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Seattle Times

    Head janitor Rick Bergum at Tahoma High in Covington is one of 10 finalists for national Janitor of the Year, an honor sponsored by a cleaning-supply company. Head janitor Rick Bergum is compulsive about organization and order, including the hard hats in his office area at Tahoma High.

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  16. Young boy allegedly walked down SR 169 alone | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Covington Reporter

    a On April 5 at 7:48 p.m. officers responded to the report of a family disturbance in the parking lot of the Covington City Hall. Officers responded to a verbal argument between two brothers on March 28. The dispute was regarding the sale of their ...

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  17. Two dozen county roads to get surface treatment to prevent skiddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Renton Reporter

    More than two dozen of King County's busiest roads will get a surface treatment that provides tires with better grip and reduces the likelihood of skidding, thanks to a $3.2 million federal grant. The surface treatment and additional guardrails will be installed on roads that King County's Department of Transportation identified as high-crash locations outside of cities - in Highline/North Shorewood, on Vashon Island, outside Woodinville, in the Snoqualmie Valley, south of Issaquah, near North Bend, north of Covington, and between Auburn and Black Diamond.

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  18. Compost Days to end with sticker competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Covington Reporter

    ... participating retailers in the area include Johnson's Home & Garden and the Fred Meyer stores in Maple Valley and Covington. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting ...

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  19. Keys and garage door opener stolen from unlocked vehicle | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Covington Reporter

    Stated in the police report, the subject opened unlocked vehicles to gain access to the chargers. No damage was reported to any of the vehicles.

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  20. Next week's City Council meeting canceled | CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Covington Reporter

    Next Tuesday's Covington City Council meeting has been canceled. The meeting was previously scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.

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