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  1. Kent School Board to release names of superintendent finalists on March 16Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    ... be found. The Kent School District serves over 70 square miles of south King County including the cities of Kent, Covington, and portions of Auburn, Black Diamond, Maple Valley, Renton, and SeaTac. It is one of the most diverse districts in the ...

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  2. Covington teen on the fast track to engineering degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    ... she also made the dean's list for the 2014 fall quarter, earning at least a 3.5 grade point average. Gabi, from Covington, attended the Early Entrance Program at The Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars at UW during the 2013-2014 ...

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  3. BYU dance group to perform at Kent Spotlight SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kent Reporter

    Catch a ballet performance by the Brigham Young University theater group on March 12 at the Kentwood Performing Arts Center. Brigham Young University's Theatre Ballet brings childhood dreams to life in "Fairy Tales and Fantasy," on Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. at Kentwood Performing Arts Center, 25800 164th Ave. SE, in Covington.

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  4. Kentlake cast presents 'Into the Woods' for April showingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Covington Reporter

    Show times are 7 p.m. April 15-18 and April 22-25 at the Kentlake High School Performing Arts Center, 21401 SE Falcon Way, Covington. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless yet relevant piece and rare modern classic.

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  5. How not to share is new college curriculum | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Covington Reporter

    ... don't remember "How Not to Share" being part of the curriculum. 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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  6. Voters to decide on a sales tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Covington Reporter

    The Covington Transportation Benefit District wants to fund local road repair projects by increasing the city's sales tax by 0.2 percent through Proposition 1, which will go out to the voters in April. The sales tax rate is currently 8.6 percent and is the largest source of city revenue according to the city's website.

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  7. Senate unveils $15 billion transportation packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Covington Reporter

    A group of four state senators who serve on the Transportation Committee, including Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, unveiled a $15 billion transportation revenue package proposal Feb. 12. The package consists of more than $8 billion in new project funding including $3.2 billion for projects affecting residents in Covington and Maple Valley. The senators are proposing an 11.7 cent gas tax increase over the next three years as the primary funding source.

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  8. Household hazardous waste collection season starts Feb. 27 in BothellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | North King County

    ... is pre-paid through garbage and sewer utility fees. Following its stop in Bothell, the Wastemobile will travel to Covington for a household hazardous waste collection event March 13-15 in the parking lot of the Fred Meyer at 16735 SE 272nd St. ...

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  9. Floral artRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Covington Reporter

    Sue Bauer, of Bee's Florist in Covington, puts the finishing touches on a floral arrangement for Valentine's Day. The artists at Bee's Florist made about 130 floral arrangements for the big day and sold more than 500 rose stems.

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  10. It's all about the chocolate | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Covington Reporter

    ... who cares about togetherness? It's all about the chocolate. Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. She is coming down from her chocolate stupor. You can also read more of her writing and her daily blog on her website ...

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  11. Police receive multiple child abuse reports from schools | Covington and Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Covington Reporter

    The official stated the alleged victim and his younger brother were placed into protective custody. a Police received a potential child abuse report at 1 p.m. on Feb. 2. A Covington Elementary School teacher reported that a 7-year-old boy stated he was afraid to have the teacher call home because he would "get hit."

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  12. Try me at 10 | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Covington Reporter

    ... up in shock on Monday, what time shall I wake you up tomorrow?" Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. She is still committed to her bedtime. You can also read more of her writing and her daily blog on her website ...

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  13. Registration open for Citizens Police Academy | King County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Covington Reporter

    Registration for the popular Citizens Police Academy is open only until filled. The King County Sheriff's Office and the cities of Maple Valley and Covington are working cooperatively to help citizens gain a better understanding of police operations through education and interaction with law enforcement officers.

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  14. King County Sheriff's Office cool on hot pursuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Covington Reporter

    ... ideal wins more than one-third of the time. "Sometimes the risk outweighs the value of continuing a pursuit," said Covington Police Chief Kevin Klason. "a There's always another day." According to the King County Sheriff Office's pursuit review ...

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  15. State lawmakers want lower minimum wage for teen workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | KOMO News

    ... comes over from the Senate we'll consider when it gets here," said House majority leader Rep. Pat Sullivan D-Covington. Good.A Will help make young adults significantly more desirable as employees.A These are the people who should be working the ...

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  16. If only I could remember where it is | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Covington Reporter

    ... phone number down in a place where I keep all my phone numbers. Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. She is committed finding everything she loses (again, not a prediction). You can also read more of her writing and her daily ...

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  17. Charge: Canadian hoped to make girl his 'sexy wife'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Having traveled from Ontario to a Covington gas station on Jan.23, Beavis expected to meet a 14-year-old girl he hoped to make his "sexy wife," King County prosecutors claim. Instead, he was greeted by sheriff's deputies and arrested.

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  18. Sullivan files bill for more education opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Covington Reporter

    House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan (D-Covington) introduced a bill Wednesday to help bring additional education opportunities to underserved areas and students. HB 1795 would give more flexibility to the process that allows schools to use a portion ...

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  19. Neighbors: The grass isn't always greenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Covington Reporter

    Drive through most neighborhoods in Maple Valley, Covington or other small cities in the region and they usually appear to be peaceful, friendly places to live. That outward appearance is probably accurate, unless there is a battle brewing between some neighbors.

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  20. Sweep today, mop tomorrow | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Covington Reporter

    ... (that is up for debate), I don't have to do it all at once. Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. She is committed, maybe, to cleaning one thing at a time. You can also read more of her writing and her daily blog on her ...

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