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  1. Bag Busters looking to ban plastic bags in CovingtonRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    ... in place of the plastic bags. The Bag Busters organization is trying to follow in Tacoma's footsteps and get Covington to ban plastic bags. Americans use about 102 billion plastic bags every year. Plastic bags are not biodegradable and won't ...

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  2. Enter through my revolving door and I will feed you | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Covington Reporter

    ... a mother. Enter through my revolving door and I will feed you. Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. You can read more of her writing and her daily blog on her website livingwithgleigh.com or on Facebook at "Living with ...

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  3. Subject passed out in the bushes near Fred Meyer | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Covington Reporter

    On July 11 while officers were doing a follow up arrest of a subject, it was reported that he had more narcotics on him. On July 12 officers were contacted regarding a forced entry break in to a downstairs apartment.

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  4. Kent Regional Fire Authority to become Puget Sound RFARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Covington Reporter

    ... Wednesday meeting to give the department a name that reflects its regional reach. The fire authority serves Kent, Covington, SeaTac and Fire District 37. "What the name change will look like and the cost still needs to be determined based on the ...

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  5. Intoxicated person drank two mini bottles of wine in store | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Covington Reporter

    On July 8 officers responded to reports that $449.91 worth of goods were stolen from Fred Meyer. The police report stated the suspect was found behind Costco.

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  6. Stolen vehicle found parked in reporting party's driveway | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Covington Reporter

    On July 6 it was reported that fireworks caused more than $1,500 worth of damage at Kentwood High School. On July 9 officers responded to reports of unknown suspects spray painting the words "wizard" and "gone" on the historical society building and storage shed in Maple Valley.

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  7. Fran Hollums fills vacant City Council position | CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Covington Reporter

    When asked what she looks forward to as a new council member, she said being a "part of an up and coming community... establishing local relationships." Hollums is a familiar face on the scene in Covington City Hall.

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  8. New Ballot Drop Box for FairwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Covington Reporter

    ... the county has funded four additional drop box locations so that residents in the Renton Highlands, Maple Valley, Covington and Enumclaw will have additional options to cast their ballot." "There shouldn't be any barriers to returning your ballot," ...

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  9. Taking blame where blame is dueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Covington Reporter

    ... after all. What are they gonna do? Fire me? A mother can dream. Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. You can read more of her writing and her daily blog on her website We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's ...

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  10. Man hit while playing dodge ball then threatened | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Covington Reporter

    On June 30 a person living in a tent near the scene of the incident alerted police to a suspicious person. The person was sent to the hospital for a detox.

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  11. Unknown suspect spray paints King County Sheriff patrol car | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Covington Reporter

    On July 6 a driver was pulled over for multiple traffic violations. According to the police report, officers determined her license had been suspended since October 2015 for an unpaid ticket.

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  12. Covington City Council reduces buffer zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Covington Reporter

    The Covington City Council unanimously passed an ordinance during the June 28 council meeting reducing the buffer zone from 1,000 to 500 feet. The ordinance was published on July 1. "Covington's businesses are a huge part of what makes our community thrive and we are open to considering ways that businesses can operate successfully here," Covington Mayor Jeff Wagner said.

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  13. Kent Regional Fire Authority considers name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Kent Reporter

    ... the name," Ohashi said. "It's something that many people have talked about in recent years." Voters in Kent, Covington and Fire District 37 approved the formation of the RFA in 2010 when it split off from the city of Kent. The RFA is funded by a ...

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  14. Covington Days returns with more fun and festivities for all agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Covington Reporter

    Since 1986, Covington has had the pleasure of hosting Covington Days - a weekend full of food, activities, vendors and fun. This year is going to be no different, with the exception of more activities.

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  15. Fairwood library gets new ballot dropboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Renton Reporter

    ... the county has funded four additional drop box locations so that residents in the Renton Highlands, Maple Valley, Covington and Enumclaw will have additional options to cast their ballot." "There shouldn't be any barriers to returning your ballot," ...

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  16. Women can do anything, unless they don't want to | Living with GleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Covington Reporter

    ... place. There are some tasks you shouldn't send your wife to do. Gretchen Leigh is a stay-at-home mom who lives in Covington. You can read more of her writing and her daily blog on her website livingwithgleigh.com or on Facebook at "Living with ...

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  17. Covington project awarded funds for flood reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Covington Reporter

    The city of Covington's Clements Capacity Project will receive funds from the 2016 King County Flood Control District Sub Regional Opportunity Fund, a portion of the Flood District's levy set aside for local jurisdictions to build flood control and storm water improvements within their jurisdictions. "The King County Flood Control District is committed to combating flooding across King County and as such the district created the Sub Regional Opportunity Fund to help address localized flooding issues," said Reagan Dunn, Chair of the King County Flood Control District.

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  18. Kent Regional Fire Authority considering name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Covington Reporter

    ... the name," Ohashi said. "It's something that many people have talked about in recent years." Voters in Kent, Covington and Fire District 37 approved the formation of the RFA in 2010 when it split off from the city of Kent. The RFA is funded by a ...

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  19. Intoxicated driver seen asleep behind the wheel | Covington & Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Covington Reporter

    On June 26 around 3 a.m. officers were called due to reports of an intoxicated driver who had passed out at the wheel at an intersection. On June 23 officers attempted to stop a vehicle.

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  20. Zenith Capital Introduces New Senior Living Community in Covington, WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    July 6, 2016, 2016, COVINGTON, Wash. - Zenith Capital, a senior housing finance group, recently held a project kick off ceremony for a new senior living community in Covington, Washington.

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