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Senate, House closing in on state budget

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 10:04AM

The state Legislature appears to have reached an agreement on the two-year operating budget, according to majority floor leader Sen. Joe Fain, 47th District. The race to the budget finish line has taken two special session and the beginning of a third. Gov. Jay Inslee had to sign the bill by midnight Tuesday for the government to continue operating, which is past the press deadline. Check online, www.courierherald.com, for an update.

Voter registration deadline July 6 for primary election

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 3:09PM

Citizens who want to vote in the August 4 primary election have until Monday, July 6 to register to vote or update voter registration information online or by mail.

Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

On The Grill | Recipes for summer | Rebecca Gourley

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 2:33PM

The Reporter's first installment of our new food-themed page, entitled In the Kitchen. This month's is inspired by the season and renamed to On The Grill. Designed by staff reporter Rebecca Gourley/Covington-Maple Valley Reporter. This page can be found on page 9 of the July 3 edition of The Reporter.

Fire department offers tips for a safe summer | East Pierce Fire & Rescue

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 2:00PM

Extreme temperatures are creating additional concerns this summer for the fire department. East Pierce Fire and Rescue crews have already seen an increase in the number of brush fires in the area. “We’ve been lucky so far,” says East Pierce Fire Chief Bud Backer. “Most of the brush fires have been relatively small and have not endangered homes or injured anyone. But that could change.”


Not how the Founding Fathers would do it | Editorial Cartoon

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 1:00PM

How did the Founding Fathers want us to celebrate American Independence?

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The US Supreme Court rules last week that gay marriage should be allowed throughout the land. Agree?

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