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For all media inquiries, please contact Communications and Marketing Manager Karla Slate at or 253.480.2402. Please note requests on immediate deadlines in the subject line or message - e-mail is the fastest way to be contacted.

View recent news postings, including official notices, here: City News List 

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09/14/21 City Council Selects Citizen Award Winners
08/11/21 City Selects New Police Chief
07/28/21 City to Launch #ShopTheCov Project to Support Local and Small Businesses
07/01/21 City Council Accepting Citizen Award Nominations
06/14/21 Ready Set Play: Keeping Kids Active and Promoting Local Businesses in Covington All Summer Long
05/20/21 Councilmember Porter Awarded Certificate of Municipal Leadership
05/04/21 City Receives Financial Reporting Achievement Award
04/05/21 Mail Theft Open House Scheduled for April 27
02/26/21 City Council Honors Volunteers and Commissioner of the Year
10/16/20 City Of Covington Opens Grant Round Three To Assist Locally-Owned Small Businesses Affected By Covid-19
10/07/20 City Council Passes Ordinance to Ensure Housing and Homelessness Tax Revenue Raised in Covington is Kept in the Community
10/06/20 City Accepting Applications for Newly Established Equity, Cultural and Social Justice Commission
09/30/20 City Council Selects Covington's Citizen Award Recipients
09/24/20 Covington City Council Opposes King County's Proposed Charter Amendments
08/25/20 City Accepting Nominations for Citizen and Honorary Citizen of the Year
08/17/20 Recreation Study Underway in Covington and Maple Valley Area
07/28/20 City Opens Rapid Relief Grant Application Round Two - Due August 15
07/10/20 City Opens Grant Program To Assist Businesses Affected By COVID-19
07/06/20 Covington Resident Face Mask Giveaway July 7
06/24/20 City Council Looking to Fill Council Position #6
06/16/20 Guidelines for Outdoor Dining Allowed During Safe Start Reopening Plan
06/11/20 City Council Releases Statement Regarding Racial Inequity
05/05/20 City Cancels Summer Events Through August 31
04/30/20 City Council Allocates Housing Funds to Local Nonprofits Providing Rental Assistance to Residents
04/16/20 City Revenues and Operations Not Immune To Effects of COVID-19
03/12/20 Covington Proclaims and Emergency, Takes Steps to Minimize Impacts of COVID-19
03/12/20 On-Hold Transportation Projects Get Green Light from the State
12/14/19 MultiCare, Chamber Save 2020 Covington Days Festival Parade
11/22/19 City Council Approves Budget Cuts
07/24/19 City Council Seeks to Appoint Pro & Con Committees for an Advisory Ballot Measure Regarding Fireworks
07/10/19 City Council Announces Citizen Award Winners
06/11/19 Play Unplugged Bring Summer Fun to Covington
06/10/19 Covington Launches New Ambassador - Seeks Community Input on Name
05/03/19 City Council Accepting Citizen Award Nominations
04/15/19 City Council Appoints Jennifer Harjehausen to Council Position #2
03/22/19 Position Open on Covington City Council
03/04/19 Covington Taps Into "ALERT King County" for Emergency Communications
02/27/19 Covington Loses Community Leader - City Councilmember Paul Selland
01/18/19 City Receives Financial Reporting Achievement Award
09/07/18 Covington's First Electric Vehicle Charging Station Opens
08/20/18 City Cuts Ribbon on Covington Community Park Phase 2
07/13/18 Honorees for Citizen Awards Announced
06/27/18 New City of Covington Financial Transparency Center Available Online
06/27/18 Covington Seeking Pro/Con Committee for Proposed Ballot Measure
06/19/18 Covington Launches New Citizen Reporting Tool
05/09/18 City Council Accepting Citizen Award Nominations
04/27/18 Jenkins Creek Park Overgrowth Being Cleared to Restore Oak Prairie
04/27/18 Students Assist with Tree Planting in Covington to Celebrate Earth Day
04/06/18 For the Love of Covington Grant Awarded at Workshop
03/05/18 Month of March Features Student Art Show in Covington
02/16/18 Covington's Mayor Earns Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership
01/21/18 Covington Secures $1.4 Million with Passing of State Capital Budget
01/17/18 Covington Swears in New and Re-elected Councilmembers
01/04/18 City of Covington Receives Financial Reporting Achievement Award
11/29/17 Council to Hold Public Hearing on Cedar Creek Park Property
08/18/17 Groundbreaking Set and Construction to Begin on CCP Phase 2
08/11/17 Demolition Scheduled to Make Way for New Park in Covington
08/04/17 Covington Police Open New Crime Victim Resource Center
07/27/17 First Jenkins Creek Park Master Plan Public Input Meeting Aug. 9
07/05/17 City Council Announce Citizen Award Winners
05/31/17 Keep Kids Active this Summer with Play Unplugged
05/24/17       City Accepting Citizen Award Nominations       
03/22/17  City Seeking New Youth Council Members  
03/02/17  Month of March Features Student Art Show in Covington 
02/01/17  $8M Covington Community Park Phase 2 Fully Funded