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MEDIA INQUIRIES
For all media inquiries, please contact Communications and Marketing Manager Karla Slate at kslate@covingtonwa.gov 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.

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

CITY CALENDAR
View the official city calendar here: City Calendar

NEWS RELEASES

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