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YOU’VE BEEN

CHOSEN! Reporter readers select their favorites

REPORTER

COVINGTON | MAPLE VALLEY | BLACK DIAMOND

You’ve answered the call and made your choices for the best Covington, Maple Valley, and Black Diamond has to offer, from food to fitness and hardware to health care. We are proud to honor our outstanding businesses in our community that our readers have chosen. Reporter readers made their picks through ballots published in the paper and online throughout the month of April. The response from the community was tremendous. We would like to thank all our readers who took the time to complete the ballots. We hope you enjoy the next several pages of results of our 2016 Best of Covington, Maple Valley, Black Diamond and also enjoy the messages from the businesses for which you voted. We are a great community here in South King County!





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THANK YOU for sponsoring this drawing!

Congratulations to the winners of the drawing! 1ST PLACE - $150 F. BRYANT - KENT 2ND PLACE - $100 K. SHERIDAN HOBART 3RD PLACE - $50 K. WEIGEL MAPLE VALLEY

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CHIROPRACTOR WINNER: DR. KEVIN J. MURRAY, D.C. CASCADES CHIROPRACTIC FINALIST: Dr. Phillip Kriss, D.C. Kriss Chiropractic FINALIST: Dr. Treye Hovinga, D.C. Chiropractic Today FINALIST: Lake Meridian Chiropractic

ATTORNEY/LAW FIRM WINNER: DANIEL J. NEILSEN LAW OFFICE OF DANIEL J. NEILSEN, PLLC FINALIST: Cayce & Grove Law Offices FINALIST: David L. Moe Attorney at Law FINALIST: Donna E. Vasilkovs, J.D. Attorney at Law FINALIST: Hanis Irvine Prothero, PLLC

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER WINNER: THE SOUP LADIES MAMA PASSARELLI FINALIST: Kim Emmons, Foster Champs FINALIST: Richard Balash, Covington Chamber, Friends of the Library FINALIST: Tina McDonough

ACCOUNTANT WINNER: SCHRAM & ASSOCIATES FINALIST: Oliveira CPA FINALIST: Jake Hanes, CPA FINALIST: Jon Vert Maple Valley Tax Service

BARISTA WINNER: BEAUTY AND THE BEANS FINALIST: City Perk - Morning Girls FINALIST: Starbucks FINALIST: Village Coffee

DENTIST WINNER: DR. CRAIG R. JOLLEY, DMD FINALIST: Dr. Daniel Lee, DDS Covington Smiles FINALIST: Dr. Eric Hagman, DDS Maple Valley FINALIST: Dr. Otto Hanssen, DDS Covington Family Dentistry

BARTENDER WINNER: JESSICA RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS FINALIST: Amelia - Ginoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bistro FINALIST: Lost Dutchman FINALIST: Renee Draft Choice Sports Bar & Grill

FINANCIAL ADVISOR WINNER: AMANDA GROSS EDWARD JONES MAPLE VALLEY FINALIST: Eric Callison - Edward Jones FINALIST: John Robertson Edward Jones Maple Valley FINALIST: Jon Roeloff - Edward Jones

FIREFIGHTER WINNER: KEVIN KRAMLICH MOUNTAIN VIEW FIRE WINNER: CARY MCCORMICK MAPLE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT FINALIST: Chief Greg Smith Mountain View Fire FINALIST: Dan Degidio, Covington HEALTHCARE PROVIDER WINNER: SOUTHLAKE CLINIC FINALIST: Dr. Maricar DeGuzman-Abajero, MD MultiCare Covington Clinic FINALIST: Dr. Robert K Neal, OD Maple Valley Eye Care Center FINALIST: Dr. Shannon Markegard, D.O. - UW Medicine/Valley Medical Sawyerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Village INSURANCE AGENT WINNER: CLARK DAVIS AGENCY AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE FINALIST: Ehrin Stumpges Country Financial Maple Valley FINALIST: Patti Crawford Allstate Insurance FINALIST: Ross Olive - StateFarm

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Covington Animal Hospital

Thank You

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VCA Covington Animal Hospital is an AAHA-certified veterinary practice that has been operating in the city of Covington for almost 30 years. Our four full-time veterinarians see and treat cats, dogs and a variety of exotic pets.

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(253) 631-8616 Monday thru Friday7am-7pm;Saturday 8am-6pm; Sunday Closed

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ORTHODONTIST WINNER: DR. JEFFREY E. KASHNER DDS, MSD FINALIST: Dr. Kirby Nelson Kirby Nelson Orthodontics FINALIST: Dr. Robert Haeger DDS, MS, PS Haeger Orthodontics POLICE OFFICER WINNER: DAVID A. MONTALVO KING COUNTY SHERIFF / COV. STA. FINALIST: Deputy William Michaels King County Sheriff FINALIST: DJ Nesel Maple Valley Police Chief FINALIST: Greg Victor - Maple Valley Police FINALIST: Sam Shirley - King County Sheriff PUBLIC OFFICIAL WINNER: SEAN P. KELLY MAYOR, CITY OF MAPLE VALLEY FINALIST: Jeff Wagner Mayor, City of Covington FINALIST: Representative Patrick Sullivan FINALIST: Senator Joe Fain

Best of Covington | Maple Valley | Black Diamond | REALTOR WINNER: MARTI REEDER JOHN L. SCOTT REAL ESTATE FINALIST: Cathy Wahlin Windermere Real Estate FINALIST: Tamara Paul RE/MAX Choice Executives FINALIST: Tina McDonough RE/MAX Select Real Estate

WAITER-WAITRESS WINNER: OSCAR - EL CAPORAL FAMILY MEXICAN RESTAURANT FINALIST: Katie - Hop Jack’s FINALIST: Shawna The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen, Covington FINALIST: Terri - Black Diamond Bakery

RESTAURANTS

TEACHER/SCHOOL WINNER: MRS. BROWN COVINGTON CO-OP PRESCHOOL FINALIST: Adam Turley Tahoma High School FINALIST: Dave Wright Tahoma High School FINALIST: Karen Brown Covington Co-Op Preschool

ASIAN CUISINE WINNER: THE IRON GRILL MONGOLIAN BBQ FINALIST: Himitsu Teriyaki FINALIST: Lucky Star - Covington FINALIST: Trapper’s Sushi

FAMILY RESTAURANT WINNER: HOP JACK’S FINALIST: Farrelli’s Wood Fire Pizza FINALIST: Stockton’s Restaurant & Spirits FINALIST: Trapper’s Sushi FINE DINING WINNER: MAPLE VALLEY BAR & GRILL FINALIST: Gino’s Bistro FINALIST: Mama Passarelli’s Dinner House FINALIST: Mizu Japanese Steakhouse HAMBURGERS WINNER: RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS FINALIST: Hop Jack’s FINALIST: Maple Valley Bar & Grill FINALIST: Applebee’s Grill & Bar

BBQ WINNER: DICKEY’S BARBEQUE PIT FINALIST: Lind’s Meats FINALIST: Shawn’s Fine Meats & Smokehouse FINALIST: The Iron Grill Mongolian BBQ

VETERINARIAN WINNER: DR. JULIE BRAZEAU, DVM VCA COVINGTON ANIMAL HOSPITAL FINALIST: Dr. Geoffrey Goebel, DVM Wilderness Animal Hospital FINALIST: Dr. Jack D. Smith, DVM Four Corners Veterinary Clinic FINALIST; Dr. Melanie Caviness, DVM Wilderness Animal Hospital

BREAKFAST/COFFEE SHOP WINNER: BEAUTY AND THE BEANS FINALIST: City Perk Espresso FINALIST: Testy Chef Cafe Maple Valley FINALIST: The Original Pancake House

ITALIAN CUISINE WINNER: MAMA PASSARELLI’S DINNER HOUSE FINALIST: Black Diamond Pizza Deli FINALIST: Farrelli’s Wood Fire Pizza FINALIST: Gino’s Bistro LUNCH WINNER: APPLEBEE’S GRILL & BAR FINALIST: Hop Jack’s FINALIST: Mod Pizza - Maple Valley FINALIST: Trapper’s Sushi

THANKS FOR YOUR VOTES

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REALTOR®, Managing Broker, CRS For local real estate insight, updates and tips check the weekly Reporter Blog.

206-391-0388 martireeder.com

16908 SE 269th Pl, Covington, WA 98042 253-236-4269 • KidToKid.com/covington

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RESTAURANTS MEXICAN CUISINE WINNER: EL CAPORAL FAMILY MEXICAN RESTAURANT WINNER: PUERTO VALLARTA FAMILY MEXICAN RESTAURANT FINALIST: La Fogata Family Mexican Restaurant FINALIST: Lonchera la Esperanza Taco Truck FINALIST: Los Cabos Mexican Restaurant

PIZZA WINNER: FRANKIE’S PIZZA FINALIST: Farelli’s Wood Fire Pizza FINALIST: MOD Pizza FINALIST: The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen

SERVICES

AUTOMOTIVE WINNER: BROWN’S AUTOMOTIVE FINALIST: Automotive Experts FINALIST: Les Schwab FINALIST: Westover Auto Rebuild BANK/CREDIT UNION WINNER: BECU - MAPLE VALLEY FINALIST: Bank of America FINALIST: Chase Bank FINALIST: Key Bank

CATERING WINNER: EJ’S CUSTOM CATERING FINALIST: Mama Passarelli’s Dinner House FINALIST: Mitzel’s American Kitchen FINALIST: Scooter’s Custom Catering DOG BOARDING/DAY CARE WINNER: SUPER FUN HAPPY DOG FINALIST: Creekside Critter Care FINALIST: Cedar River Dog Farm FINALIST: Centennial Kennels FINALIST: Soos Creek Kennels DRY CLEANER WINNER: COUNTRY CLEANERS FINALIST: 4 Corners FINALIST: Grace Cleaners at 4 Corners FINALIST: Maple Valley Cleaners next to Fred Meyers FITNESS CENTER WINNER: TAHOMA ATHLETIC CLUB FINALIST: MV Fitness / Fitness 19 FINALIST: Pinnacle Medical Wellness FINALIST: Thrive Community Fitness GOLF COURSE WINNER: DRUID’S GLEN GOLF CLUB FINALIST: Jade Green Golf Course FINALIST: Lake Wilderness Golf Course FINALIST: Meridian Valley Country Club

HAIR SALON/BARBER SHOP WINNER: THE LOFT SALON FINALIST: Chocolates, Cherries & Blondes FINALIST: Daniel Ross Salon & Skin Care FINALIST: Stan Parente Salon MASSAGE THERAPY WINNER: PINNACLE MEDICAL WELLNESS FINALIST: Body Works Massage Clinic FINALIST: Element Massage FINALIST: Massage Envy FINALIST: Outpatient Physical Therapy PET GROOMING WINNER: PAMPERED PET GROOMING SALON FINALIST: Dog Spaw, 2 Hour Grooms FINALIST: Petco FINALIST: Reber Ranch NAIL SALON WINNER: BELLISSIMO LASHES AND NAILS FINALIST: Blue Water Nails & Spa FINALIST: Lovely Nails FINALIST: Tip & Toe - Maple Valley

PHYSICAL THERAPY WINNER: OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL THERAPY FINALIST: Maple Valley Physical Therapy FINALIST: MultiCare Covington Physical Therapy FINALIST: Pinnacle Medical Wellness SENIOR LIVING FACILITY WINNER: FOUNTAIN COURT SENIOR LIVING FINALIST: Covington Place Senior Apartments FINALIST: Radcliffe Place FINALIST: The Weatherly Inn SPA SERVICES WINNER: MASSAGE ENVY FINALIST: Daniel Ross Salon & Skin Care FINALIST: Serendipity Day Spa FINALIST: Stan Parente Salon TRAVEL AGENT/AGENCY WINNER: KINI’S TRAVEL FINALIST: Costco Travel FINALIST: Maple Valley Cruise and Travel

Thank you for your continued support and votes!

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Tamara Paul, Broker (206) 226-5869

www.YourRealtorTamara.com OFFERING EVENING AND SATURDAY APPOINTMENTS

Covington Family Dentistry

GENTLE CONCERNED DENTISTRY FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY • • • • • • •

Utmost Attention To Your Comfort Emergency & Walk-in Patients Welcome Latest In Cosmetic Dentistry And Teeth Whitening Nitrous Oxide Gas Available Complimentary Consultations Payment Plans Available Most Insurance Plans Accepted & Filed

253-630-4400

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Dr. Hanssen & Family Member: WDS, United Concordia, Blue Cross, Regence, Premera, Delta, MetLife, King County Dental Society

Mon.-Thurs. 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Fri.-Sat. 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

(Across from Les Schwab Tires in Covington) 17224 SE 272nd Kent, WA 98042

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ANTIQUES WINNER: BLACK DIAMOND ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES FINALIST: Black Bear Outpost FINALIST: Cedar River Mercantile FINALIST: City Perk Espresso

FLOWER SHOP WINNER: BEE’S FLORIST WINNER: MAPLE VALLEY BUDS & BLOOMS FINALIST: Buds & Blooms at Covington FINALIST: Carol’s Maple Valley Floral FINALIST: QFC - Quality Food Centers

APPLIANCE STORE WINNER: SEARS HOME APPLIANCE SHOWROOM FINALIST: Fred Meyer FINALIST: Home Depot - Covington FINALIST: Johnson’s Home & Garden

FURNITURE/HOME DECOR WINNER: A MATTER OF STYLE FINALIST: Costco FINALIST: Fred Meyer - Covington FINALIST: Pier 1 Imports

CAR/RV DEALERSHIP WINNER: DUFFY’S AUTO BROKERAGE FINALIST: Airstream FINALIST: NW Mini FINALIST: One 7 Inc - Ravensdale

GIFT STORE WINNER: HALLMARK FINALIST: A Matter of Style FINALIST: Pier 1 Imports FINALIST: Quintessence

CLOTHING/SHOE STORE WINNER: KOHL’S FINALIST: Costco FINALIST: Fred Meyer FINALIST: Walmart

GROCERY/CONVENIENT STORE WINNER: QFC - QUALITY FOOD CENTERS FINALIST: Fred Meyer FINALIST: Grocery Outlet Bargain Market - Maple Valley FINALIST: Safeway

CONSIGNMENT/THRIFT STORE WINNER: KID-TO-KID FINALIST: A Treasure Box FINALIST: Goodwill - Maple Valley

HARDWARE STORE WINNER: JOHNSON’S DO-IT-BEST CENTER FINALIST: Home Depot - Covington FINALIST: Wards Power Equipment FINALIST: TRM Wood Products JEWELRY STORE WINNER: ANTHONY’S JEWELERS FINALIST: A Matter of Style FINALIST: Fred Meyer Jewelers PET/PET SUPPLY STORE WINNER: REBER RANCH FINALIST: Mud Bay FINALIST: Petco - Covington FINALIST: Wild Birds Unlimited

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PLANT NURSERY/ GARDEN CENTER WINNER: JOHNSON’S HOME & GARDEN FINALIST: Covington Creek Nursery FINALIST: Fred Meyer FINALIST: Home Depot - Covington WINERY/WINE SHOP WINNER: DAVINE WINE BAR FINALIST: Costco FINALIST: QFC / Quality Food Centers FINALIST: Ristretto’s Coffee and Wine

THANK YOU for your VOTES!

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CONGRATULATIONS Thanks for nominating me “Best Realtor” for 2016! and Thank You for supporting “Valley Girls & Guys!” as we support Susan G. Komen for the Cure, blankets of comfort and hope, The Who House, and Who Dreams! For help with your real estate needs, or to support “Valley Girls & Guys!”, please call me at (206) 793-3175, or send an e-mail to tinam1@remax.net

Thanks for all your votes! “Keeping your pet happy is our number one priority”

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