Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke delivers her city budget proposal on Tuesday to the City Council. Photo: Steve Hunter/Kent Reporter  -

Kent Mayor Cooke’s budget proposes vehicle tab fee, higher property taxes

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 3:50PM

Kent residents would pay higher property taxes and a new annual $20 vehicle license tab fee if the City Council goes along with Mayor Suzette Cooke's 2017-18 budget proposal.


Library supports your right to read whatever you choose | Wasdin

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"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings". "To Kill a Mockingbird". "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" …

Kent Police investigate death of baby by suicidal pregnant mother who set herself on fire

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 4:32PM

Kent Police are investigating whether to arrest a 34-year-old suicidal woman who in the late stages of pregnancy reportedly set herself on fire with gasoline that resulted in the death of her baby.

12s check out Hawktoberfest in historic downtown | SLIDESHOW

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Fans flocked to Kent Downtown Partnership's second annual Hawktoberfest Car Show last Saturday in downtown Kent.

Faamausili offers versatility to Kent-Meridian High School volleyball team

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 3:50PM

Kent-Meridian High School junior Eugena Faamausili comes from a family of volleyball players, so it's no surprise she excels on the court.

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