Man who held ATF undercover agent and confidential informant at gunpoint pleads guilty

Oct. 20, 2017 incident in Lowe’s Parking lot in Kent resulted in injuries to two assailants

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Police investigate death of man found in roadway as units respond to nearby shooting

Kent Police are investigating the death of man who was discovered lying in the middle of a road early Saturday… Continue reading

Kent Police to start up body-worn cameras pilot program

10 officers to wear devices beginning Dec. 21

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Why do Washington voters struggle with climate change policies?

Despite environmental awareness and the public’s apparent desire for reform, statewide initiatives keep failing

Kent School Board approves plans for independent performance audit of the district

Audit will look at financial transactions, policies and procedures made during the past six school years

Law enforcement agencies bust 14 more in drug dealing crackdown

Kent man named as high-level manager of group

 

Marketplace

Local painting company celebrates 50 years with eye toward the future

Built by painters, for painters: Community’s longstanding SKIS Painting moves to Renton

 

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety — Continue reading...

 

Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

There is nothing like a little friendly competition to show how when Continue reading...

 

SEATTLE SOUTHSIDE: Great options for food, fun and family activities

Great ideas for what to do with those visiting friends and family

 

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Safeco Field. FILE PHOTO

King County’s Safeco funding package might go to referendum vote

The initiative, filed by a group called “Citizens Against Sports Stadium Subsidies” could put the $135 million spending plan on the ballot early next year

 

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Elder abuse cases are on the rise in Washington

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.