Mayor Cooke vetoes Kent City Council's measure to change B&O tax allocations

Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke used her veto power over the City Council for the first time on Tuesday to halt a change in how B&O tax funds are spent. - STEVE HUNTER, Kent Reporter
  • Today at 10:43AM

It took the city of Kent's controversial business and occupation (B&O) tax to cause Mayor Suzette Cooke to use her veto power over the City Council for the first time during her 10 years in office.

Fire displaces three from Covington home; cat saved

  • Today at 5:09PM

Three people were displaced following a house fire Friday in the 26400 block of Timberlane Drive Southeast in Covington. The fire was reported by a neighbor at 2:43 pm.

Kent seeks volunteers for citywide litter cleanup event on May 16

  • Today at 2:32PM

Residents can participate in “Team Up 2 Clean Up Kent” during a citywide litter cleanup event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 16.

Kent Station apartment developer gets city property tax exemption

  • Today at 12:51PM

Seattle developer Tarragon will receive a property tax break each year for eight years from the city of Kent for building the 154-unit Kent Station Apartments downtown.

National Board Certified education professionals honored by Kent School Board

  • Today at 12:24PM

The Kent School District honored 40 education professionals for receiving national board certifications at a school board meeting Wednesday night.

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