Kent city leaders debate B&O tax fund use

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 11:02AM

It remains a debate among Kent city leaders whether excess business and occupation (B&O) tax funds should all go to street repairs or continue to help pay off some of the city's debt.

Host families wanted for exchange students

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 1:31PM

International Students Exchange is seeking host families in the Kent School District to welcome foreign exchange students into their home for the 2015-2016 school year.

Attorney General Ferguson defends states’ marijuana authority in U.S. Supreme Court

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 12:26PM

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a “friend of the court” brief on Friday in the U.S. Supreme Court urging the court to reject a challenge to Colorado’s marijuana laws.

State House budget proposal fully funds basic education

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 12:07PM

House Democrats unveiled their 2015-17 operating budget plan on Friday in Olympia – a budget that will add $3.2 billion in additional K-12 investments over the next two years compared to the 2013-15 budget.

Kent to hire lifeguards for Lake Meridian Park

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 11:40AM

The city of Kent is looking to hire lifeguards to work at Lake Meridian Park this summer.

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