Dennis Box

Dennis posted 202 stories to Kent Reporter.
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Farewell to the chief

Schneider retires after 15 years leading fire agency

  • Sep 8th, 2017 10:30am

Spectacle still brings out the fight in me | Our Corner

For one Saturday night, the fight game returned. Young Mixed Martial Arts…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 3:30pm

Pursuing truth through the rhetoric | Our Corner

This writing stuff is a strange business. It’s an amalgamation of talk,…

  • Aug 24th, 2017 11:54am

Gold Rush Dancer wins the Longacres Mile

Gold Rush Dancer took a four-length lead to the finish line to win the Longacres Mile.

  • Aug 13th, 2017 9:16pm

Trying to make sense of all this ‘discraziness’ | Our Corner

As a pick-me-up and drop-me-on-my-head bucket of fun, I have been trying…

  • Aug 10th, 2017 11:56am

Today’s tools drive me crazy, and off the map | OUR CORNER

Distracted driving is the hot topic now with the new state law…

  • Jul 20th, 2017 10:30am

Maybe it is more than sticks and stones that hurt | OUR CORNER

I have always been interested in languages. Since my first Spanish class…

  • Jul 13th, 2017 4:50pm

Pushed to the limit, lawmakers find formula for basic education

Budget addresses state constitutional obligation to fully fund K-12

  • Jul 6th, 2017 12:05pm

NPSL chooses all-league teams in baseball, soccer and fastpitch

Class 4A North Puget Sound League officials announced the all-league high school…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 4:54pm

Pickleball Station opens in Kent | VIDEO

Getting into a pickle is now much easier and more fun in…

  • Jun 19th, 2017 11:47am

Kentlake takes second in 4A state baseball

The Kentlake High Falcons finished one of its best baseball seasons with…

  • May 31st, 2017 5:07pm

Memorial Day at Tahoma National Cemetery | Photo Gallery

The ceremony included a B-25 flyover from the Historic Flight Foundation.

  • May 29th, 2017 11:54pm

Kentlake, Kentwood square off in 4A state semifinal

It will be a high noon showdown for the Kentlake and Kentwood…

  • May 24th, 2017 3:25pm

Kentwood, Kentlake advance to 4A state baseball playoffs

The West Central District baseball tournament dodged rain showers last Saturday and…

  • May 21st, 2017 5:21pm

Vivid tube world just a yardstick away | Dennis Box

A moment of memory fell on me during one of the staff…

  • Apr 20th, 2017 5:30pm

The secret in the classroom revealed | Box

Cellphones have become the talk of the town in Washington, D.C. with…

  • Mar 30th, 2017 3:30pm

Education funding leads discussion at 47th Legislative District town hall meeting

Sen. Joe Fain, Rep. Pat Sullivan and Rep. Mark Hargrove cover wide range of topics.

  • Mar 23rd, 2017 8:00am

Kentwood boys conquer No. 1 Union for 4A hoops title | PHOTOS

Kentwood High assistant coach John Rolsma’s phone alarm went off at the…

  • Mar 9th, 2017 10:50am

Kentridge girls win program’s first 4A state basketball crown | PHOTOS

Chargers beat Glacier Peak 60-46

  • Mar 9th, 2017 10:47am

Kentwood beats Gonzaga Prep for trip to final for second consecutive year | Photo Gallery

The Conks will play Union for the championship at 9 p.m. at the Tacoma Dome

  • Mar 5th, 2017 7:59pm

Kent ball keeps rolling, Kentridge girls in 4A girls basketball championship final after beating Bellarmine | Update

Kentridge beat Bellarmine 54-41 in the semifinal, will play for state title at Tacoma Dome

  • Mar 5th, 2017 7:58pm

It’s final, the Conks are in the finals for the 4A boys basketball title | Update

Kentwood beat Gonzaga Prep 56-53 in the semifinal game at the Tacoma Dome.

  • Mar 5th, 2017 7:57pm

Kentridge beats Bellarmine in semifinal | Photo Gallery

Chargers play Glacier Peak for state title

  • Mar 4th, 2017 4:38pm

Kentridge beats Kentlake in state quarterfinal | 4A girls Hardwood Classic

Rebounding and shooting tell the story of two halves

  • Mar 2nd, 2017 9:48pm

Kentlake knocks off Kentridge for 4A NPSL Cascade girls top spot

It was the third time this season the Falcons and Chargers met on hardwood.

  • Feb 1st, 2017 11:58am

Stryker Phd goes for history against stout Mile field | Emerald Downs

A field of 11 thoroughbreds is expected to run in the 81st edition of the Grade 3 Longacres Mile on Sunday at Emerald Downs in Auburn.

  • Aug 10th, 2016 11:38pm

Primary election results | Aug. 2

The following are the first returns from the Aug. 2 primary election. Election results are updated daily at about 4 p.m. The results will be certified Aug. 16 by the Canvassing Board.

  • Aug 3rd, 2016 10:40pm

Kent School District short of supermajority, fire benefit charge passing

The initial election night results posted on the King County Elections website showed a shortfall for Kent School District bonds and a thumbs up to the Kent Regional Fire Authority benefit charge.

  • Apr 27th, 2016 4:37am

Prepared to gointer, unveil new vocabulary with my koozie

The Oxford English Dictionary announced in June about 500 words have been added to its dictionary.

  • Jul 15th, 2015 8:51pm

Water keeps us guessing with latest drought | BOX

That darn water. For thousands of years we mostly upright humans have prayed to it, started wars over it, killed people in it and with it, built fancy huts to be close to it and tried to figure out ways to get out of it or get more of it.

  • Jul 1st, 2015 10:46pm

Newspapers will last with stories to tell | Box

I have been thinking a great deal recently about the multiple roles a newspaper plays in a community.

  • Mar 12th, 2015 12:43am

Voters to make the call on emergency radio system upgrade

King County voters will see a property tax levy on the April 28 special election ballot seeking funds to replace the county's emergency radio system.

  • Mar 5th, 2015 8:30pm

Unusual sighting in the sky spurs intrigue, wackiness, relief | BOX

Last week I wrote a story for the Journal of San Juan Islands, and I think I finally found some fans.

  • Feb 4th, 2015 11:23pm

Legislature goes to work on budget

Let the Olympia money chase begin. Gov. Jay Inslee recently met with Sound Publishing reporters and editors at the Bellevue Reporter office to discuss the executive branch's 2015-17 budget proposal.

  • Jan 7th, 2015 10:26pm

It’s personal in politics, land battles | Dennis Box

The political playoffs officially have reached the homestretch and a couple of intriguing statements have jumped out at me like dancing mow cow popups on my computer screen.

  • Oct 11th, 2012 9:36pm

Web, social sites spur debate | Box

Spent Sunday watching a Book TV show I recorded on my DVR.

  • Mar 22nd, 2012 6:35pm

Washington State Trooper Tony Radulescu memorial service at the ShoWare Center | Slideshow

A memorial service was held for Washington State Trooper Tony Radulescu March 1 at the ShoWare Center.

  • Mar 3rd, 2012 10:37pm

State cuts to city of Kent may be less than feared

The Kent City Council heard as close to good news as it gets in this economy.

  • Feb 23rd, 2012 9:15pm

Lessons from windy weather and tall trees | Dennis Box

When I left home Tuesday morning the wind was blowing. For most places around the Puget Sound, that is not necessarily a big deal, but in Enumclaw we take notice. The wind really knows how to blow in that town.

  • Feb 12th, 2012 3:59am

Valley Medical Center board wants legal review of UW Medicine alliance

A call for a replay of a few legal calls was on the table at the Valley Medical Center Board of Commissioners meeting Monday in Renton.

  • Feb 9th, 2012 2:25am