Dennis Box

Dennis posted 189 stories to Kent Reporter.
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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

Brush fire near Black Diamond | Mountain View Fire and Rescue

Mountain View Fire and Rescue firefighters responded to a brush fire near Black Diamond.

  • Feb 5th, 2012 7:50am

Hockey | Seattle Thunderbirds host Kamloops Blazers at the ShoWare Center | Live Updates

Seattle Thunderbirds take on the Kamloops Blazers at the ShoWare Center.

  • Feb 5th, 2012 3:40am

Valentine’s Day lessons and tips | Dennis Box

OK, I am in the newspaper business last time I checked. That means I am supposed to write stories and try to tell something resembling the truth.

  • Feb 5th, 2012 2:11am

Valley Medical Center board makes changes

The Valley Medical Center Board of Commissioners met for the first time in 2012 on Jan. 16 and there were some clear changes and some things looked very similar.

  • Feb 1st, 2012 10:26pm

Hockey | Seattle Thunderbirds host Portland at the ShoWare Center | Live Updates

The Seattle Thunderbirds take on Portland at the ShoWare Center. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m.

  • Jan 29th, 2012 2:16am

Editorial | Impressions of an seventh-grade science teacher | Dennis Box

Education, schools and school teachers are hot topics everywhere parents or politicians are locked in the same room these days. The recent State Supreme decision on the Constitutional requirement to fully funding schools created quite a furor among political leaders in office and those hoping to get into office.

  • Jan 28th, 2012 10:48pm

Homeless: A view from the streets in Kent | Part III

Homelessness – it is a word, a tragedy and an issue that reflects the complex problems facing our region, state and nation.

  • Jan 27th, 2012 9:12pm

Homeless: A view from the streets – Part II

Homelessness – it is a word, a tragedy and an issue that reflects the complex problems facing our region, state and nation.

  • Jan 24th, 2012 1:13am

Hockey: Seattle Thunderbirds vs Kamloops Blazers | Live Updates

The Seattle Thunderbirds host the Kamloops Blazers at the ShoWare Center tonight.

  • Jan 21st, 2012 5:25am

Ice storm batters Kent closing roads and knocking down trees | Slide Show

An ice storm batter Kent and the Puget Sound region Thursday snarling traffic and knocking out power to many residents.

  • Jan 20th, 2012 12:13am

Hockey | Seattle Thunderbirds host Portland at the ShoWare Center | Live Updates

The Seattle Thunderbirds take on Portland at the ShoWare Center tonight.

  • Jan 15th, 2012 2:53am

Homeless: A view from the streets in Kent | Part I

Homelessness – it is a word, a tragedy and an issue that reflects the complex problems facing our region, state and nation.

  • Jan 15th, 2012 2:24am

Editorial | Blueberry muffins and shirt pockets | Dennis Box

Some of us know how to take it easy. Ron Harmon, who retired from the Kent City Council after two terms, is less visible these days, but he has not exactly put the engine in neutral.

  • Jan 14th, 2012 3:03am