Heidi Sanders

Heidi posted 225 stories to Kent Reporter.
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Kentwood runners pursue records at state track showcase

By Heidi Sanders hsanders@kentreporter.com As they prepare for the Class 4A state…

  • May 25th, 2017 10:30am

Mill Creek Middle School students learn about bioengineering

In hopes of getting seventh-grade students interested in science and medicine, Kent’s…

  • May 18th, 2017 2:35pm

Bringing home the cup

Thunderbirds savor first WHL crown with fans

  • May 17th, 2017 11:32am

‘Real serious fight’: Community task force addresses shootings

In the wake of several recent shootings involving teens in Kent, community…

  • May 11th, 2017 12:12pm

Mechatronics program provides technical training

When Kaiya Neuss walked into the mechatronics lab at Kent Phoenix Academy…

  • May 10th, 2017 4:31pm

Coming home to the Stars | Pro indoor soccer

Gig Harbor native Megson returns home to play with indoor team.

  • Oct 26th, 2016 11:47pm

Coming home to the Stars | Pro indoor soccer

Gig Harbor native Megson returns home to play with indoor team.

  • Oct 26th, 2016 11:47pm

Green River College begins search for next president

The Green River College Board of Trustees on Oct. 20 appointed a 13-member advisory committee to help find the college's next president.

  • Oct 26th, 2016 11:42pm

Green River College begins search for next president

The Green River College Board of Trustees on Oct. 20 appointed a 13-member advisory committee to help find the college's next president.

  • Oct 26th, 2016 11:42pm

Kentridge wins NSPL Cascade Division swim and dive title

In the first year of the resurrected 4A North Puget Sound League, Kentridge High School girls swim and dive team captured the Cascade Division title.

  • Oct 20th, 2016 4:50pm

Kent School District residents to vote on bond measure for second time

After the Kent School District's $252 million bond measure failed by 218 votes in April, district officials ramped up their efforts to make sure voters understand the proposition on the Nov. 8 ballot.

  • Oct 6th, 2016 9:30pm

Gators women’s soccer off to fast start with victory over ranked Highline

The Green River College women's soccer team is off to its best start since the program's inception in 1994.

  • Oct 6th, 2016 5:45pm

Faamausili offers versatility to Kent-Meridian High School volleyball team

Kent-Meridian High School junior Eugena Faamausili comes from a family of volleyball players, so it's no surprise she excels on the court.

  • Sep 29th, 2016 10:50pm

K-M sports med students intern with T-Birds

A pair of sports medicine students from Kent-Meridian High School had the chance to put their skills to test in the real world during the Seattle Thunderbirds junior hockey team training camp last month.

  • Sep 22nd, 2016 9:30pm

Green River interim president ready to serve community, students

In his role as Green River College's interim president, Scott Morgan is focused on serving the community and the college's students.

  • Sep 16th, 2016 4:52pm

Gov. Inslee visits two Kent schools

On the second day of school last week, kindergartners at Kent's Millennium Elementary School had special visitors.

  • Sep 15th, 2016 6:00pm

Kent School District, teachers agree to one-year contract

Kent School District teachers started school last week with a one-year contract instead of the usual multiyear agreement in place.

  • Sep 7th, 2016 11:57pm

New TOP building opens to serve special needs students

Students in the Kent School District's The Outreach Program (TOP) start classes Monday in a new, larger facility constructed to better serve the 18-to-21-year-old special needs students in the program.

  • Sep 7th, 2016 10:32pm

Rock camp empowers girls in South King County

Rain City Rock Camp for Girls hosted 22 campers for its inaugural South Sound Rocks! last month.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016 6:15pm

Kent woman honors sister while raising funds, awareness for lung cancer research

When Terri (Mclaughlin) Stanik was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2012, it came as a surprise.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016 5:17pm

Kent School District staff gears up for new school year with pep rally | SLIDESHOW

The Kent School District hosted its second annual back-to-school pep rally for staff on Tuesday at French Field.

  • Sep 1st, 2016 12:24am

Kentridge’s Nickerson sets high goals | Prep football preview

Chris Nickerson has high hopes for his senior football season at Kentridge High School and beyond.

  • Aug 31st, 2016 9:41pm

Parents, state file motions to intervene in charter school lawsuit

Twelve families, representing Washington's eight public charter schools – including Excel Public Charter School in Kent – as well the Washington State Charter Schools Association, filed a collective motion last week to intervene in a recently filed lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the schools.

  • Aug 30th, 2016 5:30pm

Being a part of the Royal family: K-M aims for strong season | Prep football preview

For Kent-Meridian High School quarterback Ben Woods and his fellow senior teammates, it's a bittersweet beginning to their last season of high school football.

  • Aug 24th, 2016 9:52pm

Local leaders host chats to engage residents

A group of local leaders aims to get residents in South King County more engaged through a series of community events.

  • Aug 18th, 2016 12:23am

Quick save on the block: Teen rescues woman who needed medical attention

It was a tearful reunion last week when Kathleen Evans met the 13-year-old Kent boy who saved her life.

  • Aug 14th, 2016 5:59pm

Green River College appoints interim president

Scott Morgan has been named interim president of Green River College.

  • Jul 29th, 2016 5:28pm

Green River faculty, students question continued lack of shared governance

When Eileen Ely resigned as Green River College president in June after months of growing tension on campus, faculty and students said they were ready to hit the reset button and improve morale.

  • Jul 28th, 2016 5:40pm

Sen. Cantwell calls for more help to address affordable housing crisis during Kent visit

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., visited Kent's Birch Creek housing complex on Wednesday to talk about affordable housing with local leaders.

  • Jul 21st, 2016 9:43pm

Meal program feeds children during the summer

Each summer, the Kent School District provides thousands of meals to children, some of whom may not get a lunch otherwise.

  • Jul 20th, 2016 10:52pm

Green River College cuts four programs, seven spared

The administration of Green River College has eliminated four programs while sparing seven others that had been on the chopping block, college officials announced last week.

  • Jul 19th, 2016 12:24am

Kent Cornucopia Days draws thousands of visitors | SLIDESHOW

Thousands of people attended the 45th annual Kent Cornucopia Days last weekend.

  • Jul 14th, 2016 12:25am

Kent Downtown Partnership seeks donations to upgrade Meeker Street overpass lighting

Kent Downtown Partnership (KDP) and the city of Kent want to brighten up Meeker Street under the State Route 167 overpass.

  • Jul 13th, 2016 11:55pm

Green River College cuts softball, adds recreational sports

After 35 years of fielding a varsity fastpitch softball team, Green River College has cut the program.

  • Jul 8th, 2016 1:24am

WGU Washington celebrates opening of Kent headquarters

Western Governors University (WGU) Washington kicked off summer with an open house last month at its new headquarters in Kent.

  • Jul 8th, 2016 1:23am

Community celebrates Independence Day with Fourth of July Splash at Kent’s Lake Meridian

Festivities included entertainment, games, a pie eating contest and, of course, fireworks to cap off the night.

  • Jul 7th, 2016 12:13am

Green River College pays $286K settlement in Ely’s resignation

Green River College has paid former president Eileen Ely more than $286,000 as a part of a resignation agreement.

  • Jun 30th, 2016 10:00pm

Dwell at Kent Station welcomes first residents

The first occupants of Dwell at Kent Station moved into the 154-unit apartment complex last month.

  • Jun 24th, 2016 12:02am

Athletes swim, bike, run at annual Lake Meridian Triathlon | SLIDESHOW

A cool, cloudy June morning didn't slow down about 380 athletes who competed in the Lake Meridian Triathlon last Saturday.

  • Jun 23rd, 2016 12:51am

Green River College president resigns | UPDATE

Eileen Ely has resigned as president of Green River College. The Green River Board of Trustees unanimously voted to accept Ely’s resignation at its Thursday afternoon meeting.

  • Jun 17th, 2016 4:34am