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Berrios appreciates campaign’s effort in Kent mayoral race

Jim Berrios had hoped for a different outcome in the Kent mayoral race but believes his campaign did everything it could to try to defeat… Continue reading

Kent City Council winners review election results

Fincher, Kaur, Troutner victorious

Ralph declares victory in Kent mayoral race

Dana Ralph officially declared victory on Friday in her mayoral race against Jim Berrios. “Today we are declaring victory in our race to become the… Continue reading

Kent to get large, indoor organic produce farm

Once known decades ago for its many fields of greens as the “Lettuce Capital of the World,” Kent’s about to get its first large indoor… Continue reading

Kent City Council committee to consider safe injection site permanent ban

A Kent City Council committee will consider recommending to the full seven-member council a permanent ban against safe injection sites. The council’s Economic and Community… Continue reading

Ralph holds early lead over Berrios in race for Kent mayor | Election ‘17

Dana Ralph predicts “great things” are ahead for Kent after the early returns Tuesday night showed voters are choosing her over Jim Berrios to be… Continue reading

Kent Police still searching for man who fatally shot Federal Way man

Kent Police continued to search Tuesday for the man who fatally shot a 24-year-old Federal Way man during a dispute last week. David Cabrera died… Continue reading

Prosecutors decline to file criminal charges in Kent Police fatal shooting of Reddeck

Three Kent Police officers will not face criminal charges in the fatal shooting last year of Patrick Reddeck inside his home. “We completed our review… Continue reading

Service held for Kent woman killed at home | Linda Sweezer obituary

Family and friends attended a funeral service for Linda Kay Sweezer, 64, of Kent, on Monday at New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church in Flint,… Continue reading

Officers arrest man for urinating on shoe display inside Kent store | Police Blotter

A 29-year-old man told police he couldn’t find the bathroom inside the Fred Meyer store on Kent’s East Hill, so he decided to urinate on… Continue reading

Kent’s ShoWare Center financial losses lower than projected in third quarter

The city of Kent’s accesso ShoWare Center lost money in the third quarter, but not as much as arena operators estimated. SMG, which operates the… Continue reading

Man fatally shot in Kent; police search for suspect

A shooting early Thursday morning in Kent left one man dead and the shooter still on the loose. The shooting occurred in the 22200 block… Continue reading

Highway of crime looms on Kent’s West Hill

It’s been a highway of crime along a short stretch of Pacific Highway South on Kent’s West Hill over the past year with five major… Continue reading

Inquest jury supports Kent officers in fatal shooting of Reddeck

Three Kent Police officers feared for their lives when they fatally shot Patrick Reddeck last year in his home, a King County inquest jury concluded.… Continue reading

City of Kent to spend about $10 million to help build YMCA

The city of Kent will pay an estimated $10 million to help bring a new YMCA to the East Hill that could open in 2019.… Continue reading

Kent woman killed in her East Hill home; suspect arrested in strangulation death

Detectives continue to track down details about the killing of a 64-year-old Kent woman at her East Hill home. Linda K. Sweezer, a board member… Continue reading

Farwell pushed for sale of Kent’s Thunderbirds hockey team

After 15 years of owning the Seattle Thunderbirds junior hockey team, Russ Farwell and the rest of the ownership group decided it was time to… Continue reading

Two men face charges after Kent shooting in Lowe’s parking lot

Two men face charges for unlawful possession of a firearm after their involvement in an undercover police sting last Friday in the Lowe’s parking lot… Continue reading

Inquest begins in Kent Police fatal shooting of Reddeck

An inquest began Monday into the fatal shooting of Patrick Reddeck last year by three Kent Police officers. Officers Tim Lontz, Tom Riener and Travis… Continue reading

One man shot, another hit by car in ATF undercover sting on Kent’s West Hill

Driver of suspect vehicle hit; fleeing passenger with a gun struck by car in stolen firearms deal gone awry