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Penguins migrate to Kent as temporary art landmark

Creators lease seabirds to KDP for a year

 

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Kent City Council considers property tax waiver for Riverbend par 3 developer

The Kent City Council is taking steps to give a property tax…

 

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King County unveils memorial for fallen Sheriff’s Office deputies

Sixteen members of the King County Sheriff’s Office have lost their lives…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

 

I-405/SR 167 corridor leaders to discuss next projects and priorities

Future transportation improvements for the Interstate 405/State Route 167 corridor will be…

  • Dec 1st, 2016
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Morford family gives $1 million donation to Kent YMCA

The YMCA gained momentum to fund a new facility in Kent with…

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Cerebral palsy has nothing on this published author

Despite her cerebral palsy, Megan Hickerson chases her dream of being an author

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Jacksons Food Stores join fight against domestic violence

Jacksons Food Stores and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence are…

  • Dec 1st, 2016
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Sen. Murray wants Trump to support new overtime protections

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor,…

  • Dec 1st, 2016
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Kent RFA offers holiday, winter safety tips

As we continue through fall and into winter, the Kent Regional Fire…

  • Dec 1st, 2016
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Kent man’s cheating starts dispute with girlfriend | Police Blotter

A man told Kent Police he became upset with his girlfriend when…

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Police raid Kent home with 596 marijuana plants

Kent Police recently raided an East Hill home and confiscated 596 marijuana…

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City of Kent seeks volunteers for boards, commissions

The city is calling on residents to volunteer to serve on Kent’s…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Golden Steer serves up Thanksgiving meals to the community

A Kent holiday tradition, Golden Steer Steak ‘n Rib House served up…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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Green River College awarded EPA environmental education grant

Green River College was recently awarded an $85,773 grant from the Environmental…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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King County Council sets state legislative agenda

The King County Council will call on the 2017 state Legislature to…

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Kent Police receive federal grant to help prevent underage drinking

The Kent Police Department and the Kent Drug Free Coalition received a…

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Winterfest celebration returns to Town Square Plaza

Activities, music and tree lighting part of Kent Lions’ holiday program

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Woman pleads not guilty to arson in Kent strip-mall fire

A 64-year-old Des Moines woman pleaded not guilty on Monday to a…

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Kent Fire Department RFA call report Nov. 20-26

A weekly look at the number of calls to the Kent Fire…

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Warm return | Photo of the Week

Kent man performs duty as a Navy pilot half a world away

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Kent hires consultant for complex Green River levee project

Kent city leaders aren’t holding back as talks heat up with King…

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Sen. Fain to be honored at Forefront suicide prevention event

House Speaker Chopp to receive inaugural Legislator Award

  • Nov 26th, 2016
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Tahoma National Cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America

Dec. 17 holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor veterans

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Kent Police overtime pay soars for officers

The high overtime hours and pay worked by several Kent Police officers…

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City of Kent public works, parks employees seek better pay

After years of wage freezes to help the city of Kent during…

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Sprucing up a park for others to enjoy

Kent crew, volunteers converge to celebrate Arbor Day, fall style

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Kent hires new parks director

The city of Kent found its new parks director at Metro Parks…

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Stars come out

Poet, singers, dancers shine in Kent Has Talent program

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Upthegrove introduces ordinance to prevent county use of private prisons

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove introduced legislation that would prohibit the county…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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State Patrol offers Thanksgiving holiday travel tips

Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year.…

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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Car crashes through apartment, kills Kent man | Update: man identified

2 people in the vehicle were not injured

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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Kent RFA call report Nov. 13-19

A weekly look at the number of calls to the Kent Regional…

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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Kent crew douses wall fire in commercial building

A commercial building housing several offices suffered minor damage Saturday evening after…

  • Nov 20th, 2016
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Men fight along Kent railroad tracks | Police Blotter

Two men got in a fight along the Union Pacific railroad tracks…

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WGU Washington tops 10,000 student enrollment milestone

For the first time ever, WGU Washington’s enrollment has topped 10,000 students.…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Kent City Council committee puts stop to red light cameras idea

A proposal to further study installing red light cameras at several Kent…

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Des Moines woman to face arson charge in Kent strip-mall fire

King County prosecutors charged a 64-year-old Des Moines woman on Wednesday with…

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Reaching out to help the homeless

Sleepless in Seattle program offering care packages for those in need

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King County will keep jail bookings at RJC in Kent

King County won’t cut felony jail bookings at the Maleng Regional Justice…

  • Nov 20th, 2016
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King County kicks in $1 million to help build Kent YMCA

King County kicked in $1 million to help build a long awaited…

  • Nov 20th, 2016
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