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King County Council sends Veterans, Seniors and Human Services levy to November ballot

The King County Council unanimously approved legislation Thursday to put the Veterans,…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

 

King County to close section of Soos Creek Trail for repairs

To maintain public safety, King County Parks is scheduled to repair and…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

 

Sounder trains to run Sunday for Mariners game

Mariners fans can bypass weekend traffic and take Sound Transit’s popular game…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

 

‘Newest Gator’ Johnson takes on challenge as new Green River College president

Suzanne Johnson takes on the challenge as president at Green River College

Gang prevention funding included in new state budget

With a rise in violent gang activity in South King County over…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Area cadets make the grade, graduate from Washington Youth Academy

By Steven Friederich/Washington Youth Academy At commencement at Auburn High School, A.J.…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Kent Police officer Davis’ statement about Joseph-McDade shooting

Kent Police released several documents about the June 24 shooting death of…

Kent Police officer Rausch’s statement about Joseph-McDade shooting

Kent Police released several documents about the June 24 shooting death of…

Community celebrates Kent Cornucopia Days | PHOTOS

A summer tradition, the Kent Cornucopia Days Parade graced downtown as people…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Memorial service held for Kent motorcyclist

Robert J. Groome, 26, of Kent, jumped on his motorcycle for a…

Kent Police release officers’ names; videos, documents in police shooting of Joseph-McDade

Kent Police released the names on Tuesday of the officers involved in…

Kent mayoral candidate Swansen plans coffee chat on July 22

Learn about one of the four mayoral candidates during Coffee with Andrew…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Tacoma, Kent men receive prison sentences for drug trafficking

A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday sentenced the final member of…

Car smashes into apartment staircase on Kent’s East Hill

A vehicle left the road striking the outside staircase of an apartment…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Freight train kills woman in Kent

A woman died on Sunday after getting hit by a BNSF Railway…

Increasing diversity in teaching is the aim of new Highline program

Students benefit from same-race teachers, research shows

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Woman stabs man during dispute in Kent

A woman reportedly stabbed a man during a domestic dispute at about…

City of Kent to start work on 132nd Avenue SE pedestrian path

Crews will soon start work on a new pedestrian path along 132nd…

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Puget Sound Regional Fire call report | July 2-8

A weekly look at the number of calls to the Kent-based Puget…

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Kent man dies after leap from third-story window

A 40-year-old Kent man died on Sunday hours after jumping from a…

Communication among top issues in Kent School Board race

Three candidates are vying for the District No. 4 director position on…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Kent’s West Meeker Street to get 300 more apartments

Kent city leaders raised concerns about potential traffic problems with the announcement…

Kent Police officers involved in Joseph-McDade shooting back on duty

The Kent Police officers involved in the vehicle pursuit and shooting death…

Three target Kent City Council seat | Position 4

A new Kent City Council member will emerge from the race among…

Family demands answers about Kent Police shooting death of Joseph-McDade

Sonia Joseph fought through tears as she read a statement outside of…

Amundsens devote lifetime to service | Meet Kent Cornucopia Days Old Timers King and Queen

Ed and Florence Amundsen have always been true to their roots, big…

Fire school provides teens real-life look at emergency service careers

Firefighting is in Kehaulani Planesi’s blood. Her father is a fireman, her…

King County Councilman Upthegrove calls for inquest into fatal shooting by Kent Police officer

King County Councilman Dave Upthegrove released a statement on Thursday calling for…

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Get ready for another weekend of I-5 lane closures in Kent, Tukwila

Round five of weekend lane closures from Kent to Tukwila along northbound…

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Kent mayoral candidates debate B&O tax revenue spending

The debate about how to spend city of Kent business and occupation…

Motorcyclist dies on Kent’s East Hill

A 26-year-old Kent man died after running his motorcycle into a parked…

Type O supply drops sharply; donors needed

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors after the community supply…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Kent Police capture man who shot at neighbor’s house on East Hill | Update

A Monday afternoon standoff with a barricaded suspect at a Kent East…

Advisory group to discuss regional coordination for next I-405/SR 167 projects

The public is invited to join a group of elected officials and…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Kent sets public hearing for Riverbend mixed-use development

Residents can give their opinion to the Kent City Council about a…

Kent man dies in I-5 State Patrol shooting

A 22-year-old Kent man died from gunshot wounds to the chest and…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Four clash in Kent City Council race | Position 2

The Kent City Council will get at least two new members next…

Puget Sound Regional Fire call report | July 2-8

A weekly look at the number of calls to the Kent-based Puget…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Thousands of riders on the road for STP bike ride this weekend

Drivers should plan for extra travel time Saturday, July 15, and Sunday,…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

New law cracks down on hand-held device use

A new state law toughens up existing distracted driving rules, which only…

  • Jul 10th, 2017