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Fido and friends roam downtown Kent

KDP puts on Pampered Pet Walk

  • Apr 30th, 2017

 

Kent nears sale of par 3 golf course property

A purchase and sale agreement for the city of Kent to sell…

 

Tales from the wings of pioneers

Aviation legends bring history to college

 

Kent School Board opts to stop all international field trips

Citing concerns about immigration and border control, the Kent School Board on…

Sen. Fain hosts Miss Auburn scholarship winners at Capitol

Winners of this year’s Miss Auburn Scholarship Program recently made the trip…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

King County Library System names interim director

The King County Library System (KCLS) Board of Trustees on Thursday appointed…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

City of Kent hits $3 million mark in school traffic camera fund

The city of Kent has collected $3 million in three years from…

Green River College’s Kent campus hosts open house on May 2

Green River College will unveil a new degree at its Kent campus…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Highline College, Highline Public Schools team up for summit to support native students

Approximately 100 high school and college students are expected to attend a…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Delta Dental of Washington celebrates Smile Power in Kent | PHOTOS

Delta Dental of Washington’s Tooth Fairy and Smile Power tour visited Kent…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

City of Kent to spread news about fireworks ban

City officials are starting to spread the news that the sale, possession…

Ahh! SmileMobile pays Kent a visit

The Washington Dental Service Foundation SmileMobile visited Kent this week, part of…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Kent to install synthetic turf field at Hogan Park

The city of Kent will spend about $1.9 million to replace a…

Kent teen faces robbery, assault charges in Seattle Police shooting case

A 17-year-old Kent girl faces charges of first-degree robbery and third-degree assault…

Out of this world: School project makes orbit

It was bold, exciting and new. Teachers and students at Excel Public…

Kent firefighters extinguish East Hill house fire

No one was hurt Wednesday afternoon when a fire started from multiple…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Suzanne Johnson named next Green River president

The Green River Board of Trustees selected Suzanne Johnson as the college’s…

Man throws fistfuls of rocks at Kent officer | Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested a man for investigation of assault after he reportedly…

State Patrol warns protesters about blocking freeways on May Day

The Washington State Patrol issued the following media release on Tuesday in…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

King County Council adopts measure to protect rights of juveniles in custody

The King County Council on Monday gave its unanimous approval to legislation…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Prosecutors charge man in Federal Way killing of Kent teen

King County prosecutors recently charged two of three suspects in the drive-by…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Kent man among dozen caught in Tacoma child sex sting

The Washington State Patrol’s (WSP) Missing and Exploited Children’s Task Force arrested…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Kent to close Lake Meridian dock for replacement

The city of Kent will close the Lake Meridian Park floating fishing…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Constantine unveils stronger community-centered response for youth, families in crisis

King County Executive Dow Constantine announced new options for parents, youth, school…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Four Kent schools earn Washington Achievement Award

Four elementary schools in the Kent School District received Washington State Superintendent…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report | April 16-22

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

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Crews to repave 2-mile stretch of Kent-Kangley Road

Get ready for major road construction this spring and summer on the…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Hotel developers eye Kent’s Naden properties

Developers of Hilton, Marriott and other hotel chains are interested in building…

New state driver’s license system passes Legislature

The state Legislature on Friday approved legislation bringing the state into compliance…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Distracted driving: Legislation aims to get drivers’ attention off their phones and back on the road

Twenty-three-year-old Cody Meyer loved hiking at Wallace Falls in Gold Bar, Washington,…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

City of Kent says drop park as transit parking garage site

Kent city officials plan to recommend to Sound Transit staff that Kaibara…

Bengali party

With traditional song and dance, prayer and poetry, fashion and food, the…

iPads help Kent School District students communicate

Students with special needs in the Kent School District are learning to…

Kent man tries to get woman to pay for return of stolen purse | Police Blotter

A Kent man believed he had a way to make some quick…

Two arrested, one charged in Federal Way drive-by murder of Kent man

Federal Way police have arrested three suspects in the April 11 drive-by…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Humane dog treatment law signed into law

Improved health and safety standards and limits for dogs who are leashed…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Former school employees to host free retirement seminar

Retirement planning is hard work – it isn’t as easy as it…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report | April 9-15

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

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Kent teen fatally shot near West Meeker Street

Kent Police are looking for who shot and killed a 17-year-old boy…

Kent School District hosts community budget meetings to discuss hiring, spending freeze

The Kent School District will host two budget information meetings to discuss…

  • Apr 19th, 2017