Two men injured during dispute on Kent’s West Hill

One shot, one stabbed near Pacific Highway South


State AG Ferguson to speak in Kent

Event set for Jan. 23

  • Jan 15, 2018


Kentwood science teacher charged with two counts, remains in custody

The Renton man was reportedly communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.


Kent School District seeks approval of two levies

Measures to fund operations, facility improvements

Inslee releases statement about state DOL policy changes

Aims to protect personal information of immigrants, refugees

  • Jan 15, 2018

Puget Sound Fire call report

Numbers, types of incidents

  • Jan 15, 2018

Sam’s Club locations in Auburn, Renton, Seattle abruptly close

Move comes on the heels of an increase in worker pay and benefits at the company’s Walmart stores

Working to put a stop to human sex trafficking

Advocate teams with police, other partners to help victims

Lawmakers say DISCLOSE Act would bring campaign donations out of the shadows

By Alex Visser/WNPA Olympia News Bureau A proposed Senate bill and its companion in the House could provide Washingtonians greater transparency on elections throughout the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.: week of free events begins Jan. 16 at Highline College

The public is invited to free events Jan. 16-19 as Highline College hosts its 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. United by the… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Gun rights activists call for a halt to five firearm bills

Groups dispute proposed bills

  • Jan 13, 2018

Kent Mayor Ralph names new city attorney, Economic and Community Development director

Promotes Fitzpatrick, Hanson to replace Brubaker, Wolters

  • Jan 12, 2018

Kent observes Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Kent has joined the effort. Kent Youth and Family Services (KYFS) – in association with Kent Police –… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Legislators consider expanding voting rights

Push is one to increase election turnout for young and low-income voters

  • Jan 12, 2018

Metro to pause bus service Jan. 15 to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Moment of reflection at 4:04 p.m.

  • Jan 11, 2018

SR 167 lane, ramp closures near I-405 interchange in Renton this holiday weekend

Weekend late-night drivers who use State Route 167 near the Interstate 405 interchange in Renton should prepare for lane and ramp closures overnight Saturday and… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

Kent City Council might ask voters to raise utility tax to hire more police

Force would jump to 180 officers from 149

FBI honors Kent detective for work against human trafficking

Lovisa Dvorak helped lead joint task force

  • Jan 11, 2018

Reykdal proposes legislation to ease funding burden on school districts

Superintendent of Public Instruction seeks funding flexibility

  • Jan 10, 2018