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Charting the course for technology use in Kent School District

Students, parents, teachers, administrators and community and business representatives spent last Saturday…

 

Kent officer shoots, kills man armed with machete in Des Moines

A Kent Police officer shot and killed a man armed with a…

 

Education funding leads discussion at 47th Legislative District town hall meeting

Sen. Joe Fain, Rep. Pat Sullivan and Rep. Mark Hargrove cover wide range of topics.

 

Helping a dream come to life

Fran Hollum helped a blind woman making her dream of driving, a reality

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Time to fully fund education | Kent town hall meeting

Enough of the gridlock, the partisanship, the bickering. It’s time to fully…

Protesters urge Reichert to oppose ‘Trumpcare’

Protesters took to East Lake Sammamish Parkway on March 16 and 17…

Kent officers bust man on Pacific Highway for picking up a prostitute |Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested a man for investigation of prostitution loitering after he…

County executive orders inquest into fatal shooting of man by Kent Police

King County Executive Dow Constantine ordered an inquest on Wednesday into the…

Kent Police investigate report of gunshots near 100th Avenue SE: Update

Kent Police closed 100th Avenue Southeast between South 213th Street and South…

Man reportedly stabbed to death in downtown Kent

Kent Police are investigating the death of a 48-year-old man who reportedly…

Kent City Council, school board to have joint meeting March 29

The Kent City Council and Kent School District Board will have a…

Addis to run for Kent City Council

Paul Addis, an Alaska Airlines business analyst in the finance division and…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Tahoma National Cemetery to honor Vietnam veterans

Tahoma National Cemetery presents a Vietnam War 50th anniversary commemoration ceremony at…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Sound Transit would lose grants for light rail under Trump budget proposal

A proposed 2018 budget by the Trump administration would block a $500…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Students from Kent and Auburn among winners in Highline College’s annual poetry contest

“Imaginative” earned Elizabeth Abramchuk first place in the Highline College Student Poetry…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Three Kent boys to earn Eagle Scout rank

Dylan Koopmans and twin brothers Ryan and Sean Jackson will be conferred…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report | March 12-18

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

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Kent Police arrest two juveniles for allegedly making threats toward school bus driver

Two boys were arrested Thursday afternoon after they allegedly made verbal threats…

Green River College announces four finalists in presidential search

Green River College has named four finalists in the search for its…

Puget Sound Fire Authority Fire Chief resigns

Puget Sound Fire Authority Fire Chief Jim Schneider tendered his resignation at…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Constantine: Trump’s proposed budget is an ‘assault on the environment, economy and mobility of King County’

Under the budget blueprint released Thursday by President Trump, King County residents…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Man arrested, three people injured in Kent crash

A 37-year-old man was arrested and three people were injured in a…

Kent Mountain View Academy hosts National History Day event; students named regional finalists

Forty students from Kent Mountain View Academy took part in the school-level…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

City extends animal services contract

The city of Kent will pay King County about $363,000 next year…

More visitor parking planned for City Hall

Residents should have an easier time finding a place to park at…

Reminder: District 33, 47 town hall meetings are Saturday in Kent

Legislators from the 33rd and 47th districts share the latest news and…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Kent residents concerned about purchase of drones for police use

Two women let the Kent City Council know they didn’t like how…

Gov. Inslee signs bill assuring schools’ 28 percent levy-lid secure until 2019 expiration

By Grace Swanson/WNPA Olympia News Bureau Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

I-405 north down to two lanes near Renton overnight March 20-24

Travelers who use northbound Interstate 405 in Renton should prepare for overnight…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Ralph invites the public to mayoral campaign gathering March 30

Dana Ralph hosts a campaign event for Kent mayor from 6 to…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Report: Big increase in recycling at King County transfer stations, drop boxes in 2016

Thanks to an expansion of recycling services and an increase in customers…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Sounder trains to run Sunday for Sounders FC opening day match

Sounders FC fans can kick off the 2017 season by hopping aboard…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Kent urges cat and dog owners to license their pets

If you haven’t registered Fido or Fluffy, now’s the time. In collaboration…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

King County Flood Warning Center monitors minor flooding

Green, White rivers on the watch list

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Kent Police Department hosts vehicle theft/prowl awareness booth

The Kent Police Department is again teaming up with the Washington Auto…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Real-world simulation to provide practice during cyber defense competition at Highline College

College students from throughout the Pacific Northwest will have the chance to…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Ramp and lane shifts coming soon to I-405/SR 167 interchange in Renton

This is part of initial construction work for the I-405/SR 167 Interchange Direct Connector Project.

  • Mar 12th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire Authority call report | March 5-11

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

  • Mar 13th, 2017

AG Ferguson seeks travel-ban hearing Tuesday; new court filings

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday filed an amended complaint…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Faith over fear

Community comes together to urge unity, condemn shooting of Sikh man | PHOTOS