News

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

Tales from the wings of pioneers

Aviation legends bring history to college

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

Resolution declares college safe, welcoming

Green River College’s Board of Trustees wants students and faculty to know…

Sound Transit light rail trains to run on clean energy beginning 2019

Sound Transit has executed an innovative 10-year agreement with Puget Sound Energy…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Kent Police arrest man after West Valley Highway crash

Kent Police arrested a 20-year-old Covington man for investigation of vehicular assault…

Legislature approves human trafficking criminal no-contact order

The state Legislature established an important protection for victims of human trafficking.…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Saucedo name Kent School District’s Teacher of the Year

Denisha Saucedo, a sixth grade teacher at Kent Elementary, has been named…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Greater Kent Historical Society Museum seeks director

The Greater Kent Historical Society is looking for a full-time museum director.…

Ex-Kent City Councilwoman Albertson to run for mayor

Former Kent City Councilwoman Elizabeth Albertson will run for mayor. Albertson, who…

Kent School District hosts town hall meetings on technology use

The Kent School District will host a series of town hall meetings…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

I-5 north construction work to start between Kent and Seattle

After 50 years as the region’s main north-south route, Interstate 5 is…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

SmileMobile coming to Kent

The Washington Dental Service Foundation SmileMobile, which travels the state offering dental…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Kent Police Honor Guard flies flag for detective Focht

Kent Honor Guard had a ceremony last Friday at City Hall for…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Scramble for eggs

Kent Station hosts Easter activities for kids

  • Apr 15th, 2017

Seattle man faces vehicular homicide charge in Kent crash

A 23-year-old Seattle man faces vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and other charges…

King County Elections hosts candidate workshops

King County Elections will host candidate workshops from 2-4 p.m. Friday, April…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Attorney General Ferguson’s Student Loan Transparency Act passes Legislature

Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s bipartisan legislation to provide more transparency to students…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Ride the Sounder train to the Mariners game on Sunday

Mariners fans can bypass weekend traffic and take Sound Transit’s Sounder train…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

BNSF Railway investigates Kent’s stuck crossing gates

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) crews are conducting a “thorough investigation”…

‘We are better than fear’

Gov. Inslee, interfaith community gather to find ways to address hate crimes

Community leaders discuss hate crimes at forum

Hate crimes should never be tolerated in neighborhoods and residents are urged…

Emergency education: Birthday party teaches students about calling 911

First- and third-graders at Kent’s George T. Daniel Elementary School attended a…

Program teaches cooking skills to kids

Kids can gain confidence and independence in a kitchen. Rahmeca Rodriguez and…

Kent man dies in Federal Way drive-by shooting | Victim identified

Federal Way Police are searching for witnesses who saw a 19-year-old Kent…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Kent School District implements hiring, spending freeze

Kent School District officials last week instituted a spending and hiring freeze…

King County settles lawsuit by two former deputies, one current deputy

King County has settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit brought by two former…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Legislature passes bill to combat vulnerable adult abuse

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s bipartisan legislation to combat the financial exploitation…

  • Apr 11th, 2017