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Kent School District focuses on technology with expo, summit

The Kent School District will host two events to showcase the district’s…

 

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Rally gets legislators’ attention on education funding mandate

By Grace Swanson/WNPA Olympia News Bureau More than 6,500 students, educators and…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

 

Governor reaffirms commitment for fully-funded basic education

Local school districts applaud Gov. Insleeā€™s budget proposal

  • Jan 17th, 2017

 

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Kent man dies in I-405 crash in Tukwila | State Patrol

A 35-year-old Kent man died in a two-vehicle crash last Friday night…

  • Jan 17th, 2017
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AG Ferguson proposes bipartisan bill to end Washington’s death penalty

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday proposed bipartisan legislation to abolish…

  • Jan 16th, 2017
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Urgent: Blood donors needed

January shortage worsens: 1,500 units short of meeting local patient needs

  • Jan 17th, 2017
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Kent’s Puget Sound Fire call report: Jan. 8-14

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

  • Jan 16th, 2017
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Lobbyist suggests Kent reaches out to Cantwell about railroad issues

Kent city officials might need to reach out to Democratic U.S. Sen.…

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Highline celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with free events

Attendees will be challenged to reflect on race, faith, gender, social justice issues

  • Jan 16th, 2017

Transportation Commission traces reform in road maintenance, construction funding

By Tim Gruver/WNPA Olympia News Bureau In 2012, the Washington State Transportation…

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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Kent City Council seeks answers to stuck railroad crossing gates

The Kent City Council wants a speedy resolution to why railroad crossing…

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Changes to I-405 on-ramp start next week in Renton

Travelers who use the Talbot Road South on-ramp to access northbound Interstate…

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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Road-usage charges may replace gas tax as WSDOT prepares to launch test program

By Tim Gruver/WNPA Olympia News Bureau You could be paying by the…

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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Deadly force, abortion limits, marijuana in schools draw legislators’ attention in pre-session bill filings

By Enrique Pérez de la Rosa/WNPA Olympia News Bureau As the 105-day…

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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Kirkland Police seek Kent man for shooting death over drug dispute

Kirkland Police are trying to track down a 32-year-old Kent man who…

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Volunteers buddy up to beat child hunger

Rotarians spur effort to bring food relief to students away from school

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Winter chill, flu-and-cold season cause Northwest blood woes; severe weather triggers acute blood shortage

Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) is asking people to schedule…

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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Woman punches boyfriend during Denny’s dispute in Kent | Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested a woman for investigation of fourth-degree assault after she…

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Kent Police find missing woman | Update

Kent Police found a missing 45-year-old woman safe and unharmed on Wednesday…

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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4 tips to help you avoid the flu during peak flu season

By MultiCare Health System Flu activity is considered widespread and epidemic in…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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King County Metro to purchase 73 battery buses

Fulfilling his commitment to the greening of King County’s fleets, King County…

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Washington Wine Industry Foundation offers more than $30,000 in scholarships

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is offering more than $30,000 in scholarships…

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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Kent City Council awards contract for Lake Meridian dock replacement

It will cost the city of Kent about half as much as…

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Unexpected ice prompts late decision to delay Kent schools on Monday

Kent School District officials were caught off guard by icy roads on…

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Orwall to serve as state House speaker pro tem

If you watch the House of Representatives debate and vote on legislation,…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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Reichert speaks in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Congressman Dave Reichert, R-Auburn, a 33-year law enforcement veteran and twice elected…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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State attorney general introduces proposals for assault weapon reform

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday announced the introduction of two…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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State fire marshal recommends home fire escape plans

After 11 fire-related deaths in December, State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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Kent’s Puget Sound Fire call report: Jan. 1-7

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

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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Kent drivers to face lane closures at 108th SE and SE 208th

Drivers will face intermittent and alternating lane closures from Monday, Jan. 9…

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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King County Veterans Advisory Board seeks applicants

Veterans are wanted to serve on the King County Veterans Advisory Board.…

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Kent plans major improvements to West Meeker Street corridor

Imagine people walking, running or bicycling along a West Meeker Street promenade…

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Mayor criticizes Kent City Council for budget decisions

Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke says she refused to sign the City Council’s…

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Sound Transit finalizing details for Kent light rail projects

Sound Transit won’t start construction of light rail tracks and stations on…

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Kent voters rejected ST3 measure; supported Clinton for president

City of Kent voters rejected the Sound Transit 3 measure last November…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Kent Community Foundation to award college scholarships; applications available now

The Kent Community Foundation has put out its annual call for scholarship…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Sounder Seahawks game-day trains will run Saturday with stops in Kent

Sound Transit will operate special game day Sounder train service, including two…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation to begin ‘Explore’ series

The Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation kicks off a new “Explore With Us…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

King County Parks invites community members to learn about Green to Cedar Rivers Trail project

King County Parks is starting the design phase for the north segment…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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KDP offers contest to name downtown Kent penguins

The Kent Downtown Partnership wants residents to help name the penguin sculptures…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017
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