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Kent woman prepares to go the distance

Kentwood grad, UW student to bicycle across the country for worthy cause

 

Rotary Club of Kent honors Kent-Meridian students

The (Noon) Rotary Club of Kent recently recently recognized its Students of…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

 

Stayin Alive! Dance for Heart

Kentridge entertainers raise $5,000 for AHA

 

Sen. Keiser says ICE arrest of Des Moines man cause for alarm

Responding to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrest of Des Moines…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

King County brings secure medicine return program to the region

Program aims to decrease the risk of drug abuse, overdose and preventable poisonings

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Oberto Brands donates $100,000 to help build Kent YMCA

Kent-based Oberto Brands announced on Thursday its commitment of a $100,000 gift…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Kent’s James Street floods again

City of Kent Public Works Department crews closed James Street between Woodford…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Kent Planned Parenthood rally draws large police presence

Kent Police officers trained for the Valley Civil Disturbance Unit had a…

Statewide survey shows cellphone use greatest cause of distracted driving

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) released the results of a first-ever…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Kent woman pleads not guilty to Sammamish hit-and-run death

Ka’Deidre Rials, the 23-year-old Kent woman charged with a felony hit-and-run in…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

King County executive proposes spending $750,000 to support, defend immigrants

As fear grows in King County’s immigrant and refugee community, County Executive…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Woman punches Kent man for sleeping with other women | Police Blotter

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

Legislative proposal overhauls initiative review process to assure constitutionality

By Tim Gruver/WNPA Olympia News Bureau A lot of time and money…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Legislation creates new no-contact order to protect human trafficking victims

An agency request bill from state Attorney General Bob Ferguson to protect…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Kent student runs for ASB president at Washington State University

Jordan Frost, of Kent, has announced his candidacy for president of the…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

4Culture to provide office hours at the Kent Library every third Tuesday of the month

In an effort to reach more people in Kent, 4Culture, King County’s…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Empty Bowls filled

Academy Schools partners with Northwest Harvest – to date, 12,377 meals provided

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report | Feb. 5-11

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

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Hit-and-run crash kills Kent woman | Update: victim identified

Kent Police are still looking for a hit-and-run driver involved in a…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Kent’s Maloy brothers earn Eagle Scout rank

Highest youth achievement in Boy Scouts

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Kent resident creates artwork for Feb. 25 Latinx Summit at Highline College

New format, new name for 3rd annual event

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Free training at Highline College to explore evidenced-based policing

Are there data-driven ways to reduce robberies, drunk driving and violence through…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Hundreds attend rallies for, against Planned Parenthood in Kent

A couple of hundred Planned Parenthood supporters gathered in Kent on Saturday…

Sexual assault cold cases earn legislators’ attention

By Tim Gruver/WNPA Olympia News Bureau In past decades a rape case…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Inslee visits Islamic center, delivers message of hope and understanding

Muslim community thanks governor for his fight against Trump’s executive order on immigration

Kent picks Marta Gonzalez as city Employee of the Year

The city of Kent named Marta Gonzales, an IT technical support specialist,…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Rallies for, against Planned Parenthood set for Saturday in Kent

Groups for and against federal funding of Planned Parenthood are planning rallies…

House speaker appoints Reichert to President’s Export Council

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., on Friday appointed Congressman Dave Reichert,…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Political leaders react to court decision to uphold suspension of Trump’s travel ban

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement on Thursday after a…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Kent’s Puget Sound RFA offers tips to combat flooding; gusty winds

Warmer weather, melting snow and rain are creating flooding problems locally and…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

King County achieves global milestone in the fight against HIV/AIDS

King County is among the first major metropolitan regions in the United…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

State needs more funds for SR 509 extension to Kent

Even though the state Legislature passed a $16 billion statewide transportation package…

Kent closes portions of 148th Avenue SE and 76th Avenue South due to flooding

The city of Kent closed portions of 148th Avenue Southeast on the…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

State AG proposal to protect human trafficking victims passes Senate

An agency request bill from state Attorney General Bob Ferguson aimed at…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Kent closes lane on 84th Avenue South

Kent city officials have closed the southbound curb lane along 84th Avenue…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Higgins won’t run for third Kent City Council term

Dennis Higgins won’t seek re-election to the Kent City Council. Higgins will…

Inslee appoints Kent man to disability committee

James Kenney, of Kent, has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Local student serves as page for Sen. Fain

Joseph Arcarese III, an eighth-grade student from Seattle Christian School, spent a…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Washington’s basic driver’s license fails federal REAL ID requirements

House, Senate bills could cure the problem

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire issues carbon monoxide warning, tips

With the high number of power outages due to the snow, the…

  • Feb 6th, 2017