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Kent seeks hotel developer for Naden properties

Kent leaders are getting ready to market another piece of city property…

 

Police, parks perk up Kent mayoral debate

Mayoral candidates Jim Berrios and Dana Ralph didn’t hesitate to address how…

 

Russian hackers targeted Washington state election systems last year

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday officially…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

 

Kent, state look at local funding options for SR 509

The city of Kent’s contribution to help pay for the extension of…

Former Uber driver pleads not guilty to Kent rape charge

A 28-year-old Seattle man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to second-degree rape…

Kent’s arena now named accesso ShoWare Center

Kent’s ShoWare Center has a new, longer name - the accesso ShoWare…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Sound Transit adds six light rail stations, including Angle Lake, to street performer program

Sound Transit has expanded its street performer program from test sites at…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Kent mayoral candidate Ralph proposes body cameras for police

Dana Ralph, Kent City councilwoman and mayoral candidate, announced in a press…

There’s still time to volunteer for the annual bike and pedestrian count

The state is kicking off a three-day survey to count the number…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Port of Seattle files U.S. Supreme Court brief opposing travel ban

The Port of Seattle has filed an amicus brief with the United…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Kent’s Cultural Communities Board to host City Council, mayoral candidate forums

The city of Kent’s Cultural Communities Board will host candidate forums for…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Study shows potential dam failure could impact more than 25,000 residents

A study commissioned by the King County Flood Control District in the…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Kent Police arrest street racer for reckless driving | Police Blotter

Police arrested a man for investigation of reckless driving after he reportedly…

Kent teacher nominated to KCLS Board of Trustees

Pamela Grad has been nominated to the King County Library System Board…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

King County Sheriff’s Office gets new river rescue boat

As people watch Houston’s recovery from Hurricane Harvey, one of the biggest…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Kent man stabbed at Des Moines McDonald’s

Des Moines Police continue to investigate a stabbing incident on Sunday at…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

KBAC offers candidates forums in October

The Kent Black Action Commission will host two candidates forums in October.…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report | Sept. 10-16

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

  • Sep 18th, 2017

4-alarm SeaTac apartment fire displaces as many as 50 people

A four-alarm apartment fire in the 3600 block of South 180 Street…

  • Sep 16th, 2017

Kent Police investigate multiple shots fired cases over last few weeks

The incidents of shots fired in Kent over the last few weeks…

Drivers can expect South 212th Street, 72nd Avenue lane closures

Construction has been extended to Sept. 22 at 72nd Avenue South and…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Uber driver faces rape charge after Kent attack of woman

A Seattle man has been charged with second-degree rape for allegedly attacking…

Kent proposes $1.3 million in pay hikes for city employees

A total of 157 Kent city employees could be getting pay hikes…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Smoke from wildfires fills Kent skies

Smoke from the Norse Peak fire and other wildfires on Friday near…

Metro to expand bus service in Kent; King County

King County Metro bus riders who take Route 169 in Kent will…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

King County executive submits proposal to get guns away from domestic violence abusers

In a supplemental budget request, King County Executive Dow Constantine proposed an…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report | Sept. 3-9

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

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Kent City Council candidates weigh in on parks funding, B&O tax revenue

City finances, particularly those pertaining to parks and business and occupation (B&O)…

Symetra, Seahawks honor Mill Creek Middle School teacher | Briefs

When Kailey Shepard was helping Seattle Seahawks mascot Blitz raise a “12”…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Consumer Alert: Advice on how to cope with Equifax data breach

Equifax, one of the three major nationwide credit reporting agencies, recently announced…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Pedestrian hit, killed on Kent’s East Hill | UPDATE – Victim identified; woman arrested

A 20-year-old woman arrested Tuesday in Colorado is expected to be extradited…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Shots fired at man near downtown Kent office

Someone fired shots at a man as he walked out of the…

King County executive proposes additional funding for Sheriff’s Office de-escalation training

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Tuesday proposed a special $400,000 appropriation…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

‘Salmon SEEson’ returns: Spot fish coming home to King County rivers and streams

Native salmon – sockeye, chinook, coho and chum, kokanee and pink –…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Husband pleads not guilty to murder charge for stabbing wife

A 54-year-old Kent man on Monday pleaded not guilty to a first-degree…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

New fire chief takes over helm of Puget Sound Fire

The next chapter of Puget Sound Fire begins Monday with new Fire…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Iraqi Community Center of Washington gets the keys to surplus van

King County Council member Dave Upthegrove presented to the staff of Kent’s…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Free outdoor recreation passes available for fourth graders, their families

It’s back to school time. And with the start of the new…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Paving, expansion joint replacement planned this weekend on northbound I-5 at Interurban Avenue, Duwamish River

Work on northbound Interstate 5 will create backups near the Southcenter area…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Farewell to the chief

Schneider retires after 15 years leading fire agency