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Kent prepares to put par 3 golf course up for sale

Riverbend faces a $2.6 million debt, capital investments of at least $6 million and operating deficits of about $300,000 per year. City officials hope to sell the par 3 to cover the debt as well as the capital improvements needed on the 18-hole course.  - Mark Klaas, Kent Reporter
  • Aug 28, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Sep 1, 2014 at 11:03AM

The city of Kent will take the next steps to market its Riverbend par 3 golf course property after the City Council unanimously approved rezoning the 24-acre site along the Green River.

 

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Kent school traffic cameras catch nearly 5,000 speeding drivers

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Sep 1, 2014 at 11:04AM

Nearly 5,000 drivers were caught speeding in two Kent school zones during the first six months of the city's new traffic camera program.

Traffic collision claims life of 13-year-old girl; vehicle strikes family as they attempt to cross Pacific Highway

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Aug 31, 2014 at 12:26AM

Kent Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a tragic traffic collision that took the life of a pedestrian in the roadway.

Judge agrees with Attorney General's opinion, upholds I-502 against challenge

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:48PM

The Attorney General's Office today presented arguments in MMH, LLC v. Fife in Pierce County Superior Court before Judge Culpepper. Solicitor General Noah Purcell gave oral arguments on behalf of the AGO.

School officials mum about grievance against Mill Creek

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 7:00PM

The Kent Education Association and Kent School District have remained quiet about potential ways to resolve the KEA's grievance against Mill Creek Middle School.

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