Kent might ask voters for new police headquarters

Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas says crowded conditions at police headquarters has led to dividers installed in the middle of hallways to help create more desk space. - STEVE HUNTER, Kent Reporter
  • Apr 23, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Kent City Council might ask voters to approve construction of a new police headquarters with a property tax increase.


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King County officials plan Metro Transit cuts in fall

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 5:12PM

With the defeat of King County Transportation District Proposition 1, King County officials plan to prepare for a reduction in transit service starting this fall.

Meridian Middle School science students capture top excellence award for third straight year

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:33PM

Two busloads of 64 enthusiastic science students, a Kent School District record, attended the 57th annual Washington State Science and Engineering Fair (WSSEF) on April 5 at Bremerton High School.

Celebration of Mark Prothero's life set for May 10

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:31PM

A celebration of Mark Prothero's life is Saturday, May 10 at the Kentwood High School Commons, 25800 164th Ave. SE, Covington. The open house is from 1 to 5 p.m.

Voters rejection of Metro Transit measure to impact Kent

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Fewer Metro Transit buses will run in Kent and city crews will repair fewer streets after voters rejected King County's Metro Transit and roads Proposition No. 1.

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