Kent City Council committee extends ShoWare Center operator's contract

A Kent City Council committee agreed to extend the SMG contract to operate the ShoWare Center. - Kent Reporter, file photo
  • Oct 24, 2014 at 12:41PM

A Kent City Council committee approved a proposal to extend for as many as 10 years a contract with Philadelphia-based SMG to market and operate the city-owned ShoWare Center.


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New teachers at Kent-Meridian learn how to work with students beyond what they were told in textbooks

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Oct 25, 2014 at 12:49PM

While experienced teachers at the Kent School District know their way around a classroom, it's a different experience for those who are brand new.

Boeing pays Kent B&O tax except for one waiver

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Oct 25, 2014 at 12:49PM

Boeing of Kent pays the city's business and occupation (B&O) tax except for a waiver for its research and development work for the federal government.

Marysville Globe

2 die in shooting at Marysville high school

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 10:46PM

MARYSVILLE — The shooter and one of his victims died Oct. 24 when a freshman opened fire in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria at 10:39 a.m.

Renton Reporter

Preparing for the worst: Valley Medical Center staff preps for possibility of Ebola

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:15PM

Officials believe it is unlikely the disease will make its way to South King County, but hospital officials are taking no chances, just in case.

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