Kent Reporter’s Most Viewed Website Stories of 2017

Crime, business dominate list

Auburn teen Hector Galeano pleads not guilty to murder. FILE PHOTO

Auburn teen Hector Galeano pleads not guilty to murder. FILE PHOTO

Here are the top 10 most viewed stories on the Kent Reporter’s website for 2017, according to Google Analytics:

1

Auburn teen faces murder charge in Kent East Hill drug deal gone bad

Date: Nov. 29

Pageviews: 9,457

2

Uber driver faces rape charge after Kent attack of woman

Date: Sept. 15

Pageviews: 7,511

3

Former Kent bar owner receives prison sentence for tax evasion of $800,000

Date: April 17

Pageviews: 7,108

4

Kent teen fatally shot near West Meeker Street

Date: April 19

Pageviews: 5,419

5

Shopping center to replace Kent’s old Panther Lake school

Date: Feb. 2

Pageviews: 5,399

6

Kent’s Clark Lake Park closes after bear sighting

Date: May 24

Pageviews: 5,398

7

Investigators release update/video about Kent Police shooting of Auburn man

Date: June 29

Pageviews: 5,338

8

Kent’s chances to land Dick’s Drive-In drop; but Sonic coming in 2018

Date: June 12

Pageviews: 4,518

9

Kent promotes West Hill site for new Dick’s Drive-In

Date: April 12

Pageviews: 4,346

10

Kent Police surround East Hill home after shots fired

Date: July 11

Pageviews: 4,219

A couple updates

The developer who proposed to turn the old Panther Lake school into a shopping center withdrew the plans. Dick’s Drive-In announced it would build a new location on Kent’s West Hill.

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