Here are the top 10 most viewed stories on the Kent Reporter’s website for 2018, according to Google Analytics:
Date: Nov. 13
Summary: Marty Kime found guilty of second-degree murder in the Kent drive-by shooting of 1-year-old Malijha Grant in April 2015.
Date: June 22
Summary: Giovanni D. Herrin charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting Karyme Barreto-Sabalza, 18, once in the head and leaving her on a trail to die during the evening of June 16 at Salt Air Vista Park, 24615 26th Place S., on the West Hill.
Date: Nov. 19
Summary: Boeing plans to transfer employees from other Puget Sound-area job sites.
Date: Jan. 4
Summary: Details emerge about Sonic opening on the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent-Kangley Road. Sonic opened in June.
Date: Sept. 28
Summary: Another burger joint nears opening in Kent on the West Hill. Dick’s opened Dec. 12 along Pacific Highway South.
Date: Nov. 6
Summary: Kent Police released the names and addresses of the 18 massage parlors that the city shut down for violating city and state licensing requirements and allegedly serving as fronts for prostitution.
Date: June 5
Summary: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 14-year-old boy for investigation of felony harassment after he allegedly posted a threat to “shoot up a school lunchroom,” at Kentwood High School.
Date: May 16
Summary: Drivers busted for investigation of second-degree criminal trespassing during a crackdown on illegal street racing on the industrial streets and parking lots at the north end of the city.
Date: July 10
Summary: Giovanni D. Herrin, 19, entered the plea to the first-degree murder charge for reportedly shooting Karyme Barreto-Sabalza June 16 on the West Hill.
Date: Dec. 10
Summary: The Seattle-based local chain opened Dec. 12 on the West Hill.