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King County Council cuts proposed funds for Kent’s ShoWare Center

Initial plan included $2.2 million for city-owned arena

Age Wave Candidates Forum set for Tukwila Village on Sept. 14

AARP WA hosts an Age Wave Candidates Forum for South King County on Friday, Sept. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m., at The Sullivan Center… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2018

WSDOT, State Patrol to conduct a five-day HOV emphasis Sept. 10-14.

Effort to include 14 motorcycle troopers working tri-county area

  • Sep 6, 2018
Kent Association of Paraeducators members rally outside the Kent School District Office on Aug. 22. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent paraeducators seek support in bid for better pay

Union, school district continue to bargain

Kent Association of Paraeducators members rally outside the Kent School District Office on Aug. 22. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Sound Publishing to stage Smith vs. Smith forum on Sept. 19

9th Congressional District candidates to meet at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club, Federal Way

  • Sep 6, 2018

Kent considers installing red-light cameras at six intersections

Feasibility study continues about costs, revenue

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Sep 4, 2018
Kent Association of Paraeducators members rally outside the Kent School District Office on Aug. 22. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent paraeducators seek support in bid for better pay

Union urges members to gather for bargaining session Wednesday

Kent Association of Paraeducators members rally outside the Kent School District Office on Aug. 22. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kentridge freshman strives to give back to community

Matautia spoke at WE Day Seattle in May and has participated in a number of fundraisiers.

Department of Ecology: Kent cleanup site passes review

Ongoing containment and treatment of contaminated groundwater at the BSB Diversified site in Kent at at 8202 S 200th St., continues to protect public health… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Kent seeks to buy wind, solar power from PSE

Green Direct program would reduce city’s carbon footprint

Kent Friends of the Library hosts book sale Sept 14, 15, 16

Kent Friends of the Library presents its annual book sale on Sept 14, 15, 16, at the Kent Library, 212 Second Ave. N., Kent. Hours… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2018

Registration begins for Fall Community Police Academy

The Kent Police Department is accepting applications for the Fall Community Police Academy. Classes are Wednesday evenings, from 6:30 to 9, for 10 weeks, beginning… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2018

‘Hands of Unity’

Kent artist paints a colorful, meaningful mural to share with others

  • Aug 30, 2018

Kent Police to wear body cameras during pilot program

Plan could expand to entire force next year

Kent School District, teachers reach contract agreement | UPDATE

Educators to get 10 percent pay raise this year, 4.5 percent the next; deal averts possible strike; classes begin Thursday

CERT training available

The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority and the Office of Emergency Management are offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. The eight-week program begins Sept.… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2018

Honoring ‘the face of Kentridge’

Baseball field named in tribute to school’s late athletic director

City employees donate school supplies, cash to Kent-Meridian High School

Mayor, staff deliver boxes of school supplies and 40 backpacks

  • Aug 28, 2018