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Kent man fatally shot by officer identified by King County Medical Examiner’s Office

Barraza-Lugo died from multiple gunshot wounds to the side

Sound Transit offers commuter tips with removal of viaduct

Link light rail, Sounder trains

  • Jan 10, 2019

Sky’s the limit

Growing aerospace companies recruit, compete for workers at job fair

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Proposed law would raise age limit for tobacco sales in WA

Lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products

  • Jan 10, 2019
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Seattle area braces for three-week SR 99 closure

Expect more congestion, longer commutes

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King County considers building 44,000 affordable housing units by 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Monday.

State Patrol seeks witnesses to Dec. 18 hit-and-run pedestrian death in Kent

Woman killed waiting to cross street near Highway 167

Kent Black Action Commission to join MLK ‘Day of Action’

Organization offers bus trip option to and from the Olympia rally on Jan. 21

  • Jan 7, 2019

Most Kent schools to reopen on Tuesday

Crestwood, Grass Lake elementary to remain closed after windstorm

  • Jan 7, 2019

Former Kent Police Chief Crawford’s memorial service set for Jan. 12

At The Hope Community Church in Olympia

  • Jan 7, 2019

Pay ’em to play college ball

State Rep. Drew Stokesbary proposes legislation that would allow college athletes at Washington schools to be paid

  • Jan 7, 2019
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Climate change could kill salmon’s sense of smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to coho salmon.

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Jan 7, 2019

Kent Police officer involved in shooting incident

Officer fatally shoots man who fired at police

  • Jan 7, 2019

Power outages, road debris force Kent schools to close Monday

All Kent School District schools are closed Monday because of continued power outages throughout the district and the remaining debris that needs to be cleared… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2019

Mr. Yuk, Washington Poison Center offer poster contest to elementary students

Mr. Yuk and the Washington Poison Center have launched their 13th annual Poison Prevention Poster Contest. Sponsored by Swedish – with the theme: “Mr. Yuk… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2019

Kent Police track down details about pedestrian death, shooting

Parts of Dec. 15 case near East Hill sports bar remain undetermined

Kent City Council sets keeping state-shared mitigation funds as top legislative priority

Other topics include Mill Creek flooding, road projects, street racing