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Kent’s Mayor Ralph to give State of the City address April 26

Speech set for Council Chambers at City Hall

  • Apr 18, 2018

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

Kent officer fires Taser to stop fleeing suspect

Man shot while climbing fence during pursuit

Puget Sound Fire call report

Number, type of incidents

  • Apr 16, 2018

Heartfelt banner for the Broncos

T-Bird fans sign messages to support Saskatchewan junior hockey organization mourning 16 bus crash victims

King County Sheriff’s deputies to carry naloxone

All 450 deputies are slated carry the heroin overdose antidote by mid-summer.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Kent April 28

Effort to reduce drug misuse targets unused prescriptions

  • Apr 13, 2018

Kent Police Department sets ‘Coffee with the Chief’ meeting

April 18 at Dilettante Cafe

  • Apr 13, 2018

City of Kent works on strategic plan to rank capital projects

Criteria to help prioritize where funds are spent

SmileMobile coming to Kent on April 23-May 4

Service offers dental examinations and treatment to children, teens and pregnant women

  • Apr 13, 2018

Critics say draft plan from county task force on homelessness underwhelms

One Table’s first stab at recommendations leaves some members calling for a bolder, clearly financed plan.

Number of homeless students in state hits new high

40,934 statewide; Kent School District total 509

  • Apr 12, 2018

Kent to recognize Budell as she leaves City Council

Ceremony Tuesday at City Hall

  • Apr 12, 2018

Police training set for Friday at Kent’s ShoWare Center

Expect to see many officers, vehicles

  • Apr 12, 2018

Residents rally for leadership accountability in Kent School District

Residents hit the pavement outside Kent School District HQ calling for superintendent’s resignation, money for their schools

  • Apr 12, 2018