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How did accused killer escape custody at Harborview?

Man charged in Kent murder sheds restraints, runs from armed guards

Safe consumption part 3: The opposite of addiction

Final episode of our three-part series on controversial supervised consumption sites

City of Kent decides on full closure of James Street for repairs

Residents choose 20-day full shutdown to 60-day, one-lane use

Access to opioid addiction medication remains limited in King County

Patients in South King County and Eastside face bigger barriers to treatment

Call it a garden party

Volunteers dig in, help community plots grow, embrace the environment

  • Jul 5, 2018

A boy, an officer and a bicycle

Kent Police officer gives boy a new bike

Man – accused of killing girlfriend in Kent – shot, injured during escape

King County jail guard shoots Herrin after he flees from Harborview Medical Center

Kent to build roundabout at Willis Street, Fourth Avenue

State DOT to pay for $3 million project

Two longtime Kent Police officers retire

Tracey Padilla, Steve Holt combined for 58 years on force

Kent man grabs ex-girlfriend by her dress, pushes her into fence

Officers arrest man for assault

Puget Sound Fire call report

Number, type of incidents

  • Jul 2, 2018

Kent apartment rents up for eighth straight month

Median monthly rent $1,460 for one-bedroom unit

Kent City Councilman Thomas wants to remove fireworks ban

‘We went too far, too fast’

Don’t expect a cop to respond to minor crimes in Kent

Police chief says residents will need to file online reports for certain incidents

Safe Consumption Part 2: The Site

Lots of people in the Seattle area look to Vancouver for an example of what works, or what doesn’t.

History takes rightful place on the wall

Descriptive, interpretive plaques adorn vintage buildings throughout downtown Kent

Construction starts on YMCA in Kent

New facility to open by fall 2019

Reminder: DOL to begin new marking on all standard-issue driver licenses and ID cards

Effort starts July 1 to help bring state into compliance with REAL ID Act

  • Jun 29, 2018

Kent fire, police investigate woman for possibly starting house fire

Blaze broke out early Thursday morning