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  • Aug 27, 2018

Kent School Board adopts budget; disappointed, angry teachers demand better wages

Decision ensures district financial plan meets state’s Aug. 31 deadline, but the likelihood of a strike looms

School board clarifies: panel approved rollover, addendum to superintendent’s contract

The Kent School District Board of Directors approved a rollover and addendum to Superintendent Calvin Watts’ contract – not an extension – according to a… Continue reading

Kent’s YMCA on target for September 2019 opening on East Hill

Fundraising about $2.5 million shy of goal; Boeing donates $500,000

City seeks volunteers for litter cleanup on Sept. 15

‘Team Up 2 Clean Up Kent’ locations downtown, East Hill

Eric Anderson Memorial Field to be dedicated in ceremony Saturday

Baseball diamond at Petrovitsky Park honors ‘the face of Kentridge’

Kent School District hosts budget public hearing continuation Friday

The Kent School Board continues its work on the 2018-19 budget with a special session and public testimony period at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Crews wrap up brush fire near Highway 18

Fire broke out Aug. 19

Kent School Board extends superintendent’s contract despite public outcry

Board rejects proposed budget; teachers continue plea for higher pay

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  • Aug 23, 2018

City of Kent starts work on $7 million Downey Farmstead Restoration Project

Changes include large-scale salmon habitat, additional flood storage

Kent City Councilman Thomas fights infection from cut toe | Update

Doctors amputate leg below knee; remains on medication to kill bacteria

Counting on volunteers to tally people who walk and bike

Statewide partnership preparing for annual count Sept. 25-27

  • Aug 22, 2018

City of Kent seeks applicants for tourism grants

Funds to help promote city as business, leisure destination

Teachers remain unified in seeking better pay as negotiations continue under the cloud of a possible strike. MARK KLAAS, Auburn Reporter

No progress reported in teachers’ fight for better salaries

Paraeducators to rally Wednesday

Teachers remain unified in seeking better pay as negotiations continue under the cloud of a possible strike. MARK KLAAS, Auburn Reporter

Strike to impact a number of Kent construction projects

For the Reporter A majority of Western Washington members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 302 (IUOE) voted to strike early Tuesday morning,… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

Sheriff’s Office seeks help to find suspect in attempted kidnapping/sexual assault case

Girl, 16, attacked along South 272nd Street near Kent

Kent Police help children celebrate Chief for a Day

Motorcade travels through town with kids from 35 agencies

Kent officers catch man after car, foot chase

Pursuit starts, stops as driver hits 70 mph along West Meeker Street