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Green River floods may be gone (for now), but they’re not forgotten

King County is looking at ways to increase protection in the Kent valley.

Eastside church sues state on International Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage

The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is classified as a hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center

BeMiller resigns as city of Kent finance director

Job, hours caused too much stress

Sen. Entenman passes bill to ensure younger students receive high school diploma

For many students, the Running Start program is a valuable way to get a head start on college credits or obtain an associate degree. But… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2019

City of Kent receives excellence in financial reporting award

From the Government Finance Officers Association

  • Mar 7, 2019

Violent pimp with Kent, Auburn links convicted of human trafficking

Taylor controlled victims with violence, threats, drugs

Group offers retirement seminar to public school employees past and present

Retirement planning is hard work – it isn’t as easy as it seems. A group of retired school employees from Washington State School Retirees Association’s… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2019

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Mar 7, 2019

State House approves Orwall bill to clear untested rape kit backlog

More than 8,000 kits in police custody statewide

  • Mar 7, 2019
Children can explore and create things at the 30th annual Kent Kids’ Arts Day, Saturday, March 9 at the Kent Commons. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Celebrate kids’ creativity at Kent Kids’ Arts Day on Saturday, March 9

Event features hands-on projects, music and dance

  • Mar 6, 2019
Children can explore and create things at the 30th annual Kent Kids’ Arts Day, Saturday, March 9 at the Kent Commons. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Emerald Park Elementary School’s VanHoomissen honored as Teacher of the Year

Emerald Park Elementary School’s David VanHoomissen is the 2019 Kent School District Teacher of the Year. VanHoomissen, who teaches sixth grade, has been an educator… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

Kent city leaders fire away at Sound Transit staff about light rail maintenance facility

Mayor, council want more details about proposed sites

Senate passes Das bill to ban single-use plastic bags

Measure goes to House next

  • Mar 6, 2019

Kent disputes Sound Transit’s cost estimate to build light rail yard on former landfill

City plans to hire consultant to come up with calculation

Rahman to run for Kent City Council

Farah, Bhullar also are candidates along with 3 incumbents

Lumber crashes through vehicle’s windshield in Kent

Man suffers only scratches from unsecured load along Highway 167

Kent officers use undercover sting to arrest men seeking prostitutes

Ads placed on website for men to meet women at local motels

Believe, Achieve, and Thrive program comes to Kent on March 9

The Community Network Council hosts Believe, Achieve, and Thrive – a youth and family celebration – on Saturday, March 9 at Kent Masonic Hall, 805… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Orwall bill expands K-12 language interpretation services

More than 200 languages spoken in state’s public schools

  • Mar 4, 2019
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Ferguson contacts WA sheriffs about enforcing gun control measure

Letter addresses points of confusion over Initiative 1639

  • Mar 4, 2019
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