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Mobile crane crashes on I-5 near Kent

Accident by Southcenter caused 5-mile backups northbound.

  • Dec 27, 2017

Kent Police seek witnesses in brutal hotel attack of man

Man dies from injuries in Dec. 15 assault outside Hawthorn Suites

  • Dec 26, 2017

Metro to offer free bus rides New Year’s Eve

From 4 a.m. Dec. 31 to 4 a.m. Jan. 1

  • Dec 26, 2017

Snowy weather kept Kent fire crews busy

Numerous minor traffic accidents on slippery streets

  • Dec 26, 2017

Kent apartment rents jump 6.8 percent compared to 2016

Two-bedroom unit median rate at $1,740

  • Dec 26, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report

Numbers, types of incidents

  • Dec 26, 2017

Kent’s Toys for Joy program collects 4,435 toys, 612 stuffed animals

Holiday season brighter for families in need

  • Dec 22, 2017

Sound Transit Board approves 2018 budget; two projects to impact Kent

Funds for light rail extension, Sounder parking garage.

  • Dec 22, 2017

Museum of Flight accepting student and teacher applications for high school STEM summer programs

Feb. 16 is student deadline for museum’s Western Aerospace Scholars Sophomore program; teacher applications due Feb. 2

  • Dec 21, 2017

Expect Kent YMCA rates to be higher than private clubs

City, Y officials say facility will offer much more to members.

King County assessor calls Trump tax plan a ‘rip-off for King County’

Wilson says middle class, lower income families to pay for wealthy tax breaks

  • Dec 21, 2017

Toys express

Les Schwab Tire Center Toy Drive collects 40,000 toys for needy kids

King County executive releases top 17 accomplishments in 2017

Transition to battery-powered buses leads the list.

  • Dec 20, 2017

Kent city leaders set priorities for 2018 legislative agenda

Streamlined sales tax mitigation remains atop list

  • Dec 20, 2017

Sen. Murray says tax cuts to benefit ‘ultra-wealthy and Trump family’

Claims Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid endangered

  • Dec 20, 2017

Influenza on the rise in Washington; health officials say ‘get vaccinated now’

Influenza illnesses are increasing and health officials at the Washington State Department of Health urge Washingtonians to get a flu shot now. Officials also want… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017

King County Medical Examiner’s Office report: What we learned from those who died in 2016

2,494 deaths show trends in homicides, drug overdoses, traffic fatalities.

  • Dec 19, 2017

Reichert calls tax cuts ‘truly historic’

House approves bill Tuesday.

  • Dec 19, 2017

Kent officers bust bar-fighting brothers on East Hill

Man punches security guard in face at Sam’s Sports Bar.

Fire damages Kent commercial building

In 22600 block of 88th Avenue South

  • Dec 18, 2017