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Kent City Council to interview candidates for vacant seat June 12

Seven up for position to replace Budell

Students to be recognized at Kent’s Community Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Event May 29 at Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center

  • May 23, 2018

Summer Recycling Collection Event comes to Kent Phoenix Academy on June 2

Kent’s annual Summer Recycling Collection Event is Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kent Phoenix Academy, 11000 SE 264 St. Bring… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018

Local candidates file for state, federal offices

Stober decides against running for House seat

  • May 22, 2018

Shumway to challenge Sullivan for District 47 House seat

Kent resident wants to reign in spending in Olympia

  • May 22, 2018

Kent man is making a move after $200,000 lottery win

Thanks to a recent $200,000 “Big Money” Scratch win, a Kent man is celebrating his way to a new home. The man, who has asked… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

Kent to receive funding for homeless programs from King County

Grant of $193,673 to Community Engagement Center

  • May 22, 2018

Presidential history as he saw it

Harold Hill, a former Auburn and Kent resident, served 3 administrations

Puget Sound Fire call report

Number, type of incidents

  • May 21, 2018

Kent Parks, Rec and Community Services Department receives $25,000 healthy out-of-school time grant

To support access to healthy food and increase physical activity

  • May 19, 2018

Raids made on multiple illegal grow houses in investigation of international money laundering and interstate marijuana trafficking

Over the last few days investigators executed search warrants at 17 different Puget Sound area locations, and a commercial property in New Jersey, in connection… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2018

Kent Area PTSA Council awards winners at dinner

The Kent Area PTSA Council held its annual awards dinner at the Kent Event Center on May 11. Award winners from Kent School District schools… Continue reading

Kent Mayor Ralph decides against bringing back police measure to voters

No utility tax hike proposal to hire more officers

Changing of chiefs surprises Kent Police union

But president says ‘morale improved’ with Padilla promotion

This petroleum refinery in Anacortes is run by Shell, one of the defendants in the suit brought by King County. Photo by Walter Siegmund/Wikipedia Commons

Can King County win its lawsuit against Big Oil?

Legal experts think past lawsuits against the tobacco industry increase the odds of a favorable outcome.

This petroleum refinery in Anacortes is run by Shell, one of the defendants in the suit brought by King County. Photo by Walter Siegmund/Wikipedia Commons

Padilla ‘thrilled’ to take over as Kent Police chief

‘My top priority is to keep us safe’

Paradise Parking Plots Community Garden ready to blossom

Public embraces grant-funded community project at grand opening

  • May 16, 2018

Kent Police arrest 22 during street racing crackdown

Officers impound 17 vehicles

Des Moines hires Thomas as police chief one week after leaving Kent job

City moves quickly to bring on former Kent chief

Governor and Secretary of State to fund statewide prepaid ballot postage

King County, however, won’t get any of that money.