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Kent Association of Paraeducators sets rally for Wednesday, Aug. 22

The Kent Association of Paraeducators is holding a rally Wednesday, Aug. 22, outside the Kent School District Office, 12033 SE 256th St. The rally runs… Continue reading

Police to increase DUI patrols Aug. 17 to Sept. 3

In Kent and across the state

Top level of Kent Station parking garage closed for repairs

Project to take about three weeks

Levy generates $118,000 worth of improvements to Auburn Senior Activity Center

King County distributes funds to 38 organizations

Kent man, 62, arrested for vehicular assault in I-5 crash

Early Sunday morning in Seattle

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Aug 13, 2018

Kent man, 22, dies in Chelan County car crash

Early Sunday morning on Blewett Pass

Kent teachers rally for better pay as negotiations reach critical stage | Update

Union, district gather in last planned bargaining session; talks bring no resolution; strike remains a possibility

Firefighters put out a fire that damaged a commercial business in Kent overnight. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound RFA

Fire damages Kent commercial building

A fire damaged a single-story commercial building in Kent early Sunday morning in the 7400 block of South 212 Street, the Puget Sound Regional Fire… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2018
Firefighters put out a fire that damaged a commercial business in Kent overnight. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound RFA

Fill the bus: CISK leads sixth annual School Supply Drive

Communities In Schools of Kent is leading the sixth annual School Supply Drive for students entering kindergarten through the 12th grade. The public is encouraged… Continue reading

Kent Senior Center missing from county’s $3.5 millon distribution to 38 groups

City doesn’t apply for funds; neighboring towns part of list

Kent firefighters douse two structure fires that struck almost simultaneously

No one injured in separate fires at paper shredding company and a house

  • Aug 10, 2018

Kent’s James Street hill commute route open again | Update

Concrete surface installed during 20-day closure

Driver remains under investigation in Pacific Highway death

Pedestrian killed July 25 in Kent; no charges yet

Meet Kent Mayor Ralph for coffee on Aug. 29

Informal gathering chance to ask mayor questions about city

Rossi and Schrier lead 8th Congressional District race

Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier are the top two finishers in the Aug. 7 primary race for U.S. Representative in Washington’s 8th Congressional… Continue reading

Local races: Fain, incumbents moving on

With half of the seats in the state Senate and every seat in the state House up for grabs, Democrats and Republicans appear to be… Continue reading

Adam Smith beats Democratic challenger in 9th Congressional District

The 9th Congressional District — spanning from Southeast Seattle and Bellevue down to Federal Way and Tacoma — is a reliably safe Democratic district that… Continue reading

Primary results chart | Election 2018

State, federal races

  • Aug 7, 2018

Injured teen brought to safety in Green River Gorge rescue

A teenage boy was rescued Tuesday afternoon after suffering injuries while jumping into the Green River, near the Green River Gorge Resort, authorities said. The… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2018