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Kent’s Taylor Farms Northwest recalls pork carnitas bowl products due to possible salmonella

Taylor Farms Northwest LLC, a Kent establishment, is recalling approximately 276 pounds of ready-to-eat pork carnitas bowl products that contain tomatillos that may be contaminated… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Watch your mailbox for general election ballots

King County Elections on Wednesday mailed ballots to nearly 1.3 million registered voters for the Nov. 6 general election. The department estimates a 60 percent… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

KDP, Partners in Preservation: Main Streets to host open house weekend

Public can learn more about the Morrill Bank building restoration and help it win a preservation grant

Housing complex for homeless to be built on Kent’s West Hill

Project near Lowe’s store east of Pacific Highway South

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Sound Transit plans open house Oct. 18 for new Kent parking garage

Agency wants feedback about second garage for train commuters

KentHOPE’s fundraising gala is Nov. 3

KentHOPE’s Faces of Hope – a dinner and evening of entertainment to benefit homeless women and children – is 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2018

Kent parking violators beware

City plans to add second enforcement officer in 2019

Kent Police to discuss homelessness at Oct. 18 meeting

Community gathering at Neely O’Brien Elementary

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Kent ranks ninth in nation for most car thefts

Nearly 5 cars stolen for every 1,000 residents

Puget Sound Fire warns about misleading solicitation calls

Phone solicitors seek money to support fire departments

  • Oct 12, 2018

Kent man hits girlfriend in head with unopened beer can

Throws it at her during dispute on West Hill

‘Operation Triple Beam Jet City’ results in arrest of 149 gang members in three counties

Kent Police among participating agencies in U.S. Marshals-led task force

Kent driver crashed pickup twice same night as quadruple fatality

All five in truck were drinking after running into Kent hillside

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

Kent woman dies after being struck by vehicle

Late Saturday night on East Hill

Kent YMCA gets $500,000 grant from Boeing employees

Facility expected to open in September 2019