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King County Council takes first steps to making County Code gender-neutral

‘Individual’ to replace ‘he or she’

  • Dec 5, 2017

Two men plead not guilty to killing of man at Golden Kent Motel

Rivers, Swafford each have extensive criminal histories

Kent Police investigate deadly shooting incident at Red Lion | Victim identified|Update

Third fatal shooting in last five weeks

  • Dec 4, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report | Nov. 26-Dec. 2

A weekly look at the number of calls to the Kent-based Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority that serves Kent, Covington and SeaTac: Nov. 26-Dec. 2… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Crews douse empty commercial building fire

What started as a sprinkler water flow alarm (SWFA) on Friday night turned into a commercial fire in the 20100 block of 72 Ave. S.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2017

Kent City Council agrees to pay $3 million for railroad quiet zone

Safety measures would stop train engineers from blowing horn.

Kent adds Chief to Robert E. Lee police building name to limit confusion

City officials emphasize it had nothing to do with Confederate general.

Kent School District gets ready to think with digital ink | Briefs

For the Kent Reporter Finding the right balance between handwriting and keyboarding isn’t easy. School districts throughout the country are challenged to choose between one… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

Kent Mayor Cooke to be honored at Dec. 12 reception

Her 12-year term coming to an end.

  • Dec 1, 2017

Bol bothers survive hard times to find peace, hope in Kent

They fled a civil war half a world away and escaped the ravages of Seattle’s sordid Jungle to find peace and hope. Sober, resolute and… Continue reading

Kent students invited to apply for 2018 Senate Page Program

The Washington State Senate is accepting applications for the 2018 Senate Page Program, where students ages 14 to 16 can spend a week at the… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

Ex-Kent-Meridian office worker pleads not guilty to rape charge

Woman allegedly had sexual relationship with 15-year-old male student.

  • Nov 30, 2017

King County Library System selects new director

Well-regarded librarian brings decades of innovation in diverse communities to King County

  • Nov 30, 2017

Kent city leaders honor Council members Berrios, Higgins

Terms expire at end of year.

  • Nov 30, 2017

Auburn teen faces murder charge in Kent East Hill drug deal gone bad

Payton Mattson, 20, dies of multiple gunshot wounds.

Kent man charged in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Federal Way

Man had history of physically assaulting woman

Reichert, House unanimously pass Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act

Measure would provide resources to officers.

  • Nov 29, 2017