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New regional homeless count shows 4 percent increase

The spike in the unsheltered population in the 2018 count is driven primarily by an increase of people living in cars, RVs, or vans.

Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs names Thomas president

Now Des Moines chief after leaving Kent

  • Jun 1, 2018

Kent apartment rents up 4.3 percent from last year

Increase for seventh straight month

  • Jun 1, 2018

Kent’s Neighborhood Councils eligible to apply for matching grants

Funds can be used for community improvements

  • Jun 1, 2018

City of Kent plans to cap school impact fees charged to developers

Dispute continues with Federal Way Public Schools

Two women face criminal assistance charges in Kent bar shooting

Man fled after wounding girlfriend at Gator’s Sports Bar in November

Taking the wheel

Kent’s Public Works Day allows children to climb aboard equipment

Overnight lane, ramp closures set for the SR 167-I-405 interchange area during next two weeks

For the Reporter Late-night drivers who use northbound State Route 167 to access Rainier Avenue South and northbound Interstate 405 in Renton near the I-405/SR… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2018
Developed by Seattle & King County Public Health, the FLASH sex education high school curriculum is used by every district in the county. Photo courtesy King County

King County wins sex ed funding case

Officials are “ecstatic” that the court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to withhold research funds.

Developed by Seattle & King County Public Health, the FLASH sex education high school curriculum is used by every district in the county. Photo courtesy King County

City of Kent executive severance agreements explain payouts

Police chief, economic director receive total of $274,080

John Mosby. COURTESY PHOTO

Highline College selects Mosby as new president

10-month search ends in unanimous vote by school trustees

  • May 31, 2018
John Mosby. COURTESY PHOTO

Kent group forming to seek city tax freeze for senior citizens |Update

Meeting set for June 3 at Golden Steer restaurant; RSVP if attending

King County assessor sends out property valuation notices

Values up 10 to 15 percent

  • May 30, 2018

Girl, 15, injured in drive-by shooting on Kent’s East Hill

Detectives seek leads about Sunday afternoon incident

  • May 29, 2018

Remembering the fallen, honoring those who serve in harm’s way

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to military men and women of today and yesterday at Tahoma National Cemetery

Inslee appoints Rajul to King County Superior Court

Moving up from senior deputy prosecuting attorney job

  • May 29, 2018

Kent Arts Commission to dedicate art on traffic signal controller boxes

Mayor Ralph to participate in May 30 ceremony

  • May 29, 2018

Puget Sound Fire call report

Number, type of incidents

  • May 29, 2018

Swoopes hoops it up

Seahawk tight end visits Kent community for career fair

  • May 29, 2018