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City of Kent says ‘matter closed’ over complaint about police actions during summer demonstration

Groups oppose treatment of protesters at Planned Parenthood rally

King County executive reforms police deadly force inquest process

Pending cases include Kent, Auburn shootings

Free talks to mark Indigenous Peoples Day at Highline College

The public is invited to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, Oct. 8 at Highline College. Two Native presenters will offer their unique perspectives. Both… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018
Green River College President Suzanne Johnson does not dispute a 2017 review that found the school had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, but said the college would appeal the Department of Education’s hefty fine of $574,500. FILE PHOTO

Green River College fined $574,500 for violations

Department of Education’s review found school failed to report crime statistics and inform the public

Green River College President Suzanne Johnson does not dispute a 2017 review that found the school had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, but said the college would appeal the Department of Education’s hefty fine of $574,500. FILE PHOTO

Kent’s HAWKtoberfest

The 12s flock to downtown Kent for a car show, celebration | PHOTOS

  • Oct 3, 2018
State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Seattle woman claims Sen. Fain raped her 11 years ago

Senator denies allegations, asks for full investigation

State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

LGBTQIA Week provides support, raises awareness at Highline College

Resource fair features more than 50 community organizations and on-campus services

  • Oct 3, 2018

Man threatens to shoot estranged wife at Kent apartment

Officers handcuff man after short struggle

Light rail service through Tukwila to be disrupted this weekend for track repairs

Shuttle bus to run during Saturday closure

  • Oct 2, 2018

Kent semi driver reportedly causes eight-vehicle crash near Cle Elum

Nobody injured but I-90 closed for six hours

Executive Dow Constantine proposes $11.6 Billion budget

With King County’s finances already stretched thin, Constantine’s budget largely maintains current services while making investments in transit, law enforcement, and juvenile justice reform.

Secure gun storage ordinance approved by King County Council

A Bellevue-based gun rights group has already vowed legal action in response.

City says BNSF Railway stuck crossing gate incidents declining

Despite last week’s delay, system running smoother

Puget Sound Fire call report

Number, type of incidents

  • Oct 1, 2018
A fire damaged a Kent home late Saturday, but no one was hurt. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.

Fire scorches, damages Kent home; no one is hurt

Firefighters from the Puget Sound and Renton regional fire authorities responded to and exinguished a house fire in the 11400 block of Southeast 217 Street… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2018
A fire damaged a Kent home late Saturday, but no one was hurt. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.
State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Seattle woman claims Sen. Fain raped her 11 years ago

Senator denies allegations, asks for full investigation

State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Kent’s Fall Recycling Collection Event set for Oct. 20

Bring items to Hogan Park at Russell Road

  • Sep 28, 2018

City of Kent looks to train detectives to investigate fires

Talks ongoing with Puget Sound Fire about new agreement