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It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

Kent apartment rents up for third consecutive month

December rates up 4.6 percent from same month in 2017

Kent Reporter’s most viewed website stories of 2018

Crime, jobs, burgers top list

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Dec 31, 2018

Strong winds could hit Kent on Saturday

20 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph

  • Dec 30, 2018

Bella, Luna lead list of King County’s most popular dog, cat names

Six of top 10 names on both lists

  • Dec 28, 2018

Choate brings cheer to Kent Food Bank

Compassionate leader meets the challenge of feeding the hungry, helping her community

911 services may not work

Click here to find out what numbers to call if you have an emergency.

State Supreme Court upholds King County youth jail levy

The decision, issued Dec. 27, sided with King County and allows it to keep collecting revenue.

Toys for Joy collects more than 5,000 toys

Firefighters, food bank help area families during the season of giving

City of Kent needs another $11.6 million for South 228th/224th corridor projects

Grants cover most of grade separation, 224th extension

Man dies when vehicle goes over Kent embankment on Scenic Hill

Police trying to determine what led to Sunday accident

New 22-home subdivision approved for Kent’s East Hill

Near 108th Avenue SE and SE 264th Street

Metro to offer free bus rides New Year’s Eve

Buses to be added to routes

  • Dec 26, 2018
COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound RFA

Update: Kent Valley Ice Centre reopens after Sunday electrical fire

Public ice skating sessions each day this week

  • Dec 24, 2018
COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound RFA

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Dec 24, 2018

Hub of positive change

Criminal investigator trains tomorrow’s bike mechanics in converted downtown Kent shop

Jim House and Michelle Torresdiaz demonstrate King County’s new Text to 911 service on Dec. 20. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

King County launches text to 911 service

The service will help the hearing impaired and those experiencing domestic violence.

Jim House and Michelle Torresdiaz demonstrate King County’s new Text to 911 service on Dec. 20. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo