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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

911 call at school prompts mom to speak out about safety in Federal Way district

District, Kent Police determine there is no evidence of kill list or threat to school

Kent house fire displaces four

Early Thursday morning blaze

Historical river landing markers find safe ground

Volunteers help make monument of Green River’s past possible

Cleanup on Aisle Kent

Man and his litter buggy are busy tidying downtown streets

Kent School District enrollment down from 2017-18 school year

Enrollment in the Kent School District is down 603 students in September compared to a year ago when classes began, the district reported this week.… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2018

Kent Mayor Ralph’s city budget proposes higher B&O taxes

Says increase necessary to make up for loss of state-shared revenue

Construction vs Cancer of Washington, a family festival, comes to Maple Valley

The American Cancer Society and construction industry present Construction vs Cancer of Washington, a family festival, on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 2… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2018

Uber to pay $2.2 million to its Washington drivers over 2016 data breach

State Attorney General Ferguson announces settlement

  • Sep 26, 2018

Locked up and poor

King County courts use money bail to incarcerate defendants before trial. Should the system be reformed?

BNSF railroad crossing arms stuck in down position throughout Kent

Traffic delays late Tuesday afternoon

  • Sep 25, 2018

Former Kentridge High basketball player among three new Kent Police officers

Robinson earned Super Sub Award for Chargers in 2006

Driver stops, speeds off twice before Kent officers catch him

Pursuit on East Hill streets