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‘Telling Our Stories Art, Social Justice & Superheroes’ coming to Daniel Elementary

Daniel Elementary School hosts Diversity Appreciation Night on Thursday, Sept. 27, featuring “Telling Our Stories Art, Social Justice and Superheroes.” The program begins at 6:30… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Morris suspends his King County prosecuting attorney race due to medical reasons

Only challenger against Prosecuting Attorney Satterberg

South King County candidates forum to feature community stories, issues

Washington CAN (Community Action Network) is partnering with community organizations to host a South King County candidate forum on Wednesday, Sept. 26, for candidates running… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Kent City Councilman Thomas continues fight against diabetes

Returns to council for two straight meetings after long absence

State Patrol bust nine in prostitution sting at Federal Way I-5 rest area

Rest stop just south of Wild Waves near South 369th Street

Area firefighters responded and extinguished a three-alarm fire that damaged a welding and fabrication shop in Kent early Thursday morning. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority

Overnight fire damages commercial welding shop in Kent

No injuries to firefighters or residents; a second business also involved

  • Sep 21, 2018
Area firefighters responded and extinguished a three-alarm fire that damaged a welding and fabrication shop in Kent early Thursday morning. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority
Democratic incumbent Rep. Adam Smith of Washington’s 9th Congressional District (right) and challenger Sarah Smith discuss the issues facing the district during a forum the Mirror hosted on Sept. 19. Andy Hobbs/staff photo

Smith vs. Smith: Two Democrats clash in 9th Congressional District forum

Democratic socialist Sarah Smith seeks ‘bold new progressive vision’ in bid to replace incumbent Adam Smith.

Democratic incumbent Rep. Adam Smith of Washington’s 9th Congressional District (right) and challenger Sarah Smith discuss the issues facing the district during a forum the Mirror hosted on Sept. 19. Andy Hobbs/staff photo

Kent Police arrest 75 during summer emphasis patrols against street racers

Assistant chief says ‘We definitely put a dent in illegal street racing’

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Sep 19, 2018

Mayor presents proposed 2019-20 budget to City Council on Sept. 25

Mayor Dana Ralph presents her proposed 2019-20 budget to the Kent City Council at a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

Cities of Kent, Federal Way offer grant funding for human service providers

Dollars must support under-represented/resourced populations

Kent Police arrest man after struggle with four officers

Man reportedly resisted arrest during two tussles on East Hill

Gerstman chosen as vice president at Highline College

Higher ed, fundraising veteran to join leadership team

  • Sep 17, 2018

World War II veterans are special guests at breakfast

World War II veterans attended a quarterly breakfast sponsored by the Muckelshoot Casino and Inter-Tribal Warriors Society on Saturday, Sept. 15. From left: Donald Hason,… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2018

Fire damages Vietnamese restaurant in north Kent

Sprinkler system helps contain fire to kitchen late Sunday night

Kent School District reveals site for new elementary school

To be constructed at Mountain View Academy site; old Panther Lake school to be rebuilt

Kent group persists in effort to bring tax relief to seniors

Dale Brantner’s property tax statement from King County epitomized the Kent man’s frustration. About half of his $5,585.90 tax bill this year supports schools. His… Continue reading

Immigrant youth vulnerable to abuse in Puget Sound area centers

Federally-funded facilities struggle to maintain health and safety of minors stuck in limbo