SeaTac girl pleads guilty to hit-and-run murder of Maple Valley man

Judge sentences the 17-year-old to remain in custody until she turns 21; maximum allowed by law


Northwest Kidney Centers opening Panther Lake location in Kent

Open house set for 2-4 p.m. Thursday, March 30

Bulgogi lunch plate special with stir-fried udon noodles and vegetables.

Iron Pot makes a quick and tasty Korean lunch in Kent

Recently, I made my first trip to a downtown Kent food spot for delicious Korean food at Iron Pot, 222… Continue reading

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Audit finds accountability issues in King County’s equity and social justices programs

Auditors say the county lacks progress tracking, clearly defined roles and accountability measures.

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Kent man faces murder charge in 2022 Auburn case of man found shot

The two men apparently were friends; man found inside vehicle


Kent-based T-Birds set win record; clinch top playoff seed

Seattle defeats Kamloops 6-3 for 53rd victory

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Good old-fashioned lawyer lends a hand with problems big and small

Kent law group’s 15-minute consultations help clients feel more comfortable hiring an attorney


Southcenter Mall invites student artists to show, sell their work

Contest open to high school and college students; $2,000 grant to be awarded


Drive-by shootings reported Wednesday on freeways in Auburn, Seattle

State Patrol seeks public’s help to identify suspects in I-5, SR 167 shootings; nobody injured

State Capitol Building in Olympia, WA. File photo

New forecast show state revenues won’t be quite as robust as expected

Democratic budget writers say they will be cautious but able to fund their priorities. Senate put out a capital budget Monday.

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Decatur High School security officer Derek Aparis. (Image via Federal Public Schools Facebook page.)

Decatur High security guard charged with sexual misconduct with student

Derek Aparis worked for Federal Way Public Schools


Ingersoll Rand to close Kent facility; about 69 employees to lose jobs

Industrial machinery manufacturer based in North Carolina



Education and Workforce Summit set for Kent’s ShoWare Center

Presented by the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce


Aarav Pillay, a sixth-grader at Kent Laboratory Academy, drew this winner poster for the Washington Poison Center. Courtesy image

Kent student’s Mr. Yuk poster is a winner

Over 70 Washington students in kindergarten through 6th grade submitted posters showing how Mr. Yuk and the Washington Poison Center Continue reading...



Mexican singer Pepe Aguilar to perform Nov. 25 in Kent

‘Considered to possess one of the best voices in the Spanish-speaking world’


Robert Whale can be reached at rwhale@soundpublishing.com.

Clear communication vs. sticking your head in the oven | Whale’s Tales

As I have written before in this column, I am a word person. Better to say I have been a Continue reading...


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