Two troopers place a photo of slain Washington State Patrol trooper Chris Gadd outside WSP District 7 Headquarters about twelve hours after Gadd was struck and killed in a collision on southbound I-5 about a mile from the headquarters on Saturday, March 2, 2024, in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

State trooper killed in Marysville crash a Kentlake High School graduate

Trooper Chris Gadd also attended Green River College; survivors include wife and 2-year-old daughter

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Kent School Board bans fellow member from labor contract talks

Controversial 3-2 vote singles out Donald Cook because his wife teaches in the district

Ex-Seattle Seahawks lineman Chad Wheeler received a prison sentence of six years and nine months for assaulting his girlfriend in 2021 at their Kent apartment. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Seattle Seahawks

Judge sentences ex-Seahawks lineman Chad Wheeler to prison

Receives sentence of six years and nine months for 2021 Kent assault of his girlfriend

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Vehicle strikes, injures two juvenile pedestrians in Kent

Police say the juveniles ran across SE 256th Street on Feb. 28 while traffic had the green light

Public Health – Seattle & King County staff administer a COVID-19 vaccine to a local emergency responder. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Public Health-Seattle & King County

Kent COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to close at end of March

Still time to get free shots before federal funding for clinic expires

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Kent Police catch Soos Creek Elementary School burglary suspect

Officers arrest 23-year-old Kent woman after foot pursuit in Feb. 26 incident

Surveillance footage from April 2023 shows burglars using a truck to yank an ATM through the doors of the Puerto Vallarta restaurant in Twin Lakes in Federal Way. At the time of this incident, the restaurant had seen five break-ins in two months. (File photo)

Federal Way businesses sound off on crime and safety

Police and city leaders join discussion with local business representatives.

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Boeing has 90 days to create comprehensive action plan, says FAA

The FAA continues its investigation into the flight that depressurized because of a door malfunction

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Two people shot, injured at Renton encampment

Investigators arrest a 31-year-old man in Feb. 27 shooting

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Auburn Police arrest man in Valentine’s Day shooting

Boyfriend of woman shot faces murder charge

Business
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Curry Pizza House opens first Washington location in Kent

Restaurant on the East Hill along 104th Avenue SE

 

A test rollout Feb. 21 of Kent-based Blue Origin’s New Glenn rocket at Cape Canaveral, Florida. COURTESY PHOTO, Blue Origin

Kent-based Blue Origin debuts New Glenn rocket in Florida

Successful rollout at Cape Canaveral launch pad

 

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Spring is near as nesting eagles return to Riverbend in Kent

Eagles can be spotted near Riverbend Golf Complex and along the Green River and Interurban Trail

 

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