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Former Kent City Councilmember Higgins calls for Kammerzell’s resignation

Asks for immediate action by assistant police chief during public comment period at Jan. 18 meeting

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Kent School Board approves lease to Bezos Academy for free preschool

A controversial 3-2 vote as one director questions how much Jeff Bezos knows about education

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Garbage service returns this week in Kent after work stoppage

Republic Services drivers back to the streets after three-day halt to honor picket lines

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Federal Way man charged with murder for shooting at Kent bus stop

Father killed Nov. 26, 2021 at location where his sons were shot, injured 2 days earlier

State Sen. Jesse Salomon

Shoreline senator’s bill would close loophole on police disciplinary actions

Jesse Salomon says Kent Police assistant chief case example of why changes are needed

As an Internet Essential Ambassador, Comcast Retail Market Manager Oliver Hoang provides members of his community with customer service to get them connected to the Internet.

Tukwilla Native and Comcast Retail Marketing Manager, Oliver Hoang, named Internet Essentials Ambassador of the Year

Comcast has recognized Retail Market Manager, Oliver Hoang, as one of our 2021 Internet Essential Ambassadors of the Year. 11… Continue reading

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WA lawmakers propose making companies responsible for recycling improvements

SB 5697 would compel industries to report data, invest in infrastructure, meet standards.

Governor Jay Inslee. Sound Publishing file photo

Inslee: Officials’ lies about election results should be crime

Governor wants lawmakers to pass legislation making it a gross misdemeanor.

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County auditor finds agencies fall short on emergency services

The auditor’s office recommends clarifying responsibilities and accountability for effective planning.

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Kent-based Blue Origin leases warehouse space for further expansion

Other new aerospace companies in Kent Valley started by former Blue Origin engineers

 

Sports
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Seattle Thunderbirds game in Kent postponed due to COVID-19

Spokane at Seattle on Jan. 8 one of eight games postponed by Western Hockey League

 

 

Life
Aizen Cruz of the Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music & Dance Troupe performs a Laotian dance as the Hanuman Monkey Warrior on the plaza stage outside the accesso ShoWare Center in 2019 at the Kent International Festival. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Four Kent festivals/events to receive county funds to help restart in 2022

Cornucopia Days, Fourth of July Splash, International Festival and Juneteenth Celebration

 

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