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Kent Police Blotter: Feb. 14-22

Incidents include vehicle robbery, machete threat, teen shot and injured

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Kent Salary Commission proposes $9,132 pay hike for mayor this year

Annual pay to jump to $212,088; residents can offer input about increase at March 14 meeting

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Medical examiner identifies pedestrian, 56, killed on Kent’s West Hill

Bruce Brooks died from multiple blunt force injuries in collision with vehicle on Pacific Highway S.

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Trooper shot in Kent ‘lucky to be alive,’ according to sources

Tourniquet had to be applied to his leg to save his life

Donald Cook. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent School Board member Cook focus of proposed resolution | Update

Measure would form Labor Policy Committee that excludes Cook due to potential conflict

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Senators sponsor bill to get cash out of the cannabis industry

Dozens of cannabis dispensaries have been robbed in recent years while the laws force the shops to be cash-only.

Niki Boris takes a three pointer at Issaquah High School in the regional playoff round. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentwood hoops update: Girls fall, boys face Olympia in Tacoma Dome

Girls can’t overcome Eastlake, while boys run out of gas against Mount Si.

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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

King County elections drop box. (File photo)

Auburn School District levy is passing by thin margin

These were the results as of 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21.

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Man, 68, fatally shot in Federal Way on Feb. 13

Killed in 32900 block of Hoyt Road

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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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KC prosecutor’s office supports catalytic converter theft legislation

ESHB 2153 would make catalytic converters traceable and harder to sell illegally.