Kent man who made multiple online threats sentenced to 5 years in prison

Defendant with severe mental illness threatened media figures, the Jewish community and members of the Trump family

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Q&A with Kent City Council candidates Farah, Michaud

Police staffing, homelessness are among the issues

Q&A with Kent City Council candidates Bhullar, Thomas

Police, homelessness are among the issues

Number of shots fired calls trending down in Kent

From high of 90 in 2017 to 49 so far this year

Bhullar leads campaign fundraising in Kent City Council races

Contributions of $56,484 in his race to unseat incumbent Thomas

Kent Police investigating fatal collision

Kent Police are investigating a motorcycle fatality collision that occurred in the 26300 block of Pacific Highway South on Tuesday… Continue reading

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Malena Gaces, left, and other members of Washington CAN protest unfair move-out charges and alleged discriminatory behavior outside Kitts Corner Apartments in Federal Way in 2018. Sound Publishing file photo

King County could increase tenant protections

The council is considering ordinances designed to help renters.

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

The smoky summer that wasn’t

While Washington had a mild season, wildfires burned near the Arctic.

Dane Scarimbolo and Dominique Torgerson run Four Horsemen Brewery in Kent. They were almost shut down in late 2017 by King County, which after years of letting them operate a brewery and taproom, decided they were in violation of county code. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Proposed winery ordinance irks King County farmers, neighbors and businesses

Concerns include more traffic, higher land prices, code enforcement and compliance.

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MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Patch patrol

Bernice Garcia and her children, Caleb and Sophia, try to steady and maneuver a clumsy wheelbarrow carrying their selected pumpkins… Continue reading

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Construction begins for play-based learning center in Kent; Goddard School to open in winter 2020

Construction for The Goddard School, an early childhood education facility, is underway in Kent. Local representatives and community members joined… Continue reading

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Business

Business Expo and a Taste of Kent

Large lineup of businesses, restaurants and caterers fills ShoWare

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Opinion

Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency

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Amateurism must be maintained to preserve education-based sports

While we addressed a number of important issues with our member state associations at section meetings the past month, perhaps… Continue reading

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Marketplace

Bridging the digital divide in Washington

Comcast’s Internet Essentials program has connected nearly 340,000 in Washington State

 

Learn how hands-on help can boost your business

Consultant, management services take the load off small to medium-sized business in Puget Sound

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A Day in the Life of an Environmental Intern

Ever wondered what happens during an internship at the Port of Seattle? Continue reading...

 

Ultimate Cruise Job: Lights, Camera, CRUISE

In the past eighteen months, Jesse Kipp’s job has taken him on Continue reading...

 

Northwest
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Kim Schrier held a roundtable at the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank on Oct. 3 to talk about the Trump administration’s plan to further change SNAP food benefits rules and reduce the number of people using them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Murray, Schrier vow to fight White House restrictions on food stamps

Senator and Representative met Oct. 3 at Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank.