Kent Police plan to educate, not arrest people without face masks in public

A ‘safety-focused directive meant to slow the spread of a potentially deadly disease’

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ShoWare Center announces drive-in movies for July 15-19

‘The Goonies’ and ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’

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Property values up in Kentridge, Fairwood, Panther Lake areas

King County Assessor’s Office sends out revaluation notices

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Kent School District updates Back to School plan

Details about potential return to buildings

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Federal Way teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student

Taught math at Totem Middle School on West Hill in Kent

Van Doren’s Landing Park in Kent to close until August 2022

Site to be relocated because of Green River levee work

Mayor Ralph and Comcast Honor Local Students for Outstanding Academic and Community Service

Comcast Awards Scholarships to 42 Washington State High School Seniors

Nurse Sylvia Keller, pictured with Gov. Jay Inslee, is on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle in Yakima County. Courtesy photo

Governor doubles down on mask rules

Inslee: Starting July 7, businesses do not serve those who do not wear a mask

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Summer vehicle travel projected to decrease this year

Traffic this summer will likely be lighter across Washington state than previous years. A recent analysis by INRIX found that Continue reading...

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Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Stopping COVID is now up to each of us

With a resurgence threatening, we need to take greater responsibility to keep the virus in check.

  • 5 days ago

Sound Transit gets $100 million federal grant for Federal Way light rail extension

Portion of $790 million payment toward $3.1 billion project

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Sports

Betting surges at Emerald Downs even without fans in grandstands

Mobile, off-track wagering breaks $1 million on opening day

 

 

Life

ShoWare Center in Kent to offer drive-in movies | Update

Opening films July 8-12 are ‘The Land Before Time’ and ‘Jurassic Park’

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City of Kent opens more park amenities

Playgrounds, restrooms, basketball courts, tennis courts

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Opinion
Jayendrina Singha Ray is a PhD (ABD) in English, with a research focus on the works of the South African Nobel Laureate John Maxwell Coetzee. She teaches English Composition and Research Writing at Highline College, WA, and has previously taught English at colleges in India.

The search for selfhood

What really matters is the desire to find.

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Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Defund the police department? | Roegner

Our country is at a defining moment in our search for true equality. Another murder of a Black man at Continue reading...

 

Marketplace

Grant program powers back-to-business advertising

Sound Publishing launches $1 million Local Business Marketing Grant Program

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While people may be staying closer to home right now, nutritious and delicious meals are as close as Gourmet Meals to Go, delivered right to your door.

5 simple steps gets custom, restaurant-quality cuisine to your door!

We might not be dining out much right now, but that doesn’t Continue reading...

 

Discover 6 beautiful botanical spaces in this garden paradise

We know the Pacific Northwest is a gardener’s – and garden lover’s Continue reading...

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Northwest

AG Ferguson wants to require law enforcement statewide to report all uses of deadly force

Report to Legislature recommends centralized, easily accessible statewide website on incidents