Kent’s plastic bag ban begins March 1

Customers encouraged to bring reusable bags or must pay 8 cents per bag

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Man injured in Kent drive-by shooting

Road rage near Fred Meyer store on East Hill

Kent drivers to face James Street lane closures

For State Route 167 underpass lighting installation

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Fentanyl (Courtesy photo)

Fentanyl overdoses keep increasing in King County

Meth overdoses are on the rise as well, continuing a trend reported on last year.

Bloomberg presidential campaign opens downtown Kent office

Home base for South King, North Pierce counties

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Don’t Dread Exercise… Eat The Frog!

Leapfrog to fitness by facing your fears

Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht gave a response to an Office of Law Enforcement Oversight report on Feb. 25 before the King County Law and Justice Committee. The report recommended ways her department could reform use of force policy and internal investigations. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Council unsatisfied with Sheriff’s response to use of deadly force report

The King County Sheriff’s Office could be required to explain why it didn’t implement recommendations.

King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov

Charter amendments could allow King County Council to remove elected officials

The change was recommended by the charter review commission.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Democratic lawmakers roll out spending plans for climate change, homelessness

Republican opposition calls for tax relief, rather than spending the increased revenue.

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State House Democrats release supplemental budget proposal

Focus on housing, child care, health care

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Business

Kent’s Blue Origin opens rocket factory in Alabama

Facility to employ more than 300

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Spicers Paper finds new Kent location

At Bridge Point Kent facility

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Opinion

The state has too much money and it’s a problem

With revenues rising, budget writers are going to get lots of requests on how to spend it

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Recognition and thanks – not abuse – needed for high school officials

By Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS executive director While the behavior of parents and other fans at high school games is Continue reading...

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Marketplace

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Retirement can look THIS good!

Start by choosing the right residence for your needs

 

Bail can be a motivator for positive change

All City Bail Bonds works closely with defendants and their families following an arrest

 

Airport Winter Weather 101

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