Kent Police Blotter: July 30-Aug. 9

Shots fired incidents dominate list

  • 18 hours ago

Protesters of fatal police shootings rally at Auburn Justice Center

Demands include for city of Auburn to cut its police budget by half

REI CEO Eric Artz.

REI still leaving Kent headquarters but not for Bellevue | Update

Company confirms Kent closure; to focus on remote work

Free food boxes to be distributed Aug. 14-15 in Kent

Event at ShoWare Center parking lot

  • 19 hours ago

Group plans petition drive to recall Kent School Board members

Claims board has not ‘performed their duties in accordance with the laws of the state’

Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla invites the crowd to take a knee with him on the lawn of the Maleng Regional Justice Center on June 11 prior to a protest march along downtown streets after the death of George Floyd, who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer. STEVE HUNTER, Kent Reporter

Kent Police plan equity and social justice reform

Chief Padilla meeting with City Council, mayor, community to come up with resolution

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King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office warns about scam calls

Caller claims prostitution case filed, but pay money and charges will be dropped

26% of foster care students disengaging from school during COVID-19

Treehouse works to find ways to support youth

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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

 

 

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Che Apalache, a four-man “Latingrass” string band based in Buenos Aires, performed Oct. 19, 2019 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

City of Kent cancels fall Spotlight Series due to COVID-19

Reschedules concerts for fall 2021

 

Three drive-in films set for Kent’s ShoWare Center Aug. 12-16

‘The Lion King,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘Gremlins’

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Opinion

Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington

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

The police department of the future | Roegner

Based on comments from elected officials and police, the Black Lives Matter movement is picking up political momentum just in… Continue reading

 

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Cooking up delicious ideas to keep your annual events happening safely!

Fundraisers and special events ARE still possible thanks to this innovative team

  • 2 weeks ago

 

Sweaty, mindful, heart-pounding community building

Covington alum comes home, and builds her favorite fitness studio

 

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Pirouette to your pantry, let loose in your living room

Online dance classes let you try something new, from the comfort of home