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State bill creating Office of Independent Investigations passes House

Kent’s Entenman sponsors measure to oversee police uses of force

There were lots of donations to sort from the Kent Police blanket and pillow drive for children. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

Kent residents donate hundreds of blankets, pillows for children

Police held drive outside department headquarters

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High school football players prepare for showtime in Kent

After seven-month delay, teams hit the practice field

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Moody’s upgrades Kent School District bond rating

District has a solid financial position

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UW Medicine hits COVID-19 milestones in vaccines, tests

The healthcare system’s 100,000th dose of COVID-19 vaccine administered

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Senate passes Das bill to promote recycling, reduce expanded polystyrene

Targets plastic beverage containers, trash bags and bottles for household products

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Encouraging numbers for kokanee salmon spawn count

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In this file photo, Tayshon Cottrell dons his graduation cap and gown, along with a face mask reading: “Wear it! Save America” at Todd Beamer High School’s virtual graduation walk recording on May 20, 2020, in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Law gives Washington high school seniors leeway to graduate

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill that can waive some requirements for students who were on track before the pandemic.

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Study shows Washingtonians exceeded ‘heavy drinking’ threshold in 2020

The survey suggests Washingtonians drank more than 17 alcoholic beverages a week on average.

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City of Kent seeks urban manufacturing center for Naden property

Developer to work with city to find tenants that could include wineries, other small businesses

 

Café Elite, which features coffee and smoothies, had its grand opening Feb. 17 in Kent, 24530 Russell Road. COURTESY PHOTO, Cafe Elite

Café Elite adds Kent location to growing chain

Features coffee, smoothies at corner of Russell Road and West Meeker Street

 

Sports
Cade McNelly of the Seattle Thunderbirds in the 2019-2020 season. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Seattle Thunderbirds to open hockey season against Spokane March 19 in Kent

No fans to be allowed at games; WHL offers streaming service

 

 

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Challenging Gov. Inslee’s emergency powers | Roegner

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