Puget Sound Fire responds to a house fire Sept. 15 in Covington. One resident died in the fire. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Man dies in Covington house fire

Sept. 15 in 26200 block of 180th Avenue SE

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Kent’s West Hill water tower keeps on rising

Will be 16 stories high when done in 2022

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TobyMac to perform Feb. 25 at ShoWare Center in Kent

Show also will include Crowder, Cain, Cochren and Co. and Terrian

Courtesy image, Highline College

Highline College in Des Moines to celebrate 60th year

2021-2022 academic year launches anniversary festivities

Covington Elementary School, 25811 156th Ave. SE. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

School district closes Covington Elementary classroom due to COVID-19

Second classroom closure in Kent School District

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Small businesses in Kent have an opportunity to apply for $10,000 relief grants through Comcast RISE

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Providence employees look at anti-vaccine mandate protesters as they cross the street outside of Providence Regional Medical Center Everett on Aug. 18, 2021. Olivia Vanni/Sound Publishing

Editorial: A message to the unvaccinated and unmasked

We know you’re frustrated with mandates and advice, but consider our frustrations and, yes, our anger.

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Map of proposed landfill expansion sites (screenshot from King County website)

Waste management expert knocks county’s plan to expand landfill

The waste management advocate said the decision to expand seems pre-determined despite assessment.

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State employees including first responders sue state over vaccine mandate

The lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 90 plaintiffs claims Inslee’s order is unconstitutional.

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Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs condemns recent police ambushes

Two officer targeted shooting were reported last week in South King County.

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Courtesy Photo, Westfield Southcenter

Westfield Southcenter to hold job fair Sept. 25 in Tukwila

More than 20 businesses looking for employees

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Kentridge High cancels football game due to COVID-19

Chargers were scheduled to play Liberty Sept. 9 at French Field in Kent but had positive case on team

 

The Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds will only play U.S. Division opponents the first month of the Western Hockey League season due to COVID-19 travel restrictions to the U.S. from Canada. The T-Birds open the season Oct. 2 at Portland. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Seattle Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds to play only U.S. Division teams in first month

Travel restrictions due to COVID-19 restrict travel from Canada

 

 

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TobyMac to perform Feb. 25 at ShoWare Center in Kent

Show also will include Crowder, Cain, Cochren and Co. and Terrian

 

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Disney on Ice coming to Kent Oct. 27-Nov. 1 at ShoWare Center

Dream Big will feature nine shows over six days

 

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Providence employees look at anti-vaccine mandate protesters as they cross the street outside of Providence Regional Medical Center Everett on Aug. 18, 2021. Olivia Vanni/Sound Publishing

Editorial: A message to the unvaccinated and unmasked

We know you’re frustrated with mandates and advice, but consider our frustrations and, yes, our anger.

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Gov. Jay Inslee talks about schools reopening during a past news conference. (Screenshot courtesy of TVW)

Masks required at big outdoor events; vaccine mandates expanded

Governor’s mask order takes effect Sept. 13.

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