Kent Police officer helps rescue boy from Wenatchee River

Detective Rick Gilcrist and a King County Sheriff’s Office deputy jump in

Superintendent Calvin Watts. FILE PHOTO

Western Washington University names Kent woman as one of top 50 graduates

Valeria Goliff excelled in dance program at Bellingham school

Kent apartment rents remain flat in July

Median monthly rents are $1,502 for one-bedroom unit; $1,870 for two bedrooms

King County awards sports grants to Kent-area groups

Washington Youth Soccer Foundation, Kent Youth and Family Services, Children’s Therapy Center

City of Kent increases small business emergency grant relief to $6,500

Eases restrictions about companies eligible to apply for CARES Act funds

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

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

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Primary election 2020: Who will emerge as Inslee’s challenger?

Voting ends Tuesday in an election without big rallies and fund-raisers and face-to-face debates

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Sex ed, local control at heart of race for WA state schools chief

Incumbent Chris Reykdal faces five foes who argue he’s pushing too many state policies on school districts.

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Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

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Sweaty, mindful, heart-pounding community building

Covington alum comes home, and builds her favorite fitness studio

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Sports

Former Kentwood High stars Voth, McGuire face off in majors

Voth retires McGuire twice at Nationals Park

 

 

Life

Kent Farmers Market suspended for rest of 2020 after Aug. 1

Lions Club decides not safe enough to operate due to COVID-19

 

Kent’s ShoWare Center drive-in offers three films Aug. 5-8

‘Shrek,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ and ‘Anchorman’

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Opinion

Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington

Wearing a mask saves lives and saves jobs. And all across the state, Washington employers are leading by example in… Continue reading

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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

 

Marketplace

Cool ice cream, hot Thai or breezy cocktails… How does your summer taste?

Show Grand Ridge Plaza what you’re eating this summer for a chance to win awesome prizes!

 

Pirouette to your pantry, let loose in your living room

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

 

Reprioritizing wellness? Explore the options here!

Issaquah’s one-stop-shop for fitness, health and full-body therapy

 

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

Comcast Awards Scholarships to 42 Washington State High School Seniors

 

Northwest

State Department of Health launches CORONA survey

Asks for residents to answer questions online or by phone about COVID-19 impact

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