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Senate race between Kent Democrats Kauffman, Kaur heads to recount

Kauffman leads Kaur by 65 votes for 47th District Senate seat bid against Republican Boyce

Carnation Cow, by Monica Jolley

King County’s small farmers need livestock processing options

Carnation Farms’ processing plant was a critical resource for many small livestock producers.

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Two industry leaders take over LakePointe development in Covington

214-acre urban village to feature up to 1,750 residences, retail, office and hotel space

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Kent nonprofit gets $176,000 grant to connect youth with outdoors

Wakulima USA receives King County grant

A map showing the expanding areas of wildfire risk in the region. Red areas indicate the greatest wildfire risk areas. (Courtesy of Washington Department of Natural Resources)

King County releases first-ever Wildfire Risk Reduction Strategy

Amid expanding fire risks, the plan makes recommendations for agencies across the region.

Photo courtesy of South Sound News

Office of Law Enforcement Oversight director issues statement on behavioral health response

Calls for non-law-enforcement teams to respond to non-violent emergencies related to mental health.

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Kent City Council approves $7.2M purchase of land near Clark Lake Park

Buying of 17-acre Ruth property will complete city land purchases around the lake

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Man killed in Federal Way road-rage shooting identified

Ignacio Travis Santos, 25, of Federal Way, died of gunshot wound in Aug. 8 incident

Abortion rights protesters fill all four corners of the intersection in front of the Everett Planned Parenthood in support of abortion rights on Saturday, July 9, 2022 (Olivia Vanni / Sound Publishing)

GOP cheered abortion ruling. Democrats responded by voting.

A swell of electoral support for Democrats pushed turnout higher in primary. Republicans look to adjust for November

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Federal Way officer receives suspension for posting controversial TikTok video

Officer Breanna Straus was suspended pay for one shift.

Claire Hansen, center, is handed card No. 1 on Aug. 11 outside of Amazon Fresh in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Amazon Fresh opens for business in Federal Way

The grocery store is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

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Claire Hansen, center, is handed card No. 1 on Aug. 11 outside of Amazon Fresh in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Amazon Fresh opens for business in Federal Way

The grocery store is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

 

Sports
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Kent-based Thunderbirds’ Korchinski signs with Chicago Blackhawks

Three-year entry-level contract but will return to Western Hockey League for upcoming season

 

 

Life
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Cruisin’ Kent Car Show set for Aug. 28 at Kent Station

Free event to run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Perseid meteor shower in August 2021. Photo courtesy of Nasa.gov/Bill Ingalls

Meteor showers light up August nights in the Pacific Northwest

Stargazers can track Perseids at sites around Washington state.

 

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

The closer we get to 2023, the more intense national politics will be | Roegner

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