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A lingering strike is taking its toll on 85 Davis Wire mill employees in Kent and their families who joined labor and religious leaders and elected officials to voice their dismay with the impasse at an emotional community rally Tuesday.
For Kelli Sheldon, the coronation was validation. Kent's newly crowned Miss Cornucopia considers the honor humbling, a reflection of her tireless, fulfilling work in the community.
Dave Watson was a kind and generous man who gave much of himself for the betterment of others.
Dave Street is a kid at heart, someone who shares the joy of the summer camp experience.
As a soccer dad and youth league volunteer, Dennis Higgins vividly recalls a time when Petrovitsky Park's sand fields would disintegrate into a quagmire on soggy game days.
Linda Mentzel was determined to be there for her mom – in celebration.
It was much more than a leisurely bicycle ride under unpredictable skies last weekend.
Under the bright lights on center stage, Cameron Sterling delivered the performance of her young life Saturday night.
A large work party came to embrace and spruce up Northwest Harvest.
Glancing at a sparkling champagne glass on display for all to see, Nancy Simpson marveled at its uniqueness and significance.
Secretary of State Sam Reed has a few things he wants to finish before his retirement in January.
Faced with opposition from a concerned community, a proposed homeless shelter is no longer a possibility for one downtown Kent location.
Shawn Blake, a Covington carpenter, enjoys tinkering.
A man of faith and compassion, Terry Pallas naturally extends a hand to help the homeless.
They were intrigued by the local history, observed two growing cities in revitalization, toured businesses at work and embraced the many sights and sounds with their intercultural friends living half a world away. A delegation from Tamba, Japan – led by its re-elected mayor – paid Kent and Auburn a long-anticipated visit last week to strengthen a relationship that began more than 40 years ago.
Strapped to a backpack pump that feeds him medicine through a chest tube every six minutes, Cullen Steele stays on the go wherever his small body will take him. Despite facing considerable odds in his quest to live a long and healthy life, the fun-loving 10-year-old boy who enjoys history, cooking and playing video games maintains a smile and carries a sunny disposition.