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Kent School District elementary students return to buildings | Photos

April 12 marks first day back to in-person learning since closure in March 2020 due to COVID-19

 

Crews installed columns earlier this year for the light rail station in Kent. Now crews are installing the first girders for the elevated station and track. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit

First girders going up at the future light rail Kent/Des Moines Station

Construction of Federal Way Link Extension’s first elevated track segments begins

 

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Kent group starts up Little Free Pantries to fight hunger

A zero-barrier access point to food to help fill the gaps in the system

 

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Keiser bill would provide additional $500 million in tax relief to businesses

Aid to small businessses impacted by pandemic

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A shelter at Lake Meridian Park. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

City of Kent taking reservations for park shelters

Available May 1 through Sept. 30

A shelter at Lake Meridian Park. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
People eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations can call the Kent Senior Center for appointments at the city facility. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Kent Senior Center offers waiting list for people seeking vaccinations

Extra vaccine sometimes available at end of day through Puget Sound Fire partnership

People eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations can call the Kent Senior Center for appointments at the city facility. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
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Comcast reaches 10-year milestone for low-income internet program in Kent

More than 30,400 people connected in the city over past decade

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Meridian Elementary School. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent School District families need to choose between hybrid and remote learning

March 25 deadline for kindergarten through sixth grade with April 12 return

Meridian Elementary School. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
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Kent Des Moines Road to close for two nights | Update

Sound Transit to close street March 21 and 23 for construction equipment transport

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Seattle Thunderbirds captains/assistant captains Henrik Rybinski, Keltie Jeri-Leon, Matthew Rempe and Tyrel Bauer. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Thunderbirds

T-Birds name captains for Western Hockey League season

Henrik Rybinski, Keltie Jeri-Leon, Matthew Rempe and Tyrel Bauer

Seattle Thunderbirds captains/assistant captains Henrik Rybinski, Keltie Jeri-Leon, Matthew Rempe and Tyrel Bauer. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Thunderbirds
The Easter Bunny will be at Kent Station for photos by appointment only on March 20, 26 and 27. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Station

Kent Station offers egg hunt, Easter Bunny photos

Restrictions due to COVID-19, but events are on

The Easter Bunny will be at Kent Station for photos by appointment only on March 20, 26 and 27. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Station
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State House passes 988 lifeline number for suicide prevention, crisis response

Orwall sponsor of bill to implement national hotline

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Schrier administers vaccination shots in Kent

“We need to get vaccines into arms as fast as we can’

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The Kent Farmers Market won’t be back in 2021. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent Farmers Market

Kent Lions Club cancels Cornucopia Days, Farmers Market

Summer events won’t be back

The Kent Farmers Market won’t be back in 2021. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent Farmers Market
Congresswoman Kim Schrier. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Schrier applauds final House passage of American Rescue Plan

$1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

Congresswoman Kim Schrier. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
Lily Ellis, 14, has been missing since March 5 near a bus stop in Tukwila, according to Tukwila Police. COURTESY PHOTO, Tukwila Police

Tukwila Police report missing 14-year-old girl found safe | Update

Lily Ellis last seen March 5 near bus stop by Westfield Southcenter Mall, located in Kent

Lily Ellis, 14, has been missing since March 5 near a bus stop in Tukwila, according to Tukwila Police. COURTESY PHOTO, Tukwila Police
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Kent Station releases summer concert lineup

Scheduled to run July 14 through Aug. 18 if COVID-19 protocols allow

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Free virtual parent workshops offered to Kent School District families

Goal to help families support their student’s social emotional wellness

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State bill creating Office of Independent Investigations passes House

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

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Moody’s upgrades Kent School District bond rating

District has a solid financial position

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