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New Shepard/Courtesy file photo, Blue Origin

Blue Origin mission New Shepard-14 successfully demonstrates crew capsule upgrades

Kent-based company launches rocket in West Texas

 

Tonya Drake, WGU Washington’s chancellor and regional vice president, left, and Justin Guillory, president of Northwest Indian College. COURTESY PHOTO, WGU

Kent-based WGU Washington partners with Northwest Indian College

Agreement encourages tribal community graduates to earn university degrees

 

Chris Franco, COURTESY PHOTO

Franco to run for King County Council District 9 seat

Second candidate to challenge Dunn

 

State Rep. Debra Entenman, D-Kent. COURTESY PHOTO

Kent’s Entenman wins Legislative Champion Award from Food Lifeline

Sponsored 2020 bill to improve food access

State Rep. Debra Entenman, D-Kent. COURTESY PHOTO
An Auburn man and his two sons escaped this early-morning fire on Jan. 1, thanks to working smoke alarms. COURTESY PHOTO, Valley Regional Fire Authority.

Smoke alarms alert Auburn family of early morning fire

Father, two sons safely escape New Year’s Day blaze at home

An Auburn man and his two sons escaped this early-morning fire on Jan. 1, thanks to working smoke alarms. COURTESY PHOTO, Valley Regional Fire Authority.
COURTESY PHOTO, Allegro Performing Arts Academy

Dance studio owners want state to let them reopen for indoor classes | Update

Some instruction will be allowed starting Jan. 11 under new guidelines

COURTESY PHOTO, Allegro Performing Arts Academy
SPIO Inc. manufactures orthotics for children with special needs. COURTESY PHOTO, SPIO

Kent small business honored with highest national export award

SPIO Inc. makes children’s medical orthotics

SPIO Inc. manufactures orthotics for children with special needs. COURTESY PHOTO, SPIO
COURTESY PHOTO, King County Metro

Upthegrove helps secure funding for discounted Metro tickets for nonprofits

For low-income clients to get to medical appointments, jobs, school

COURTESY PHOTO, King County Metro
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King County Metro seeks input about future RapidRide I Line

Route will serve Auburn, Kent and Renton

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Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent gave away 400 meals on Christmas Day. COURTESY PHOTO, Nana’s Southern Kitchen

Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent gave away 400 meals on Christmas Day

Donation by Jamal Crawford inspired contributions from others

Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent gave away 400 meals on Christmas Day. COURTESY PHOTO, Nana’s Southern Kitchen
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Man shot, injured on West Hill in Kent

Christmas morning along Pacific Highway South

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Wesley Schulz, music director and conductor, Auburn Symphony Orchestra. COURTESY PHOTO
Wesley Schulz, music director and conductor, Auburn Symphony Orchestra. COURTESY PHOTO
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Light rail work to cause South 272nd lane closures in Kent

On certain dates in December

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Kent-based Blue Origin announces Board of Advisors

Board features renowned leaders in the space industry

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Media day at the Operations Maintenance Facility in Seattle in June 2019 to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle purchased by Sound Transit. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Sound Transit

Sound Transit light rail trains are now running on clean energy

PSE’s Green Direct program allows agency to power Link trains with carbon-free energy

Media day at the Operations Maintenance Facility in Seattle in June 2019 to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle purchased by Sound Transit. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Sound Transit
Deception Pass State Park. Deception Pass is a strait separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. File photo

Free Park Days in 2021 start in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to… Continue reading

Deception Pass State Park. Deception Pass is a strait separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. File photo
A Kent-Meridian High School graduate makes the walk at the 2020 ceremony. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
A Kent-Meridian High School graduate makes the walk at the 2020 ceremony. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County Council passes $12.59 billion biennial budget

King County Council on Nov. 17 passed a $12.59 billion biennial budget for 2021-2022, providing funding for anti-racist programs, transformation of the criminal legal system,… Continue reading

King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov
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Kent Station preparing for visit from Santa

Families can book photo times

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