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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

 

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Kent Station preparing for visit from Santa

Families can book photo times

 

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Annual Celtic Yuletide Concert in Kent moves online Dec. 6

Magical Strings to keep tradition going

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City of Kent’s free Thanksgiving dinner changes to drive-thru event

Families must register to pick up meals Nov. 21 at Kent Senior Activity Center

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Holiday event set for Nov. 28 in downtown Kent

Inside Out Open Air Dining and Marketplace to go from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; tree lighting at 6:30 p.m.

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Crews pave new roundabout at Fourth and Willis in Kent

Intersection previously at traffic signals

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State Route 410 east of Enumclaw reopened to regular traffic on Nov. 2 after repairs following the Fire Fire in September. COURTESY PHOTO, State Department of Transportation

SR 410 east of Enumclaw reopens following repairs

Two-way traffic again after damage from September wildfire

State Route 410 east of Enumclaw reopened to regular traffic on Nov. 2 after repairs following the Fire Fire in September. COURTESY PHOTO, State Department of Transportation
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King County Library System hires director of diversity, equity and inclusion

Dominica Myers oversaw racial equity and social impact initiatives with Seattle Opera

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CWU experiences strong international student growth in Western Washington

Including university’s program at Highline College in Des Moines

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Kent Schools Foundation hosts online fundraiser to support Kent students

Donations to be taken through Nov. 30

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Emerald Downs had an average daily handle of $1.79 million during a shortened 2020 season that concluded Oct. 29. The average daily handle last season was $1.1 million. Fans were not allowed at the races, including during this photo from opening day. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Emerald Downs concludes season with daily wagering up 61% over last year

Off-track fans bet average of $1.79 million per day during 38-day session

Emerald Downs had an average daily handle of $1.79 million during a shortened 2020 season that concluded Oct. 29. The average daily handle last season was $1.1 million. Fans were not allowed at the races, including during this photo from opening day. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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Kent apartment rental prices remain flat in October

Prices up 1.6% from last year

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Two Auburn men charged with hate crime after brutal beating in Federal Way

Suspects allegedly attacked Black man and yelled racial slurs

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Kent Spotlight Series offers Taj Mahal livestream performance

Nov. 17 from Berkeley, California

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Movies return to AMC Kent Station

Limited seating, masks required

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Final week in Kent for Carpinito Brothers Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Fun Yard

Open 9 a.m. to dusk daily through Oct. 31

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A Lunar Rover on the Moon surface. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent/Boeing

Lunar Rover Vehicles built in Kent receive state historic landmark status

Buggies still on the Moon from Apollo trips in early 1970s

A Lunar Rover on the Moon surface. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent/Boeing
A Lunar Rover on the Moon surface. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent/Boeing

Lunar Rovers on the Moon slated to become Washington’s newest state historic landmarks

Virtual public hearing set for Oct. 23 on application by city of Kent

A Lunar Rover on the Moon surface. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent/Boeing
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Street of Treats Great Pumpkin Hunt set for Oct. 28-31 in Kent

Dress up in costume, find pumpkins at local businesses to win prizes

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