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Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (8th District) seeks nominees for a new heroes program to honor people who have made a difference during the COVID-19 outbreak. FILE PHOTO

Schrier launches WA-08 Heroes program

Seeks nominees from 8th Congressional District

 

The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Harborview, King County open coronavirus recovery site

The 45-bed facility will treat those awaiting test results, or who have mild symptoms.

 

Unemployment claims doubled last week as coronavirus shutters businesses

Numbers like this haven’t been seen since height of the Great Recession.

 

Kent schools to close March 16 to April 24, per governor’s 3-county order

Superintendent Watts: ‘The actions we are being asked to take by our governer as individuals and as school leaders are for the purpose of slowing the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community and to save lives

Man convicted of murdering Kent woman during burglary

A man has been convicted of killing a 64-year-old Kent woman while burglarizing her East Hill home in 2017. Jurors found Lance Gene Francoise Rougeau… Continue reading

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

Inslee addressed the outbreak at a Thursday press conference.

Q&A with Kent City Council candidates Bhullar, Thomas

Police, homelessness are among the issues

Q&A with Kent City Council candidates Farah, Michaud

Police staffing, homelessness are among the issues

Kentwood grad McGuire comes home as Blue Jays catcher

‘Dream come true’ in visit to familiar ballpark

A Summer Meals Hero

Kent School District supervisor is one of five people to earn national award

Kent Cornucopia Days to feature street fair, parade, fun run

48th annual festival July 12-14

KBAC’s Juneteenth celebration returns to Morrill Meadows Park

Event commemorates important day in African-American history

A young Sikh boy twirls a Chakkar, a ceremonial ring, during the Khalsa Day Parade in Kent on Saturday. The Chakkar was an ancient Indian weapon adopted by Sikhs as part of their standard battle gear centuries ago. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Thousands join Sikh celebration in Kent

Khalsa Day shines with prayer, music, demonstrations and a large parade

A young Sikh boy twirls a Chakkar, a ceremonial ring, during the Khalsa Day Parade in Kent on Saturday. The Chakkar was an ancient Indian weapon adopted by Sikhs as part of their standard battle gear centuries ago. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Thousands to join Sikh celebration in Kent

Khalsa Day features prayer, music, demonstrations and a large parade

Kentwood stops Kentlake 5-4 in showdown

Conquerors move within a game of division-leading Falcons

Kentwood sweeps Kennedy Catholic

Nick Musga scattered five hits in 6⅔ shutout innings to lead Kentwood to a 5-0 victory over Kennedy Catholic in a North Puget Sound League… Continue reading

Girl power: Conks, Chargers shine at Arnie Young Invitational

Kentwood, Kentridge sprinters excel at Renton Stadium

Altha’s Louisiana Cajun Seasoning & Spices adds a deli

Cajun food is ragin’ in Kent. So says Reginald Robinson, whose store, Altha’s Louisiana Cajun Seasoning & Spices, has turned into something bigger at the… Continue reading

Chargers stop Conquerors 2-0

Cameron Hoiland and Jordan Rourke each drove in a run as Kentridge defeated Kentwood 2-0 in a North Puget Sound League Cascade Division game at… Continue reading

Kent city parks employee pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide

Fired from his job, Slater was released from jail on $150,000, awaits trial date