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Kent School District will open schools Aug. 27 with remote learning

Superintendent Calvin Watts says remote learning could extend at least through Oct. 30

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Kent Farmers Market open each Saturday through Sept. 26

Certain restrictions due to COVID-19 outbreak

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Kent School District task force looks at remote learning proposal

Final plan to be reviewed Aug. 3 by School Board

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Hit-and-run driver kills Kent man

Police seek public’s help in South 272nd Street incident

Kent Police Blotter | July 3-12

Residents stop home burglary attempts

Kent’s Das helps launch Opportunity PAC to get Black women elected

Group supports state House, Senate candidates

Extra $600 in federal benefit for unemployed workers set to end July 25

Payment is on top of base weekly state benefit amount

Courtesy of Mountain View Fire and Rescue

Mountain View Fire and Rescue seeks levy on Aug. 4 primary ballot

Service area includes unincorporated King County near the cities of Auburn, Enumclaw and Kent.

Courtesy of Mountain View Fire and Rescue
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

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
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.

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

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