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Kent ranks as 8th most ethnically diverse city in the nation

Jersey City, New Jersey ranks first, according to WalletHub study

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Children nap in the lunchroom at Kent Police headquarters. Children in crisis sometimes end up staying in the room until their caseworker arrives. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

Kent Police plan blanket, pillow drive for children in crisis

Feb. 24 at headquarters next to City Hall

Children nap in the lunchroom at Kent Police headquarters. Children in crisis sometimes end up staying in the room until their caseworker arrives. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police
COURTESY PHOTO, AMC

AMC Kent Station reopens Feb. 5 for movies

At 25% capacity under Phase 2

COURTESY PHOTO, AMC
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Kent Rotary honors 25 individuals for pandemic food project

Packaging and delivery of goods to food banks and individuals in need

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2019 FILE PHOTO

Kent high school athletes can begin in-person training Feb. 15

District releases start date for conditioning prior to March seasons

2019 FILE PHOTO
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Kent intersection to close Feb. 5-22 for light rail work

30th Avenue South and Kent Des Moines Road

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King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, right, nominated Bill Boyce, left, of Kent, to serve on the Harborview Board of Trustees for the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. COURTESY PHOTO, King County

Dunn nominates Kent’s Boyce to Harborview Board of Trustees

To serve on group that helps oversee Harborview Medical Center operations

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, right, nominated Bill Boyce, left, of Kent, to serve on the Harborview Board of Trustees for the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. COURTESY PHOTO, King County
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

New Shepard/Courtesy file photo, Blue Origin
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

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

Franco to run for King County Council District 9 seat

Second candidate to challenge Dunn

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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

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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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