Steve Hunter

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Fifteen new firefighters join Kent-based Puget Sound Fire

Completed 20-week course at academy

 

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Kentwood High enters state fastpitch tournament as top seed

Conquerors record 20-0; play May 27-28 in Spokane

 

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Two Kent community projects on request list for federal funding

Sea Mar wants to build medical clinic, affordable housing; UTOPIA seeks to expand services

 

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Two Kent students at Highline College earn statewide recognition

Sameer Koirala, Caitlyn Jonson named to the 2022 All-Washington Academic Team

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Carriage Crest Elementary, 18235 140th Ave. SE, in Renton, is part of the Kent School District. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent School District closes as many as two classrooms at 5 elementary schools due to COVID-19

Cases on the rise in King County; 4 schools close one classroom, one school closes two

Carriage Crest Elementary, 18235 140th Ave. SE, in Renton, is part of the Kent School District. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
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Car removed from Old Fishing Hole in Kent after rolling into water

Owner tells police he’s uncertain why the car began to roll from parking lot but that he wasn’t in it

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Kent’s Fourth of July Splash to return but without fireworks display

Lack of parks, police staffing causes city to reduce hours of event; three bands to perform

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State Labor Council endorses four Democrats in 47th District races

Group recommends Satwinder Kaur, Debra Enterman, Shukri Olow and Chris Stearns

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Kent-area candidates file for federal, state offices

List of those who filed for Congress, state Legislature

Stock Photo, Metro Creative Graphics
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Kent City Council to consider change in where property tax revenue goes

Half of monies to go to capital projects rather than general fund; to be replaced by sales, utility tax revenue

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State Patrol seeks witnesses to Kent shooting along Highway 167

Nobody injured but vehicle had four bullet holes after drive-by shooting south of I-405

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Ahmad Al Ghifari

Kent-Meridian High student receives STEM Signing Day honors

Ahmad Al Ghifari one of 49 students recognized from across the state

Ahmad Al Ghifari
COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

Kent Police still short about 18 officers despite pay hikes

Chief Padilla emphasizes recruitment of new officers to replace those who left the department

COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police
COURTESY PHOTO, accesso ShoWare Center

Federal relief grant helps cover losses at Kent’s ShoWare Center

City-owned arena makes profit of $436,456 in 2021

COURTESY PHOTO, accesso ShoWare Center
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Kent Farmers Market to return this summer starting June 11

Open-air market will operate 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday through Sept. 10

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Stock photo, Metro Creative Graphics

Man charged with punching his Kent roommate to death

Told police he was upset at his transitional housing roommate for complaining he made too much noise

Stock photo, Metro Creative Graphics
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Bowen Scarff, founder of Kent Ford dealership, dies at age 94

Opened Bowen Scarff Ford in 1958; played large role in Kent community

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Shots fired at security worker at Kent apartment complex

Man had just showed up for work Tuesday morning at Phoenix Court Apartments wearing his Bureau of Prisons uniform

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Kent receives $100,000 state grant for affordable housing plan

Goal to increase urban residential building capacity; streamline development regulation

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Man, 32, dies in car crash near Kent along East Valley Highway | Update

Vehicle smashed May 12 into tree near South 277th Street

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