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Kent City Council approves $7.2M purchase of land near Clark Lake Park

Buying of 17-acre Ruth property will complete city land purchases around the lake

 

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Cruisin’ Kent Car Show set for Aug. 28 at Kent Station

Free event to run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

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564-unit Kent apartment complex proposed for West Hill

Project would be built along South 240th Street; east of Lowe’s and west of I-5

 

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Kent man charged with assault after police standoff at apartment complex

67-year-old man reportedly threatened to shoot woman and her father

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Five family members, dog escape Kent house fire on East Hill

24 emergency response personnel handle the call early Friday morning, Aug. 12

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Kent firefighters extinguish shed fire along Novak Lane

Takes about an hour to put out as fire extends to brush

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Puget Sound Fire responds in Kent to four fires within an hour

A vehicle, pile of tires and two dumpsters burned Aug. 8 in 10600 block of SE 240th Street

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Rapper gets 6 years in prison for drug dealing in King, other counties

Kent detective part of regional DEA Drug Task Force that investigated the case

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Contract talks between Kent teachers, school district remain distant

Strike a possibility as union and district struggle to reach agreement

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Kent Police arrest armed suspect at apartment complex

Valley SWAT team responds Aug. 10 to incident at Olympic Skyline Apartments on East Hill

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Kent-based Thunderbirds’ Korchinski signs with Chicago Blackhawks

Three-year entry-level contract but will return to Western Hockey League for upcoming season

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$855M fish passage facility to be built at Hanson Dam along Green River

Construction scheduled to start in 2026 and finish by 2030 to restore salmon habitat

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Kent Police Blotter: July 26 to Aug. 6

Kidnapping, city vehicle theft, street races assault among incidents

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Kauffman, Kaur District 47 Senate race remains tight for second spot

Kauffman up by 63 votes, outcome could be headed for recount. Boyce won primary

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Olow holds narrow lead over Knowles in 47th District House showdown

One will advance from primary to take on Chris Stearns on Nov. 8 ballot

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Renton man faces Kent rape charges from 2018 and 2021

Allegedly targeted transient and/or drug-addicted woman, according to prosecutors

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Boyce prepares to win 47th District Senate seat in November

Close race between Democrats Kauffman and Kaur to advance against Republican Boyce

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Chris Stearns, right, at a campaign event. COURTESY PHOTO, Chris Stearns

Stearns wins 47th District House primary over 4 others

Tight race for second spot; Entenman captures other House seat primary

Chris Stearns, right, at a campaign event. COURTESY PHOTO, Chris Stearns
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Kent Republican Bill Boyce wins 47th District Senate primary

Democrats Claudia Kauffman, Satwinder Kaur in tight race for 2nd spot in general election

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Kent mother, 19, charged with killing her 2-year-old son

Allegedly hit boy in the abdomen, slammed him on a floor when he wouldn’t go back to sleep

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