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Kent Rotary helps procure equipment to fight food insecurity

$27,000 donation pays for refrigerators, freezers for local programs

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The winning bid hit $28 million for a seat on New Shepard’s first human flight into space by Kent-based Blue Origin. COURTESY PHOTO, Blue Origin

It took $28 million for winning bid on Kent-based Blue Origin’s space flight

Winner’s name to be released later; nearly 7,600 people from 159 countries placed bids for seat

The winning bid hit $28 million for a seat on New Shepard’s first human flight into space by Kent-based Blue Origin. COURTESY PHOTO, Blue Origin
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Development planning continues for Kent’s West Hill, downtown properties

Land near light rail station and Naden property

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Man on electric scooter killed in collision with semi in Kent | Update

55-year-old man identified as Craig Hatfield

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City of Kent to redesign its website to enhance engagement

Staff says ‘current website lacks the functionality to meet the city’s business needs’

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Kent Station to host farmers market starting July 14

Wednesday evenings through Aug. 18 on main street through shopping center

Courtesy Photo, The Village Farmers Market (Puyallup)
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Kent city leaders propose how to spend $28.2 million in federal relief

Backfill lost city revenue; economic development investments lead list

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Crews building 16-story, $8.4 million water tower on Kent’s West Hill

Base covers most of the property of former city park

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State to allow ‘Joints for Jabs’ promotions to support vaccinations

Retailers temporarily allowed to provide a joint for adults vaccinated at in-store clinics

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Man could face eluding police charge in Kent street racing incident

Reportedly hit speeds of 80 to 90 mph in 35 mph zone

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Crews paving portion of South 212th Street in Kent

Between 72nd Avenue South and 84th Avenue South; lane closures set between June 7 and fall

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Bezos to be on Kent-based Blue Origin’s first human flight to space

His brother and a high bidder will join him on July 20 launch from Texas

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NiAni Rashaad had been missing in Kent since May 30. She was safely found June 4. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

Kent Police locate missing 18-year-old woman NiAni Rashaad | Update

Last seen May 30, safely found June 4

NiAni Rashaad had been missing in Kent since May 30. She was safely found June 4. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police
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State Sen. Keiser disputes that unemployment pay hampers hiring

Says ‘unemployment benefit is not keeping people from work’

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Kent School District legal fees at $21,302 in recall fight

Funds to defend two board members; second and final invoice yet to come

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Kent officer fired five shots at driver who rammed his police SUV

Seattle man suffered minor injuries as five shots hit windshield in May 10 incident

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Madsen drops Kent School Board recall effort against two members

Cites comfort with Bettinger, Hamada; claims cost of legal fees to district would be too high

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Kent City Council members from left to right: Satwinder Kaur, Les Thomas, Bill Boyce, Toni Troutner, Marli Larimer, Brenda Fincher and Zandria Michaud. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Kent City Council members receive committee assignments

Body to return to smaller groups in September

Kent City Council members from left to right: Satwinder Kaur, Les Thomas, Bill Boyce, Toni Troutner, Marli Larimer, Brenda Fincher and Zandria Michaud. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
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City of Kent cancels lifeguard program at Lake Meridian

Not enough applicants to fill 16 to 20 part-time positions this summer

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City of Kent wants feedback on potential rooster ban

Rooster survey posted on city’s website

Courtesy Photo, Regional Animal Services of King County