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A Black Lives Matter peaceful protest march in June through downtown Kent inspired a group called ForFortyTwo to demand that the city of Kent defund police and listen to the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) community. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

ForFortyTwo group says Kent mayoral directive ignores BIPOC community

‘We are tired of seeing the same imbalances and inaction from elected officials,’ group says

A Black Lives Matter peaceful protest march in June through downtown Kent inspired a group called ForFortyTwo to demand that the city of Kent defund police and listen to the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) community. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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Kent School District boundary study begins

Final decisions to be made in January for the 2021-2022 school year

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New Kent School District elementary school on the rise

Scheduled to open in fall 2021 along Military Road South

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Emerald Downs increases horse racing purses

Betting up 67% over last year

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Kent Mayor Dana Ralph. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Kent Mayor Ralph orders immediate action on race and equity measure

Issues mayoral directive after City Council postponed vote on resolution; council members react

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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Kent Station offers drive-thru Halloween event on Oct. 31

A ‘Haunted Boo-Levard’ at shopping center

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Kent City Council postpones vote on race and equity resolution

Four members want further revisions after hearing from residents opposed to measure

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City of Kent imposes sales tax hike to pay for affordable housing

Council approves ordinance to keep funds locally rather than part of King County plan

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Rite Aid purchases Bartell Drugs for $95 million

First Bartell’s store opened in 1890 in Seattle

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Domino’s opens new Kent location

Near Hampton Inn on South 211th Street

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Comcast partners with state to offer free internet to low-income Kent students

As many as 4,750 households eligible for program to help with online learning

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Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019.

Sound Transit hopes for more federal transit funding to offset COVID-19 losses

House approves HEROES Act; Senate, White House not on board yet

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019.
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Girl, 12, dies after being pinned between two vehicles in Kent

Collision on Saturday in Panther Lake area

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Showtime goes online as Kentridge High Drama Club gets creative

Cast members in ‘The Laramie Project’ brought in one at a time to record due to COVID-19

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The Goddard School to open Kent location in 2021

Early childhood education facility on the rise on East Hill

Golden Steer changes ownership in Kent after 22 years

Jim and Suzanne Berrios bid farewell

Sounder parking garage in Kent back on the table for now

Board moves project forward but uncertainity remains about construction

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Kent mayor’s budget proposes purchase of 24 police vehicles

At a cost of $1.7M for car-per-officer, take-home program

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Orlando Alexander/COURTESY PHOTO, Q13 Fox