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City of Kent major project to control Mill Creek flooding still years away

Dredging to cost as much as $20 million

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Kaiser Permanente's primary care facility along 104th Avenue Southeast on Kent's East Hill. Kaiser Permanente plans to open a second facility in the Valley after purchasing the former Kmart property along West Valley Highway. COURTESY PHOTO, Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente purchases former Kmart property in Kent

Company will build health care facility

Kaiser Permanente's primary care facility along 104th Avenue Southeast on Kent's East Hill. Kaiser Permanente plans to open a second facility in the Valley after purchasing the former Kmart property along West Valley Highway. COURTESY PHOTO, Kaiser Permanente
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Flooding impacts Kent streets | Update

All streets reopen Tuesday afternoon; more rain predicted

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Male reportedly sets Kent Police vehicle on fire

Vehicle was parked at City Hall; nobody injured; male arrested

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Dion Earl, FILE PHOTO

Former Kent pro soccer team owner pleads guilty to tax fraud

Dion Earl tried to claim $1.6 million in tax refunds; currently serving time for sexual assaults

Dion Earl, FILE PHOTO
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Armed man killed by Kent Police died from seven gunshot wounds | Update

Three officers who fired shots cleared for return to full duty

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Man found fatally shot inside still running vehicle in Kent

Located in the 23200 block of 88th Avenue South

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Police arrest woman for stabbing, injuring a man at Kent apartment

Detectives track down suspect four days after attack; Valley SWAT assists

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Kent Valley Ice Centre, 6015 S. 240th St. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Valley Ice Centre
Kent Valley Ice Centre, 6015 S. 240th St. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Valley Ice Centre
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City of Kent receives $1.5 million grant for South 212th Street project

Asphalt overlay between Green River Bridge and Orillia Road

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The Ethos Apartments along West Meeker Street in Kent. FILE PHOTO

Kent apartment rents decline 1.4% in December from previous month

Rate up just 0.6% from same time in 2019

The Ethos Apartments along West Meeker Street in Kent. FILE PHOTO
Kentwood High School had the highest graduation rate for 2020 in the Kent School District. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Kentwood High ranks top in district for 2020 graduation rate

92.2% rate just ahead of Kentlake at 91.9%

Kentwood High School had the highest graduation rate for 2020 in the Kent School District. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
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Stimpy’s Bar & Grill in Kent temporarily closed for allowing indoor dining

Public Health - Seattle & King County announces COVID-19 violation

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Flooding closes a few Kent streets to start the new year

James Street reopens Monday

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Sixth-grade students might move from elementary schools to Meridian Middle School and other middle schools in Kent under a boundary revision proposal. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent considering moving sixth graders to middle schools

Change in the fall would help ease overcrowding at elementary schools

Sixth-grade students might move from elementary schools to Meridian Middle School and other middle schools in Kent under a boundary revision proposal. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
The city of Kent will install a new pedestrian crossing in early 2021 at West James Street and Second Avenue North to improve access between North Park and the Sounder train at Kent Station. FILE PHOTO

City of Kent to install new pedestrian crossing along West James Street

Will improve access between North Park and Sounder train at Kent Station

The city of Kent will install a new pedestrian crossing in early 2021 at West James Street and Second Avenue North to improve access between North Park and the Sounder train at Kent Station. FILE PHOTO
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New Kent School District academy becoming a reality

At site of former Panther Lake Elementary

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Kent Reporter’s most viewed website stories of 2020

Crime, COVID-19 fill top-10 list

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Man charged with robbery, eluding Kent Police

Reportedly met couple for OfferUp deal, stole car and led officers on 35-mile pursuit

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Puget Sound Fire put out a fire Tuesday morning, Dec. 29, inside a vacant building along West Meeker Street started by transients. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Kent firefighters extinguish fire started by transients in vacant building

Along West Meeker Street between Russell Road and 64th Avenue South

Puget Sound Fire put out a fire Tuesday morning, Dec. 29, inside a vacant building along West Meeker Street started by transients. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire