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Jeff Watling compares his leadership style as the Kent city parks, recreation and community services director to that of a basketball coach.
In a controversial 4-3 vote Tuesday night, the Kent City Council approved the sale of $24 million in limited tax general obligation bonds to help fund five capital improvement projects.
A man armed with a box-cutter knife reportedly threatened another man on a Metro bus at about 3:40 p.m. Aug. 6 in the 19600 block of 68th Avenue South.
Police arrested a man for investigation of fourth-degree assault after he allegedly grabbed his brother around the neck and threw him to the floor at 11:43 p.m. July 29 at a home in the 24600 block of 116th Avenue Southeast.
When friends of John Paquette hear he’s going to Iraq with the National Guard’s 81st Brigade, they have one primary question for him. “They ask if I’m scared or not,” said Paquette during an interview Monday at his West Hill home. Paquette, 24, on leave as a city of Kent vegetation maintenance worker, just returned to town this week after a month of training at the Yakima Training Center.
Kent Police arrested a 23-year-old woman for investigation of prostitution loitering at about 1 p.m. Aug. 1 near South 240th Street and Pacific Highway South.
A woman told police that a man she had met through work left hostile and vulgar voicemail messages for her after she told him she had no romantic interest in him because she already had a boyfriend.
Starting in the fall or early next year, it will cost $5 to use the boat launch at Lake Meridian Park.
With the Kent Events Center slated to open in about five months, Josh Holmes and Beth Sylves have taken on the challenge to help make the new arena a hit.
During his work as Kent city water-meter reader, Mark Maughan crosses the paths of pit bulls, Labradors and Doberman pinchers. But only one dog has ever bitten him. “The worst one, and it bit me twice, was a Chihuahua,” Maughan said Tuesday, sitting in at the Centennial Building in downtown Kent. “It bit me in the shoe and again in the back of my shoe on the way out. I think it had little-dog syndrome.”
City of Kent officials may leave open as many as 100 jobs over the rest of the year, in an effort to reduce spending due to rising costs and declining tax revenue.
Four young men reportedly stuck forks in the lawn and threw toilet paper and eggs at a house in the 28000 block of 122nd Place Southeast. The incident took place at about 1:30 a.m. July 22.
Kent Police are cracking down on illegal street racing in the city’s industrial valley.
There is something for everyone in the city of Kent’s recreation program because of Tammy Heldt.
Police agencies throughout South King County expect to be catching a lot more car thieves soon.
A passenger in a Jeep Cherokee reportedly pointed a handgun at a man after a fight at about 3 p.m. July 17 at a gas station in the 1500 block of West Meeker Street.
The lives of two families were forever changed because of the shooting death of 16-year-old Kyle Weis by his friend Clayton MacDonald on the morning of Nov. 5, 2007 at a Kent condominium.
A man drove himself to the hospital July 8 after he sustained a stab wound to the chest when two men reportedly attempted to rob him at about 1 a.m. at a Kent store parking lot in the 25600 block of 104th Avenue Southeast.
When Jennifer Harrell plants a tree, birds pay attention.
The Green River Valley needs the river to run through it, not over it.