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Kent City officials want a specific time line from the YMCA of Greater Seattle about a potential partnership between the two entities to build a new aquatics center for Kent. The request comes as the City Council mulls over whether to ask voters to approve a tax measure for a new facility. Such a measure, if approved, could go on an Aug. 19 election ballot.
Kent Town Marshal Harry Miller received a telephone call on April 10, 1908 that five armed men who had robbed a man in Orilla (now SeaTac) were headed toward the city.
The popular Riverbend Golf Course will be partially closed this fall, due to a project to repair flood-control levies along the Green River in Kent.
When Bob O’Brien lost the 2001 race against Jim White for Kent mayor, he didn’t view it as a loss.
It’s easy to spot Cesi Velez, whether she commutes by car or train between Puyallup and the Kent Police Station.
Two men reportedly robbed a man of a media player and a cell phone as the man was cleaning out his vehicle at about 12:30 p.m. May 5 at a Kent car wash in the 24000 block of 102nd Avenue Southeast.
Kent and Renton firefighters spent nearly two hours at a large-scale decontamination drill May 15 to help prepare for a potential hazardous materials spill or the release of a poisonous gas by a terrorist group that could injure or kill residents.
The Seattle Thunderbirds will start flying the coop for Kent this week.
The Kent City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night directing city staff to move ahead with preliminary plans for the potential annexation of nearly 24,000 residents in the unincorporated Panther Lake area northeast of the city.
Kent city residents are invited to apply by May 30 for a vacant seat on the City Council.
Construction stopped Friday on the Kent Events Center, due to a dispute between Roofers Union Local 54 and the roofing subcontractor over the hiring of apprentices.
Kent city residents won’t be voting on a new aquatics center on this August’s primary ballot.
Residents soon will be able to use the new Town Square Plaza Park in downtown Kent, when the Kent Farmers Market opens June 7.
Don Chadwick figures he has added years to his life because he talks about his Korean War experiences, no matter how painful those memories might be.
When residents call the City of Kent to complain about junk vehicles, garbage on property or abandoned homes falling apart in their neighborhoods, Brian Swanberg goes to work against the public nuisances.
The Kent Police will participate in a statewide nighttime “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement patrol on the next two Saturday nights, May 24 and 31.
With construction halted on a half-built parking garage, city of Kent officials will add 11 new parking spots within the next few weeks along West Harrison Street to give shoppers and diners better access to downtown businesses.
John Fiskum could post a “Gone Fishing” sign on his office door at the city of Kent Senior Activity Center and still be on the job.
Kent Police have identified the man who allegedly stabbed a female desk clerk during an attempted robbery April 8 at the Days Inn motel, 1711 W. Meeker St.
A citizen’s call led police to a man reportedly trying to break into vehicles at about 9:45 a.m. April 13 at a store parking lot in the 24000 block of Pacific Highway South.