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Kent-based Rainier Youth Choirs seek members for upcoming season

Choirs open to children in the second through 12th grades

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King County awards $2.5M grant towards new Covington Aquatic Center

Facility would be built at new site and cost an estimated $70M to $90M

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Residents walk the grounds of the future East Hill Community North Park in Kent. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

City of Kent receives $800,000 park grant from King County

Funds to be used to develop East Hill North Community Park in Panther Lake

Residents walk the grounds of the future East Hill Community North Park in Kent. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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Kent-based Puget Sound Fire firefighters assist with Maui rescue efforts

Three men return home after emergency response to wildfires

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Kent Police Blotter: Aug. 7-28

Incidents include shootings, carjackings, robberies, Amazon bomb threat

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Second young man dies from injuries in Kent crash along Canyon Drive

Kenyan community mourns deaths of Timothy Mwangi, 18 and Dennis Ndungwa, 22 in Aug. 28 collision

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Kent bicyclist, 27, killed in collision with box truck | Update

Man identified as Carlos Gutierrez-Tinsley by medical examiner

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The U.S. Department of Justice released a photo of Ethan Nordean, circled in red, of Auburn, during the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riots in Washington, D.C. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. DOJ

Auburn man receives 18-year sentence for role in U.S. Capitol breach

Ethan Nordean, 32, helped lead Proud Boys attack Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Department of Justice released a photo of Ethan Nordean, circled in red, of Auburn, during the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riots in Washington, D.C. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. DOJ
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Son charged with killing Kent teacher remains in custody at state hospital

Michael Gese accused of murdering Gail Gese in February at her Tacoma home

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Courtesy Photo, Des Moines Police

Juveniles fire shots at each other in Des Moines at elementary school field | Update

School not yet in session at North Hill Elementary; police search for suspects

Courtesy Photo, Des Moines Police
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Seattle Children’s to close downtown Kent thrift store

Kent Bargain Boutique opened 28 years ago

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Stock photo, Metro Creative Graphics

Kent Police offer safety tips to reduce residential burglaries

Good outside lighting in front, back and sides of home one step to take

Stock photo, Metro Creative Graphics
Stock photo, Metro Creative Graphics

Another deadly year in Washington state for fatal collisions

State Patrol blames impairment, distraction, speeding and not wearing seat belts for higher numbers

Stock photo, Metro Creative Graphics
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Kent Police seek public’s help to find vehicle reportedly used in home invasion

Suspects allegedly entered West Hill home and later might have broken into East Hill home

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Police vehicle

State Patrol seeks witnesses to State Route 167 shooting near Auburn

Passenger in Toyota Highlander reportedly fires at Honda Accord driver

Police vehicle
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Auburn woman, 18, dies in one-car crash in downtown Kent | Update

Female passenger identified in vehicle driven by 18-year-old Tacoma man that crashed into a tree

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Bags of meth seized by law enforcement agencies that were concealed in a mattress box. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, DEA

Kent man gets 10-year sentence for distributing fentanyl, meth

Had direct contact with suppliers in Mexico

Bags of meth seized by law enforcement agencies that were concealed in a mattress box. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, DEA
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Kent man, 22, dies in two-vehicle collision along Canyon Drive | Update

Man identified; sedan left the roadway in Monday evening, Aug. 28 crash

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One juvenile killed, two injured in Black Diamond single-car crash

Three reportedly carjacked vehicle in Maple Valley

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Kent woman receives 3-year prison sentence for embezzlement

Stole $2.5 million over 10-year period as an Everett company accounting manager

Stock photo, Metro Creative Graphics