Steve Hunter

Water over the roadway caused a large pothole on Southeast 256th Street between 146th Ave Southeast and 151st Place Southeast which has the road closed Tuesday

Kent reopens SE 256th Street after emergency repairs; 148th Avenue SE still closed | Update

Kent city road crews reopened Southeast 256th Street between 146th Avenue Southeast and 151st Place Southeast Tuesday afternoon after closing the street several hours for emergency repairs.

Water over the roadway caused a large pothole on Southeast 256th Street between 146th Ave Southeast and 151st Place Southeast which has the road closed Tuesday
Metro Transit will change a couple of bus routes in Kent starting in June.

Metro Transit’s Kent bus service to change in June

A couple of Kent bus routes are part of the Metro Transit service changes starting in June that were approved unanimously Monday by the Metropolitan King County Council.

Metro Transit will change a couple of bus routes in Kent starting in June.
Trucks line up last weekend at Kent's Russell Road Park during a free wood debris recycling event to handle trees knocked down during the snow and ice storms.

Kent’s storm wood debris recycling event attracts 1,006 vehicles

Kent and other King County residents have done a lot of cleaning up of trees and branches after the snow and ice storm.

Trucks line up last weekend at Kent's Russell Road Park during a free wood debris recycling event to handle trees knocked down during the snow and ice storms.
Kent Police Blotter report.

Woman arrested for harassment at Kent AA meeting | Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested a woman for investigation of harassment after she reportedly interrupted an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting Jan. 17 in the 300 block of Third Avenue South.

Kent Police Blotter report.
Seattle Mist cornerback Ericka Smith was named to the All Fantasy second team in the women's Lingerie Football League. Three other Mist players also made the All-Fantasy Team.

Four Kent-based Mist players make Lingerie Football League All-Fantasy Team

Four Kent-based Seattle Mist players were selected to the women's Lingerie Football League All-Fantasy Team for the Western Conference.

Seattle Mist cornerback Ericka Smith was named to the All Fantasy second team in the women's Lingerie Football League. Three other Mist players also made the All-Fantasy Team.

Kent man among 20 busted by DEA for drug trafficking

A 36-year-old Kent man was among 20 people arrested and charged for drug trafficking Wednesday as part of coordinated raids by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement agencies in the Seattle and San Francisco Bay area.

Puget Sound Energy contractors work to repair power lines entangled with tree branches Saturday

Numbers tell Kent storm story

The numbers in Kent tell the story about the impact of January's snow and ice storms.

Puget Sound Energy contractors work to repair power lines entangled with tree branches Saturday
Venoy Overton faces an April 2 trial date in Kent for second-degree promoting prostitution.

Kent trial date continued for ex-UW athlete Venoy Overton

The Kent promoting prostitution trial for ex-University of Washington basketball player Venoy Overton has been continued to April 2.

Venoy Overton faces an April 2 trial date in Kent for second-degree promoting prostitution.

Gang member from Auburn convicted of burglary; also charged in Kent jail assault

A King County Superior Court jury convicted a 20-year-old Auburn man and his sister Tuesday for first-degree burglary in connection with an Auburn case.

One Kent street remains closed Wednesday due to fallen power lines | Update

One Kent street remained closed Wednesday because of fallen power lines.

Auburn man injured in Kent after truck collides with train | Update

A 46-year-old Auburn man suffered minor injuries after the tow truck he was driving collided with an Amtrak train in downtown Kent.

Kent could get wind gusts of 45 to 50 mph Tuesday

Gusts of wind up to 45 to 50 mph could strike Kent late Tuesday afternoon or evening.

Trees branches litter West Meeker Street and the sidewalks from the weight of the ice and snow on the branches

Kent storms result in record number of emergency responses by fire department

The snow and ice storms last week resulted in the busiest day on record for the Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority. Firefighters responded to a record 453 calls on Jan. 19, many of them for fallen trees and wires.

Trees branches litter West Meeker Street and the sidewalks from the weight of the ice and snow on the branches

Kent to have new drug-abuse treatment center, furniture store

A combination project of a live-in treatment center for drug abusers and a furniture store are coming to Kent later this year along Central Avenue North.

Last week's storm knocked tree branches down along West Meeker Street and many other roads throughout Kent.

More than 7,000 Kent customers of PSE still without power Monday

More than 7,000 Kent customers of Puget Sound Energy remained without power Monday morning.

Last week's storm knocked tree branches down along West Meeker Street and many other roads throughout Kent.
Kimmie Meissner practices at the ShoWare Center in Kent for the “Pandora Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice” show at 7 p.m. Thursday

Kimmie Meissner prepares to skate in Kent for Love on Ice show

With her smooth and gracious moves at Kent's ShoWare Center, Kimmie Meissner showed how much fun life can be as a professional ice skater.

Kimmie Meissner practices at the ShoWare Center in Kent for the “Pandora Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice” show at 7 p.m. Thursday
Chad Bieren

25,000 Kent customers of PSE remain without power

More than 25,000 Kent customers of Puget Sound Energy remained without power Friday afternoon.

Chad Bieren

Kent streets closed by fallen trees, power lines | Update

Trees are falling in many places in Kent and blocking lanes of travel. Many trees are tied into power lines which may be down on the ground.

Portable generator causes Kent house fire

A portable generator placed too close to a Kent home caused a house fire Thursday night in the 27300 block of 154th Avenue Southeast that sent two people to hospitals

Rain to return Thursday to Kent

Rain soon will return to Kent. Snow mixed with rain is predicted for Wednesday night with only rain expected after 10 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.