Steve Hunter

Panther Lake man gets 50 years for killing his parents

A King County Superior Court Judge on Friday sentenced Vincent Wayne Housley to 50 years in prison for killing his parents in their Panther Lake… Continue reading

Kent resident Bill Milstid has been living with brain cancer

‘I don’t let fear get to me’: Kent cancer survivor in Relay for Life

It seemed just like any other weekday when Bill Milstid headed out to lunch with co-workers on Jan. 9, 2004. He started to fill a… Continue reading

Kent resident Bill Milstid has been living with brain cancer
Pro wrestler A. J. Styles

TNA Wrestling comes to ShoWare

Kent residents can choose to be exposed to a whole different type of entertainment when Total Nonstop Action Wrestling makes its debut at the ShoWare… Continue reading

Pro wrestler A. J. Styles
Participants in the 2007 Kent Relay for Life do a lap together at French Field during the opening ceremony of the relay. Organizers are hoping to raise funds and cancer awareness with the event.

Kent relay is for life, hope and a cure

Nearly 800 participants and a crowd as large as 5,000 are expected at the Relay for Life of Kent Friday and Saturday at French Field… Continue reading

Participants in the 2007 Kent Relay for Life do a lap together at French Field during the opening ceremony of the relay. Organizers are hoping to raise funds and cancer awareness with the event.

Candidate announces for Kent Council race

Dennis R. Higgins wants to bring the perspective of a downtown-Seattle commuter to the Kent City Council.

Ralph Dapar

Kent Senior Center honors its top volunteers

Coreen Jones, Brick Leever and Ralph Dapar love to be around people. And they like to stay active. That’s why they volunteer every week at the Kent Senior Activity Center.

Ralph Dapar
Mayor Suzette Cooke speaks with residents of the Mill Creek neighborhood about their concerns over a proposed apartment development during a neighborhood meeting Thursday at the Kent Senior Activity Center.

Kent mayor fields questions, hears worries, over proposed development

Residents of the Mill Creek neighborhood in Kent have started a petition drive against a developer's proposed six-to-seven story, mixed-use apartment complex because of the… Continue reading

Mayor Suzette Cooke speaks with residents of the Mill Creek neighborhood about their concerns over a proposed apartment development during a neighborhood meeting Thursday at the Kent Senior Activity Center.

Kent man in Craigslist sex-murder ad enters plea in court

A 24-year-old Kent man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a charge of conspiracy to commit second-degree murder after he reportedly placed an ad on Craigslist… Continue reading

Mamie Brouwer

Hanson Dam: Prepare now for possibility of winter floods, Army Corps says

Mamie Brouwer, a project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, didn't hesitate to answer when an area resident asked her if the Howard… Continue reading

Mamie Brouwer
Bruce Stephens

All about potholes: Kent worker keeps close eye on city streets

Bruce Stephens tries to make sure drivers of cars, trucks and motorcycles in Kent don’t go bump in the night or the day.Stephens, a city… Continue reading

Bruce Stephens
A rendering shows what developer Robert Slattery’s proposed six-to-seven-story apartment complex might look like. It would be located at the north side of East Smith Street between Clark and Jason Streets.

Seattle developer proposes high-rise housing project for downtown Kent

A developer’s proposal to build a six-to-seven story, mixed-use apartment complex could lead to the first major housing project in downtown Kent.Seattle-area developer Robert Slattery… Continue reading

A rendering shows what developer Robert Slattery’s proposed six-to-seven-story apartment complex might look like. It would be located at the north side of East Smith Street between Clark and Jason Streets.
Pat Colgan

Kent woman happy that Legislature passed anti-prostitution bill

Drivers arrested for patronizing prostitutes along Pacific Highway South soon could have their vehicles impounded by the Kent Police under a bill passed last month… Continue reading

Pat Colgan

Swine flu: County has 19 confirmed cases; waiting on results for Kent boy

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 19 cases of the swine flu in King County, as of Wednesday, including an 8-year-old Des… Continue reading

Kent Police Chief Steve Strachan discusses plans for upcoming changes at the city jail during an April 21 City Council workshop.

Kent jail inmates could be taking it to the streets, police chief reports

Work crews composed of inmates from the Kent city jail could be picking up trash along city trails and streets this summer under a proposed… Continue reading

Kent Police Chief Steve Strachan discusses plans for upcoming changes at the city jail during an April 21 City Council workshop.

Swine flu hits Des Moines schools; Kent officials watchful

Kent School District officials continue to take precautions as the number of probable swine-flu cases slowly grows in King County and the state.As of Friday,… Continue reading

Wiley carnivore: The coyote has long been adapting to the encroachment of humans on its habitat
Wiley carnivore: The coyote has long been adapting to the encroachment of humans on its habitat

Swine flu suspected in Seattle; Kent is bracing

In light of the first cases of swine flu hitting King County thisweek, Kent School District officials sent home letters with students Friday from Superintendent… Continue reading

Police Blotter: Bumping case leads to barroom brawl

AssaultKent Police arrested a man for investigation of assault after a fight broke out among a crowd of more than 30 people at about 12:40… Continue reading

Officers from Kent and Tukwila fire departments and Tukwila Police Department gather under the Strander Boulevard bridge in Tukwila on the banks of the Green River after the Kent Fire Department boat retrieved the body of a man from the water Thursday afternoon.
Officers from Kent and Tukwila fire departments and Tukwila Police Department gather under the Strander Boulevard bridge in Tukwila on the banks of the Green River after the Kent Fire Department boat retrieved the body of a man from the water Thursday afternoon.

Kent man arrested for sex-murder Craiglist ad

Seattle Police arrested a 24-year-old Kent man for investigation of attempted murder Monday after he allegedly placed an ad on Craigslist to meet a woman… Continue reading