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Expect to see the ShoWare Center name and logo popping up - inside and outside of the city of Kent's brand-spanking new arena.On Tuesday, Kent… Continue reading
The Kent City Council voted unanimously Nov. 18 to approve a demonstration ordinance to allow developers to build up to two cottage-housing projects in the… Continue reading
The Kent City Council agreed with two East Hill property owners that their assessment fee should be reduced by thousands of dollars for street, water,… Continue reading
The Kent City Council continues to disagree on the proposed 2009 city budget as well as on when to increase water rates and storm-drainage rates… Continue reading
A bicycle-patrol officer spotted a young man smoking while sitting in a bus shelter at about 10:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the 300 block of… Continue reading
The King County animal shelter in Kent is about to be expanded. And its resident cats should have something to purr about.
The Rev. Jimmie James wants to give more than just a handout to children and adults in Kent who need help. He wants to give a hand up. James, the pastor of Greater Things Ministries of Kent, is leading a drive to turn a vacant building along West Meeker Street into the Hope Community Center. The center initially will serve as a drop-in center for teens.
A revised ordinance to bring cottage-style housing to Kent goes Tuesday before the City Council for approval.The City Planning and Economic Development Committee voted 3-0… Continue reading
The Kent City Council remained undecided at a Nov. 4 workshop on when to increase water rates and storm-drainage rates for residents as part of… Continue reading
The Kent City Council will conduct three public hearings 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at City Hall. They are in regard to:• The draft six-year Transportation… Continue reading
Police arrested two men and confiscated firearms Oct. 20, following a report that gunmen had threatened a father and his adult son that day at… Continue reading
Repairs ended last month on three Green River levees along the Riverbend Golf Course in Kent.Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, King County… Continue reading
Just one month after Kaz Fujita graduated from Fife High School in 1942, he and his family received an order from the federal government to… Continue reading
King County prosecutors filed a first-degree murder charge Friday against a 15-year-old Kent teenage boy in connection with the Oct. 30 shooting death of a… Continue reading
King County prosecutors filed a first-degree murder charge Friday against a 15-year-old Kent teenage boy in connection with the Oct. 30 shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in the Boulevard Park neighborhood, south of Seattle. They also filed a first-degree robbery charge that day against a second 15-year-old Kent boy in connection with the shooting death.
Thunderbirds fans should expect to be impressed in the months ahead, when a fancy scoreboard with video screens and graphics lights up at the Kent Events Center.
Cottage-style housing could be coming soon to Kent despite a 4-3 vote by the City Council on Oct. 21 against a proposed ordinance that would allow developers to build as many as two housing-demonstration projects.
Police responded to a report of a man in his 30s swearing and throwing French fries at a fast-food restaurant at about 9:30 a.m. Oct.… Continue reading