Steve Hunter

The filling of the reservoir this summer behind the Howard Hanson Dam on the Green River has allowed engineers to run tests to determine if drainage repairs to a damaged abutment next to the dam have worked.

Engineers continue to run tests at Howard Hanson Dam along Green River

Engineers, geologists and other scientists continue to run a battery of tests on the right abutment drainage improvements at the Howard Hanson Dam.

The filling of the reservoir this summer behind the Howard Hanson Dam on the Green River has allowed engineers to run tests to determine if drainage repairs to a damaged abutment next to the dam have worked.

Kent detectives still searching for car-show shooters

Kent Police continue to search for three or more suspects involved in the gang-related shooting July 23 that injured 12 people at a Kent lowrider car show on the West Hill.

Kent Police investigating human remains found on East Hill

Kent Police are investigating a death in the 24100 block of 114th Avenue Southeast on the East Hill where human skeletal remains were found at about 11 a.m. Friday by a crew clearing brush.

Ex-University of Washington basketball player Venoy Overton is charged with second-degree promoting prostitution in Kent.

Still no Kent trial date for ex-UW player Venoy Overton

Former University of Washington basketball player Venoy Overton had his pre-trial hearing continued to Aug. 30 as he faces a charge of second-degree promoting prostitution along Pacific Highway in Kent.

Ex-University of Washington basketball player Venoy Overton is charged with second-degree promoting prostitution in Kent.
Ruth Moody will perform Oct. 29 at the Kentwood Performing Arts Center as part of the annual city of Kent Spotlight Series.

Kent announces Spotlight Series lineup for 2011-12

Make plans for fall, winter and spring entertainment in town as tickets are on sale for the Kent Arts Commission’s 2011-2012 Spotlight Series.

Ruth Moody will perform Oct. 29 at the Kentwood Performing Arts Center as part of the annual city of Kent Spotlight Series.

Kent man accidentally shoots himself in groin

A Kent man reportedly accidentally shot himself in the groin with a handgun late Thursday afternoon inside an apartment near Lake Meridian.

James T. Radtke

Kent man pleads not guilty to manslaughter charge in shooting death of Enumclaw girl

A 25-year-old Kent man pleaded not guilty Thursday to first-degree manslaughter in connection with the Dec. 11 shooting death in Enumclaw of Kelsey Carter, his 16-year-old girlfriend.

James T. Radtke
Crews place super sacks in October 2009 along the east bank of the Green River near the Riverbend Golf Complex in Kent. The sandbags still remain as city officials wait for repairs to be finished at the Howard Hanson Dam.

Giant sandbags might remain along Green River in Kent for another winter

The giant sandbags are staying along the Green River Trail in Kent at least through the fall and maybe until next spring.

Crews place super sacks in October 2009 along the east bank of the Green River near the Riverbend Golf Complex in Kent. The sandbags still remain as city officials wait for repairs to be finished at the Howard Hanson Dam.

Kent couple faces charges for alleged abuse of 5-week-old son

King County prosecutors have filed assault and criminal mistreatment charges against a Kent father and mother in connection with alleged abuse of their five-week-old boy.

Col. Anthony Wright

New Seattle commander of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to oversee Hanson Dam repairs along Green River

A new commander of the Seattle District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will give future updates about repairs to the Howard Hanson Dam and potential Green River flooding.

Col. Anthony Wright
Friends and family cheer for their graduate June 11 at the ShoWare Center in Kent during the Kent-Meridian High School commencement.

Kent’s ShoWare Center budget moves closer to breaking even

The revenue numbers keep looking better at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

Friends and family cheer for their graduate June 11 at the ShoWare Center in Kent during the Kent-Meridian High School commencement.
Job applicants fill the ShoWare Center's concourse July 27 in Kent looking to fill positions at the arena.

Kent’s ShoWare Center draws more than 600 applicants for 100 jobs

More than 600 people applied for about 100 ShoWare Center job openings in Kent.

Job applicants fill the ShoWare Center's concourse July 27 in Kent looking to fill positions at the arena.
The top Lingerie Football League players competed in the All-Fantasy Game July 30 in Hamilton

Lingerie Football League and Rawlings Sporting Goods sign multi-year deal | Seattle Mist update

Rawlings Sporting Goods and the women's Lingerie Football League signed a multi-year contract Tuesday that includes Rawlings supplying the official game ball as well as shoulder pads.

The top Lingerie Football League players competed in the All-Fantasy Game July 30 in Hamilton

Kent bicyclist injured in collision with car on West Meeker Street

A 22-year-old Kent man suffered injuries when his bicycle collided with a car at about 1:19 p.m. Monday near the McDonald's restaurant on West Meeker Street in Kent.

Bruce Malcolm

National Night Out crime-prevention events Aug. 2 in Kent

Kent Police Target Crime is this year’s theme for the 28th annual National Night Out, a highly effective crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch.

Bruce Malcolm
Kent Police are looking for this man in connection with a shoplifting July 28 at a Kent Rite Aid store on the East Hill that resulted in the death of the store manager after he suffered a head injury while chasing the suspect.

Kent store manager dies from injuries suffered chasing shoplifter | Police search for suspect

Kent Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man associated with a recent shoplift on the East Hill when a retail store manager chased the suspect and died from injuries suffered in a fall off a retaining wall near the store.

Kent Police are looking for this man in connection with a shoplifting July 28 at a Kent Rite Aid store on the East Hill that resulted in the death of the store manager after he suffered a head injury while chasing the suspect.

Volunteer shortage causes Municipal League to drop Kent from annual candidate rankings | Election 2011

A lack of volunteers to interview candidates caused The Municipal League of King County to drop Kent election races this year from its annual candidate rankings.

Vicci Martinez

Martinez cancels Kent concert for ‘The Voice’ tour

The success of Tacoma singer Vicci Martinez on NBC's "The Voice" meant she had to cancel a scheduled Thursdays at the Lake free concert in Kent at Lake Meridian Park.

Vicci Martinez
The Kent Little League Major All-Stars

Dramatic tournament comeback by Kent All-Stars ends in state championship game | Little League Majors Update

The Kent Little League Major All-Stars team won five consecutive loser-out games at the state tournament in Vancouver before losing to North Bothell in the championship game Saturday.

The Kent Little League Major All-Stars
Kent City Council Position No. 7 candidates Dana Ralph

Ralph, Smith and Sealfon seek Kent City Council seat | Election 2011

Dana Ralph, Suzanne Smith and Michael S. Sealfon are vying in the primary to replace Ron Harmon for Position No. 7 on the Kent City Council.

Kent City Council Position No. 7 candidates Dana Ralph