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The American Red Cross can feed thousands of residents this winter if Green River flooding causes large evacuations in Kent, Auburn, Renton or Tukwila. Red Cross and King County officials Tuesday in Renton displayed a mobile kitchen housed in a 53-foot trailer where workers can produce as many as 12,000 to 15,000 hot meals per day.
Mix motorcycles and ice and what do you get? You’ll find out when the World Championship Ice Racing Series comes to the ShoWare Center 8 p.m. Dec. 18 in Kent. More than 30 professional racers will compete on motorcycles and four-wheel, all-terrain vehicles around an oval track on the ice. Racers can go from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds on the motorcycles and reach speeds of 50 mph on the all-terrain vehicles.
Dee Woods joined the King County Long Term Care Ombudsman Program two years ago to help make sure residents of adult family homes receive proper treatment.
ASSAULT A 27-year-old woman told police that her husband of eight years grabbed her, shoved her and broke through a locked bedroom door to get to her during a domestic dispute at about 12:07 a.m. Nov. 25 at an apartment in the 24800 block of 101st Place Southeast.
Washington Legislature alert: Kent Council says it will lobby state for levee repairs, traffic studies
Kent city officials plan to lobby the state Legislature next year to help pay for Green River levee repairs as well as a design to rebuild the Highway 167 interchange at Willis Street.
Heather McIntosh and two dozen other Kent city employees used silly humor, energy drinks and motivation to make it through nearly 30 straight days of work filling giant sandbags, in preparation for possible flooding this winter.
A King County Superior Court jury in Seattle found a 66-year-old Kent man guilty of first-degree murder Thursday in connection with the shooting death of… Continue reading
The King County Animal Control Officer's Guild filed a lawsuit Friday against King County and County Executive Dow Constantine to seek release of e-mails from a citizens' advisory committee that in 2007 issued a report that called conditions at the Kent animal shelter “deplorable.”
Voters in Kent and King County Fire District 37 will decide in April whether to approve forming a regional fire authority. The new entity, if approved, would merge the Kent Fire Department with King County Fire District 37.
The Kent City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday night to adopt what Council President Debbie Raplee called "a pretty conservative" 2010 city budget.
The professional Indoor Football League is coming in March to the ShoWare Center in Kent. ShoWare Center officials and the co-owners announced at a press conference Monday that the Kent Predators will compete in the second-year league.
TobyMac calls it a "Winter Wonder Slam" tour. But fans should expect to hear Christmas songs as well as regular hits when the Christian rapper and three other artists perform 7 p.m. Saturday at the ShoWare Center.
Gage Sinclair was in a hospital bed and unable to walk three months ago. So when Sinclair, 13, participates in the city of Kent's 27th annual Christmas Rush Fun Run and Walk Saturday, it will help mark an end to a painful and challenging period in his life, and that of his family.
Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke recommended at a budget workshop Wednesday that the City Council make no further cuts in the proposed 2010 city budget.
Despite declining revenue drops in sales and utility taxes, Kent city officials project a balanced budget by the end of this year because of reduced expenses.
A 28-year-old Des Moines man was sentenced Nov. 20 in U.S. District Court to eight years in prison and five years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of a firearm and possessing crack cocaine with intent to distribute.
There’s a whole lot of fun planned Saturday at the 27th annual Winterfest holiday celebration in downtown Kent and at Kent Station. The activities include everything from a Santa Claus arrival parade, an all-you-can-eat breakfast, a Kids and Kritters walk, a carousel and horse-drawn carriage rides, along with choirs and bands.
Kent city staff will need to consider buying “local first” for city purchases and contracts. The Kent City Council voted 6-0 Nov. 17 to adopt an ordinance that directs city staff to use a “best efforts” approach to purchase items or set up contracts with Kent businesses, over companies from outside the city.
Kent Police considered Lakewood Police officer Gregory Richards "one of our own." Richards, 42, of Graham, was one of four Lakewood officers shot and killed Sunday in a Parkland coffee shop. He started his police career in 2001 in Kent.
ShoWare Center officials say the new arena in Kent could post a loss of as much as $343,000 this year.