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Kent rally supports farmers in India

Hundreds gather at ShoWare Center for drive to Seattle

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The swimming and fishing dock at Lake Meridian Park in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

City of Kent considers charging park impact fee to developers

Council looking at ways to raise funds for new parks, trails, recreation facilities

The swimming and fishing dock at Lake Meridian Park in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
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Man charged with killing wife in Kent waives extradition in Minnesota

Paul R. Dervin expected to be returned to Washington next month

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A car rally in support of farmers in India is set to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 26 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent and end up at the Westlake Center in Seattle. COURTESY GRAPHIC, Sikh Coalition

Sikh Americans car rally for Indian farmers to start in Kent

Saturday, Dec. 26 at ShoWare Center before heading to Seattle

A car rally in support of farmers in India is set to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 26 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent and end up at the Westlake Center in Seattle. COURTESY GRAPHIC, Sikh Coalition
A rendering of the planned warehouse development to be called Bridge Point Kent 300 at the former site of the REI headquarters, 6750 S. 228th Street. COURTESY GRAPHIC, Bridge Development Partners

Former REI headquarters in Kent to be demolished for industrial facilities

Bridge Development Partners purchase 15.8-acre site

A rendering of the planned warehouse development to be called Bridge Point Kent 300 at the former site of the REI headquarters, 6750 S. 228th Street. COURTESY GRAPHIC, Bridge Development Partners
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Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help in suspicious death near Covington

Woman’s body found Dec. 14 near Highway 18 and SE 256th Street

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Dion Earl, FILE PHOTO

Ex-Kent pro soccer team owner sentenced to 33 months for rape

Dion Earl pleaded guilty in September to Kirkland rape

Dion Earl, FILE PHOTO
Volunteers dropped off hundreds of toys Dec. 18 at Kent Lutheran Church from the annual Kent firefighters Toys of Joy drive to be distributed to children through the Kent Food Bank. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Toys for Joy drive in Kent to provide 500 children with gifts

Community donated more than $17,000 to buy toys

Volunteers dropped off hundreds of toys Dec. 18 at Kent Lutheran Church from the annual Kent firefighters Toys of Joy drive to be distributed to children through the Kent Food Bank. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire
Courtesy Photo, Kent School District

Kent School District looks to finalize reopening of schools plan by Feb. 1

Changes to be made under new guidance from the state; COVID-19 cases still too high now to reopen

Courtesy Photo, Kent School District
Uriel Varela

City of Kent hires interim race and equity manager

Goal will be to help ‘eliminate racial inequities and improve outcomes for all racial groups’

Uriel Varela
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Man charged in killing of wife in Kent reportedly attacked her 9 months earlier

Paul Dervin arrested in Minnesota; extradition hearing Dec. 21

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Mia Gregerson

State Rep. Gregerson to be vice chair of Appropriations Committee

Will play key role in drafting the operating budget for the next two years

Mia Gregerson
Tina Orwall

State Rep. Orwall gets gavel once more and keeps committee lineup

Reelected as House speaker pro tempore-designate by Democratic caucus

Tina Orwall
Two children check out the Candy Cane Lane drive-thru event that was open Saturday, Dec. 12, at Hogan Park and outside the Kent Valley Ice Centre. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Candy Cane Lane drive-thru event a hit in Kent

Children ask in Santa letters for things to be easier for their families during COVID-19

Two children check out the Candy Cane Lane drive-thru event that was open Saturday, Dec. 12, at Hogan Park and outside the Kent Valley Ice Centre. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
Courtesy Photo, Blue Origin

NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin’s New Glenn rocket for launch services catalog

Company to compete for missions through launch service task orders

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Bags of meth seized by law enforcement agencies that were concealed in a mattress box. COURTESY PHOTO, DEA

Kent man among 11 indicted for conspiracy drug trafficking in multi-state area

Pounds of methamphetamine, heroin and thousands of fentanyl laced pills seized by law enforcement

Bags of meth seized by law enforcement agencies that were concealed in a mattress box. COURTESY PHOTO, DEA
A semi overturned Tuesday morning, Dec. 15 in the 22400 block of 84th Avenue South. The driver suffered minor injuries. The license plate was whited out by Puget Sound Fire. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Semi overturns on 84th Avenue South in Kent | Update

SeaTac man cited for negligent driving in Tuesday incident

A semi overturned Tuesday morning, Dec. 15 in the 22400 block of 84th Avenue South. The driver suffered minor injuries. The license plate was whited out by Puget Sound Fire. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire
Seattle’s Mekai Sanders maneuvers the puck up the ice during WHL play Feb. 23 at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Season start delayed again for Seattle Thunderbirds, rest of WHL

Games had been scheduled to start Jan. 8; new start date undetermined

Seattle’s Mekai Sanders maneuvers the puck up the ice during WHL play Feb. 23 at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
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King County Sheriff’s Office investigates suspicious death near Covington

Body found Dec. 14 near Highway 18 and SE 256th Street

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Man arrested in Minnesota for allegedly killing woman Dec. 1 in Kent

Nationwide warrant had been issued for domestic violence second-degree murder suspect

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