Steve Hunter

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State health experts: Flu vaccine should be considered ‘essential’ this year

Presence of COVID-19, flu viruses could put more people in the hospital

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Kent School District enrollment drops 1,320 compared to last year

School Board director expresses ‘grave concerns’

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The new Glint Car Wash is now open at the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent Kangley Road in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Glint Car Wash opens on Kent Kangley Road

At same corner as Sonic Drive-In, Starbucks

The new Glint Car Wash is now open at the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent Kangley Road in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1

Fares were suspended in March due to COVID-19

Light rail construction transforms West Hill in Kent

New stations to be built as Sound Transit targets 2024 opening

A fatal fight over money on Kent’s East Hill

Man, 57, charged with murder of 33-year-old man

Kent City Council won’t defund Police Department

‘Reducing the number of officers in Kent will not improve public safety’

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Riverbend Driving Range reopens temporarily in Kent

Two phases of renovation complete; one remains

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First Bezos Academy free preschool to open in Des Moines

Amazon founder plans many schools for underserved children

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Dowell Co. closing after 55 years

‘An icon of Kent’

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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

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Kent Police crack down on street racing as it spreads across city, region

Parking lots at Dick’s Drive-In, LA Fitness become gathering spots

Sound Transit delays construction of Kent parking garage for train commuters

Project placed on pause because of declining revenues due to COVID-19

LaPorte to retire as city of Kent Public Works director

11 years as head of department; 31 years with city

Former Kent pro soccer team owner pleads guilty to rape

Dion Earl, 48, was charged last year in Kirkland case

City of Kent to add large, outdoor warehousing activities to B&O tax

Extension will increase revenue by about $2.1M per year

Arrest made in Kent fatal stabbing | Update

57-year-old man faces potential second-degree murder charge

Closure of 4th and Willis intersection in Kent set for Sept. 25-27

Crews finishing up work on roundabout

City of Kent awards grants of $6,500 to 300-plus small businesses

$2.1 million from federal CARES Act funds to combat COVID-19 impact

Kent man, 18, charged with robbing, beating Uber driver

Attack last month in Seattle