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COVID-19 walk-up testing site open in Kent/Des Moines area

Along Pacific Highway South; reservations recommended

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Kentridge High cancels football game due to COVID-19

Chargers were scheduled to play Liberty Sept. 9 at French Field in Kent but had positive case on team

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Sound Transit’s new fair ambassadors will replace fare enforcement officers. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit

Sound Transit Fare Ambassador Pilot Program begins

Fare ambassadors will start checking fares on Link and Sounder Sept. 13

Sound Transit’s new fair ambassadors will replace fare enforcement officers. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit
Daniel Elementary School, 11310 SE 248th St., in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

COVID-19 closure strikes Kent classroom at Daniel Elementary

First closure in Kent School District since opening Aug. 26

Daniel Elementary School, 11310 SE 248th St., in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
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Kent School Board approves return of deputy to Kentlake High

3-2 vote for district’s school resource officer contract with King County Sheriff’s Office

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Kent City Council grants rent relief to Half Lion Public House

Due to COVID-19 impact on restaurant/bar at city-owned Riverbend Golf Complex

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Mistrial ends child molestation case against former Kent substitute teacher

2019 kindergarten class incident with 6-year-old student

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The Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds will only play U.S. Division opponents the first month of the Western Hockey League season due to COVID-19 travel restrictions to the U.S. from Canada. The T-Birds open the season Oct. 2 at Portland. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Seattle Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds to play only U.S. Division teams in first month

Travel restrictions due to COVID-19 restrict travel from Canada

The Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds will only play U.S. Division opponents the first month of the Western Hockey League season due to COVID-19 travel restrictions to the U.S. from Canada. The T-Birds open the season Oct. 2 at Portland. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Seattle Thunderbirds
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Proof of vaccination to be required at Thunderbirds games in Kent | Update

Starting with Kraken Oct. 2 NHL preseason contest and Oct. 9 home opener

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Puget Sound Fire cancels 9/11 event due to COVID-19

Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11 at Maple Valley station

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Jury convicts Kent man of immigration fraud

Former United Kingdom resident lied about his arrests for sexually touching young girls

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Kent’s ShoWare Center to require face masks; smoking area eliminated

Other changes include clear bag policy, cashless transactions

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The CityZen Commons apartments, 10925 SE 259th St., in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, CityZen Commons

Kent apartment rents increase sharply by 10.8% compared to 2020

Sixth straight monthly increase; median rents stand at $1,421 for a one-bedroom apartment

The CityZen Commons apartments, 10925 SE 259th St., in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, CityZen Commons
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Kent-based Puget Sound Fire plans to enforce state’s vaccination mandate

About 80% of firefighters, emergency medical technicians already in compliance

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Neely-O’Brien Elementary School students receive backpacks filled with supplies from Office Depot on the first day of school Aug. 26 in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent school receives 500 backpacks with supplies from Office Depot

Donations to Neely-O’Brien Elementary students; all-star teacher gets laptop, chair

Neely-O’Brien Elementary School students receive backpacks filled with supplies from Office Depot on the first day of school Aug. 26 in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
Kent’s Jaleen Roberts, collecting a silver medal for the long jump at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, also took silver in the 100 meters. COURTESY PHOTO, Joe Kusumoto, USOPC

Kent’s Jaleen Roberts captures silver in 100 at Paralympic Games

Kent-Meridian graduate wins second silver medal in Tokyo

Kent’s Jaleen Roberts, collecting a silver medal for the long jump at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, also took silver in the 100 meters. COURTESY PHOTO, Joe Kusumoto, USOPC
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King County to require masks at large outdoor gatherings of 500 or more

New health officer order to control the spread of COVID-19

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Kent schools off to smooth start so far during pandemic

No classroom or school closures due to COVID-19 cases

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Music4life fundraiser set for Sept. 19 to benefit Kent students

Group provides musical instruments to students who cannot afford them

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Investigation: 911 calls handled properly in Kent Ramada Inn killing of Auburn woman

Police took 52 minutes to respond to domestic violence attack; civil lawsuit expected

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