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COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Education Association

Day 4 of Kent teachers’ strike: No school on Tuesday, Aug. 30

Still no contract settlement between Kent School District and teachers’ union

COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Education Association
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Kent man, 71, charged with killing man over a parking lot dispute

28-year-old died of gunshot wound Aug. 19 at Riverwood Apartments

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Art Oberto dies at age 95; helped build success of snack sausage company

Company in 1978 moved headquarters to Kent from Seattle

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One man dead, two injured in Kent apartment shooting

All three shot Sunday night inside their Irwin Park apartment; no suspect information

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Kent School Board to consider lawsuit to end teachers’ strike

If board approves staff recommendation Monday night, Aug. 29, a judge could rule strike illegal

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Kent teachers on strike. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Education Association

Day 3 of Kent teachers’ strike: No school on Monday, Aug. 29

Contract dispute appears to widen between school district and union after superintendent’s statement

Kent teachers on strike. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Education Association
Kent School Board members Leslie Hamada, Joe Bento, Awale Farah and Tim Clark. COURTESY IMAGE, Kent School District

Group seeks recall of four Kent School Board members

‘Repeated violations of law and policy have led to this,’ according to community organization

Kent School Board members Leslie Hamada, Joe Bento, Awale Farah and Tim Clark. COURTESY IMAGE, Kent School District
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Two shootings on Kent’s East Hill within 2 hours of each other

Two men injured in separate incidents 2 miles apart on early morning of Aug. 20

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Rainier Youth Choirs brings on new middle school choir director

Jackie Grant will lead choir; group draws students from Kent, Auburn, Federal Way and other cities

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Day 2 of Kent teachers’ strike: No school on Friday, Aug. 26

Contract negotiations continue between district and union bargaining teams

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COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent School Board picks four finalists for vacant position

Will select one as new board member at Aug. 31 meeting

COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent School District
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Seattle man arrested in Kent charged for possessing a ghost gun, drugs

Bellevue Police tracked man to auto parts store in Kent; federal prosecutors charge man

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Kent teachers during an informational picket. Teachers will be on strike Thursday, Aug. 25 at schools across the district, which will delay the start of the 2022-2023 school year in the Kent School District. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Education Association

No school: Kent teachers’ strike begins Thursday, Aug. 25

Kent School District and teachers’ union yet to reach contract agreement

Kent teachers during an informational picket. Teachers will be on strike Thursday, Aug. 25 at schools across the district, which will delay the start of the 2022-2023 school year in the Kent School District. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Education Association
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Disney On Ice returns to Kent’s ShoWare Center Oct. 26-30

Road Trip Adventures to feature Mickey Mouse and friends in nine shows

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Office workers facing contract talk struggles with Kent School District

Union running into similar issues as teachers while bargaining with district negotiators

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House fire displaces family near Kentridge High School

Monday evening, Aug. 22 in the 12200 block of SE 206th Street

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Kent high school football tickets available online for French Field

New service starting this season for Kentwood, Kentridge, Kentlake and Kent-Meridian

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Two new Sounder train cars arrive for Seattle-Lakewood line

Part of an 11-car purchase by Sound Transit for $46.5 million

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Kent School District administration aiming for start of school Aug. 25

But district statement says strike vote by teachers could delay opening day

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Kent teachers vote to strike if no contract agreement reached

Strike would start on Thursday, Aug. 25, the scheduled first day of school in the Kent School District

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