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City of Kent won’t require vaccine mandates for employees

At least 70% are already vaccinated

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Kent’s ShoWare Center to get $3 million in upgrades, repairs

Projects to be spread out over next five years at city-owned arena

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Lewis Rudd, co-founder of Ezell’s Famous Chicken. COURTESY PHOTO, Ezell’s

Ezell’s to offer grants to Black-owned businessses in the northwest

DoorDash contributes $40,000 as part of partnership

Lewis Rudd, co-founder of Ezell’s Famous Chicken. COURTESY PHOTO, Ezell’s
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Kent’s Jaleen Roberts takes silver medal in long jump at Paralympic Games | Update

Took sixth place in 200 meters and set an American record

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Controversy hits King County Council race between Olow, Upthegrove

Olow says Upthegrove needs to apologize for what she claims were racist, dehumanizing remarks

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Three Kent Police officers turn in resignation letters

Reveal future plans in statements; exits part of department trend

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Mariachi Herencia de Mexico will perform Feb. 5 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center as part of the city of Kent’s Spotlight Series. COURTESY PHOTO,

Kent Spotlight Series releases 2021-2022 schedule

Nine performances from October through March

Mariachi Herencia de Mexico will perform Feb. 5 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center as part of the city of Kent’s Spotlight Series. COURTESY PHOTO,
Kent-based Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully completed another flight to space and back Aug. 26 in West Texas. The booster is in the foreground and the capsule to the left of it. COURTESY PHOTO, Blue Origin
Kent-based Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully completed another flight to space and back Aug. 26 in West Texas. The booster is in the foreground and the capsule to the left of it. COURTESY PHOTO, Blue Origin
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Kent School Board votes 3-2 to approve police in schools program

Two board members wanted more public input prior to vote

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Traffic drums to help provide safety for walking to new Kent school

River Ridge Elementary along Military Road South

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Fireworks ignite fire that destroys Kent market on East Hill

KK Market at 23805 104th Ave. SE

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Thomas Milic of the Seattle Thunderbirds will participate in the Seattle Kraken training camp. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds

T-Birds goaltender to participate in Kraken training camp

Thomas Milic will head to Seattle from Kent

Thomas Milic of the Seattle Thunderbirds will participate in the Seattle Kraken training camp. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds
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Kent man, 64, dies in freeway crash in Tukwila

Semi rolled down embankment Aug. 23 after collision with SUV

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Six T-Birds heading to NHL training camps

Rempe, Bauer, Roulette, Ciona, Hanzel and Rybinski

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Six adults displaced by Kent house fire

In the 600 block of Prospect Avenue North

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Kent City Council approves return of police officers to schools

Kent School Board to consider contract Aug. 25 for two officers to split time among four schools

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Residents debate police reform laws at Kent town hall

Police chief, mayor lead discussion about impact to officers’ jobs

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Saddle Up Country Festival coming to Kent’s ShoWare Center on Dec. 4

Performers include The Frontmen of Country

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Jury convicts Covington man of two Kent homeless murders

Louisa Campos and Robert Dias killed after dispute with Bradley Shaw

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Kent-Meridian graduate becomes new Covington police chief

Megan Roberts replaces Andy McCurdy

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