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Mayor Ralph swears in four Kent City Council members

John Boyd, Bill Boyce, Marli Larimer and Zandria Michaud; Boyd only newcomer

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Half Lion files Chapter 11 bankruptcy in attempt to reopen Kent restaurant

Brewing company leases space from city; plans to file reorganization plan by Feb. 7, 2024

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Nana’s Southern Kitchen will give away 800 meals on Christmas Day in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Nana’s Southern Kitchen

Donations boost Nana’s Southern Kitchen giveaway in Kent to 800 meals

Food will be distributed on Christmas Day to those in need; initial tally was 250 meals

Nana’s Southern Kitchen will give away 800 meals on Christmas Day in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Nana’s Southern Kitchen
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Kent group receives $10,000 grant to promote bicycle safety for kids

Public Health - Seattle King County provides funds to First Five Years & Beyond

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Kent Police crack down on public drug use with special task force

Focus on several hotspots, including near intersection of 104th Avenue SE and SE 240th Street

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Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent to distribute free meals on Christmas

People in need of a good meal can show up at the restaurant from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Kent-based Blue Origin completes 24th mission to space

First flight since September 2022 mishap

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Split votes come early for new Kent School Board members

Election of board officers filled by three returning members as two newcomers come up a vote short

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Witness follows vehicle to help Kent Police catch hit-and-run suspect

Kent woman, 28, hurt in collision early Dec. 15 at South 196th Street and 80th Avenue South

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Kent Police make nine DUI arrests in first two weeks of December

Officers bust drivers from Kent and five other cities

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The Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds will play the Portland Winterhawks at 5:05 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle. COURTESY PHOTO, Climate Pledge Arena

Kent-based Thunderbirds to play WHL game at Climate Pledge Arena

Seattle will play Portland Winterhawks on March 17 in third annual Battle on the Sound

The Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds will play the Portland Winterhawks at 5:05 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle. COURTESY PHOTO, Climate Pledge Arena
Kent School District Superintendent Israel Vela. Screenshot via Kent School District video

Kent School District superintendent warns of future cuts

Israel Vela says drop in enrollment, loss of federal funds to cause ‘budget challenges’

Kent School District Superintendent Israel Vela. Screenshot via Kent School District video
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Sound Transit to change light rail fare to $3 flat rate in fall 2024

Current fares vary depending on trip distance

Courtesy Photo, Sound Transit
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Les Thomas: Farewell to Kent City Council’s longest serving member | Photos

20-year veteran honored by mayor, council as he attends final meeting

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New pastor to deliver Christmas message at Kent Lutheran Church

The Rev. Tormod Svensson first new pastor in 24 years at the downtown church

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Kent-based Blue Origin plans first rocket launch after 2022 mishap

Company had to stop New Shepard flights until getting FAA approval; could launch next week

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State awards final contract for SR 509 extension project

New connection to I-5 impacts Kent, SeaTac and Des Moines; 1st stage to open in 2025; 2nd stage in 2028

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Last call: Monte Carlo Pub closing in Kent after 34 years

Original owner heads into retirement as bar celebrates final weekend; apartments coming to site

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48 children participate in annual Kent Police Shop with a Cop

Youth get to pick out holiday gifts at Target

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Kent Police report missing girl, 15, has been found and is safe | Update

Girl’s status changed to missing from runaway after parents stopped hearing from her

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