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City of Kent reopens City Hall, Senior Center, Kent Commons

Also: online Parks registration system broken

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Watts proud of his accomplishments as Kent school superintendent

Graduation rates improved during six years

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Kent School District superintendent Watts to take job in Georgia

Leader survived two controversial votes over past year to keep Kent position

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The ShoWare Shootout 3 on 3 basketball tournament returns Aug. 22 to the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. Registration has started for the 11th annual event. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

ShoWare Shootout 3 on 3 basketball tournament returns to Kent

Registration has started for Aug. 22 event

The ShoWare Shootout 3 on 3 basketball tournament returns Aug. 22 to the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. Registration has started for the 11th annual event. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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Kent Police officer saves man from burning vehicle

On West Hill July 9 along Pacific Highway South

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Kent-based Blue Origin announces seat winner on flight to space

18-year-old student from the Netherlands gets first paying seat after high bidder reschedules

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South 216th Street in Des Moines to close for light rail work

Local access only between Highway 99 and Military Road South

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Two new murals decorate downtown Kent businesses exterior walls

Colorful art along West Meeker Street and West Harrison Street

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Most Kent crime numbers up in 2020 compared to 2019

Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs release 2020 crime report

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U.S. Marshals arrest 19-year-old man in Des Moines wanted for murder

Accused of killing Seattle man near Capitol Hill CHOP zone in June 2020

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Kent-based Blue Origin to show its first human flight into space on website

Launch scheduled for 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 20 from Texas

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Kent Museum plans grand reopening celebration July 30

Greater Kent Historical Society plans cedar log carving, Soap Box Derby car exhibit and more

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Kent’s Goodwin captures Cornucopia Days 5K race

Runner competed at Kentlake High School and Pacific Lutheran University

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Federal Way man injured in Kent crash along Highway 167

Early Sunday morning, July 11 near State Route 516

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SeaTac apartment fire seriously injures 2, displaces 85

Arson suspected in three-alarm fire late Saturday night, July 10

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Kent’s River Ridge Elementary to open this fall

New school under construction along Military Road South

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Sound Transit is constructing a 7.8-mile light rail extension from SeaTac to Federal Way, scheduled to open in 2024. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit

Sound Transit to get $158M federal grant for light rail extension

Funds to go toward new $3.1 billion line between Federal Way and SeaTac

Sound Transit is constructing a 7.8-mile light rail extension from SeaTac to Federal Way, scheduled to open in 2024. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit
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Kraken to play NHL preseason game in Kent at ShoWare Center

Tickets to Oct. 2 game to cost $395, $150, $125 and $95 for contest against Calgary Flames

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The Platform Apartments in downtown Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, The Platform Apartments

Kent apartment rents jump 8.7% in June compared to same month in 2020

Median rents are at $1,392 for a 1-bedroom unit, $1,782 for a 2-bedroom

The Platform Apartments in downtown Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, The Platform Apartments
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Property values rise sharply on Kent’s East Hill

Up 16.3% in the Kent Meridian area; 14.7% in the Talbot Hill/East Kent area

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