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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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Saar’s Super Saver Foods opens on Kent’s East Hill

Along 104th Avenue SE across from Home Depot

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Kent City Council appoints two to Land Use and Planning Board

Sally McDonough and Michael Purewall join seven-member group

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Seattle Thunderbirds sign two import draft players

Right wing from Italy; defenseman from Great Britain

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Puget Sound Fire seeks permanent fire benefit charge

Measure on Aug. 3 primary ballot

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Kent City Council candidates debate hiring more police officers

Troutner, Cawthon, Fincher, Cairnes deliver their opinions

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Man arrested near Kent for throwing rocks at vehicles along I-5

July 5 incident near South 272nd Street

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Brycen Dawley. COURTESY PHOTO, gofundme.com

12-year-old Kent club wrestler battles staph infection

Brycen Dawley receiving treatment at Seattle Children’s

Brycen Dawley. COURTESY PHOTO, gofundme.com
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Number of homicides in Kent up to nine after June 20 shooting

Man shot on road outside of Central Avenue Pub; no suspects in case

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Kent’s red-light cameras reduced collisions in 2020, brought in $2.4M

‘We continue to lower collision rates and the system is able to fund itself,’ Chief Padilla says

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Prosecutors allege man executed Tukwila man in Kent parking lot

Avery Wilcox killed March 21 as he waited to gather his belongings from nearby apartment

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Guns seized during multiple arrests for drug trafficking June 30 in the Seattle area. Two Kent men were among those indicted. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. Department of Justice

Two Kent men indicted as part of drug trafficking ring

A dozen people busted June 30 throughout Seattle area

Guns seized during multiple arrests for drug trafficking June 30 in the Seattle area. Two Kent men were among those indicted. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. Department of Justice
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Kent’s Roberts makes USA track and field team for Paralympic Games

Will compete in long jump, sprints Aug. 24-Sept. 5 in Tokyo

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Fire burns homeless camp, brush along Green River in Kent

Nobody injured as firefighters extinguish fire along Frager Road

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A synthetic turf softball field at Bellevue High School similar to what will be installed at Kent-Meridian High. COURTESY PHOTO, Premier Field Development

Kent-Meridian High to get synthetic turf softball field

Former pool to be infilled, building to be used for storage, locker rooms

A synthetic turf softball field at Bellevue High School similar to what will be installed at Kent-Meridian High. COURTESY PHOTO, Premier Field Development
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Kent woman dies 3 weeks after celebrating 75th wedding anniversary

Bobbie and Roland Allen reached milestone May 31

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Kent Police recover nearly 800 catalytic converters during arrests

Detectives also seize about $40,000 in cash

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Where to stay cool in Kent | Update

Library; Memorial Park Building; Valley Ice Centre; Catholic Community Services

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Kentwood High football at French Field in Kent. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

French Field in Kent to get new synthetic turf; scoreboard

Turf is 13 years old, scoreboard 20 years old

Kentwood High football at French Field in Kent. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter