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Why Not You Academy in Des Moines receives $100,000 grant

Public charter school co-founded by Russell Wilson and Ciara gets funds to help students attend college

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Christian group MercyMe to perform April 4 in Kent at ShoWare Center

‘Always Only Jesus Tour’ also will features Newsboys and David Leonard

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Nothing found by deputies at Kentlake High after threat of violence

Anonymous call to school caused lockdown Thursday, Nov. 16

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Kent, Renton Target stores part of organized retail theft case

State’s new Organized Retail Crime Unit files theft charges in its first criminal prosecution case

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Kent’s Christmas Rush Fun Run and Walk coming up Dec. 9

41st year of event; course starts at Hogan Park on Russell Road

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Kent’s ShoWare Center financial losses lower than projected

Operating deficit remains high through third quarter of 2023

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Two-night closure of section of Pacific Highway in Kent postponed | Update

Sound Transit delays construction on Nov. 19-20 between South 240th Street and SR 516

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Kent Police Blotter: Oct. 30 to Nov. 9

Incidents include robberies, burglaries, threat with a weapon

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Ayden Bryant as Joe Pendleton in the Kent-Meridian High School Drama presentation of “Heaven Can Wait” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18 in the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center.

Kent-Meridian High Drama club presents ‘Heaven Can Wait’

Catch the show at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17 or Saturday, Nov. 18

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Ayden Bryant as Joe Pendleton in the Kent-Meridian High School Drama presentation of “Heaven Can Wait” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18 in the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center.
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Boyd looks forward to replacing Thomas on Kent City Council

New start for Boyd as Thomas wraps up 20th year

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Kent boy, 14, faces stolen vehicle, attempting to elude charges

Federal Way Police arrested teen after pursuit

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One Kent School District levy rallies to pass; the other one still failing | Update

Latest King County Elections count shows operations levy passing, capital projects going down

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Cook rallies to overtake Hamada in Kent School Board race | Update

After trailing the first three days, Cook takes 208 vote lead over incumbent Hamada

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Kent Winterfest, tree lighting set for Saturday, Dec. 2

Annual event features music, crafts, vendors, food trucks at Town Square Plaza

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Kent VFW Post helps provide military honors at Tahoma National Cemetery

Honor guard volunteers from VFW Post 6785 share duties twice a month

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The Renton Regional Fire Authority responds Nov. 8 to King County Elections headquarters in Renton after a white substance was found in an envelope. COURTESY PHOTO, Renton RFA

State League of Women Voters condemn election office interferences

League president calls substances mailed ‘an attack on democracy’

The Renton Regional Fire Authority responds Nov. 8 to King County Elections headquarters in Renton after a white substance was found in an envelope. COURTESY PHOTO, Renton RFA
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Kent Police arrest man after 5-hour standoff on East Hill

Man waves and points gun during Nov. 8 evening incident near Subway and nail salon

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Jury convicts ex-Seahawk Wheeler for DV assault of girlfriend in Kent

Kent Police arrested Wheeler in 2021 after attack of his then girlfriend at their apartment

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Kent School Board race tightens between Hamada, Cook | Update

Hamada up by 74 votes; one school levy measure much closer as yes votes climb to 49.19%

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The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente Washington workers approve new 4-year contract

Covers 3,000 workers in state, including Kent Medical Center; pay hikes of 17% to 25% in next year

The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Kaiser Permanente