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Kent Police Blotter: July 30-Aug. 9

Shots fired incidents dominate list

 

Free food boxes to be distributed Aug. 14-15 in Kent

Event at ShoWare Center parking lot

 

Fill the Bus school supply drive in Kent set for Aug. 20

Drop off donations at Kent Station and other locations

 

Linda Raye (Bolt) Cappelletti | Obituary

Linda Raye (Bolt) Cappelletti was born on February 21, 1950 in Ballard, Washington, she passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 18, 2020. Linda… Continue reading

Step by step: A Kent Photo Moment

Climbing wall at Arbor Heights 360 Park

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

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New program to help ensure safe start compliance in restaurants, taverns

Launched by Public Health – Seattle & King County

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Three drive-in films set for Kent’s ShoWare Center Aug. 12-16

‘The Lion King,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘Gremlins’

Dale Klapperich | Obituary

After a nearly four-year battle with cancer, Dale Klapperich passed away peacefully at age 67 at his home in Auburn with family by his side.… Continue reading

Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s press conference on Aug. 5, 2020.

Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

King County among high-risk counties; several school districts will have remote learning in the fall.

Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s press conference on Aug. 5, 2020.
King County Election headquarters in Renton on Aug. 4 for the primary election. Haley Ausbun/staff photo

Inslee and Culp lead governor race; incumbent Dems ahead for Congress | Statewide results

Early results for governor, state schools chief, attorney general and more.

King County Election headquarters in Renton on Aug. 4 for the primary election. Haley Ausbun/staff photo

Democrats dominate King County legislative races | Election results

Here are the latest results for King County legislative candidates in the Aug. 4 primary election, which included races for the state House and state… Continue reading

Results chart|Kent-area races

Congressional, legislative races

Cooking up delicious ideas to keep your annual events happening safely!

Fundraisers and special events ARE still possible thanks to this innovative team

Primary election 2020: Who will emerge as Inslee’s challenger?

Voting ends Tuesday in an election without big rallies and fund-raisers and face-to-face debates

Sex ed, local control at heart of race for WA state schools chief

Incumbent Chris Reykdal faces five foes who argue he’s pushing too many state policies on school districts.

Farming on Frager | A Kent Photo Moment

Farmer irrigates crops along Frager Road South

Priced out of our homes

Priced out of our homes In the middle of everything that is going wrong in our country, including a pandemic, sky-high unemployment, medical costs going… Continue reading

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

Kent Police Blotter | July 14-26

Shots fired; money demanded; burglary arrest