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Kent City Council approves park transfer for water tower

West Hill’s small Kronisch Park to be removed

 

Kent Sunrise Rotary Club honors Northwood Middle School students, staff

Recognized for academics, service, citizenship

  • Nov 20, 2019

 

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Nov 19, 2019
The community is mourning the loss of Kato, a Kent Police K-9. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

Kato, Kent Police K-9 who survived 2013 stabbing, dies

Retired German shepherd died earlier this month of a ruptured tumor

  • Nov 19, 2019
The community is mourning the loss of Kato, a Kent Police K-9. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

A better way to roll: Washingtonians encouraged to help shape state’s active transportation plan

People who live in Washington have an opportunity to help create a vision for a transportation system that supports all modes of travel – including… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2019

July’s Monroe earthquake is informing plans for future danger

Gathered by lucky accident, data from the 4.6-magnitude quake could help assess bigger hazards.

Courtesy of Washington Secretary of State’s Office
Courtesy of Washington Secretary of State’s Office

KentHOPE Gala raises $190,000 to fight homelessness, addiction

The seventh annual KentHOPE for Tomorrow Gala raised $190,000 to help the nonprofit’s efforts to end the cycle of homelessness and addiction for local women… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2019
Donated warm socks for those in need. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Community asked to give back in Willow’s Place Hope for Families

Dec. 5 luncheon accepting donated clothing and other items for those in need

  • Nov 18, 2019
Donated warm socks for those in need. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Kent teen receives four-year sentence for Officer Moreno’s murder

Garcia, 17, will be released when he turns 21 in 2023

Meridian Glen Park in Kent to get $30,000 upgrade

Grant from Disney, National Recreation and Park Association

  • Nov 15, 2019

Lunar party at the STEM Festival in Kent

City unveils lunar rover replica that will land in a renovated downtown park project

City of Kent to build stormwater pump station at 64th/James

Council awards bid of $4.8 million

Vehicle strikes, kills Des Moines pedestrian | Update: man identified

Early Nov. 14 near Kent Des Moines Road

Kent School District’s credit rating outlook improves

Moody’s issues financial profile report

  • Nov 15, 2019

Kent man fatally shot in East Hill apartment identified

Daveon Robbins had criminal history; faced 2019 burglary charge

South King County housing crisis acutely hits the LGBTQ+ community

Group, local politicians to release report Nov. 15

  • Nov 13, 2019

Civil rights activist Mendez to speak in Kent

Nov. 14 at Green River College Kent Campus

  • Nov 13, 2019

Kent fatal shooting last week remains a mystery

20-year-old man dies at East Hill apartment complex