Report: Only one use of excessive force upheld by Sheriff’s investigations in 2018

The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight has released its annual 2018 report.


Hit-and-run driver kills bicyclist in Federal Way | Update

Crash along Pacific Highway South near Kent; police search for vehicle


Teen found in Green River near Auburn is homicide victim | Update

16-year-old boy attended Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines


City of Kent part of tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma

Whether City Council agrees to terms remains to be determined

Centennial of service

Kent’s American Legion Post 15 celebrates 100 years of helping veterans, their families and the community

Kent Senior Center hosts Wellness Fair on Sept. 19

Kent 50 Plus and FD Cares present the 9th annual Wellness Fair on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, at the Kent Senior… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2019

City of Kent to pay $2.4 million for temporary IT employees

Staff claims region’s demand for information technology jobs makes hirings difficult

Muckleshoot Tribe breaks ground on 18-story, 400-room, luxury hotel tower | UPDATE

When finished, it will be the largest of its kind in the state

Sound Transit seeks input about Sounder South expansion

Longer, more trains under consideration

  • Sep 11, 2019

King County executive calls for urgent action to address youth vaping

Constantine wants state to expand vaping, tobacco product regulations

  • Sep 11, 2019

King County Metro to increase bus service Sept. 21

Kent routes 150, 164 and 183 to run more often

  • Sep 11, 2019

Salmon SEEson returns: spot fish coming home to King County rivers and streams

Sockeye, chinook, coho, pink, and chum begin journey from ocean to birthplaces

  • Sep 11, 2019

County Council passes measure to require sex trafficking awareness training for Uber, Lyft drivers

How to spot victims, survivors and report incidents

  • Sep 11, 2019

Kent City Council candidates keep it civil at forum

Thomas, Bhullar one of four races on Nov. 5 ballot

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Sep 9, 2019

Senate inquiry finds no evidence of sexist, racist remarks as alleged by Das

Kent senator accused fellow Democratic Caucus members in June

Free, reduced school meals available

State school superintendent’s office encourages families to apply for programs

  • Sep 6, 2019

Muckleshoot Tribe breaks ground in Auburn on 18-story, 400-room, luxury hotel

When finished, it will be the largest of its kind in the state