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3 Auburn residents charged with murder in death of Kent man

Ages 20, 18 and 16 they allegedly killed Chris Wesolowicz in 2022 at Southcenter Mall parking garage

 

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Kent School Board delays vote on extra funds for middle school renovation

Directors want specific financial figures before approving additional $2.5M for Canyon Ridge

 

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Children catch a fish in Kent at the Old Fishing Hole

Annual event gives kids a chance to learn about fishing

 

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Kent Police plan extra resources to combat illegal street racing

Police issue statement to remind racers, spectators of city laws prohibiting such events

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Man reportedly used backpack to kill girlfriend in Kent

Man charged with 2nd-degree murder; struck her multiple times during dispute outside 7-Eleven store

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Kent Police seek public’s help to find teen girl missing since 2020

Few leads for detectives in search for Asia Wilbon

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Kentlake High School. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Former Kentlake High teacher pleads not guilty to sex crime

Charged with communication with a minor for immoral purposes after reported incidents with student

Kentlake High School. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
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Kent Police make arrest in May 13 killing of SeaTac woman

Officers arrest boyfriend for investigation of second-degree murder with domestic violence enhancement

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Paw Fest at Kent Station to feature adoptions, parade, costume contest

Event runs from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 3

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River Ridge Elementary, part of the Kent School District but in the city of SeaTac, will get a sidewalk for children to walk to and from school along Military Road South by this fall. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent School District official explains River Ridge Elementary sidewalk costs | Update

District staff added contingency costs to budget; sidewalk to be ready for Aug. 23 start of school

River Ridge Elementary, part of the Kent School District but in the city of SeaTac, will get a sidewalk for children to walk to and from school along Military Road South by this fall. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
Dr. Jessica Wall, an emergency room physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital, says drownings are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths for Washington children ages 1 to 4. Olivia Sullivan / The Mirror

‘A matter of moments’: County, local officials talk water safety tips

New life jackets for borrow are available at Steel Lake Park in Federal Way this summer.

Dr. Jessica Wall, an emergency room physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital, says drownings are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths for Washington children ages 1 to 4. Olivia Sullivan / The Mirror
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Kent Police hope new state laws in 2024 curb illegal street racing

Legislature adopted stricter laws, including impoundment of vehicles used for racing

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Heavy traffic northbound on 1-5 in Everett, Washington on August 31, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Go early or late to beat Memorial Day weekend traffic

AAA projects busy airports, ferries and roads over the holiday weekend this year, though still below pre-pandemic counts.

Heavy traffic northbound on 1-5 in Everett, Washington on August 31, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Burmese exchange student charged in fatal crash on State Route 18

Driver reached speeds of 130 mph, according to Washington State Patrol.

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Blue Origin visits Bryn Mawr Elementary for Space Day Renton

Students hear from retired NASA astronaut Capt. Wendy Lawrence

  • May 22, 2023
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
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Five men shot, injured in Kent at illegal street racing event

Hundreds gathered May 21 at intersection of South 180th Street and East Valley Highway

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Candidates file for Kent City Council, School Board positions

Five file for council seat held by incumbent Les Thomas who isn’t seeking reelection

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Car goes down 75-foot embankment in Kent; driver escapes serious injury

Friday, May 19 crash along South 212th Street

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Man receives 7-year prison sentence for controlled substance charge

Seattle Police arrested the man in Kent in 2018 after Seattle man died from a drug overdose

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Washington State Patrol

State Patrol seeks witnesses to drive-by shooting on SR 18

Passenger of a dark-colored sedan shot at the driver of a white Ford F-150 late Wednesday night at the traffic light toward the end of westbound State Route 18.

  • May 19, 2023
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
Washington State Patrol