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Sound Transit Board approves three sites to study for light rail maintenance facility

Midway Landfill in Kent; two Federal Way locations

 

Kent groups receive voter education funds

Mother Africa, Living Well Kent and Kent Black Action Commission

 

Kiewit Infrastructure West picked by Sound Transit to build Federal Way Link Extension

Light rail from SeaTac through Kent to Federal Way in 2024

  • May 23, 2019

 

Young anglers participate in Kent’s Fishing Experience

A field of 165 kids – youth and teens 14 and under – tried their luck at the annual Fishing Experience at the Old Fishing… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

Kent Police pursuits up 37 percent in 2018

119 incidents compared to 87 in 2017

Vague social media threat toward Kentridge High determined to be non-credible

School open Thursday after late Wednesday night threat

  • May 23, 2019

King County’s $5 million derelict boat problem

When a boat sinks, it costs a lot to bring it up, with millions being spent since 2003 on removals.

Kent Police seek help to find burglary suspect

Man breaking into homes on West Hill near Fred Meyer

  • May 21, 2019

Kent/Auburn pimp gets 23 years in prison for sex trafficking

Aubrey Taylor forced victims to work for him

Fourth King County measles case confirmed this month

Public Health – Seattle & King County is investigating a new measles case with possible exposures in King County. The King County resident, a woman… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Self-driving cars: Heaven or hell?

Depending on factors, traffic and environmental impacts could become better or worse.

Goats, Greenhouses, Gardening at free summit

King Conservation District, Highline College partner for urban ag event

  • May 20, 2019

Kent teachers achieve National Board certification | Schools briefly

The Kent School Board recently recognized teachers who achieved National Board certification by meeting rigorous National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. In addition, 16 teachers… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2019

Susan’s quest for ‘justice’ and the civil legal system dilemma

While citizens have the right to an attorney in criminal cases, they’re not afforded the same rights in civil litigation.

Kent Police travel to Washington, D.C. to honor fallen officers

Diego Moreno, Derek Focht added to memorial wall

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • May 20, 2019

Highway 167 lanes to close overnight in Kent for bridge work

Between South 212th Street and 84th Avenue exits

  • May 20, 2019

Public Health reports potential measles exposures in Auburn and Kent

Third King County measles case identified this month

  • May 17, 2019

Sixteen candidates file for Kent City Council, School Board seats | Election 2019

Four positions up on council; 3 on school board