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South King Tool Library earns Recycler of the Year honors

The South King Tool Library was recently named the nonprofit Recycler of the Year by the Washington State Recycling Association. Federal Way’s local nonprofit tool… Continue reading

 

Patti Cole-Tindall (Courtesy of King County)

Patti Cole-Tindall is officially confirmed as the new King County Sheriff

After serving as the interim sheriff since January, the King County Council unanimously voted to confirm Patti Cole-Tindall as the new King County Sheriff on… Continue reading

 

World War II veterans in Auburn, Wash. File photo

Washington ranks 7th among states for number of World War II veterans

12,364 WWII veterans are living in the state, with a total population of 517,912 military veterans.

 

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Fifteen new firefighters join Kent-based Puget Sound Fire

Completed 20-week course at academy

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Two Kent community projects on request list for federal funding

Sea Mar wants to build medical clinic, affordable housing; UTOPIA seeks to expand services

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Two Kent students at Highline College earn statewide recognition

Sameer Koirala, Caitlyn Jonson named to the 2022 All-Washington Academic Team

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Photo of promotional recruitment banner used by Auburn Police Department at Petpalooza. The banner features Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson, who is awaiting trial for the 2019 murder and assault of Jesse Sarey. Photo courtesy of Jeff Trimble

Auburn Police use photo of embattled officer on recruitment banner

Families of people killed by Jeffrey Nelson, who’s awaiting trial for murder, speak out over use of his photo at Petpalooza.

Photo of promotional recruitment banner used by Auburn Police Department at Petpalooza. The banner features Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson, who is awaiting trial for the 2019 murder and assault of Jesse Sarey. Photo courtesy of Jeff Trimble
Carriage Crest Elementary, 18235 140th Ave. SE, in Renton, is part of the Kent School District. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent School District closes as many as two classrooms at 5 elementary schools due to COVID-19

Cases on the rise in King County; 4 schools close one classroom, one school closes two

Carriage Crest Elementary, 18235 140th Ave. SE, in Renton, is part of the Kent School District. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
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Car removed from Old Fishing Hole in Kent after rolling into water

Owner tells police he’s uncertain why the car began to roll from parking lot but that he wasn’t in it

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Use your King County library card to explore the outdoors

KCLS cardholders can check out a Discover Pass for two weeks to explore public lands.

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Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.

King County identifies first presumptive monkeypox case

The illness is not as easily transmitted compared to COVID-19, according to health officer.

Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.
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Federal Way man arrested after fatal crash on SR 18

One killed, others injured in Sunday night crash.

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State Labor Council endorses four Democrats in 47th District races

Group recommends Satwinder Kaur, Debra Enterman, Shukri Olow and Chris Stearns

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King County Local Dive podcast
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Kent-area candidates file for federal, state offices

List of those who filed for Congress, state Legislature

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Kent City Council to consider change in where property tax revenue goes

Half of monies to go to capital projects rather than general fund; to be replaced by sales, utility tax revenue

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State Patrol seeks witnesses to Kent shooting along Highway 167

Nobody injured but vehicle had four bullet holes after drive-by shooting south of I-405

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Ahmad Al Ghifari

Kent-Meridian High student receives STEM Signing Day honors

Ahmad Al Ghifari one of 49 students recognized from across the state

Ahmad Al Ghifari
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Kent Police still short about 18 officers despite pay hikes

Chief Padilla emphasizes recruitment of new officers to replace those who left the department

COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police
COURTESY PHOTO, accesso ShoWare Center

Federal relief grant helps cover losses at Kent’s ShoWare Center

City-owned arena makes profit of $436,456 in 2021

COURTESY PHOTO, accesso ShoWare Center