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The developer of the Ethos Community Apartments along West Meeker Street will receive about a $3.1 million property tax break from the city of Kent over an eight-year period. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Ethos apartment developer in Kent to get $3.1 million property tax break

City Council approves exemption as follow up to land sale agreement

 

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Kent City Councilmember Kaur awarded with Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Program recognizes elected officials for accomplishing training in four core areas

 

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Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Nov 25, 2020
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Police chief: Crime in Kent has increased during pandemic

Shootings up 53% so far in 2020 compared to last year

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Kent Police looking for help to solve fatal shooting of 20-year-old man | Update

Man identified as Tomas Valencia by King County Medical Examiner’s Office

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Kent School District plans virtual meetings about boundary study

The Kent School District will hold three virtual meetings to present findings about the boundary study and proposed next steps. The meetings are Dec. 5,… Continue reading

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Nica Sy speaks at the ForFortyTwo rally Aug. 17 outside of Kent City Hall and the Kent Police Department. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Kent group says City Council ignored demands to defund police

ForFortyTwo plans to continue fight for city to invest in Black-led and youth-led organizations

Nica Sy speaks at the ForFortyTwo rally Aug. 17 outside of Kent City Hall and the Kent Police Department. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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Three Kent Police officers remain on leave after fatal shooting

One officer has 10 years experience, one has six years and another one joined force in 2019

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A Black Lives Matter protest march through Kent in June. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Kent’s Entenman part of state leadership team to propose policing changes

House Democrats say racial equity and justice system reforms needed

A Black Lives Matter protest march through Kent in June. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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Snow Lake, located near Snoqualmie Pass in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Washington releases new forest plan

It outlines ways the state will protect and maintain forest health.

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Snow Lake, located near Snoqualmie Pass in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
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Sound Transit seeking public comment on proposed Sounder fare change

Online survey available; public hearing on Dec. 3

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Sea Mar COVID-19 testing site in Federal Way. File Photo

COVID-19 testing site opens at Highline College in Des Moines

Free tests 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Sea Mar COVID-19 testing site in Federal Way. File Photo
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Art to be a large part of Kent’s two light rail stations

Kent Arts Commissison reviews designs submitted by chosen artists

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Cleaning up Mill Creek Canyon to cost city of Kent as much as $800,000

Specialist company hired to clear trash from homeless encampments

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Kent City Council adds delivery fee cap to support local restaurants

The cap prevents third party delivery services from charging partner restaurants high fees

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King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County Council passes $12.59 billion biennial budget

King County Council on Nov. 17 passed a $12.59 billion biennial budget for 2021-2022, providing funding for anti-racist programs, transformation of the criminal legal system,… Continue reading

King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov
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Compromise leads to passing of Kent’s 2021-2022 budget

City council decided not to defund the police.

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State Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) authored the letter to Gov. Jay Inslee. Mullet represents the 5th Legislative District. File photo

Democratic lawmakers ask Inslee to lift ban on indoor dining

They want to try to scaling back on occupancy before forcing an end to inside service.

State Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) authored the letter to Gov. Jay Inslee. Mullet represents the 5th Legislative District. File photo
Tim Eyman get in some last minute campaigning for I-976 in downtown Bellevue on the afternoon of Nov. 5, 2019. File photo

Eyman fights allegation he repeatedly broke campaign laws

In a lawsuit, the state accuses the prolific initiative promoter of getting kickbacks.

  • Nov 17, 2020
Tim Eyman get in some last minute campaigning for I-976 in downtown Bellevue on the afternoon of Nov. 5, 2019. File photo