Kent City Council seeks volunteers to write pro, con statements about police ballot measure

City leaders plan to put proposal in front of voters on April 24

  • Jan 18, 2018


State lawmakers re-consider eliminating statute of limitations on sex crimes

By Taylor McAvoy/WNPA Olympia News Bureau A bill passed in the State House of Representatives last year offers some hope for people who were sexually… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018


Keiser, Senate Democrats push safety for sanitation workers

By Alex Visser/WNPA Olympia News Bureau The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. was more than symbolic this week with the introduction of legislation aimed… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018


Kent Memorial Park to get Wiffle ball field, renovated playground

New restrooms coming to Lake Meridian Park

Kent gets another grant to extend new 132nd Avenue pedestrian path

Project will go from SE 248th Street to SE 240th Street

Fain, Sullivan talk legislative shop at Good Eggs gathering

District 47 lawmakers discuss some key issues facing Olympia this session

City of Kent receives Excellence in Financial Reporting honor

Finance director calls award ‘highest form of recognition’

  • Jan 17, 2018

Gun regulations draw an overflow crowd to hearing

Five firearm bills go before state lawmakers

  • Jan 17, 2018

Witness: vehicle driven into Green River; rescuers find man OK along the bank

For the Reporter A Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority rescue boat with three divers from the Valley RFA have searched the Green River but were… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018

Two men injured during dispute on Kent’s West Hill

One shot, one stabbed near Pacific Highway South

State AG Ferguson to speak in Kent

Event set for Jan. 23

  • Jan 15, 2018

Kentwood science teacher charged with two counts, remains in custody

The Renton man was reportedly communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.

Kent School District seeks approval of two levies

Measures to fund operations, facility improvements

Inslee releases statement about state DOL policy changes

Aims to protect personal information of immigrants, refugees

  • Jan 15, 2018

Puget Sound Fire call report

Numbers, types of incidents

  • Jan 15, 2018

Sam’s Club locations in Auburn, Renton, Seattle abruptly close

Move comes on the heels of an increase in worker pay and benefits at the company’s Walmart stores

Working to put a stop to human sex trafficking

Advocate teams with police, other partners to help victims

Lawmakers say DISCLOSE Act would bring campaign donations out of the shadows

By Alex Visser/WNPA Olympia News Bureau A proposed Senate bill and its companion in the House could provide Washingtonians greater transparency on elections throughout the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.: week of free events begins Jan. 16 at Highline College

The public is invited to free events Jan. 16-19 as Highline College hosts its 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. United by the… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Gun rights activists call for a halt to five firearm bills

Groups dispute proposed bills

  • Jan 13, 2018