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Kent closes SE 282nd Street for water over roadway

The city of Kent on Sunday closed Southeast 282nd Street between 136th…

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

 

Puget Sound Fire call report | Oct. 15-21

A weekly look at the number of calls to the Kent-based Puget…

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

 

Vehicles burn in Kent storage yard

Puget Sound Fire crews responded and doused a fire that burned five…

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

 

Kent Police participate in DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 28

Nationwide effort to reduce drug misuse targets unused prescriptions

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

3 million Americans carry a loaded firearm daily | UW Medicine/Newsroom

An estimated 3 million adult American handgun owners carry a firearm loaded…

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

State veterinary association recognizes Fain for animal advocacy

For his work in leading newly passed legislation to protect dogs from…

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

One man shot, another hit by car in ATF undercover sting on Kent’s West Hill

Driver of suspect vehicle hit; fleeing passenger with a gun struck by car in stolen firearms deal gone awry

Developer plans 53 homes on Kent’s East Hill

A new subdivision of 53 single-family homes is coming to Kent’s East…

Follow the money in Kent mayoral campaigns

Kent mayoral candidates Dana Ralph and Jim Berrios differ in where their…

Sounder trains to run Sunday for Sounders FC match against the Colorado Rapids

Sounders FC fans can hop aboard Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to…

  • Oct 20th, 2017

Tree falls into truck during Kent windstorm

Despite a tree falling on and entering a pickup, nobody was injured…

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Increase of juvenile violence brings police chiefs to Good Eggs breakfast meeting

Police chiefs from Auburn, Kent and Federal Way discussed methods to address…

  • Oct 19th, 2017

King County to help open new detox facility in Seattle; also will serve Kent

King County has contributed $1 million in capital funds to help open…

  • Oct 19th, 2017

State seeks comments about cleanup of Kent hazardous waste processing facility

Proposed cleanup strategies for contaminated areas beneath a hazardous waste processing facility…

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Kent City Council discusses property, B&O tax hikes

Kent residents and businesses could see increases next year in property and…

Fallen wires close lanes at Kent’s Central Avenue at Willis Street | Update Thursday

Drivers can expect lane closures Thursday and Friday on Central Avenue South…

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Findings: Green River College failed to follow federal guidelines for reporting on campus security

Between 2009 and 2013, Green River College failed to meet its obligations…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Strong wind could strike Kent Wednesday evening

Southerly wind speeds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts near 45…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

ShoWare Center to participate in Great Shakeout Drill

The Kent city-owned and SMG-managed accesso ShoWare Center, along with other city…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Inslee vows to win fight for climate

Governor visits Green River College in town hall to address state’s environmental concerns

Center of their new world

Hub on East Hill helps show the way for many people

King County Elections mails ballots for Nov. 7 general election

King County Elections mailed ballots on Wednesday to nearly 1.3 million registered…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Officers catch naked man walking streets of Kent | Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested a man for investigation of indecent exposure after he…

King County Council approves safe injection site alternative to I-27

The King County Council voted on Monday to send an alternative to…

  • Oct 17th, 2017

Madsen, Daniels square off on Nov. 7 ballot for Kent School Board seat

The Nov. 7 general election ballot features a contested race for the…

  • Oct 17th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report | Oct. 8-14

A weekly look at the number of calls to the Kent-based Puget…

  • Oct 16th, 2017

Inslee rips Trump’s health care plan

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement Friday on President Donald Trump’s plan…

  • Oct 13th, 2017

Kent crime rates on the rise

Crime rates jumped in Kent across nearly all categories in 2016 compared…

Woman pleads not guilty to felony hit and run that killed Kent man

A Redmond woman pleaded not guilty to a felony hit-and-run charge for…

Gone but not forgotten: Medical Examiner’s Office to lay to rest remains of 180 people

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office next week will lay to rest…

  • Oct 12th, 2017

Kent City Council committee recommends Sounder parking garage site

It appears a second parking garage for Sounder train commuters in Kent…

County executive orders inquest into Seattle Police fatal shooting of Kent man

King County Executive Dow Constantine ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting…

  • Oct 11th, 2017

Sound Transit CEO Rogoff testifies before Congress to get funding

Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff testified on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., before…

  • Oct 11th, 2017

Stars shine in Kent Has Talent finals | PHOTOS

Alix Chappell’s carefully choreographed dance literally took her breath away. It also…

King County Council members propose measure to allow safe injection sites

Five members of the King County Council introduced legislation that would -…

  • Oct 11th, 2017

Teachers seek supplies in wake of Kent School District budget crisis

The Kent School District teachers’ union is hosting a drive this week…

King County officials urge preparedness for river flooding

Recent severe flood damage in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico is a…

  • Oct 10th, 2017

Kent’s southbound HOV lane on Washington Avenue open to all

Crews recently converted the southbound curb lane in Kent on Washington Avenue…

  • Oct 9th, 2017

King County to host meeting about Lower Russell Levee setback project

Residents can learn about the Lower Russell Levee setback project during a…

  • Oct 9th, 2017

Puget Sound Fire call report | Oct. 1-7

A weekly look at the number of calls to the Kent-based Puget…

  • Oct 9th, 2017