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Kent School Board approves plans for independent performance audit of the district

Audit will look at financial transactions, policies and procedures made during the past six school years

 

Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia on temporary cradle. Photo by Eric Long, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

NBA superstar invited to museum’s Apollo 11 exhibit

Warriors’ Stephen Curry, former moon landing doubter, is welcomed to upcoming display of lunar spaceship

  • Dec 14, 2018

 

City of Kent looks to change downtown zoning to allow light industrial

Effort to sell city-owned Naden property

 

Kent Police to start up body-worn cameras pilot program

10 officers to wear devices beginning Dec. 21

Law enforcement agencies bust 14 more in drug dealing crackdown

Kent man named as high-level manager of group

Gregerson to chair State Government and Tribal Relations Committee

33rd District representative serves part of Kent

Overnight lane closures this Friday and Saturday near the I-405/SR 167 interchange in Renton

For the Reporter Late-night and weekend drivers who use State Route 167 in Renton near the I-405/SR 167 interchange should prepare for overnight lane closures… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2018

Underserved youth get in tune with RAP

Nonprofit organization tries to make a difference in the lives of at-risk kids and their struggling families

High wind could strike Kent, Seattle, Tacoma and vicinity on Friday

Potential 40 mph sustained winds, 60 mph gusts

  • Dec 13, 2018

Spreading some holiday cheer

JCPenney at Southcenter teams up with Seahawks to bring joy, gift cards to deserving Y kids

  • Dec 13, 2018

City of Kent raises school-zone speeding fines to $136 from $124

Many drivers caught by city’s cameras

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Elder abuse cases are on the rise in Washington

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

State Patrol seeks help in hit-and-run cold case that killed Kent girl

Recent progress made in 1999 Benson Road incident

American Legion Post 15, Legion family of Kent provide annual holiday dinner

The American Legion Post 15 and the Legion family of Kent prepare their annual holiday dinner Sunday. Ready to serve up the meal are, from… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2018

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Dec 10, 2018

Kent Police investigate shooting death on West Hill

Suspect still at large; public’s help sought

Green River College President Suzanne Johnson, who does not dispute a review that found GRC had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, said the school has won an appeal to have the Department of Education greatly reduce its $574,500 fine. FILE PHOTO

Green River College wins appeal; fine reduced for violations

DOE: school failed to report crime statistics and inform public; GRC to pay $250,000

Green River College President Suzanne Johnson, who does not dispute a review that found GRC had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, said the school has won an appeal to have the Department of Education greatly reduce its $574,500 fine. FILE PHOTO

Kent Police shoot, injure man who rams police vehicles

Man wanted for escape, drug warrants

Three Kent men among 29 arrested in drug busts

Agents execute warrants in five Western Washington counties

Work to start next year in Kent on massive Green River levee project

Van Doren’s Landing Park to be relocated