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Lakewood man dies in Kent crash along State Route 516 | Update

Driver identified in single-vehicle wreck Friday night, Sept. 15 near West Meeker Street

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Kent Police Blotter: Aug. 23 to Sept. 9

Incidents include home invasion, robberies, burglaries, road rage

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Kent man, 30, faces attempted rape of a child charges

Reportedly responded to babysitting ad as part of a Redmond Police online undercover operation

Courtesy Photo, Redmond Police
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Property values drop in Kent, Renton, Auburn neighborhoods

King County assessor reports declines in Benson Hill, Panther Lake, Lea Hill areas

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Bridges neighborhood. File photo

Bridges neighborhood moves closer to annexation

Area with 386 homes is located in Kent, but surrounded by Auburn.

Bridges neighborhood. File photo
King County Crime Dive podcast.

Behind the Auburn Proud Boy sentencing | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we explore how a 32-year-old Auburn man, one of the leaders of the Proud Boys organization, received an 18-year prison sentence for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

King County Crime Dive podcast.
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Sound Transit to pay city of Kent $1.75M due to light rail delay

Contract for city staff time extended with transit line opening set for 2026 rather than 2024

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Kent Police incidents lead to three warrant arrests

High-speed driver told officer she was in a hurry to see her boyfriend

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The Phoenix Court Apartments, 23913 111th Pl. SE. COURTESY PHOTO, Phoenix Court Apartments

Court battle begins between city of Kent and Phoenix Court Apartments

Public nuisance suit in King County Superior Court

The Phoenix Court Apartments, 23913 111th Pl. SE. COURTESY PHOTO, Phoenix Court Apartments
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L&I cites Kirkland company for violations at Kent construction site

The Osprey Group faces $170,000 in fines

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Kent School District celebrates opening of Canyon Ridge Middle School

Renovated facility previously housed Kent Phoenix Academy and Sequoia Middle School

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Horizon Elementary is one of six schools in the Kent School District recognized by the King County Green Schools Program. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

King County honors six Kent schools for their green initiatives

Focus on waste reduction, recycling, energy conservation and water conservation

Horizon Elementary is one of six schools in the Kent School District recognized by the King County Green Schools Program. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
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Kent City Council candidates all favor hiring more police officers

Six running for office discuss referring property tax increase measure to voters as a funding option

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King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay speaks at Sept. 7 press conference in Skyway with colleagues, small business owners, and union representatives in support of a minimum wage increase. (Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

Minimum wage raise proposed for unincorporated King County

If passed, the ordinance would also raise minimum wage county employees, contractors, to $18.99/hour.

King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay speaks at Sept. 7 press conference in Skyway with colleagues, small business owners, and union representatives in support of a minimum wage increase. (Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
Nine-day closure of SR 516 in Des Moines begins Sept. 15. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia)

Nine-day closure of SR 516 in Des Moines begins Sept. 15

Courtesy of Washington State Department of Transportation A full closure of State Route 516 for nine days in Des Moines begins Friday, Sept. 15, while… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2023
Nine-day closure of SR 516 in Des Moines begins Sept. 15. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia)
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UW study explores meth and fentanyl exposure on public transit

Five public transit agencies participated, including Sound Transit and King County Metro.

COURTESY PHOTO, King County Metro
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Kent city administrator to decide whether to uphold firing of police officer

Pat Fitzpatrick will issue decision in a couple of weeks about Officer Michael Morfoot

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King County offers low adoption fee of $50 for an adult dog

Discount applies in month of September due to overcapacity at Kent shelter

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Man sentenced to 37 years for 2018 Kent killing of girlfriend

Left 18-year-old Des Moines woman in West Hill park after shooting her in the head

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Dump truck driver dies in Kent crash on State Route 167 | Update

Blown tire leads to single-vehicle crash Wednesday, Sept. 6 near Willis Street

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