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Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Election analysis: I-976 vote casts South King County against Seattle, Eastside

Preliminary precinct counts show support for the initiative split by region.

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Voters return three incumbents to Kent City Council

Latest count shows one race closer but outcome unchanged from first results

Vehicle injures pedestrian on Kent’s East Hill

Saturday night along 104th Avenue SE

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission calls on community for turkeys

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission needs 1,000 turkeys to help homeless men and women, and families in need for Thanksgiving Day. The Mission received 200 turkeys… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2019

Kent Sister Cities Association – Norway Committee seeks Young Ambassadors

Kent Sister Cities Association – Norway Committee is taking applications for summer 2020 Youth Ambassadors. Students chosen will participate in a month-long exchange between Kent… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2019

Kent man pleads not guilty in cold case murder

Killing of Burien woman in 1998

Mental health support in schools gets $3.4 million boost

Kent School District news release Today’s students need a variety of supports to address growing mental health challenges, and schools increasingly recognize that they can’t… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2019

Honoring those who served and sacrificed

Mission continues to recognize and help veterans

City of Kent’s fight continues with state to keep streamlined sales tax funds

Other top legislative priorities include Panther Lake park, city gateway

King County will challenge legality of I-976

County Executive Dow Constantine: ‘We must clean up another mess that Tim Eyman has created for our state, our region, and our economy’

Sound Transit plans meetings about light rail maintenance facility

Sessions in Kent, Federal Way

  • Nov 11, 2019

Day of honor: Kent American Legion Post 15 participates in grand parade

Community celebrates, remembers veterans past and present at Auburn event | PHOTOS

  • Nov 10, 2019

Schrier to speak at Veterans Day program at Tahoma National Cemetery on Nov. 11

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (Eighth District), is the guest speaker for the Veterans Day program at Tahoma National Cemetery on Monday, Nov. 11. The ceremony… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2019

Election results chart | Kent

City Council; school board; King County; state measures

  • Nov 10, 2019
Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo

King County Flood Control District to vote on 2020 budget

The budget will fund a variety of programs across the county.

Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Early morning shooting leaves man dead in East Hill apartment; police nab suspect

Kent Police and detectives are investigating an overnight shooting that left a man dead at an apartment complex on East Hill. Officers dispatched to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2019

Rotary Club of Kent honors Kentwood duo as Students of the Month

On Tuesday the Rotary Club of Kent recognized two Students of the Month from Kentwood High School for their accomplishments in math and science: Sydney… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2019

Cedar Grove donates, delivers compost to Hillside Parking Plots Community Garden in Kent

Cedar Grove made a recent donation of 20 yards of compost and delivered it to the World Relief Hillside Parking Plots Community Garden in Kent.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019