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Institute to recognize Maple Valley teen with Citizen in Action award

The Next Generation 9-1-1 Institute honors Maple Valley teenager Austin Curry with the Citizen in Action award on Tuesday, April 16 at the Valley Communications… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2019

Overnight lane closures planned for Kent’s Washington Avenue

April 15-25 between West Meeker and West James streets

  • Apr 12, 2019

Another new apartment complex going up in Kent

Work starts on 308 units at West Meeker Street and 64th Avenue South

  • Apr 12, 2019

Two Kent students commit to pursuing STEM careers during Olympia celebration

Kent-Meridian, Kentridge students part of 49 from across the state

  • Apr 12, 2019

Kent’s Neighborhood Council Program offers mini-grants

43 neighborhoods eligible to apply

  • Apr 12, 2019

Kent’s new gateway

Apartments rise on former par 3 golf course

  • Apr 12, 2019

Kent woman uses car to try to run over woman during dispute

Knife also pulled; one woman ends up topless during scuffle

Washington State Capitol Building. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Legislation targets rape kit backlog

WA has about 10,000 untested kits; new law would reduce testing time to 45 days

Washington State Capitol Building. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

City of Kent aims for more programs, places for teens

Mayor, Council to meet with Kent School District leaders

Inslee signs Entenman’s bill to crack down on sex traffickers

Kent legislator’s first bill passed into law deals with no-contract orders

  • Apr 11, 2019

Vehicle strikes, injures woman in Kent crosswalk

Police arrest driver for vehicular assault, DUI

  • Apr 11, 2019

Corps revising master plan at Howard Hanson Dam, seeks public input

Changes also coming to Mud Mountain Dam

  • Apr 10, 2019

Portion of Kent’s Interurban Trail to close for South 228th Street overpass work

Detour will be available along West Valley Highway for next two years

  • Apr 9, 2019

Kent City Council awards final contract for South 228th Street overpass above railroad tracks

Work could be completed by late 2020 between 72nd and 76th Avenue South

Kent man found dead near former Auburn drive in theaters identified

Ruiz-Perez died of single gunshot wound in late March

  • Apr 8, 2019

Lunar rover replica to be built for downtown Kent park

Project to recognize past, future space innovation