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Sister seeks safer Kent intersection where brother was killed

Pedestrians in fear crossing Reith Road

Kent mayor to receive third WGU degree

Ralph to be given master’s of business administration Sept. 7 at T-Mobile Park

  • Sep 4, 2019

Kent City Council postpones vote on building water tower at small park

Leaders want more time to consider alternative West Hill sites after residents object to plan

Kent’s new YMCA prepares for Sept. 14 grand opening

U.S. Rep. Schrier: ‘It’s going to be a gem for the city’

Catch Sounder train in Kent to Seahawks game on Sunday

Sept. 8 against Cincinnati Bengals

  • Sep 4, 2019

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Sep 4, 2019

Two new city of Kent department directors to begin jobs

Painter, Smith previously worked for Kent

Kent Municipal DUI Court recognizes first graduate | Update

New program aims to reduce recidivism, incarceration costs, traffic fatalities

  • Aug 30, 2019

Kent wants to be a ‘hub home’ for foster care

State money backs the start of Mockingbird’s foster family model in the community

In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo

King County allocates $318 million for education

Money will go toward early education and postsecondary support.

In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo

King County pushes back report on for-hire driver trafficking training

The report was originally due in October but has been extended until next spring.

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection visits Kent-Covington, Sept. 6-8

Safely dispose of old car batteries, used motor oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost

  • Aug 29, 2019

Back to school in Kent

District opens 150th year

  • Aug 29, 2019

Kent apartment rental rates decline slightly in August

Prices down 0.5 percent from July; but up 1.4 percent from a year ago

  • Aug 29, 2019

Kent to add decorative lights to SR 167 underpass along West James Street

City Council approves $237,476 contract to create safer, more inviting area

State Auditor discusses government audits and fraud investigations

State Auditor Pat McCarthy joined South King County mayors for King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer ’s August Good Eggs breakfast at Phoenix Rising Café… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2019
The King County Courthouse. File photo

King County set to bring in tax-free housing funding

It’s set to reap $100 million over the next 20 years from state coffers.

The King County Courthouse. File photo

King County Council passes measure to invest millions of dollars for affordable housing

Legislation helps address the countywide need of 244,000 affordable housing units by 2040

  • Aug 28, 2019

Sound Transit to offer permit parking at Tukwila train, light rail stations

Single-occupancy vehicle reserved spots for $60 per month

  • Aug 27, 2019