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Federal Way light rail extension gets $100 million federal grant

Project to go through Kent from SeaTac

Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Shortfall is roughly $250 million each year; county may seek tax from unincorporated voters.

Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

Motorcyclist killed in collision with Kent Police SUV faced felony eluding charge in Lewis County

Memorial service held Sunday for 18-year-old Sergey Pavlovich

Puget Sound Fire call report

Fewer calls than expected over July 4 holiday weekend

  • Jul 9, 2019

Man dies in Hawthorn Suites shooting in Kent | Update

July 5 incident marks third killing near hotel in three years

Closure of West James Street in Kent delayed a week

Stormwater pipe installation to start July 15

  • Jul 8, 2019

Kent City Council to consider asking voters for more funds to hire police officers | Update

Measure could be on Nov. 5 ballot; voters rejected proposition in 2018

Washington Conservation Corps opens 300 environmental positions statewide

Openings offer young adults and veterans hands-on leadership experience

  • Jul 7, 2019

Kent Police up patrols near Springwood Park after residents’ complaints

Attempted carjacking, shots fired latest incident during crime spree

Developer plans 283 apartments on Kent’s West Hill

On northeast corner of Veterans Drive and Military Road South

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Jul 5, 2019

Kent Police arrest 16-year-old boy for vehicular homicide |Update

13-year-old girl dies in head-on collision

Kent receives Municipal Excellence Award for DUI Court

Association of Washington Cities recognizes program

  • Jul 3, 2019

Former Kent substitute teacher pleads not guilty to child molestation charge

Man allegedly abuses girl in kindergarten class

Kent zoning change bans King County Metro bus facility from proposed site

Agency still plans to pursue Valley property

King County Sheriffs to increase patrols, enforce firework rules in unincorporated communities

King County’s unincorporated communities will get assistance in keeping the Fourth of July holiday safe, with a $25,000 boost in sheriff funding for increased patrols.… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2019

Victim in Kent hit-and-run car crash Sunday night identified as 13-year-old girl| Update

Dies from smoke inhalation in backseat; two others in car flee scene of head-on collision

King County issues outdoor fire safety burn ban for unincorporated areas

Fire marshal says dry conditions make area ripe for fires

  • Jul 1, 2019

Shooting takes a life Friday evening in Auburn

Auburn Police are investigating a shooting that took a person’s life Friday night at Berara at Lakeland Apartments. Police said they responded to the shooting… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2019