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The scene where police officers from Kent and Federal Way shot and injured a man at the end of a car chase Monday afternoon, Sept. 27, in a Safeway parking lot south of Snohomish. COURTESY PHOTO, Kevin Clark/The Herald

Kent Police officers shoot, injure murder suspect in Snohomish County

Valley SWAT team pursuing wanted man Sept. 27

The scene where police officers from Kent and Federal Way shot and injured a man at the end of a car chase Monday afternoon, Sept. 27, in a Safeway parking lot south of Snohomish. COURTESY PHOTO, Kevin Clark/The Herald
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3 killed, 3 injured in shooting outside Des Moines bar | Update

Names of two victims released; suspects still at large

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WSP, Kent Police mourn death of Trooper Gunderson due to COVID-19

Brother of trooper works for Kent Police Department K-9 unit

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Covington man sentenced to 56 years for two Kent homeless murders

Shootings in 2016 at camp after dispute in store line

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Kent man, 23, killed in Pullman shooting near WSU

Liban Barre dies after recently moving to Eastern Washington to enroll in college

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King County’s unemployment rate lower than most of Washington

South King County has been slower to recover compared to North King County.

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Seattle Children’s Hospital (Courtesy photo)

Seattle Children’s Hospital identifies racial disparities in infections, security response

The healthcare provider did not respond to multiple requests for data used to identify disparities.

Seattle Children’s Hospital (Courtesy photo)
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Kent Police still searching for suspect in triple shooting

One killed, two injured in Sept. 19 dispute

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King County bought the Econo Lodge on Central Avenue in Kent in March 2020 for $4 million and turned it into an isolation and quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients. A recent increase in cases the last several weeks and lack of room availability at other county locations has led to an increase of people staying in Kent. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Former Kent hotel becomes county’s primary COVID-19 isolation facility

Fewer housing options and increase in cases leads to more people staying in Kent

King County bought the Econo Lodge on Central Avenue in Kent in March 2020 for $4 million and turned it into an isolation and quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients. A recent increase in cases the last several weeks and lack of room availability at other county locations has led to an increase of people staying in Kent. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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Firefighters extinguish house fire on Kent’s West Hill

Nobody home when fire breaks out morning of Sept. 24

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Peter Rogoff to step down as Sound Transit CEO in 2022

Became CEO in 2016; search for replacement to begin

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Carpenters union members peacefully strike on Sept. 16 in downtown Bellevue (photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Carpenters union strike on pause after “illegal picketing activity”

Union spokesperson claims wildcat protestors harrassed and threatened violence.

Carpenters union members peacefully strike on Sept. 16 in downtown Bellevue (photo by Cameron Sheppard)
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Jeannine Grinnell named CEO at Valley Medical Center

Has worked at Valley for 20 years

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Ban on single-use plastic bags in WA begins Oct. 1

Shoppers will have the choice to pay for a reusable plastic or recycled paper bag.

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Photo courtesy of Kristen Gregory via the Federal Way Police Department’s Facebook page.

Federal Way mayor proposes adding 13 officers to police force

The department currently has 11 officer vacancies

Photo courtesy of Kristen Gregory via the Federal Way Police Department’s Facebook page.
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Housing and finance insiders call for subsidized housing families can own, instead of rent

Advocates say increasing homeownership will strengthen the community, build intergenerational wealth

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Kent Police officers to receive 16% pay hike Oct. 1

Contract agreement reached early to make jobs more attractive

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Council Councilmember Dunn asks for review of charges in hit-and-run death

Sends letter to Satterberg in murder case against 15-year-old SeaTac girl

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No changes yet by King County prosecutors in charging SeaTac girl

Office has not received completed investigation materials in possible second hit-and-run case

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A semi flipped on its side and spilled gravel and other debris Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 21 along southbound Interstate 5 at the I-405 Renton exit. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol

Semi crash causes delays on southbound I-5 in Tukwila

Gravel and other debris cover two lanes near I-405 exit on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 21

A semi flipped on its side and spilled gravel and other debris Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 21 along southbound Interstate 5 at the I-405 Renton exit. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol