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Groups wanted to participate in Kent Community Clean Up Day

Set for June 18 to help paint over graffiti and pick up litter

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Teen arrested for firing shots at his ex-girlfriend’s Kent apartment

Valley SWAT takes 16-year-old Seattle male into custody after May 4 incident

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Mother faces abandonment charge after daughter left in car in Kent

Disabled adult woman survived nine days in vehicle in tow yard after mother left car at gas station

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Kent Panther Lake Library remains closed after vehicle damages structure

Driver also hit, injured transient man outside library in early Saturday morning crash

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Attorney General Bob Ferguson (Screenshot from video press conference)

AG announces $518 million settlement from pharmaceutical companies over their role in opioid crisis

Most of the settlement money will be used to mitigate the opioid crisis in Washington.

Attorney General Bob Ferguson (Screenshot from video press conference)
School supplies. Stock image.

Auburn School District to provide all school supplies

The goal is to increase equity and reduce strain on families.

School supplies. Stock image.
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Metro offers discounted vanpool program to Kent residents

Commuters must make $25 per hour or less qualify for reduced monthly rate of $49

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Three local women state leaders join Murray at abortion rights rally

Keiser, Orwall and Entenman among many at Seattle Planned Parenthood clinic

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Kent’s Multi-Service Center moves to new location on Russell Road

Agency helps support residents with basic needs, including housing, education, employment

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World Relief Western Washington new name for Kent nonprofit

Refugee resettlement agency formerly known as World Relief Seattle

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Roommate accused of shooting, dismembering Federal Way man

Police found trash bags of human remains inside the apartment, charging documents state.

File photo from South Sound News
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WSP looking for witnesses to a shooting on Highway 18

Shots fired at truck April 29 in Auburn

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King County SWAT member fatally shoots suspect in Federal Way | Update

Near northbound I-5 off-ramp to South 317th Street

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Gov. Jay Inslee and his wife, Trudi Inslee, listen to challenges faced by teachers on May 4 in Renton. (Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

Inslee visits Renton High School to proclaim Teachers Appreciation Week

Amid teacher shortage, Renton pilots program to fast-track students into educators for the district.

Gov. Jay Inslee and his wife, Trudi Inslee, listen to challenges faced by teachers on May 4 in Renton. (Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
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Kent City Council decision halts tiny home village proposal

Council members want staff in next two years to take citywide look at transitional housing

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Kent apartment rents keep on climbing higher and higher

Jump of 17.5% compared to same time last year

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Kauffman running for state Senate against Boyce, Kaur

Claudia Kauffman held seat from 2007 to 2010 before losing to Joe Fain

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Kent School District rescues budget with federal relief funds

District leaders also counting on employee attrition to reduce staffing

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A flow chart showing the protection order process (Screenshot from King County Auditor’s Office report)

County auditor finds barriers to access, inequities in outcomes for people seeking protection orders

The auditors made several recommendations to improve the protection order process.

A flow chart showing the protection order process (Screenshot from King County Auditor’s Office report)