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Kiewit chosen to design, build light rail extension in Kent, Federal Way

Sound Transit committee recommends company for $1.4 billion contract

Sound Transit committee removes Lowe’s/Dick’s site from consideration for light rail maintenance facility

Update: Mayor, Dick’s react to decision; estimated costs listed

Fire damages Kent apartment; family safely evacuates

At Riverwood Apartments along Russell Road

  • May 9, 2019

Von Reichbauer supports removal of Lowe’s/Dick’s site from light rail facility list

Sound Transit committee to consider recommendation about sites May 9

Kent City Council denies developers’ pleas to change limit on large warehouses

Segale Properties, others requested repeal of restriction

Kent Police arrest man with prolific criminal record

Man has 17 city jail bookings since 2012

Public opinion supports light rail facility at former Midway Landfill in Kent

Sound Transit report shows heavy opposition to Lowe’s/Dick’s site

Trudi visits Kent

First Lady of Washington tours Northwest Center’s Puget Sound Laundry Facilities to see how inclusion works

  • May 6, 2019

Kent Marine reportedly killed during robbery attempt in Georgia | Update

Two men approached Sandhu in apartment parking lot

Topgolf to bring high-tech driving range to Renton

Facility could open in 2021

  • May 6, 2019

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • May 6, 2019

Traveler to King County in late April tested positive for measles

A Canadian resident from British Columbia who traveled to Seattle in late April 2019 has been diagnosed with measles. The traveler, a man in his… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2019
Cherry trees fully in bloom at the State Capitol Building in Olympia. Photo by Linda J. Smith

I-1000 passes state Legislature as advocates hope to increase equality

The initiative could allow affirmative action to return to Washington state after 20 years.

Cherry trees fully in bloom at the State Capitol Building in Olympia. Photo by Linda J. Smith
A young Sikh boy twirls a Chakkar, a ceremonial ring, during the Khalsa Day Parade in Kent on Saturday. The Chakkar was an ancient Indian weapon adopted by Sikhs as part of their standard battle gear centuries ago. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Thousands join Sikh celebration in Kent

Khalsa Day shines with prayer, music, demonstrations and a large parade

A young Sikh boy twirls a Chakkar, a ceremonial ring, during the Khalsa Day Parade in Kent on Saturday. The Chakkar was an ancient Indian weapon adopted by Sikhs as part of their standard battle gear centuries ago. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Long journey for a worthy cause

From Kent to the Keys: former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty sets a different pace, leading a Harley field for charity

Kent man pleads not guilty to charges in deadly carjacking, shooting

Gurkeerat Kainth, 23, allegedly killed Jered Sperling, 38, after seizing the victim’s truck

Get movin’

As Kent’s new YMCA facility continues to take shape, area Zumba instructor Aya Fujisaki invites visitors to dance to the music on stage at Morrill… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2019

Kent’s ShoWare Center loses $155,390 in worst first quarter since opening

One concert cancelled, two shows moved to later in year

Homelessness may be trending down after seven years

A press release from the annual count showed a reduction in people living without a home.

King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County airport operators will stop serving ICE flights

Three companies at Boeing Field have indicated they will not service deportation flights.

King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov