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Hefty donation: Foster Farms brings tons of turkey to Northwest Harvest to help feed families in need

In preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday, Northwest Harvest received a delivery of 800 donated turkeys – nearly 13,000 pounds, enough to serve 16,200 meals –… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

Kent Lutheran Church celebrates 130 years in the community

Kent Lutheran Church marked its 130th anniversary in the community last Saturday. Festivities included food, fellowship and a program that celebrated the church’s long history… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

Sound Transit Board to discuss impact of I-976 at Nov. 21 meeting

Kent, Federal Way light rail extension project could be affected

The Auburn Veterans Parade is one of the largest of its kind in the country. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Parade, events fill Saturday to honor veterans

For the Reporter Nearly 6,000 participants, 200 entries and 25 marching bands will proceed down Auburn’s Main Street from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019
The Auburn Veterans Parade is one of the largest of its kind in the country. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Kent’s ShoWare Center losses hit $852K through third quarter

Arena trying to recover from rough start to 2019

Sound Transit to host public meetings about Federal Way Link light rail extension

Learn about construction, give input on station names Nov. 13 and 20

  • Nov 6, 2019

King County voters approve Medic One levy

Measure passes easily for continued funding through 2025

  • Nov 6, 2019

Three incumbents winning Kent City Council races

Thomas, Boyce and Larimer ahead; Michaud defeating Farah

I-976 is passing, worrying transit advocates

The initiative promises $30 car tabs, but opponents say it will destroy state transit infrastructure.

Voters are narrowly rejecting affirmative action

The no camp on affirmative action is winning by just over one point.

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King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Kent’s Puget Sound Fire purchases two new engines

Pierce Enforcer vehicles cost $618,000 each

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Nov 5, 2019

Expect daytime traffic delays in Kent at Willis and Fourth Nov. 5-8

Lanes to close, signals flashing red as crews construct utility trench

  • Nov 5, 2019

State’s congressional delegation pushes to approve funds for Federal Way light rail extension

Sends letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao

  • Nov 4, 2019

Kent mayor issues proclamation in honor of WGU Washington Week

Online university recognized for expanding access to high-quality, affordable education

  • Nov 4, 2019
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Kent opens drop-off sites for international Christmas project

Local families can make global impact through Operation Christmas Child

  • Nov 2, 2019
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Kent man arrested, Kent woman injured in I-5 crashes

Both hit-and-run incidents were Thursday in northbound lanes in Federal Way

Kent’s Puget Sound Fire pays $100,000 to grandmother to settle arson arrest lawsuit

Suit claimed arson investigator accused the wrong person in 2016 Dollar Store fire

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King County Council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county is projected to run out of capital funding for roads and bridges by 2025.

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