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Bait packages, provided by Amazon, were set out on Covington porches by local and national investigators in hopes to catch mail thieves in the act. Photo courtesy of the City of Covington.

Thieves tempted by bait mail in Covington, arrested by KCSO

A sting operation by KCSO, Covington and the postal service leads to felony charges

Bait packages, provided by Amazon, were set out on Covington porches by local and national investigators in hopes to catch mail thieves in the act. Photo courtesy of the City of Covington.

Garbage rates going up in Kent to cover recycling surcharge

Republic Services asks city for higher fee

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Aug 26, 2019

Rep. Schrier urges families to vaccinate their children as schools prepare to open

No child should be left behind when it comes to immunizations. Kim Schrier has made it one of her top priorities during her first six… Continue reading

Local officials break ground on huge Green River levee project in Kent

Lower Russell construction to provide flood protection, salmon habitat at cost of $52 million

Pickup truck strikes, kills pedestrian; Kent Police arrest driver for DUI

A driver of a pickup truck struck and killed a pedestrian late Friday night, Kent Police reported. The collision killed a 37-year-old Seattle man, police… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2019

Kent’s South 212th Street bridge to close Aug. 24-25 for resurfacing

Detours at Frager Road South and 59th Place South

  • Aug 23, 2019

A second chance, a brighter outlook

After spending 24 years in prison for a murder, he said, he didn’t commit, Kent man is getting on with his life

Former Kent pro soccer team owner found guilty of sexual assault in Arizona

Maricopa County Superior Court jury convicts Dion Earl

Kent City Council approves plastic bag ban

Ordinance goes into effect in March

Constantine appoints Diaz to direct King County jail system

Former Seattle Police chief

  • Aug 21, 2019

33rd District legislators plan coffee hour in Kent

Aug. 29 at Cafe on Fourth

  • Aug 20, 2019

King County awards $1.4 million to Kent Senior Center to help serve diverse population

One of 28 centers to get funds from expanded human services levy

Artwork plan in progress for Kent, Federal Way light rail stations

Sound Transit selects artists for $3 million project

A Summer Meals Hero

Kent School District supervisor is one of five people to earn national award

Son fatally shoots 86-year-old mother, then himself in Des Moines | Update

Medical Examiner’s Office identifies pair

Two Kent residents plead guilty to conspiracy to defraud the government

Bai Tong restaurant owners hid income of more than $1 million