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City of Kent seeks Sound Transit grants for pedestrian projects

Improvements would be done for better, safer access to Sounder train

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Apr 8, 2019
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Law enforcement oversight office seeks subpoena power

Organization has been unable to investigate King County Sheriff’s Office.

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Kent officers capture man who fled after pulling knife during dispute

Conflict began at Safeway on Kent Kangley Road

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Natural Resources/Kari Greer

Western Washington faces elevated wildfire risk in 2019

Humans cause majority of fires in state

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Natural Resources/Kari Greer

Lake Youngs PTSA hosts Seahawks-themed spring dinner, auction May 4

Lake Youngs Elementary PTSA hosts a Seahawks-themed spring dinner and auction on Saturday, May 4, at Fairwood Golf & Country Club, 17070 140th Ave. SE,… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2019

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Apr 4, 2019

Kent Sunrise Rotary Club honors Meridian Middle School students, staff

For academics, community service and citizenship

  • Apr 3, 2019
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King County approves bargaining agreement with 60 unions

Employees will receive wage increases and $500 bonus.

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City of Kent to restrict size, location of self-storage facilities

Nearly two dozen already exist across town

Call for peace, unity, understanding

City, county and state leaders show support of Islam community in wake of massacre at New Zealand mosques

Kyle Petty will lead 250 participants through 11 states and in just nine days during his Charity Ride Across America, which begins in Kent on May 3. COURTESY PHOTO, Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America

Former NASCAR driver to begin benefit ride in Kent

Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America celebrates 25th anniversary with its longest route ever

  • Apr 2, 2019
Kyle Petty will lead 250 participants through 11 states and in just nine days during his Charity Ride Across America, which begins in Kent on May 3. COURTESY PHOTO, Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America

Kent Schools Foundation offers Classroom Enrichment Grants

Educators of the Kent School District – teachers, specialists, counselors and principals – may apply for a Classroom Enrichment Grant. The Kent Schools Foundation is… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Call for peace, unity, understanding

City, county and state leaders show support of Islam community in wake of massacre at New Zealand mosques

King County bail reform hinges on pretrial decision making

Data on inmates has shown that being held pretrial affects the likelihood of conviction.

Kent apartment rental rates drop slightly

Median monthly price at $1,460 for one-bedroom unit

  • Apr 1, 2019

Frying pan fire damages home on Kent’s East Hill

A fire on the kitchen stove spread and damaged a triplex home on Kent’s East Hill Wednesday night, the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority reported.… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2019

Sounder train to run Sunday for Mariners game against Boston

Fans can climb aboard in Kent

  • Apr 1, 2019

26 Kent students named National History Day state finalists

Nearly 90 Kent School District students competed at the regional-level National History Day event on March 28 and 26 middle and high school students will… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2019