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The Oak View Group, an development and investment company, and NHL Seattle are working to redevelop the New Arena at Seattle Center. The Muckleshoot Casino has officially joined the effort as a partner. COURTESY PHOTO, NHL Seattle.

Muckleshoot Casino joins NHL Seattle as official partner; tribe blesses land of remodeled arena

The redeveloped sports arena at Seattle Center has the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe’s blessing. Along with an exchange of smiles and handshakes. The tribe’s Muckleshoot Casino… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2019
The Oak View Group, an development and investment company, and NHL Seattle are working to redevelop the New Arena at Seattle Center. The Muckleshoot Casino has officially joined the effort as a partner. COURTESY PHOTO, NHL Seattle.

City of Kent collects 284 tires, 188 mattresses at Recycling Event

957 vehicles drop off variety of items

  • Oct 31, 2019
U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier, D-WA. MARK KLAAS, Reporter

Rep. Schrier issues statement on House vote on presidential impeachment inquiry

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (Eighth District), released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday for a transparent path forward on the… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2019
U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier, D-WA. MARK KLAAS, Reporter

Kent apartment rents continue to increase

Up 2.1 percent compared to same time last year

  • Oct 31, 2019

King County helps homeowners and reduces property tax foreclosures

Numbers trending down last three years

  • Oct 30, 2019

Kent man charged with murder in cold case

Burien woman went missing in 1998

King County seeks to reach 65,000 uninsured eligible for health insurance plans

Open enrollment runs Nov. 1 through Dec. 15

  • Oct 30, 2019

King County parents are still struggling with child care

A new report looks at the effects on parents here and across the state.

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King County studies broadband access

A report due to the council in January could show opportunities for expansion.

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Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Oct 28, 2019

Natural gas prices going up Nov. 1

Typical PSE customer to see 14 percent hike or $8.40 per month

  • Oct 28, 2019

Boeing continues to test Kent Space Center site for contamination

State Department of Ecology overseeing remedial investigation

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Study on shipping or burning King County trash released

The report fleshes out the two main options for trash disposal over the next 50 years.

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

Luxury apartments: Who’s buying King County?

Wealthy investors jack up housing prices in Seattle and beyond.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

Q&A with Kent City Council candidates Larimer, Minor

Police, homelessness among the topics addressed

  • Oct 24, 2019

The Tooth Fairy Experience comes to Kent

New year-round, statewide program makes pediatric dental health education interactive, and even fun for kids

  • Oct 24, 2019

Kent native serves half a world away with the U.S. Navy ‘Seabees’ in Guam

By Amanda Rae Moreno, mass communication specialist 1st Class, Navy Office of Community Outreach SANTA RITA, Guam – Adam Wheeler, a 2016 Kentwood High School… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2019

Kent School District presents Beyond High School resource event Oct. 30

The Kent School District presents Beyond High School, a career readiness and college preparedness resource event, on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The event runs from 6:30… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2019

Q&A with Kent City Council candidates Boyce, Rahman

They discuss the city’s police staffing, homelessness

  • Oct 24, 2019