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  • Sep 3, 2020

Students learn from home on first day of school in Kent | Photos

Superintendent Watts says, ‘Starting the new year in remote learning is new for all of us’

Constantine announces King County climate action plan

Plots an example of decreased stormwater pollution, urban flooding prevention, immigrant connections

Kent School Board approves district budget with strong fund balance

COVID-19, however, could impact budget later in the school year

Renton man critically injured in Kent crash

Collision between SUV, semi at 68th Avenue South and South 228th Street

Kent Police played key role in major drug busts

Chief Padilla says ‘their work led to the saving of lives and stopping violence’

Two southbound I-5 lanes to close for construction in Kent on Sept. 3, 8 and 9

Light rail extension work between Kent Des Moines Road and South 272nd Street

  • Sep 2, 2020
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Kent man dies in Renton shooting | Update

Man identified; hundreds of cars were at the scene when shots were fired

  • Sep 1, 2020
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Male inmate dies at Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent | Update

Man, 48, identified; cause pending toxicology

Federal Way murals vandalized in ‘racially motivated’ act

Artwork was recently installed at Sound Transit’s light rail construction site.

Kent man among 14 arrested in major Seattle-area drug bust

Fentanyl, meth and heroin distribution; one drug deal made in Kent Mexican restaurant

Crews extinguish fire at Kent wrecking yard

About 30 to 40 vehicles involved

The YMCA of Greater Seattle opened its King County branches to provide child care centers dedicated to serving the families of essential workers. Courtesy photo

COVID continues to whittle away at child care in Washington

It’s estimated that 25% of Washington child care facilities have closed since the pandemic began.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle opened its King County branches to provide child care centers dedicated to serving the families of essential workers. Courtesy photo

Two familes displaced by Kent residential fire

Aug. 29 on the East Hill

Man charged with murder for intentionally running over girlfriend with his car in Kent

Renton man, 23, claims woman stepped in front of vehicle after dispute

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph delivers a box of food during a free distribution of food, face masks and hand sanitizers on Aug. 28 at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Thousands get free food, face masks at city-run Kent event

Vehicles line up at ShoWare Center

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph delivers a box of food during a free distribution of food, face masks and hand sanitizers on Aug. 28 at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
One medical worker gives a thumbs up as two others collect a swab after a test for the COVID-19 virus at a drive-thru testing site, March 23, 2020 in Everett. Andy Bronson / Everett Herald

COVID-19 testing sites coming to South King County

Public Health- Seattle King County announced new locations to get tested in Auburn and Renton.

One medical worker gives a thumbs up as two others collect a swab after a test for the COVID-19 virus at a drive-thru testing site, March 23, 2020 in Everett. Andy Bronson / Everett Herald

Kent man charged with vehicular assault for injuring two children in Barbie Jeep

26-year-old driver also faces charges of hit and run, reckless driving

King County turned a former Econo Lodge in Kent on Central Avenue into a COVID-19 quarantine facility. FILE PHOTO

City of Kent, King County reach agreement on quarantine facility restrictions

At former Econo Lodge on Central Avenue North

King County turned a former Econo Lodge in Kent on Central Avenue into a COVID-19 quarantine facility. FILE PHOTO