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Ian Eckles, of Kent, went missing around May 17 in Central Washington.

Fugitive arrested in Central Washington for murder of Kent man

Ian Eckles, 41, went missing in May

Ian Eckles, of Kent, went missing around May 17 in Central Washington.

Kent’s South 228th Street overpass could be done in early 2021

Project spans the Union Pacific Railroad tracks

Midtown 64 apartments rising in Kent

At corner of 64th Avenue South and West Meeker Street

Despite budget troubles, Metro will move forward with Renton-Kent-Auburn plan

King County Metro releases fall 2020 service plans, 50 routes to be suspended

Peaceful protest dominates streets of Kent | Photos

Crowd shows up downtown to support Black Lives Matter

Chris Reykdal, Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction, in a screenshot from his virtual press conference June 11. Courtesy of TVW

WA classrooms to reopen this fall, says state superintendent

Chris Reykdal says in-person instruction is possible if schools comply with safety rules.

  • Jun 11, 2020
Chris Reykdal, Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction, in a screenshot from his virtual press conference June 11. Courtesy of TVW
A protest June 2 in Auburn. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Reduce your COVID-19 risk while protesting

Tips from Public Health – Seattle & King County

  • Jun 11, 2020
A protest June 2 in Auburn. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Downtown Kent streets close June 11 for protest march

Won’t reopen until about 7 p.m.

U.S. Marshals join search for fugitive who reportedly killed Kent man

Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office leads manhunt in Central Washington

Washington families can get help to buy food during school closures

Pandemic EBT available early July for children whose schools closed due to COVID-19

  • Jun 10, 2020

Sound Transit to close Kent Station parking garage due to protest march

All day on June 11 as march winds through downtown

Courtesy photo
Courtesy photo

Kent sailor on the sea

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in the Philippines

  • Jun 9, 2020

Providence ElderPlace opens Kent care center

Medical care, long-term care and social services to seniors

  • Jun 9, 2020

Poison Center records increase in poison exposures during COVID-19

Poison exposures from the misuse of chemicals spiked 53 percent in the early days of the pandemic.

Black Lives Matter peaceful protest, march set for June 11 in Kent

Several streets to close at 1:30 p.m. for 3 p.m. event

Future of new sex ed law may rest in the hands of voters

Opponents are confident they have enough signatures to put a referendum on the November ballot.

King County Library System to slowly reopen after 3 month closure

Now in Phase 1.5, KCLS will gradually allow book returns with strict guidelines.

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

Child care shortage could follow COVID-19 pandemic

Around 25 percent of child care facilities have closed across the state.

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