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Kent’s Dave Mitchell named Hometown Hero by Mariners

Recognized for exceptional volunteerism during pandemic

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Kent man, 36, receives seven-year sentence for teen rape

Man provided alcohol to teen at family gathering in Olympic National Park

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Police, FBI investigating possible hate crime at Federal Way Sikh center

Burglars strike community center, school and place of worship on Sept. 17.

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SeaTac girl, 15, reportedly may have hit a second pedestrian

King County Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help to find injured man

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Kent Community Foundation creates Afghan Crisis Fund

Kick-off event Sept. 23 at Olive Tree Mediterranean Restaurant

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Kent triple shooting leaves one dead, two critically injured

Along West Meeker Street; police ask for help to find suspect in 11th homicide of 2021

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Puget Sound Fire responds to a house fire Sept. 15 in Covington. One resident died in the fire. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Man, 58, dies in Covington house fire | Update

Man identified in Sept. 15 fire in 26200 block of 180th Avenue SE

Puget Sound Fire responds to a house fire Sept. 15 in Covington. One resident died in the fire. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire
Gregory Moore and his family. COURTESY PHOTO, gofundme.com

Moore’s family wants teen driver to face murder charge in adult court

Prosecuting attorney explains why case against SeaTac girl, 15, remains in Juvenile Court

Gregory Moore and his family. COURTESY PHOTO, gofundme.com
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Man, 41, found dead in Des Moines garage after reported shooting

A 33-year-old woman was arrested at the scene, police say.

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Arrest made in shooting death of Auburn-area woman

A 30-year-old man was taken into custody by King County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

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Highline College in Des Moines to celebrate 60th year

2021-2022 academic year launches anniversary festivities

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Covington Elementary School, 25811 156th Ave. SE. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

School district closes Covington Elementary classroom due to COVID-19

Second classroom closure in Kent School District

Covington Elementary School, 25811 156th Ave. SE. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office

SeaTac girl, 15, charged with second-degree murder in jogger’s death

Reportedly used her vehicle to ‘scare him’ while driving in Maple Valley

This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
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Kent’s West Hill water tower keeps on rising

Will be 16 stories high when done in 2022

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Kent’s Fincher appointed to King County mental illness committee

Will serve on Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) Advisory Committee

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New traffic signal controller box artwork installed across Kent

Nine colorfully wrapped boxes increases total to 30

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Keiser: Sick Hanford workers more important than jurisdictional spat

Des Moines state senator issues statement

  • Sep 15, 2021
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Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs condemns recent police ambushes

Two officer targeted shooting were reported last week in South King County.

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Kent Police Blotter: Aug. 31-Sept. 13

Incidents include knife fight, shots fired, robbery arrests and fatal semi repair

  • Sep 15, 2021
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