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New case of measles in King County; possible exposure in Kent

Child visited Fred Meyer store June 19 on West Hill

  • Jun 28, 2019

Former City of Kent Parks Director Barney Wilson dies

First to lead department in 1969

  • Jun 28, 2019

Sound Transit to pay city of Kent $6.7 million for light rail construction costs

Agreement to cover staff time, permit fees for next 5 years

State Senate to conduct inquiry into public comments by Das

Kent senator claimed racism, sexism present at Democratic caucus meetings

Attendees of the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Fairwood Library exit the event. A walkway was held open for them by supporters while protesters held signs condemning the event behind them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Tensions run high at Renton library over Drag Queen Story Hour

Supporters and protesters traded chants at June 27 event.

Attendees of the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Fairwood Library exit the event. A walkway was held open for them by supporters while protesters held signs condemning the event behind them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

King County executive launches plan to protect 65,000 acres of open space

Constantine wants green space access to every county resident

  • Jun 28, 2019

U.S. Marshals alert public of latest phone scam spoofing officials

Callers try to collect fine in lieu of arrest for failing to report to jury duty, other offenses

  • Jun 27, 2019

Kent man becomes Washington State Patrol trooper

Matthew Gagley to work in Bellevue district

  • Jun 27, 2019

Among 9 other candidates, Inslee gets his 6 minutes of fame

Here’s what the governor, a longshot presidential candidate, said in Miami Wednesday night.

  • Jun 27, 2019

Property values up 5.6 percent in Kentridge area

King County Assessor’s Office sends out notices

  • Jun 27, 2019

Portion of Kent’s West James Street to close for stormwater pipe installation

Between 64th Avenue South to near Russell Road; July 8 to Aug. 30

  • Jun 27, 2019

Kent City Council ready to make parks department a priority

Seeks return to national award-winning years

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King County examines gun violence trends

Nearly 77 percent of shooting victims so far this year in county have been people of color.

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Racist, sexist claims by Das cause racket in Olympia

Senator says it’s more of a inherent bias

King County Metro considers Auburn, Kent sites for new bus base

Three finalists; facility to open in 2030

  • Jun 26, 2019
In this file photo, marchers make their way from Trinity Episcopal Church in Everett on Feb. 26, 2017. Muslim refugees’ admissions into the U.S. have declined by 85 percent since the Trump administration came into power in 2017, according to the International Rescue Committee. Sound Publishing file photo

Report: Fewer refugees settling in U.S. and Washington state

Admissions are on pace to only reach around one-fifth of their limit in 2019.

In this file photo, marchers make their way from Trinity Episcopal Church in Everett on Feb. 26, 2017. Muslim refugees’ admissions into the U.S. have declined by 85 percent since the Trump administration came into power in 2017, according to the International Rescue Committee. Sound Publishing file photo

Real-time arrival information now available at all Link light rail stations

Displays show times for next three trains

  • Jun 25, 2019

Das claims racism, sexism during closed-door legislative meetings in Olympia

First-year senator speaks her mind at Kent Chamber of Commerce gathering

Run a red light in Kent, pay $136 beginning Aug. 1

City to use revenue from new program to buy body-worn cameras for 105 police officers