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Rotarians honor Mountain View Academy students, support KYFS for Shop With A Cop event

The Rotary Club of Kent recently recognized two students from Mountain View Academy as Students of the Month, above. Pictured are Club President Erik Olsen,… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2019

Rotary Club of Kent accepting donations for annual auction

The Rotary Club of Kent is accepting donations and reservations for its annual charity auction. With the theme “Create,” the auction takes place Saturday, Feb.… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2019

Sound Transit to receive $790 million federal grant, $629 million loan for light rail extension

Project to go from SeaTac through Kent to Federal Way

  • Dec 16, 2019

A much-needed east-west connection for Kent

City, project leaders welcome completed phase of South 224th Street extension, bridge

What can be done to keep Kent schools safe?

School district releases procedures

  • Dec 16, 2019

Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples

There’s a wide range of subjects they hope to address when the 2020 session begins next month.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo

King, Pierce county officials want answers on Sound Transit fare enforcement disparities

The transit agency reported in October that black riders were more likely than others to get fined.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo

Fire critically injures Kent resident with burns

Puget Sound Fire and King County Medic 1 treated a severe burn victim at her Kent home Friday night. She was treated and transported by… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2019

Kent apartment fire injures one; displaces residents in 90 units | Update

Friday morning near Kent Des Moines Road and Reith Road

  • Dec 13, 2019

Kent School Board swears in three new members

Bowen, Bettinger and Hamada

  • Dec 13, 2019

Show of heart: Lord Riderz Christian Car Club extends a helping hand to those in need

‘We want to make a difference that matters’

  • Dec 13, 2019

Kent Winterfest warms the holiday heart

Carolers, families and children came to the Town Square Plaza for the annual Kent Winterfest Celebration last Saturday. Presented by the Kent Lions Club, the… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

Despite concerns, homelessness authority moves toward final Seattle vote

Seattle’s homelessness committee aligned the city’s plan with King County’s.

Kent City Councilmember Kaur receives Certificate of Municipal Leadership award

Association of Washington Cities training program

  • Dec 12, 2019
King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the coming months. The King County… Continue reading

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

Kent City Council selects Troutner as new president

Controversial choice: Kaur alleges conflict of interest with mayor

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse

The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Victims, law enforcement speak about King County Courthouse conditions

An entrance to the courthouse was closed after an assault.