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City of Kent nears groundbreaking on $38 million operations center

To be built on East Hill for Public Works and portions of Parks and Police departments

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KC Sheriff’s Office receives funding for mental health response

Two King County Sheriff’s Office projects will receive federal funding, including a mental health co-response team and a rapid DNA processing system. The federal funding… Continue reading

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Kent Des Moines Station for light rail nearing completion | Photos

Work also continues on Star Lake Station and parking garages for scheduled 2026 route opening

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Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. FILE PHOTO

Man faces hate crime, assault charges after Kent bus incident

Latino man allegedly used n-word and other racist slurs toward Black woman

Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. FILE PHOTO
Washington State Trooper Chris Gadd is transported inside prior to a memorial service in his honor Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

‘Simply the best of us’: Memorial honors state trooper Chris Gadd in Everett

Hundreds of law enforcement officers pack arena for a public memorial for Kentlake High graduate

Washington State Trooper Chris Gadd is transported inside prior to a memorial service in his honor Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Covington’s Stephanie Lawson to run for 47th Legislative District House seat

Republican to challenge incumbent Debra Entenman, D-Kent

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President Biden’s budget includes $500M for Hanson Dam fish passage

Green River facility would open connection to 100 miles of salmon spawning habitat upriver

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Inside the SCORE jail. File photo

Inmate at SCORE Jail dies from unidentified injury

Makena Buckland, 21, died March 4.

Inside the SCORE jail. File photo
Design rendering of the Interim Base electric bus charging station in Tukwila. (Courtesy of King County Metro)

King County Metro breaks ground in Tukwila on electric bus charging hub

The Interim Base will charge dozens of buses serving South King County.

Design rendering of the Interim Base electric bus charging station in Tukwila. (Courtesy of King County Metro)
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Kent native Hawkins enjoying U.S. Navy career in San Diego

Kent-Meridian High School graduate has served nine years

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Kent Police arrest Maple Valley man for reported assault, hate crime

Man allegedly called an African American woman racist names on Metro bus before punching, stabbing her

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Kent Police catch suspected burglar after short pursuit

Officers responded to commercial burglary in progress call in 15400 block of SE 272nd St.

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Asylum seekers return to Kent hotel after testifying to county committee

Nearly 250 people, many from Venezuela, staying once again at Kent Quality Inn

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Seattle man, 85, dies in two-vehicle collision in Kent | Update

Man identified in Wednesday, March 6 crash at South 196th Street and 68th Avenue South

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Kent woman, 34, fatally shot on Valentine’s Day was ‘a beacon of light’

Anicia Howard leaves behind two young sons; father of boys faces first-degree murder charge

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Memorial service for Trooper Chris Gadd set for March 12 in Everett

Kentlake High graduate Gadd, 27, died in I-5 collision near Marysville

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State Patrol trooper shot in Kent released from hospital

Trooper Raymond Seaburg had been hospitalized since Feb. 16 shooting

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Trooper Chris Gadd’s family releases statement about his death

‘We are working through what is undoubtedly the most difficult of times for our family’

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Sen. Karen Keiser, D-33

State Sen. Keiser announces retirement after 29 years in Legislature

Des Moines woman represents 33rd Legislative District that includes portions of Kent

Sen. Karen Keiser, D-33
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Detectives finish investigation into 2023 fatal shooting by Kent Police

Report forwarded to prosecutors for review of officer shooting Renton man, 24

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