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Ferguson sues agencies over archive relocation decision

“Decision to close the National Archives in Seattle has far-reaching impacts across the Northwest.”

Constantine announces county climate action plan at Kent community garden

Plots an example of decreased stormwater pollution, urban flooding prevention, immigrant connections

Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson. Courtesy photo

City of Auburn settles lawsuit over Isaiah Obet’s death for $1.25 million

Family calls for inquest into 2017 shooting by Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson.

Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson. Courtesy photo

Kent City Council approves police headquarters renovation

This marks the third time in six years that officials have moved forward proposals to replace or renovate the facility.

Pictured is the Mercer Island East Link Light Rail project earlier this year. Courtesy of the city of Mercer Island

City of Mercer Island prepares to take legal action against Sound Transit

Council says city has reached an impasse with agency on Bus/Rail Interchange design.

Pictured is the Mercer Island East Link Light Rail project earlier this year. Courtesy of the city of Mercer Island

Kent Police arrest man for reportedly running over, killing girlfriend with vehicle

Dispute early Thursday morning between Renton couple on East Hill street

A rendering of the Madison Plaza Apartments under construction in Kent, 102 Madison Ave. N., between West Smith Street and West Meeker Street. COURTESY GRAPHIC, City of Kent

Madison Plaza Apartments on the rise in Kent

A seven-story, 165-unit complex that includes a parking garage

A rendering of the Madison Plaza Apartments under construction in Kent, 102 Madison Ave. N., between West Smith Street and West Meeker Street. COURTESY GRAPHIC, City of Kent

Driver held on $100,000 bail in vehicular assault case that injured 2 children

Man reportedly tells deputy he consumed a pint of vodka before collision

Elaine Simons, former foster mother of Jesse Sarey, addresses a crowd outside the Maleng Regional Justice Center Monday morning, Aug. 24, moments after Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson was formally charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault in the May 31, 2019 shooting death of 26-year-old Sarey in front of a north Auburn convenience store. ROBERT WHALE/Auburn Reporter

Families, friends of Sarey, other shooting victims, respond to Auburn police officer’s charges

Group gathers outside Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent

Elaine Simons, former foster mother of Jesse Sarey, addresses a crowd outside the Maleng Regional Justice Center Monday morning, Aug. 24, moments after Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson was formally charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault in the May 31, 2019 shooting death of 26-year-old Sarey in front of a north Auburn convenience store. ROBERT WHALE/Auburn Reporter

Burien landlord charged with murder of Federal Way woman, Kent man

Michael Lee Dudley, 62, is being held on $5 million bail.

Kent Police Blotter: Aug. 11-23

Man shot, injured after dispute over blocked vehicle

Two children in Barbie Jeep hit, injured by alleged drunk driver near Kent | Update

One child in serious condition, one satisfactory; driver arrested for vehicular assault

Renton City Hall evacuated for possible hazardous exposure

An employee in the facility was possibly exposed to fentanyl, according to Renton fire officials.

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City of Kent looks to attract manufacturing campus to Naden property

Seeks developer for public/private partnership

Sonia Joseph wipes away a tear in this December 2017 photo prior to entering the inquest hearing at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent into the fatal shooting of her son Giovonn Joseph-McDade by a Kent police officer in June 2017. File photo

South King County cities win lawsuit over changes to inquest hearings

Court says King County Executive overstepped his authority regarding rules for investigating officer-involved deaths.

Sonia Joseph wipes away a tear in this December 2017 photo prior to entering the inquest hearing at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent into the fatal shooting of her son Giovonn Joseph-McDade by a Kent police officer in June 2017. File photo
City leaders are trying to get the U.S. government to select Kent as the site for a new U.S. Space Command headquarters. COURTESY PHOTO, Air Force

City of Kent trying to land U.S. Space Command headquarters

One of many cities across nation seeking to secure new facility

City leaders are trying to get the U.S. government to select Kent as the site for a new U.S. Space Command headquarters. COURTESY PHOTO, Air Force
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                                Rendering of the future South County Recycling and Transfer Station.

New Algona transfer station to open in 2023

King County will replace facility built 53 years ago

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                                Rendering of the future South County Recycling and Transfer Station.
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Jesse Sarey. Courtesy photo

Auburn Police Officer Nelson faces second-degree murder, first-degree assault charges in shooting of Jesse Sarey

Satterberg says officer created situation that brought about his use of deadly force

Jesse Sarey. Courtesy photo