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Emergency blood shortage: $5 Amazon gift card for those who help

To help address the current emergency blood shortage, all who come to give blood or platelets with the American Red Cross July 29 through Aug.… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Informational pickets called for grocery stores in Kent, region

After four months of contract negotiations that cover nearly 30,000 grocery store workers, informational pickets have been called for 32 Kroger (Fred Meyer and QFC)… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Airways Brewing Company to tap 2K56, a beer honoring Kent Police officer

Brewery, police come up with a beer in memory of Diego Moreno, who died in the line of duty; fundraiser set for Aug. 2

  • Jul 29, 2019

Metro recommends Canyon Drive alignment in Kent for RapidRide route

Road picked over East James Street for new 2023 line

One giant leap for Kent

City earns historic landmark designation for the lunar rover, part of Boeing’s Apollo legacy

Kent Meridian Pool to close for good July 31

Opening of YMCA in September causes city to end contract

Sound Transit seeks public input for improvements near Sounder, Link stations

Online survey; city of Kent seeks grants for two projects

  • Jul 26, 2019

MultiCare Nurse Camp gives high schoolers a glimpse into health care

Students try out medical devices, perform ‘Skittlectomies’ on mannequins, toured operating rooms

  • Jul 26, 2019

Two pedestrians killed by trains in Kent were most likely suicides

Men ages 20, 55 die in separate incidents on BNSF Railway tracks

Former city of Kent employee receives 8.5-year sentence for vehicular homicide

Slater pleads guilty to charge; serving time at state prison in Shelton

17-year-old son shot mother then himself in Kent murder-suicide

Medical examiner identifies two in July 17 double shooting on East Hill

Man killed by Sound Transit Sounder train in Kent | Update

Wednesday afternoon near South 212th Street and 77th Avenue South

Newberry Realty hosts third annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive on July 27

Which departement will you choose? Newberry Realty presents its third annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive on Saturday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2019

Kent Police chase, stop two suspects in carjacking

Began Wednesday morning on East Hill, ended near Kent Station

City of Renton revenue up with new red-light camera at busy intersection

Thousands of citations at South Puget Drive and Benson Drive

City of Kent pays man $250,000 to settle police excessive force lawsuit

Man biten by K-9, struck with flashlight in 2016 case

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy rollout

Tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded to Puget Sound region.

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in Kent

Man dies early Tuesday morning near Willis Street and First Avenue crossing