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Warning period to end for drivers speeding in two Kent school zones

Police to issue tickets to drivers caught by cameras at Springbrook, Meadow Ridge

Possible gang ties in Kent Station shooting last week

18-year-old injured victim remains uncooperative with police

Sound Transit Board member to seek removal of Kent site for light rail facility

Upthegrove wants Lowe’s/Dick’s Drive-In location taken off list for multiple reasons

City of Kent begins rental housing inspection program

Effort to improve health and safety of residents

  • Mar 18, 2019

Kent city parks employee pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide

Fired from his job, Slater was released from jail on $150,000, awaits trial date

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

Congregations debate separation following gay-clergy, same-sex marriage ban.

Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Native American Voting Rights Act signed into law

Non-traditional addresses can be used for voter registration on tribal lands

  • Mar 18, 2019
Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Mar 18, 2019

Mayor vows change, wants to share a vision for Kent

Ralph sees more growth, opportunities in the city as the economy perks along

Family, friends come out to support fundraiser for fallen police officer

Benefit dinner generates $25,000 for the Moreno family’s scholarship effort

Greater Kent Historical Society Museum takes a closer look at local pioneer

Book talk, walking tour follows the life of Ezra Meeker’s experiences during the Klondike Gold Rush

  • Mar 17, 2019

Comedy right at home

Jeff Dye returns to Kent to perform with a festival lineup of laughter at ShoWare

Monster Jam, Seahawks team up to surprise Mercy Housing family in Kent

Seattle Seahawks tight end Will Dissly and Blitz made a surprise visit to the Magana family at their Kent apartment complex Thursday morning. It was… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

33rd Legislative District town hall meeting set for March 23

Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, and Reps. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, and Mia Gregerson, D-SeaTac, host a town hall meeting with 33rd Legislative District constituents on… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

Sound Transit’s open house leaves questions unanswered

During the open house at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Events Center, public comment was limited to written responses

Jones-Kulow serves as page in state Senate

Isaiah Jones-Kulow served as a page in the state Senate during the week of March 11. Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, sponsored Jones-Kulow’s week in the… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

Apply for Smart Choices scholarships

The WIAA, Dairy Farmers of Washington, and Les Schwab Tires proudly present the seventh annual Smart Choices College Scholarship, which will recognize one female and… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019
Young performers from the Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music Dance Troupe move to song on the Plaza Stage during the 10th annual Kent International Festival last year. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent International Festival scheduled for May 18

New date, same stage at ShoWare

  • Mar 14, 2019
Young performers from the Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music Dance Troupe move to song on the Plaza Stage during the 10th annual Kent International Festival last year. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

City of Kent seeks applicants for Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

The city of Kent is accepting applications to fill vacant or expiring positions on its Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC). The LTAC is an advisory… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

Seven months, seven pedestrian deaths in Kent

Collisions on the rise nationwide