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Shot fired as Fife Police arrest murder suspect at a Kent motel

Nobody hit by gunfire by SWAT officer in Dec. 21 incident

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Kent Police shoot, injure man after he reportedly came at officer with a knife

Seattle man was wanted for Dec. 21 attempted murder with a hatchet of Federal Way man

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Kent man killed in stolen truck and trailer crash on East Hill

Reportedly was riding on trailer when another man crashed the truck; police search for suspect

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Mayor Ralph swears in four Kent City Council members

John Boyd, Bill Boyce, Marli Larimer and Zandria Michaud; Boyd only newcomer

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Kent group receives $10,000 grant to promote bicycle safety for kids

Public Health - Seattle King County provides funds to First Five Years & Beyond

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Kent Police crack down on public drug use with special task force

Focus on several hotspots, including near intersection of 104th Avenue SE and SE 240th Street

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Homestead takes over Benson East Section 8 housing in Kent

Change to help keep homes affordable and enhance tenant governance

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Lori Anne Razpotnik. (Courtesy of the King County Sheriff’s Office.)

Human remains identified as victim of Green River Killer

“Bones 17” belonged to a girl named Lori Anne Razpotnik.

Lori Anne Razpotnik. (Courtesy of the King County Sheriff’s Office.)
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Split votes come early for new Kent School Board members

Election of board officers filled by three returning members as two newcomers come up a vote short

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Members of the Valley Medical Oncology department pose with one of the chairs from the Infusion Center. Each chair costs $6,000. Photos by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing

Valley Medical Cancer Center construction to begin in January

A “skybreaking” ceremony at the future site of the Valley Medical Cancer Center explored the need for a large and inclusive facility for cancer patients throughout South King County.

Members of the Valley Medical Oncology department pose with one of the chairs from the Infusion Center. Each chair costs $6,000. Photos by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing
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Witness follows vehicle to help Kent Police catch hit-and-run suspect

Kent woman, 28, hurt in collision early Dec. 15 at South 196th Street and 80th Avenue South

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Kent Police make nine DUI arrests in first two weeks of December

Officers bust drivers from Kent and five other cities

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Redlining map of Seattle (screenshot from HistoryLink.org)

King County to explore restorative justice options for historic redlining

Race-based restrictive real estate policies were estimated to have cost billions in wealth accrual.

Redlining map of Seattle (screenshot from HistoryLink.org)
Screenshot from King County Auditor’s Office report

Audit suggests pollution from Boeing Field may disproportionately impact BIPOC communities

Auditors found the airport lacks a clear strategy to achieve its goal of becoming a “green airport.”

Screenshot from King County Auditor’s Office report
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Freeway shooter charged for attacks on I-5

Suspect remains in jail on $1 million bail.

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Kent School District Superintendent Israel Vela. Screenshot via Kent School District video

Kent School District superintendent warns of future cuts

Israel Vela says drop in enrollment, loss of federal funds to cause ‘budget challenges’

Kent School District Superintendent Israel Vela. Screenshot via Kent School District video
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Les Thomas: Farewell to Kent City Council’s longest serving member | Photos

20-year veteran honored by mayor, council as he attends final meeting

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The Snoqualmie Casino. File Photo

Snoqualmie Casino adds Kent, Auburn stops to employee shuttle

The Casino has added routes to its free commuter bus, including Kent and Auburn.

The Snoqualmie Casino. File Photo
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DUI patrols to increase for Dec. 15 weekend in King and Pierce counties

State’s Liquor and Cannabis Board is educating bar and restaurant servers on the dangers of overservice.

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State awards final contract for SR 509 extension project

New connection to I-5 impacts Kent, SeaTac and Des Moines; 1st stage to open in 2025; 2nd stage in 2028

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