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In this September 2019 photo, George Kirkish, owner and founder of Palouse Winery on Vashon-Maury Island, pours a glass of wine for Lori Coots during tasting room hours. (Kevin Opsahl/Sound Publishing)

King County Council approves controversial winery, brewery ordinance

After five years, the county has updated regulations surrounding alcohol production and tasting.

In this September 2019 photo, George Kirkish, owner and founder of Palouse Winery on Vashon-Maury Island, pours a glass of wine for Lori Coots during tasting room hours. (Kevin Opsahl/Sound Publishing)

Rollover crash injures driver on Kent’s East Hill

Monday night near 108th Avenue SE and SE 204th Street

City of Kent looks to do better job to protect trees in parks, open spaces

Urban forestry program could be direction to go

Northwest Kidney Centers patient creates dozens of scarves and hats for the homeless

Northwest Kidney Centers dialysis patient Janice Baker, 78, last summer started making scarves and hats that will be donated to Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission in… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2019

Kent Police help children find holiday gifts at Target

Heroes & Helpers event

  • Dec 9, 2019

City of Kent plans meeting on Fourth and Willis Street roundabout

Informational session set for Jan. 9

  • Dec 9, 2019

Legion family of Kent serves up holiday dinner to the community

Legion family of Kent serves up holiday dinner to the community

  • Dec 9, 2019
Washington Low Income Housing Alliance is among supporters of statewide “just cause” legislation to protect tenants in Washington. However, some landlords say removing the ability to quickly remove tenants limits their ability to get rid of problem renters. (Courtesy image)

Tenant advocates prepare for another push in Olympia

Following wins in Burien and Federal Way, just cause evictions are on the 2020 Legislative agenda.

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance is among supporters of statewide “just cause” legislation to protect tenants in Washington. However, some landlords say removing the ability to quickly remove tenants limits their ability to get rid of problem renters. (Courtesy image)
Rep. Kim Schrier. REPORTER PHOTO

Rep. Schrier’s bill to expand Medicare to get House vote next week

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (Eighth District) on Friday announced that her bill – the Medicare Vision Act of 2019 (HR 4665) – will be voted… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2019
Rep. Kim Schrier. REPORTER PHOTO
Puget Sound Fire photo

Chimney fire displaces family of four in Kent

A good neighbor saved a family from a damaging fire Thursday evening, the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority reported. A family of four was notified… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2019
Puget Sound Fire photo

Street racers leaving Renton for Kent, Tukwila

Police say crackdown efforts were successful, but racers just moved across the city border

Judge sentences Kent couple for tax fraud

Owners of Bai Tong restaurants

Grand opening set for new bridge over Highway 167 in Kent

Dec. 11 near South 224th Street and 84th Avenue South

  • Dec 5, 2019

Kent City Council adopts short-term housing rental restrictions

Aims at homeowners who post on Airbnb, Vrbo

Fire along Twisp River Road in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest in 2018. Courtesy photo

Wildfire response: State unveils funding legislation proposal

Last year, Department of Natural Resources responded to record number of wildfires.

Fire along Twisp River Road in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest in 2018. Courtesy photo

Wreath-laying ceremony to honor community military veterans

Tahoma National Cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America, an annual holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember the nation’s military veterans, on Saturday, Dec. 14. The… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2019

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Dec 4, 2019

Entenman sets Coffee Conversation for Dec. 14 in Kent

State representative wants to hear from residents

  • Dec 4, 2019

Pedestrian killed by Sounder train in Kent | Update

52-year-old man carried California ID

A new report, complete with recommendations to the Legislature, has been released by a statewide task force that was formed to address a lack of child care in Washington. File photo

Report outlines lack of child care in Washington

In King County, supply doesn’t meet demand for child care.

A new report, complete with recommendations to the Legislature, has been released by a statewide task force that was formed to address a lack of child care in Washington. File photo