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City of Kent hires firm to design new maintenance, operations facility
Shop to be built on East Hill within the next few years
Police recover millions of dollars in stolen property after thrift shop scheme
Pictures and videos from inside the Safeway Distribution Center show boxes and boxes of stolen merchandise — a printer, a home theater audio system, tools,… Continue reading
Clark resigns as Kent School Board president but retains his seat
Decision comes after public outcry over an insensitive comment by Clark about Somalia families
Soos Creek Water & Sewer District corrects billing errors
One customer received a bill for $9,000; district serves parts of Kent, Auburn, Renton and other cities
Audit finds accountability issues in King County’s equity and social justices programs
Auditors say the county lacks progress tracking, clearly defined roles and accountability measures.
Schools, housing, salaries score big in Senate Dems $70B budget
The proposed spending plan also spends money to fight climate change, help abortion providers and study police pursuits
Kent man faces murder charge in 2022 Auburn case of man found shot
The two men apparently were friends; man found inside vehicle
SeaTac girl pleads guilty to hit-and-run murder of Maple Valley man
Judge sentences the 17-year-old to remain in custody until she turns 21; maximum allowed by law
Northwest Kidney Centers opening Panther Lake location in Kent
Open house set for 2-4 p.m. Thursday, March 30
New forecast show state revenues won’t be quite as robust as expected
Democratic budget writers say they will be cautious but able to fund their priorities. Senate put out a capital budget Monday.
Kent’s parks undergo renovations and reimagination
Mayor Dana Ralph outlines recent and future projects.
Frozen organic strawberries and a tropical fruit blend recalled because of Hepatitis A risk
Two people living in King County have gotten sick.
Aerospace industry among Kent’s top economic boosters
Mayor said the Kent Valley is home to about 250,000 jobs.
Kent Police Blotter: Feb. 28 to March 12
Incidents include multiple store robberies, shootings
Kent Police investigate possible hit-and-run that left one man dead
A 33-year-old Kent man was found in a driveway.
Push to lower legal limit to 0.05 for driving drunk falls short
OLYMPIA — An effort to lower the legal limit for driving drunk has come up short. Senate Bill 5002 to reduce the maximum blood alcohol… Continue reading
Kent Police give update on Feb. 28 traffic fatality
Police clarify that the situation suspected to be a hit-and-run was not so.
Commission approves pay raises for Kent mayor and city council
The City of Kent’s Independent Salary Commission recently approved a pay raise for city council members and the mayor in a move that will make… Continue reading
BJ Cummings to talk about the Duwamish River’s human and natural history
Greater Kent Historical Society one of sponsors of April 6 event at Kent Commons
City of Kent-owned Riverbend Golf Complex turns a profit in 2022
Sale of par 3 course helped pay for major upgrades at driving range and eliminated loan debt