DOT: Expect delays on SR 518 Tuesday night near Tukwila

Crews to close ramp from eastbound SR 518 to northbound I-5 in Tukwila tonightTUKWILA – Drivers traveling from eastbound SR 518 to northbound I-5 in… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2009

Community Calendar for the week of Jan. 28

Calendar submissions:The free community calendar is published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis and includes free and non-profit local events and groups. Submit items… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2009

Will officers be penalized for cruelty complaint? King County mulls its options

King County officials are still trying to decide whether they’ll be doling out reprimands to an animal-control officer and the officer’s sergeant after the two… Continue reading

Happy new year: Kent family prepares to celebrate Chinese Year of the Ox

It’s a long way from her small village of Fuzhou, China, but Ann Lo and her family try to keep the traditions of the Chinese… Continue reading

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a signature beef dish

China StarBraised Spare RibsIngredients for rib seasoning:2 pounds of pork spare ribs6 cups of water1 tablespoon dark soy sauce1 tablespoon of sugar2 cloves of garlic… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2009

ASB students speak their piece to Kent School Board

To hear the Associated Student Body representatives from each of Kent’s high schools tell it, the most interesting thing to come out of the joint… Continue reading

Panther Lake annexation vote may see some delay

The Kent City Council could decide within the next month whether to pick the May or August ballots this year for Panther Lake residents to… Continue reading

Volunteers clean up trail for MLK Day of Service

Editor’s Note: Victoria Andrews, special programs manager for the Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, this week shared these photos and the following e-mail… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2009

Community Calendar for week of Jan. 24

Events“Highline Listens—Writers Read Their Work” with Dr. James W. Green: Noon-1 p.m. Jan. 28. Green, author of “Beyond the Good Death: The Anthropology of Modern… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2009

Interested in Japan? Kent-Auburn group seeks student ambassadors

Students in the Kent and Auburn school districts who are in the ninth grade, or about to enter ninth grade, can learn about the culture… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2009

Community Briefly for week of Jan. 21

Science seminars slated at HighlineHighline Community College will offer its annual Science Seminar Series from 2:20 to 3:10 p.m. Fridays through March 6. The free… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2009

Program may not win Kent students over, but parents love it

Celeste Paul likes to keep up with how her son, Rio, is doing in school. But Paul is busy and at 12, Rio, like many… Continue reading

Council: County must be better prepared in stormy weather

Even if events like the December snowstorm or the January flooding are once-in-a-decade happenings, members of the Metropolitan King County Council say that county agencies… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2009

Facing unemployment? Agency offers tips

With the slumping economy and frequent news about layoffs, employees at the state Employment Security Department are working hard to keep up with new claims… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2009

Thunderbirds job shadow definitely had cool moments

Like any other job shadow, Matt Swanson arrived at Ian Henry’s office ready to work on the morning of Jan. 9.But unlike most other offices,… Continue reading

DISTRICT 33: Budget worries predominate in new session of Legislature

As chair of Ecology and Parks committee for the Washington State House of Representatives, 33rd District Representative Dave Upthegrove said he, and other committee chairs,… Continue reading

Mr. King, how I wish you were here

When President-elect Barack Obama is sworn in as our 44th president on Jan. 20, I can imagine you looking down from heaven — with eyes… Continue reading

For city worker, clear water means a job well done

Work is water and a whole lot more for Kelly Peterson.Peterson, a city of Kent environmental conservation supervisor, helps oversee the quality of drinking water,… Continue reading

Rotary chooses Turpin, Hollingsworth as top students

Reporter staffThe Rotary Club of Kent honored Kentridge High School seniors Russell Turpin and Leah Hollingsworth as its Students of the Week for outstanding achievement… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2009