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Christmas Eve collision in Kent seriously injurs three; DUI suspected

A head-on collision Christmas Eve in Kent sent a total of six people to the hospital, including three with serious injuries, due to an allegedly… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2008

Mountain pass reports: Snoqualmie and Stevens (as of 2:23 p.m. Dec. 26)

Snoqualmie Pass Report: as of 2:23 p.m. Dec. 26SNOW PREDICTED TONIGHT, SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTTemperature: 27ºF / -3ºCElevation: 3022 feet / 921 metersRestrictions Eastbound:Traction Tires… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2008

Program lights spark for veterans

When Enrique Rosano got out of the Army in 2006, he had hopes of transitioning back to civilian life with a high-paying job.“I knew I… Continue reading

Weather stalls garbage collection in King County cities

Waste Management has postponed residential curbside collection throughout Snohomish county and in most of King County, including Seattle, Burien, Renton and all East King County… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2008

Pull out the umbrellas: It’s rain for Western Washington

OLYMPIA – Western Washington drivers should see some relief today from the arctic blast of wind and snow that has kept them in the deep… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2008

Snowy weather takes its toll of its own on local highways

With snow and ice piling up on city and state roadways for more than a week now, drivers have had to be on guard while… Continue reading

Kent surviving brunt of arctic blast

Kent residents this week appeared to be handling the snowstorm that struck Western Washington.Locals successfully navigated hard-to-travel streets and worked their way around closed roads,… Continue reading

DRIVE ALERT: SR 167 opens after car fire

Two northbound lanes of State Route 167 were blocked for about a half hour late Tuesday morning, due to a car fire on the route… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2008

Widow creates her own holiday tradition

Anyone who lost their spouse this past year and years past, please take a minute to read this. I hope in some small way it… Continue reading

Kent crime-prevention program gains national recognition

National Night Out continues to be a hit with Kent residents and city employees.Kent ranked third nationally in 2008 for its participation Aug. 5 in… Continue reading

Thunderbirds’ first Kent game expected to be a sell-out

Team officials expect a sellout crowd of 6,100 when the Seattle Thunderbirds play their first hockey game Jan. 3 at the city’s new ShoWare Center.“Tickets… Continue reading

Note to self: Turning headlights on at night is a good idea

POLICE BLOTTER:A Kent Police officer pulled over a woman driver for driving without headlights at about midnight Dec. 1 near Second Avenue North and Smith… Continue reading

Man hit by passing car on I-5 in Kent

A man was struck by passing car along Interstate 5 in Kent, and both his legs were broken in the mishap, according to the Washington… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2008

Enjoy your days off, kids – Kent school calendar lengthens

Kids in the Kent School District may be loving their days off now, but come June, it will mean two more days in classrooms before… Continue reading

King County’s arctic weather not over yet

For the most part, Kent residents as of Friday appeared escaped major accidents and injuries during the snowstorm that struck Thursday and Friday.But the National… Continue reading

Street crews battle snowy roads in Kent

It’s been a busy week for the City of Kent’s Public Works Department and, like the snowy weather itself, it shows no signs of stopping… Continue reading

Weekend storm may bring power outages: Staying safe

KING COUNTY – High winds forecast this weekend may lead to power outages in some parts of King County. Given the cold temperatures, Public Health… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2008

Weather, schools, roads: Where to go for what you need to know

Road conditions and updates: www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/seattle/Road conditions in Kent: www.ci.kent.wa.us/roadclosureRegional weather, traffic alerts (Regional Public Information Network): www.rpin.org/rpinweb/School closures: www.schoolreport.org/Weather updates: www.seattleweather.com… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2008

Pet owners alert: Weather affects animal-control services

With continued snow and icy conditions around the county, King County Animal Care and Control is limiting where and how quickly its officers and staff… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2008