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The Kent City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night to let Panther Lake area residents vote next year on whether to annex their area to the city.
The T-Birds' only home exhibition game of the preseason will be Sept. 13, at Kent Valley Ice Centre against the Portland Winter Hawks. Game time is 6 p.m.
In concert with Pierce County, Kitsap County, Mason County and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, King County will lift its burn ban 8 a.m. Sep. 5.
Posted 12:17 p.m. Sept. 3 About 20,000 residents in Redmond and unincorporated King County can dial 911 again from their land-line phones now that a severed fiber optic cable has been repaired.
A 24-year-old Renton man pleaded not guilty Aug. 25 in King County Superior Court to charges of second-degree assault and first-degree malicious mischief in connection with an Aug. 8 incident when Kent Police shot him as he reportedly attempted to charge the on-foot officers with his vehicle.
A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted a 46-year-old Des Moines man on 16 counts of Internet threats of violence and identity theft.
Kent Police arrested a 25-year-old man for obstructing an officer after the man led police on a short foot chase at about 6 p.m. Aug. 18 through an East Hill parking lot and department store in the 10200 block of Southeast 240th Street.
Chamber plans forum
At a time when many parents are worried about providing their children with the necessary supplies to start the school year, the Kent Rotary club is doing its part to help out at two elementary schools in Kent.
After two months of sleeping in and waking up with ease, the morning alarm clock must have come awfully early for teachers and students Tuesday morning.
The number of weekly vehicle prowls jumped to 33 from 17 in the city of Kent in mid-August from mid-July.
Cepeda passes basic training
Free eye exams slated
Jason St. Louis, 18, didn't know about the city of Kent dedication ceremony Aug. 26 at West Fenwick Park. But he certainly knew about the new outdoor basketball court.
The Seattle Thunderbirds have climbed into the preseason win column. Goalie Jacob DeSerrres made 41 saves on 44 shots – including 18 in each of the second and third periods – and four different players scored goals as the Thunderbirds hung on for a 4-3 victory against the Portland Winter Hawks Aug. 31 in their final game at the Everett Silvertips Preseason Tournament.
The Kent City Council has scheduled a public hearing for Sept. 2 regarding a proposal to annex the Panther Lake area.
Ask and ye shall receive. Or so it was for Kelly Carroll at R Place for Refuge, who asked the community for an "act of kindness" to help replace their burned-up truck and received a new one with a week.
The parents of more than 200 students in eight Kent elementary schools filed last week to have their children placed in other Kent elementary schools, after those eight schools failed to make adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind act.
With the Olympic games officially concluded, Kent4Health, a community health initiative, is celebrating its top walk, run, roll/ride winners. More than 260 participants went an extra 900 miles over our goal to Beijing, China for a first successful healthy community activity.
Four purebred miniature Australian shepherd puppies have been returned to a Des Moines dog breeder after a man allegedly stole five puppies Aug. 23 from the home of the breeder.