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University of Washington announces Dean’s List students

The following University of Washington students from the Kent area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Winter Quarter.

  • May 14, 2008

In the wake of Chinese tradition

Heide Tacheron, 46, says paddling a 42-foot boat across the waters of Lake Meridian is easy.

  • May 13, 2008

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Vets to talk about Korean War

  • May 13, 2008

No compromises: KR student earns way to nationals

Chief Red Cloud of the Lakota American Indian tribe may be long dead, but his legacy recently was brought back to life by Kentridge High School sophomore Blake Allen.

  • May 13, 2008

Outstanding UW scholar keeps his perspective

One of the brightest recent University of Washington graduates won’t boast much about his own abilities, but he will take the time to thank God and his family for their part in his success.

  • May 13, 2008

Students put their pennies toward a just cause

Pennies are positive. All silver coins are negative.

  • May 13, 2008

Outdoors just part of the job for this city worker

John Fiskum could post a “Gone Fishing” sign on his office door at the city of Kent Senior Activity Center and still be on the job.

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Kent women can have an evening of girls-only fun at the third annual Wine, Women, WOW event, set for 6-9 p.m. May 23 at Green River Community College at Kent Station.

  • May 8, 2008

K-M career day shows students possibilities

What do you want to be when you grow up?

  • May 8, 2008

Contest focuses on teens

The King County Women’s Program and Domestic Violence Council have announced a contest for local teens to produce a video public-service announcement to call attention to teen-dating violence.

  • May 7, 2008

Kent youths bring help to the needy in San Francisco

Mid-winter break is usually a time for relaxing. But for 10 students in Kent United Methodist Church’s youth group, the February vacation meant anything but relaxing, as they spent the week serving hundreds of meals a day, teaching preschoolers and connecting with people from different cultures.

  • May 7, 2008

Police seek man in April 8 Kent motel attack

Kent Police have identified the man who allegedly stabbed a female desk clerk during an attempted robbery April 8 at the Days Inn motel, 1711 W. Meeker St.

Resources for stay-at-home moms

• MOMS Club of Kent: Social organization for moms. Activities include playgroup, book club, mom’s night out and more. Prospective members can call 206-225-4018, visit www.momsclubofkentwa.org or e-mail membershipvp@momsclubofkentwa.org.

  • May 7, 2008

Local club offers moms partnership, friendship

For many women, leaving the working world to raise a child can be a lonely, isolating choice.

  • May 7, 2008

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Memorial service set for O’Brien

  • May 7, 2008

Student finds global perspective has its rewards

The day Kentridge High School student Briana Wong, 17, received her acceptance letter from the Columbia University was bittersweet.

  • May 7, 2008

A citizen’s call led police to a man reportedly trying to break into vehicles

A citizen’s call led police to a man reportedly trying to break into vehicles at about 9:45 a.m. April 13 at a store parking lot in the 24000 block of Pacific Highway South.

O’Brien dies in cancer fight

Kent City Councilman Bob O’Brien, in his third year on the Council, died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 76.