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Greater Kent Historical Society Museum takes a closer look at local pioneer

Book talk, walking tour follows the life of Ezra Meeker’s experiences during the Klondike Gold Rush

  • Mar 17, 2019

Comedy right at home

Jeff Dye returns to Kent to perform with a festival lineup of laughter at ShoWare

Monster Jam, Seahawks team up to surprise Mercy Housing family in Kent

Seattle Seahawks tight end Will Dissly and Blitz made a surprise visit to the Magana family at their Kent apartment complex Thursday morning. It was… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

33rd Legislative District town hall meeting set for March 23

Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, and Reps. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, and Mia Gregerson, D-SeaTac, host a town hall meeting with 33rd Legislative District constituents on… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

Sound Transit’s open house leaves questions unanswered

During the open house at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Events Center, public comment was limited to written responses

Jones-Kulow serves as page in state Senate

Isaiah Jones-Kulow served as a page in the state Senate during the week of March 11. Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, sponsored Jones-Kulow’s week in the… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

Apply for Smart Choices scholarships

The WIAA, Dairy Farmers of Washington, and Les Schwab Tires proudly present the seventh annual Smart Choices College Scholarship, which will recognize one female and… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019
Young performers from the Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music Dance Troupe move to song on the Plaza Stage during the 10th annual Kent International Festival last year. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent International Festival scheduled for May 18

New date, same stage at ShoWare

  • Mar 14, 2019
Young performers from the Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music Dance Troupe move to song on the Plaza Stage during the 10th annual Kent International Festival last year. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

City of Kent seeks applicants for Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

The city of Kent is accepting applications to fill vacant or expiring positions on its Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC). The LTAC is an advisory… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

Seven months, seven pedestrian deaths in Kent

Collisions on the rise nationwide

Sweet sounds, creative works

Community celebrates Kent Kids’ Arts Day

  • Mar 14, 2019
The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Waste study puts numbers behind King County trash alternatives

County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it’s nearing capacity

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

City of Kent still figuring out parking restriction plan

Signs scheduled to go up this fall in Kentridge, Mill Creek neighborhoods

KCLS to open its 50th library at Kent Panther Lake Library celebration

King County Library System (KCLS), community leaders, Friends of the Library and area residents will celebrate the grand opening of the Kent Panther Lake Library… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019

U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision

Update: The decision does not affect Renton production lines.

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State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington

Senate and House are working toward compromise on two bills; voters could decide in November election

  • Mar 13, 2019
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water managers will begin to refill the Howard Hanson Dam reservoir near the Green River headwaters this month. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Corps of Engineers begins Howard Hanson Dam reservoir summer refill

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water managers will begin refilling the Howard Hanson Dam reservoir near the Green River headwaters mid-March. It takes roughly three… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water managers will begin to refill the Howard Hanson Dam reservoir near the Green River headwaters this month. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

College students on front line of cyberattacks

Green River College, UW teams qualify for cyber defense competition at Highline College

  • Mar 13, 2019

Police arrest 2 persons in connection to shooting at Kent Station

Victim left with non-life-threatening but serious injuries

  • Mar 12, 2019

Kent Police Department invites the public to April 18 community meeting

The Kent Police Department invites the public to attend a community meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Kent Police Fire/Training Center, 24523… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2019