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King County provides nearly $10 million to South King County for land conservation

Conservation Futures Tax levy allows counties to collect a property tax to protect open spaces.

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One-time grant offered for homelessness assistance in South King County

King County has set aside $5 million for cities to construct and operate projects to address local homelessness.

  • Dec 13, 2023
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48 children participate in annual Kent Police Shop with a Cop

Youth get to pick out holiday gifts at Target

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Kent Police report missing girl, 15, has been found and is safe | Update

Girl’s status changed to missing from runaway after parents stopped hearing from her

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Kent Police arrest man posing as contractor for rape of a minor warrant

Man reportedly moved into Lake Meridian house and changed locks on homeowners that hired him

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(Courtesy of the Washington State Patrol.)

Suspect in I-5 freeway shootings arrested in Auburn

Of the five shooting incidents, one resulted in injury, with the shooter striking the driver of a vehicle on southbound Interstate 5 north of South 320th Street in the neck.

(Courtesy of the Washington State Patrol.)
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Puget Sound Fire honors longtime board members Thomas, Barrie

Two original board members are leaving after 13 years

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Firing of Kent Police officer to go in front of arbitrator

Hearing for 21-year veteran Michael Morfoot set for March 2024

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Mother of Kentlake High student killed in crash continues recovery

Community rallies to support Sarah Baileigh who remains hospitalized after Nov. 17 collision in Kent

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Someone fired a shot that hit this car Wednesday night, Dec. 6 along Interstate 5 near South 320th Street in Federal Way. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Patrol

Four freeway shootings on one night in South King County

Vehicles shot at Dec. 6 along I-5 in SeaTac and Federal Way and on State Route 167 in Auburn

Someone fired a shot that hit this car Wednesday night, Dec. 6 along Interstate 5 near South 320th Street in Federal Way. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Patrol
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Kent Police Blotter: Nov. 11 to Dec. 4

Incidents include carjackings, assaults, shots fired, robberies, stolen vehicles

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Most city of Kent streets reopen as heavy rain goes away

New closure Wednesday, Dec. 6 at intersection of SE 256th Street and 148th Ave. SE

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The Auburn Symphony Orchestra is among King County organizations that will benefit from the recently passed Doors Open levy. “The passage of this legislation validates the role we play and the impact we have. We’re grateful and hopeful for the future,” said Rachel Perry, executive director, Auburn Symphony Orchestra. (Courtesy photo)

King County Council passes $782 million arts and culture levy

Levy is intended to increase access to science, heritage and the arts.

The Auburn Symphony Orchestra is among King County organizations that will benefit from the recently passed Doors Open levy. “The passage of this legislation validates the role we play and the impact we have. We’re grateful and hopeful for the future,” said Rachel Perry, executive director, Auburn Symphony Orchestra. (Courtesy photo)
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Flooding causes two Kent street closures Tuesday, Dec. 5

Portions of East James Street; 76th Avenue South closed

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Heavy rainfall to hit Kent, city crews to monitor roadway conditions

National Weather Service predicts 2 to 5 inches through Tuesday night, Dec. 5

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Drone helps Kent Police locate robbery suspect at Clark Lake Park

Mother, 42, was reportedly getaway driver for 24-year-old son in Dec. 4 incident on East Hill

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Kent Police arrest several men on warrants for escape, assault

One man, 37, wrestles with officers prior to being taken into custody

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I-5 overnight closures in SeaTac set for Dec. 8-9 near S. 216th Street

State Department of Transportation to demolish old S. 216th Street overpass; new bridge under construction

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One-time grant offered for homelessness assistance in south King County | King County

King County has set aside $5 million for cities to construct and operate projects to address local homelessness.

  • Dec 4, 2023
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A change of cities to Auburn from Kent for Bridges neighborhood

Kent City Council approves move by Auburn to annex area and remove municipal island

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