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Kent public charter school to close

Excel opened in 2015

Small fire at Fred Meyer in Covington causes evacuation

Clothing caught fire in men’s department Saturday

  • Jun 10, 2019

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Jun 10, 2019

Rainier Youth Choirs’ Primo Voce captures first place at festival

Covington-based Rainier Youth Choirs’ youngest ensemble won the top award at the adjudicated Music in the Park Festival last weekend in Federal Way. Talented second-… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2019

Fire damages Kent home

Residents, dogs escape; cat rescued

  • Jun 7, 2019

Light rail extension to Kent, Federal Way on target for 2024

Major construction to begin in 2020

Putting it on the line

Maple Valley’s Gielski returns stronger, leaner to give ‘American Ninja Warrior’ another try

Kent man dies in motorcycle crash on Highway 167

Heading southbound, just north of South 212th Street

Sprinkler system helps control Kent paper recycling plant fire

Fire broke out in paper bailer

  • Jun 6, 2019

Kattwalk Salon launches book drive for Kent Youth & Family Services’ Summer Youth Program

Kattwalk Salon in Kent has organized a community book drive for the Kent Youth and Family Services Summer Youth Program. From June 6 through July… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Kent Rotarians complete the 50-mile Rainier to Ruston Relay

Kent Rotarians participated in the 17th annual 50-mile Rainier to Ruston Relay last Saturday. The relay took participants on a trail from the Carbon River… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Fire destroys motorhome; driver safely flees

A driver quickly pulled over the side of a road and evacuated her motorhome as it caught fire Thursday afternoon, the Puget Sound Regional Fire… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Kent Police investigate shooting; man critically injured

Kent Police are investigating a possible drive-by shooting on East Hill Thursday morning that critically injured a 29-year-old Kent man. Police responded to a report… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

City of Kent targets railroad quiet zone in 2022

Engineers could lay off horns at 13 downtown crossings

Five Kent schools achieve state recognition

Daniel, Meridian, Ridgewood, and Sawyer Woods elementary schools and Kent Mountain View Academy are in the top 20 percent of Washington state schools on multiple… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019
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King County homelessness count shows 17 percent decrease overall

Decreases are not even among different demographics.

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Woman steals car, wedding ring after entering Kent home with garage door opener

Officers later arrest woman with keys in hand, ring on finger

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection visits Kent on June 7-9

King County residents have a safe and convenient upcoming opportunity to dispose of household hazardous materials when the Wastemobile roving household hazardous waste collection service… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2019

Kent’s apartment rents rise 0.7 percent in May

Median rent for one-bedroom unit at $1,480 per month

  • Jun 3, 2019