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Puget Sound Fire call report

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  • Jun 3, 2019
At the awards program were, from left: Sam Nigh; Diane Radischat; Loren Bliss; Jay Woolford, Dr. Tamiko Olson; Karen Lucas. COURTESY PHOTO, Jamie Mitchell

Combating ageism’s threat: new SHAG Awards defuse stereotypes

SHAG (Sustainable Housing for the Ageless Generation) celebrated three decades of service and honored four seniors who defy age by making an impact in their… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2019
At the awards program were, from left: Sam Nigh; Diane Radischat; Loren Bliss; Jay Woolford, Dr. Tamiko Olson; Karen Lucas. COURTESY PHOTO, Jamie Mitchell

City of Kent to consider recycling processing surcharge for residents

Republic Services proposes monthly fee of $2.96 because value of recyclables has dropped

Relay for Life opens Friday, June 7 at Kent’s French Field

Annual American Cancer Society fundraiser

  • May 31, 2019
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Boyce, American Legion Post 15 participate in Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at Hillcrest

Kent City Council President Bill Boyce, second from the left, was the guest speaker at the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony on May 27 at Hillcrest… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2019
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Missing Kent woman to be featured on semi-trailer display

Alyssa McLemore last seen in 2009

Kent offers Police Teen Academy

Application deadline June 14 for Aug. 13-15 classes

  • May 30, 2019

Meeker students place in Holocaust Center for Humanity’s Writing, Art, & Film Contest

Two Meeker Middle School eighth-graders won prizes in the Holocaust Center for Humanity’s 2019 Writing, Art, & Film Contest. Rumela Weldeyesus tied for first place… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2019

Kent district to demolish two schools for new facilities

New elementary school to be built on West Hill

Boeing says decision on new airplane will come this year

With the 737 Max crisis far from over, there was speculation that a 797 decision might be delayed.

Kent man pleads guilty to online threats to Trump’s family, Jewish community

Social media posts stated plans for executions, bombings

King of the ring

Pro wrestling word champion Taven and his Kingdom cast look to jolt Kent in their Pacific Northwest debut

State auditor: no findings in 2017-18 Kent School District financials

The State Auditor’s Office has found no findings from its annual financial and accountability inspection of the Kent School District during the 2017-18 school year.… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

City of Kent to close 104th Avenue SE for Upper Mill Creek Dam work

Between SE 267th and 272nd starting June 10

21 graduations set for Kent’s ShoWare Center in June

Kentwood, Kentlake, Kentridge, Kent-Meridian on June 15

  • May 28, 2019

Recycling Collection Event set for Saturday, June 1 in Kent

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Meridian Middle School

  • May 28, 2019

Puget Sound Fire call report

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  • May 28, 2019

Metro to expand RapidRide buses to Kent Valley, East Hill

New line in 2023 to connect Auburn, Kent, Renton

Kent School Board awards student scholarships

Funded by the Harry L. and Ruby T. Soames Educational Trust, the Kent School District School Board recently presented School Board Scholar Awards to graduating… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019