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Puget Sound Fire’s Teddy Bear Clinic set for May 18 in Kent

Annual event provides free checkups for teddy bears and children

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Overturned military vehicle causes I-5 backup near Kent, Federal Way

Wednesday, April 10 in northbound lanes near South 272nd Street

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Kent Police Blotter: March 26 to April 7

Incidents include robberies, burglaries, shooting

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State Patrol seek witnesses to I-5 hit-and-run crash in Kent

Collision at about 11:30 p.m. Monday, April 8 along northbound I-5 near State Route 516

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Riverbend Golf Complex in Kent turns profit for 2nd consecutive year

City-owned facility brings in about $600,000 in 2023

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Kent Police recovered nearly 800 catalytic converters in a 2021 bust. File photo

New state legislation fights catalytic converter theft

Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill on March 26 adding new regulations to the purchase and sale of catalytic converters — and the metals used… Continue reading

Kent Police recovered nearly 800 catalytic converters in a 2021 bust. File photo
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Firefighting Diversity & Recruitment Workshop set for May 11 in Kent

Event designed to help potential candidates get jobs

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(Photo courtesy of the Kirkland Police Department)

Kirkland officer steps down following investigation into bikini barista incident

A Kirkland police officer accused of exhibiting odd behavior toward bikini barista employees while using a city-owned vehicle has resigned following an internal investigation by… Continue reading

(Photo courtesy of the Kirkland Police Department)
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Kentwood High grad’s legacy of love lives on through organ donation

Madeline Goldsmith one of 344 organ donors honored by Gov. Jay Inslee in Olympia

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Prosecutors prepare to take over 2021 fatal police shooting case

Valley SWAT shot man in response to 2021 Algona incident

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Flowers, framed photos, plush toys and a QR code to the GoFundMe pages of the families grace the memorial site after the March 19 crash. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.

Judge, lawyers debate low bail for Kent driver in fatal Renton crash

Judge explains reduction from $1 million to $100,000, which was posted by family of Chase Jones

Flowers, framed photos, plush toys and a QR code to the GoFundMe pages of the families grace the memorial site after the March 19 crash. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
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Driver charged with 4 fatalities had 2 previous crashes in Kent

Chase Daniel Jones, 18, reportedly sped in at least one of the collisions in the past 10 months

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Kent School Board, district face civil lawsuit over exclusion of Cook

District resident, Cook each file suits to halt Labor Policy Committee

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Kent School District seeks approval of $190 million levy

Approval of measure on April 23 ballot would pay for capital projects and technology

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Troopers arrest wrong-way driver on State Route 167 near Kent

Head-on collision Saturday, March 30 injures two

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Flowers, framed photos, plush toys and a QR code to the GoFundMe pages of the families grace the memorial site after the March 19 crash. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.

Driver in fatal Renton area crash arraigned from hospital bed

Chase Daniel Jones, 18, charged with killing four and injuring two.

Flowers, framed photos, plush toys and a QR code to the GoFundMe pages of the families grace the memorial site after the March 19 crash. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
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A divisive Kent School Board debates new Labor Policy Committee

Heated discussion for more than 3 hours about removal of Donald Cook from labor negotiations

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Arbitrator’s ruling on firing of Kent Police officer could come in May

Police union objects to July 2023 firing of Michael Morfoot by Chief Rafael Padilla

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Man sentenced in Federal Way rock throwing death

Judi Kilma retrieved a fist-sized rock after a man punctured one of the tires on Kilma’s bicycle.

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Kent Police Blotter: March 11-25

Incidents include commercial burglary, DUI arrest

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