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Puget Sound Fire seeks higher property taxes in return for lower fire benefit charges

Measure on Aug. 6 primary ballot in Kent, Covington

  • Jul 19, 2019

From rockets to rovers, helping man reach the moon

Boeing aerospace workers in Kent contributed greatly to the Apollo program

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

Volunteers needed to help prepare, serve Monday supper in Kent

Kent Lutheran Church oversees weekly event for those in search of a meal

  • Jul 18, 2019

Celebrate learning at Roll & Read event in Kent on Aug. 3

Children’s Home Society of Washington hosts its annual Roll & Read event on Saturday, Aug. 3. Bimbo Bakeries and Wells Fargo support the event that… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019

Kent woman, man die in double shooting on East Hill

Both lying on the ground at Valli Kee Apartments; man had gun in his hand

King County Metro ‘van-niversary’ celebrates 40 years of commuter vans

Publicly-owned and operated commuter van program leads the nation for having the most public vanpools

  • Jul 18, 2019

Sound Transit’s light rail hits 10th anniversary

Lines, ridership continue to grow

  • Jul 18, 2019

Overnight ramp closures in Tukwila for July 18

Travelers should plan for multiple overnight ramp closures in Tukwila and SeaTac on Thursday night, July 18. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019

Fewer fireworks seen in Kent over Fourth of July weekend

Mayor, police chief say use going down since ban began

Kent School District psychologist charged with rape of a child in Grays Harbor County

Mountlake Terrace man traveled to Hoquiam to meet boy after social media exchanges

King County Elections mails ballots for Aug. 6 primary

City Council races, fire measure in Kent

  • Jul 17, 2019

Kent man reportedly pimps more than 150 women in seven months

Prosecutors charge him with promoting prostitution; rape

Countywide birthday party sparks hope for girls aging out of foster care

Celebrate 18! was held by nonprofit Eileen & Callie’s Place on Saturday.

King County Sheriff’s Office nears completion of fatal motorcycle crash investigation

18-year-old man died June 28 after collision with Kent Police SUV

King County taxpayer tool shows how much Aug. 6 ballot measures will cost

Puget Sound Fire, county parks levies impact Kent residents

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

‘Feedback loops’ of methane, CO2 echo environmental problem beyond Washington

University of Washington among researchers of climate change’s effects in global temperatures.

Jacqueline and Patrick Myers. Family photo, GoFundMe.com

Kent couple seriously injured in hit-and-run while touring Spain

Family, friends establish a drive to cover medicals and bring them home

  • Jul 15, 2019
Jacqueline and Patrick Myers. Family photo, GoFundMe.com