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Do opportunity zones in King County work?

The zones were created by Congress in 2017 to create jobs and spur economic development.

Round ‘n’ round in Kent

Crews begin work on new roundabout at Fourth and Willis

Kent Police trying to solve who shot, injured six people

‘Mean mugging’ may have started July 13 incident along Pacific Highway South

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Kent School District will open schools Aug. 27 with remote learning

Superintendent Calvin Watts says remote learning could extend at least through Oct. 30

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King County to distribute free face coverings in Federal Way on July 21

Event for all King County residents

  • Jul 20, 2020

Pandemic is spiking in South King County, governor says

Gov. Jay Inslee met with elected officials, health officials and business partners in Federal Way to hear concerns, suggestions about state’s response to COVID-19.

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Kent School District task force looks at remote learning proposal

Final plan to be reviewed Aug. 3 by School Board

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Hit-and-run driver kills Kent man

Police seek public’s help in South 272nd Street incident

Inslee warns of stay home order as COVID cases rise

The governor urges young people, who are not getting infected the most, to curb their social habits.

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Auburn considers law to help protect tenants from eviction

Ordinance would give the city more enforcement power when governor’s eviction moratorium ends.

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Kent Police Blotter | July 3-12

Residents stop home burglary attempts

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Jul 16, 2020

Sound Transit breaks ground on Federal Way Link Extension

The $3.1 billion project includes three new stations near Kent/Des Moines, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center.

Kent’s Das helps launch Opportunity PAC to get Black women elected

Group supports state House, Senate candidates

Extra $600 in federal benefit for unemployed workers set to end July 25

Payment is on top of base weekly state benefit amount

Sullivan faces three challengers in District 47 House race

Ballots to be mailed for Aug. 4 primary election

Four injured in Kent when stolen Honda collides with another vehicle

Incident began with short police pursuit along 132nd Avenue Southeast

  • Jul 15, 2020

City of Kent begins 2021-2022 budget process with uncertain revenue picture

Actual amount of sales tax losses remains to be determined