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Kent, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Kent, WA include 98030, 98035, and 98031. The median home price in Kent is $249,000 which is roughly $141/per square foot. More Kent information.

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43 min ago | Auburn Reporter

Community mourns loss of top attorney, generous man | Mark Prothero

Public defender Mark Prothero leaves the courtroom after Gary Ridgway's arraignment at the King County Courthouse in Seattle in 2003.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent4Health offers free talks on healthy living May 3

Join local health professionals for the third annual "Optimal Health4You," free presentations on Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St. Mayor Suzette Cooke states she is committed to ensuring that residents have a healthy and safe community that celebrates people being the best that they can ... (more)

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Kent Reporter

Voters rejection of Metro Transit measure to impact Kent

Fewer Metro Transit buses will run in Kent and city crews will repair fewer streets after voters rejected King County's Metro Transit and roads Proposition No.

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Kent Reporter

Kent might ask voters for new police headquarters

The Kent City Council might ask voters to approve construction of a new police headquarters with a property tax increase.

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KOMO News

FBI: Buddy Bandits, Rabid Fan Bandit teamed up to rob 16 banks

Like some sort of real-life Legion of Doom, a group of six suspected criminals with colorful monikers have been arrested* after teaming up to rob 16 banks, according to the FBI.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent's Torklift Central receives top Better Business Bureau rating

Accreditation is offered by invitation only to companies that, at minimum, meet BBB's accreditation standards, have demonstrated sound business practices and have been in business for at least one year.

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Kent Reporter

Kent officers arrest man for punching girlfriend, police dog | Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested a man for investigation of fourth-degree assault for allegedly punching his girlfriend and busted him for offenses against a police dog after he reportedly punched the animal in the face after it found him hiding under a backyard tarp.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Crosscut.com

Lake Washington schools: Big decisions for a big district

Voters in the Lake Washington School District are deciding on a $404 million plan for construction and modernization of facilities to keep up with growing student population.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Seattle Times

Wellness visits to struggling parents face budget cuts

In October 2008, the Kent mother gave birth to a son by emergency C-section. The boy required heart surgery at age 6 months and today breathes with the aid of a machine.

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Kent Reporter

Court hearing continued to May 7 for ex-Kent City Councilman Sharp

Ken Sharp, a former Kent City Council member, had a King County Superior Court hearing continued to May 7 as he faces first-degree theft charges.

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Kent Reporter

Politicians in Kent kick off $18 million Green River levee project

Rain appropriately fell during a Thursday gathering of Kent, King County and state politicians to kick off an $18 million Green River levee repair project.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent-Meridian trying to encourage more grads

Kentridge High School sent 78 percent of its graduating class to college in 2012.

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Kent Reporter

Kent firefighters join search and rescue crews at Oso slide

Twisted hulks of cars protrude from piles of roots and silt and mud. The ever present roar of excavator engines fills the vale and the acrid smell of rotted wood and marshland fills the nostrils.

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Kent Reporter

Eight Kent schools earn state's highest honor

Eight schools in the Kent School District have been awarded 2013 Washington Achievement Awards.

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Kelly Davis Beckley Launched a Kickstarter Project for a New Children's Book, Faith, the Ugly Dog

This wonderful little book conveys the true essence of humanity by teaching us to look beyond the normal stereotypes in life so that we may seek and appreciate the inner values of those around us.

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Auburn Reporter

Couple plead innocent to mistreating 6-year-old boy

King County Prosecutors say an Auburn man and his fiancee beat and starved the man's 6-year-old son for months, feeding him only shakes of blended bread, carrots, water, hot dogs and vegetable oil for breakfast and dinner.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent City Council extends marijuana business ban another six months

The Kent City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved renewal of a ban against marijuana businesses for another six months.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NWCN.com

Kent among cities considering moratorium on retail marijuana

KENT, Wash. -- In less than a week, there will be a lottery for the coveted licenses for retail marijuana stores.

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Kent Reporter

Kent city officials voice concerns about state's cleanup plan for Landsburg Mine hazardous waste site

Kent city officials continue to be concerned about how the state Department of Ecology plans to handle hazardous waste in a trench above an old coal mine.

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