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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
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)
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Kent-Meridian trying to encourage more grads
Kentridge High School sent 78 percent of its graduating class to college in 2012.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.