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Modern Machine Shop
Omax Names Aqua Machinery Mexico Distributor
Abrasive waterjet manufacturer Omax has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Aqua Machinery SA de CV to market, sell and support Omax JetMachining and Maxiem JetCutting centers in Mexico.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Applicants frustrated by 'error' messages on WA Healthplanfinder website
Despite the jump in enrollment numbers, many people are voicing their frustration over technical problems with the Washington Healthplanfinder website.
Kent to honor outgoing City Councilmembers Albertson, Perry
Kent City Councilmembers Elizabeth Albertson and Jamie Perry will be celebrated at a farewell reception prior to their last council meeting.
Kent's Theatre Battery presents six plays Dec. 15
More than 40 local artists and producers will create six completely original works, and they will perform in full production after only 24 hours of writing and rehearsal combined.
Kent Frager Farm Stand shooting remains under investigation
The shooting death of an alleged burglar by a Kent property owner on Oct. 2 remains under investigation by the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.
Severe weather shelter to open in Kent tonight
In response to predicted cold weather conditions, the city of Kent is activating a severe weather shelter tonight at Kent Lutheran Church, 336 2nd Ave. S. Operated by Catholic Community Services staff and volunteers from Kent Lutheran Church, the shelter will open at 9 p.m. for check-in and registration and close at 7 a.m. tomorrow.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The News Tribune
Kent student ranks as one of the world's tops in calculus test
Kentridge High School senior Tracy Tran is one of only eight candidates in the world to earn every possible point on the Advanced Placement Calculus level AB exam, the Kent School District announced.
Kent Fire Department rescues injured worker at apartment complex under construction
Kent firefighters used their aerial ladder truck and a rescue basket to remove a construction worker injured while working on the roof of the The Platform Apartments under construction at the corner of West Smith Street and Fourth Avenue North.
Standard and Poor's upgrades city of Kent's credit rating
Standard and Poor's upgraded the city of Kent's credit rating from A+ with a negative outlook to AA- with a stable outlook, because of the city's improved financial standing.
Ferguson has full plate in first year as Attorney General
Attorney General Bob Ferguson is proposing a bill to provide locally elected officials with an online training resource for navigating open records requests within the law.
Celtic Yuletide Concert in Kent Dec. 8
The Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center.
Quest Inspar to Accelerate Development of Nextgen Pipeline Robots...
The company recently completed the world's first robotic rehabilitative lining of a large diameter water supply line in place - 2,300 feet of a 77 year-old 58" diameter pipeline segment, in Tacoma, WA.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Rainier Youth Choirs' Home for the Holidays Concert is Dec. 14
Join Rainier Youth Choirs' for its Home for the Holidays concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 19800 108th Ave. SE, Kent.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The News Tribune
Marriage Licenses for the week ending Nov. 29
ANTUNEZ/OROSIO Mario Salgado with Eva Mariscot Castro, both of Federal Way ARNDT/DUBINETS Leroy David with Liutsyna Stanislavovna, both of Tacoma BARNES/BARNES David Lee with Nichole Michelle, both of Sumner BARNETT/WAMBOLT Kira Nichole with Edward Avery, both of Graham BENJAMIN/ASHER Vinton B., Kent, with Merian S., JBLM BINGHAM/TANNER Matthew ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 29
The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 195 calls for service between Nov. 18 and Nov. 24, among them the following: Aid call: 5:20 p.m., .
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The News Tribune
Authorities evacuate Kent residences, find Molotov cocktail in apartment of evicted tenant
Authorities found at least one Molotov cocktail when they responded to a report of suspicious items in a Kent apartment Wednesday, according to Kent Fire.
Developers show interest in Kent's par 3 golf course property
Developers are interested in building a mixed-use project that could feature retail shops, public open spaces, a hotel, apartments and possibly condos if the city of Kent decides to sell its par 3 course at the Riverbend Golf Complex.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Kent wants public input about Valley Loop Trail
Efforts to create a unique loop trail experience in Kent continue as city parks planners have identified five potential loop routes using the Green River and Interurban Trails.
Kent City Council looks at ways to spend extra funds
With extra money in the city budget for the first time in several years, the Kent City Council plans to spend some of it.
The Waterland Blog
United Way seeking volunteers to help with tax preparation
United Way is seeking volunteers to help operate free tax sites throughout King County, starting Jan. 15 and continuing through April 15, 2014.