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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 $259,000 which is roughly $148/per square foot. More Kent information.

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Local news for Kent, WA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

47 min ago | Covington Reporter

Schools labeled as failing, but are they?

Who's going to flinch first? The state and the US Department of Education are playing a game of chicken that by design puts Washington state students in the middle.

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5 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

Police continue investigation into deadly shooting at Kent gas station

Employees stood shocked, subdued in front of a Kent Shell gas station early Friday morning.

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8 hrs ago | Petroleum News

AK-WA Connection 2014: Container specialist responds to growth

Company breaks ground on second terminal; Tacoma transportation club lauds PNW owner Terry Thomas II as '2013 Person of the Year' 2014 is shaping up to be a banner year for Pacific Northwest Equipment Inc. with construction of a second terminal under way a short distance from the company's headquarters and existing terminal in Kent, Washington, its ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Man held on $2M bail in Kent gas station shooting

A judge has set bail at $2 million for a man arrested for investigation of homicide in the shooting deaths of two men at a Kent, Washington, gas station.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Seattle Times

Kent homicide suspect once threatened driver with handgun

The man was driving a Dodge Ram pickup that rear-ended a red Jeep Cherokee as it was turning left onto South 128th Street from South, the documents say.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

SFGate

2 men killed in Kent gas station pump rage

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SFGate

2 men killed in Kent gas station pump rage

Kent police work at the scene of the double homicide at Wendy's in Kent, Wa.,, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Normandy Park Blog

Watch for VIP Motorcade for 'Chief for a Day' on Thursday, Aug. 21

On August 21st there will be a VIP motorcade in Normandy Park for the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Chief for a Day event.

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Kent Reporter

Kent officers bust Oregon man for street racing | Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested an Oregon man for investigation of racing after breaking up an estimated 50 vehicles gathered to speed up and down 54th Avenue South in one-on-one drag races.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Paramedic proposal met with optimism, some concern

A proposal to absorb Vashon's paramedics into the south King County paramedic system is garnering mixed responses at Vashon Island Fire & Rescue .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Kent Reporter

Settlement reduces well violations penalty; Seattle company to pay $12,000, train employees

A Seattle construction company will pay a penalty of $12,000 for illegally decommissioning groundwater monitoring wells in Kent and Auburn, putting groundwater at risk of contamination from polluted surface water runoff.

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Kent Reporter

Kent Police asking for the public's help to find missing, vulnerable woman

The Kent Police Department is asking the public for their help in locating a vulnerable 38-year-old mentally delayed woman.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Fallen soldier's plaque stolen from memorial site

Specialist Mikayla Bragg is buried in Kent, Washington, a couple hours away from her hometown.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Kent Reporter

Residents debate need for new Kent Police station

Kent resident Alex Senecaut prefers to see the city spend money on a new public works facility rather than a new police station.

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The News Tribune

Kent police seek man suspected of trying to lure 13-year-old girl

Kent police on Friday were trying to identify a man suspected of trying to lure a 13-year-old earlier this month.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Kent Reporter

Residents debate need for new Kent Police station

Kent resident Alex Senecaut prefers to see the city spend money on a new public works facility rather than a new police station.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent bus service cuts subject of public workshop

He suggests King County take a good, hard look at itself when reducing bus routes to narrow a significant budget gap.

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Kent Reporter

School districts react to NCLB waiver loss with letter to parents

School principals and superintendents from the Puget Sound Educational Service District met to publicly address a requirement of the No Child Left Behind Act at a press conference Wednesday morning.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent Chamber sets meeting about LID to pay for street projects

The Kent Chamber of Commerce will have a special government affairs meeting to discuss the potential formation of a local improvement district by the city of Kent to help pay for railroad-grade separations.

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Kent Reporter

Kent companies recognized for environmental stewardship

Facilities that exceeded wastewater discharge permit requirements in 2013 earned environmental awards from King County's Industrial Waste Program for dedication to business practices that protect the environment.

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