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  1. Thompson named GM at ExOfficioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Times

    ... role of chief operating officer and Susan Viscon was promoted to senior vice president of merchandising at REI, Kent. To be included in the On the Move column, email business@seattletimes.com ; send the information by fax, 206-382-8879; or mail, The ...

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  2. Special needs cat with arms ready to hug finds loving homeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... when he was baby, this special needs cat's situation looked grim. "I received a call a few months ago from a lady in Kent, Washington, who said there was a mama with broken legs and her kittens living outside the apartment," explained a rescuer with ...

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  3. Islanders win turnover battle to cruise past ChargersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Mercer Island Reporter

    ... early 21-0 lead over Kentridge Friday night and never looked back, cruising past the Chargers 44-10 at French Field in Kent. "Our guys have been talking all year about how we have to win the turnover battle and the guys did a good job of that ...

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  4. Former city councilman diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Renton Reporter

    ... whom he married in 1959. The couple had two children, Diane Stredicke of Rhinebeck, N.Y., and Richard Stredicke Jr. of Kent. He is also survived by brothers Victor Stredicke of Seatac and Al Stredicke of Covington. We encourage an open exchange of ...

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  5. King County Executive's budget to call for accelerating energy efficiency projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Kirkland Reporter

    ... a Retrofitting plumbing valves at King County's Downtown Correctional Facility and Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent with control devices that reduce water consumption. a Upgrading the aeration blowers at the West Point Treatment Plant in ...

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  6. Gov. Inslee visits Hexcel Aerospace to meet with work forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kent Reporter

    Gov. Jay Inslee visited Kent's Hexcel Aerospace plant on Friday afternoon to discuss how various state workforce initiatives are helping people find work and employers find new talent. The discussion focused primarily on Work Start, a training program designed to provide new and existing employers with customized workforce training that supports Washington's business recruitment and expansion efforts.

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  7. Kent Police seek more minority hires to combat race gap between community, staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Kent Reporter

    While 85 percent of the Kent Police Department is white, the city's population is 55 percent white, the largest gap in the state, according to a recent national survey. The Kent Police Department has the largest percentage-point differences of white officers to white residents in the state with a 39 percent difference, according to a recent New York Times story.

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  8. King County Executive Dow Constantine calls for accelerating energy efficiency projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Covington Reporter

    ... Retrofitting plumbing valves at King County's Downtown Correctional Facility and Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent with control devices that reduce water consumption. Upgrading the aeration blowers at the West Point Treatment Plant in Magnolia ...

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  9. Wash. state eyes WHL teams over child labor lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | USA Today

    ... franchises for possible violations of child labor laws. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rZyBiD KENT, Wash. - State regulators acknowledged that they are investigating four Western Hockey League franchises for possible ...

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  10. Trader Joe's plans new location in ShorelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | HeraldNet

    ... a Top Foods store near North Aurora Avenue. The grocery chain has 14 stores in Washington, and plans to open one in Kent this year. All current and planned sites are in the metro Puget Sound area with most in King County. Trader Joe's has two stores ...

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  11. West Plains has enormous potential for our economic futureRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Cheney Free Press

    In the early 1960s, I attended grade school at St. Anthony in Renton. Catholic schools attracted students from quite a large area, so a number of kids in my class were from the Kent valley.

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  12. Direct-Drive Pump utilizes VFD technology.Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | ThomasNet

    ... VFD technology, pump offers seamless pressure control, while eliminating inrush current and minimizing maintenance. KENT, Wash. - At IMTS 2014, OMAX Corporation revealed its new 100-hp direct-drive pump with EnduroMAX technology in Booth #N-6228. ...

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  13. King County sets public meetings in Auburn, Kent on Green River flood risk reduction workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Kent Reporter

    The King County Flood Control District will host public meetings later this month in Kent and Auburn where a variety of flood protection solutions will be discussed for the lower Green River Valley that satisfy the multiple and often competing federal mandates and legal requirements that apply to levee systems. The levee system in the lower Green River Valley is old and outdated, according to a county media release.

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  14. Kent Black Action Commission plans No Ferguson in Kent rally, march on Sept. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Kent Reporter

    The Kent Black Action Commission plans a No Ferguson in Kent rally and march on Tuesday evening, Sept. 16 from the Maleng Regional Justice Center to City Hall.

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  15. County leaders, residents sound off on race, law enforcement | Can Ferguson happen here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Kent Reporter

    ... Dr. Edward Donalson III, an author, entrepreneur and thought coach who serves the Kingdom Family Worship Center in Kent. "Until we reestablish a connectivity between police and the community - places like churches and community centers, high ...

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  16. Kent police seek witnesses to double homicide at gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Seattle Times

    Kent police are seeking additional witnesses to the Aug. 20 shooting at a Shell gas station that left two employees dead. Detectives believe that there still are unidentified witnesses who may have firsthand knowledge of the shooting at the gas station at 6331 S.212th St. Killed in the shooting were gas station employees David Christianson and Carlos Gonzales.

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  17. Salon owners welcome new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Kent Reporter

    ... business people," said Joe Simmons, the property owner. Added Mayor Suzette Cooke, who appeared at the ribbon cutting: "Kent is a wonderful place to do business ... and we're so pleased to have Wade and Billy." The salon, co-owned by Schwartz and ...

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  18. Kent City Council, business owners to discuss proposed LID for street-railroad projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Kent Reporter

    Kent business owners impacted by a potential local improvement district by the city of Kent to pay for railroad-vehicle grade separation projects can attend a meeting with Kent City Council members on Monday, Sept. 15 at the ShoWare Center.

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  19. WWU Defense Proving It's One of the Best in the CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | OregonLive.com

    ... Defensive Player of the Year Brianna Jones (D, 5-8, Sr., Bonney Lake, WA) and senior Katherine Miccile (D, 5-5, Sr., Kent, WA) to even reach the goal. Western Washington also leads the conference in scoring with all four of its goals coming in the ...

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  20. World Industries Acquired By Golden Viking SportsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Sporting Goods Business

    ... to their well known assortment," says Ira Leibowitz, CEO i.e. distribution. Golden Viking Sports is headquartered in Kent, WA. In its role as a sporting goods distribution and marketing company, GVS is driven by innovation and a passion for sport. ...

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