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  1. Groups weigh in on search for next superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kent Reporter

    Inviting community input on the Kent School District's search for a new superintendent revealed a number of things about the district from what it does well to what it could do better. The five- to six-person focus groups provided input from teachers to parents to community members.


  2. Washington state attorney general responds to Oklahoma, Nebraska marijuana lawsuits against ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    ... with the will of Washington voters." Washington and Colorado each allow the use and sale of recreational marijuana. Kent and numerous other Washington cities ban recreational marijuana businesses. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this ...


  3. Republic Services reschedules garbage, recycling pickup in Kent over holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    Republic Services will not collect garbage, recycling and organics from its Kent and other Puget Sound-area customers on Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25 or New Year's Day, Thursday, Jan. 1. Customers with normal collection on these days will have their carts picked up the following day . Subsequent days during the workweek will be picked up one day later: We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.


  4. Student allegedly brings out knife after dispute on Kentwood school busRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    Police are investigating a report of a Kentwood High School student displaying a pocket knife following an altercation on a school bus. Police received a report at 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 12 of an argument that started on the Kentwood High School bus and resulted in one student pulling a knife on another at a bus stop in Kent.


  5. Kent City Council approves budget, property tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    City property taxes will go up 5.5 percent next year as the Kent City Council unanimously approved its 2015-16 biennial budget. The council voted 7-0 on Tuesday night to adopt an $81 million general fund budget for 2015 that includes the controversial property tax increase but no business and occupation tax increase and no vehicle license tab fee.


  6. Covington issues permit for prospective pot shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kent Reporter

    On the one hand, the long-time commercial architect from Kent is entirely anti-drugs of all kinds. On the other, he figured that he could potentially be part of a process that is the lesser of two evils.


  7. New Egyptian Strategy Game Rocks the iPadRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MacMegasite

    ... board game players of all ages. Shelly Data Doodles is an independent mobile games development company headquartered in Kent, WA. We have been creating family-friendly iOS games for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch since February of 2011. Our ...


  8. Soccer-team owner accused of sexual assault, harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    Seattle Impact FC play against Turlock before a small crowd of 204 at the ShoWare Center in Kent on Nov. 28. It was the first home game after a mass player walkout. The final straw for members of a fledging Seattle indoor soccer team came when a lawsuit accused their owner of sexually assaulting two female employees.


  9. Lake Meridian Chiropractic of Kent, Washington Celebrates an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Six years after introducing low-level laser therapy to Lake Meridian Chiropractic in Kent, WA, Dr. Danene Saggau and her team are celebrating an important milestone with the successful completion of 3,000 patient treatment sessions. Many [patients] are very pleasantly surprised at how quickly the therapy gets results-about two-thirds of the patients feel immediate relief.


  10. Pop! Gourmet Named - Snack Producer of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Snack Food/Wholesale Bakery

    Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery magazine has announced that its 2015 "Snack Producer of the Year" award will go to Pop! Gourmet Popcorn, Kent, WA. The company manufactures ready-to-eat popcorn in 20 flavors, including: Pop! Gourmet Popcorn also worked with noted Seattle Chef Tom Douglas on its "Rub With Love" products, which take either an ethnic route seen in its African Peri Peri and Chinese 12-Spice popcorns, or go comforting and regional, as in its Smoky BBQ & Northwest Cheddar product.


  11. Man attacks taxi driver with cane in Kent | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Kent Reporter

    Kent Police arrested a man for investigation of fourth-degree assault and third-degree theft after he allegedly hit a taxi cab driver with a cane during a dispute and didn't pay for the ride. Officers responded to a report of a man with a cane hitting the driver at about 9:48 p.m. on Dec. 6 in the 3800 block of Reith Road, according to the police report.


  12. Central Avenue repairs lead Kent's B&O street project listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Kent Reporter

    A city street project to rehabilitate Central Avenue South is scheduled to get $3 million next year from Kent's business and occupation tax. The City Council approved a list of street projects for 2015 to be paid for by the tax at a Dec. 9 meeting.


  13. Resolving family turmoil explored at Lifetree CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Kent Reporter

    ... Snacks and beverages are available. Lifetree Cafe is at Community Room, First Christian Church, 11717 240th St. SE, Kent. Lifetree Cafe is a place where people gather for conversation on life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting. We ...


  14. Bell-Anderson Adds Kathie Watson as Commercial Lines ManagerRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | PRWeb

    ... agencies in the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1929, Bell-Anderson Agency, Inc. has grown from a small agency in Kent, Washington to over seven offices across the State of Washington and Idaho. Bell-Anderson agents are licensed in most states, ...


  15. Game thread: Portland Winterhawks at Seattle ThunderbirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 |

    The Portland Winterhawks face the Seattle Thunderbirds Saturday night at the Showare Center in Kent, Washington, as Portland tries to bounce back from a tough loss Friday night. Opening faceoff is at 7pm.


  16. Kent Police seek public's help with locating suspect vehicle; Federal Way officer nearly hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Kent Reporter

    Kent Police are assisting the Federal Way Police Department with an investigation involving an incident with a fleeing stolen vehicle early Saturday morning. At about 4 a.m., Federal Way Patrol units attempted to stop a stolen vehicle in the 31200 block of Pacific Highway.


  17. Kent woman who died in vehicle fire identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Kent Reporter

    The woman who died in a vehicle fire last month in Kent has been identified as Meike Foster, 76, of Kent, by the King County Medical Examiner's Office. Foster died from smoke inhalation during a vehicle fire on the East Hill, according to the medical examiner.


  18. What Happens When Kids Don't Have Internet at Home?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Atlantic

    KENT, Washington-As students stream off the school buses here, the typical end-of-day scene unfolds with a twist. As part of an effort to bridge the so-called digital divide-the gap between rich and poor when it comes to access to technology-the Kent School District has for six years given every student a laptop, beginning in seventh grade.


  19. Health forces Councilman Snoey's resignation | CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Covington Reporter

    ... job as a real estate broker. "I just can't do both," said Snoey, principal managing broker for Coldwell Banker Bain in Kent. "I'm too tireda . Being on the council takes about four times more time than people realize." Snoey said he'd hoped to ...


  20. Local realtor honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Kent Reporter

    ... on the board and several committees for the Covington Chamber of Commerce. Wahlin is on the board of directors at the Kent Community Foundation, promoting and supporting education and the arts in the greater Kent and Covington communities. We ...