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  1. Valley flood protection takes SWIF-t approach | KlaasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Kent Reporter

    Jennifer Knauer's message at the public meeting at Auburn City Hall was simple, direct and effective - the Green River's levee and revetment system is old, and the time to do what must be done to fix it is now. Knauer and her King County Flood Control District colleagues came to Auburn Tuesday morning to energize and learn from the public, especially homeowners and entrepreneurs who live and work along the lower Green River, with its 16-plus miles of mostly aging levees.


  2. Kent officers arrest two gang members in Fred Meyer parking lot | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Kent Reporter

    Kent Police arrested two men with gang ties, each on warrants, and one for investigation of making a false statement, after spotting the men sitting at separate times in a vehicle in the Fred Meyer parking lot, 10201 S.E. 240th St. An officer on Sept. 15 saw a man sitting in the driver's seat of a vehicle parked in a far corner of the lot, according to the police report.


  3. Kent garbage taxes could go up to pay for street repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Kent Reporter

    Residents and businesses would pay higher solid waste taxes to help cover street repair costs under a city of Kent proposal. The City Council's Public Works Committee on Monday discussed the proposal but delayed a vote on the measure to Oct. 6 until it has more information.


  4. Kent City Council committee to study fireworks banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Kent Reporter

    A Kent City Council committee began looking into whether a fireworks ban on the Fourth of July might lower the boom on illegal devices going off. City Councilman Jim Berrios led a discussion during the Sept.


  5. Kent City Council committee passes recreational marijuana business banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Kent Reporter

    A Kent City Council committee agreed with the city's Land Use and Planning Board to ban recreational marijuana businesses. The council's Economic and Community Development Committee voted 2-1 on Monday to agree with the land use board's recommendation in June to not allow marijuana retail, production or processing facilities in Kent.


  6. Renton Technical College named one of top 10 community colleges in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Kent Reporter

    Renton Technical College today was named one of the top 10 finalists for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. RTC is now eligible to enter the last stage of the competition for the $1 million prize fund that will be awarded in March 2015 in Washington D.C. "We are thrilled at the news that Renton Technical College has been named as one of the top ten finalists for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence," said RTC President Steve Hanson in a press release.


  7. Residents debate need for new Kent Police stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Kent Reporter

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


  8. Kent bus service cuts subject of public workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Kent Reporter

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


  9. New Renton store is first CVS in Washington stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    Mayor Denis Law cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the first CVS store in Washington state, located in Renton.


  10. Crews to start removing double white line along Highway 167 toll lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    State crews will start Sunday, Aug. 10 to remove the double white line along Highway 167 for easier access to the toll lane.


  11. Kent officers involved in shooting treated and released at hospital; victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    The four Kent Police officers injured in Sunday's shooting and explosion along 86th Avenue South each were treated and released later on Sunday at Valley Medical Center in Renton.


  12. Human trafficking sting nets 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    Police in Renton arrested 11 men last week for commercial exploitation of a minor during a sting at a Renton hotel called "Operation Cold Shower."


  13. Hospital commission to meet Tuesday on future of strategic alliance challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    Public Hospital District No. 1 commissioners have called a special meeting for Tuesday to discuss the future of a lawsuit challenging the district's alliance with UW Medicine and the status of commissioner Dr. Aaron Heide.


  14. Renton's Shane captures coveted APBA Gold Cup for Oberto, Madison | HydrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    The one prize that eluded Steve David in one of the greatest careers of any driver in the history of unlimited hydroplane racing was the APBA Gold Cup.


  15. Renton marijuana retailers still waiting for licenses, locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    With the first wave of business licenses released on Monday and several marijuana retail outlets opening on Tuesday, Renton retail license lottery winners were still preparing to open their stores, despite not being in the initial batch of license approvals.


  16. Zone 3 Explorers to compete at conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    A contingency of the Zone 3 Fire Explorers and advisors head to the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., in the next few days to compete in the National Fire/Emergency Services Exploring Conference.


  17. Theft charges for Seattle contractor accused of scamming homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    A Seattle contractor faces charges that he defrauded homeowners who paid him more than $45,000 to upgrade their bathrooms and kitchens, and do other home renovation projects.


  18. WSDOT selling 55-acre parcel of land in south RentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    A large, territorial-view parcel in Renton, with enough space for approximately 40 football fields, is headed to the market and will be sold to the most qualified bidder this fall.


  19. Nine Kent officers respond to catch man who climbed into apartment | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    As many as nine Kent Police officers responded to a call about a man who had climbed up to a second-story balcony to enter an apartment in the 23900 block of 111th Place Southeast.


  20. Crews one-third done with Kent's Briscoe levee first-phase repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    Crews are about one-third of the way done with the first phase of repairing the Briscoe-Desimone levee along the Green River in north Kent.