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  1. Fain praises Senate passage of transportation plan; benefits South King CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    The state Senate approved a bipartisan transportation plan , co-sponsored by Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, on Monday with a 27-22 vote. The plan invests more than $15 billion to maintain and build transportation infrastructure and is based on a series of reforms that protect taxpayers and make projects less expensive, Fain said.

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  2. Army Corps starts spring fill of Howard Hanson Dam on Green RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Kent Reporter

    As is typical, the Army Corps of Engineers slowly begins annual spring fill of the reservoir in late February, allowing water levels to rise within the Hanson Dam's reservoir. The dam helps protect the cities of Auburn, Kent, Renton and Tukwila from flooding.

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  3. King County prepares major plan to improve Green River leveesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Kent Reporter

    There's a whole lot of time, work and money going into a plan to improve the Green River levees that protect the cities of Kent, Auburn, Tukwila and Renton from flooding. King County Flood Control District officials expect to complete this summer the formation of the Green River System-Wide Improvement Framework designed to improve flood protection as well as save salmon and enhance open space, recreation and public access.

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  4. Regional education report shows progress but major challenges remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Kent Reporter

    The Road Map Project 2014 results report shows significant progress being made on important education milestones in the South Seattle and South King County region, but more work must be done to help all students succeed. The report is the Road Map Project's annual report card and shows data on 29 indicators of student success, which are important measures related to student achievement - such as proficiency in third-grade reading - from cradle through college.

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  5. Longtime horsewoman Mary Kubota passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Kent Reporter

    Kubota spent nearly three decades as a trainer, learning the profession under Washington Hall of Fame Trainer Wayne Branch before taking out her license in the late 1970s. She also had stints as a veterinarian's assistant with Dr. John Traber and Dr. Gary Bergsma.

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  6. Gang council places programs in Renton schools; KSD waitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Kent Reporter

    As the Suburban King County Coordinating Council on Gangs looks to implement anti-gang programs in the region, the Kent School District will have to wait for programs to arrive in its schools. According to Randy Heath, KSD family and student services director, the council is producing several programs to be implemented in the Renton School District first and then expand those programs out over the next year.

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  7. Heart-stopping tragedy becomes political tour-de-forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    As a 22-year-old vegetarian skiing and sailing instructor, Beverly Elmer isn't the type of person you'd expect to have heart problems. "I was lying down in bed and turned to Weylin and said, 'Baby, oh god,' and clenched my chest," she said.

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  8. Kent awards bid for Green River levee workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    More work will soon be done to repair the Briscoe Desimone levee along the Green River in Kent and Tukwila. The Kent City Council recently awarded a $1.8 million contract to Tapani Inc., of Battle Ground, to fix section one of the levee between South 180th Street and South 200th Street.

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  9. Westfield shooting investigation continues in Tukwila; no arrests yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    The investigation into the fight and shooting at Westfield Southcenter Monday evening was continuing Tuesday, with no arrests made, according to the Tukwila Police Department. A teenaged male involved in the fight received a minor gunshot wound to the hand and was treated by medics at the scene.

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  10. Togo's coming to KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    The sandwich chain plans to develop five new restaurants in Washington state over the next several years in cities such as Kent, Renton, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and Tukwila with the first location scheduled to open in late 2015. Togo's, a "West Coast Original" since 1971, has restaurants throughout the West, including its first franchised restaurants in Idaho and a return to Colorado and Utah.

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  11. Group aims to reduce gang problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    The Suburban King County Coordinating Council on Gangs, an organization created in 2011 to help stymie gang issues has begun implementing a plan to help reduce and intervene in gang problems in South King County, including Renton, Auburn and Kent. The council members include Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke, Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas, members from the Kent School District and Mike Heinisch, executive director with Kent Youth and Family Services.

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  12. Seahawks Super Bowl send-off set for Sunday morning in SeaTacRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    Fans cheer the Seahawks as they leave for last year's Super Bowl. This year's send-off celebration is Sunday morning in SeaTac.

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  13. Kent hopes to attract new FAA offices to Riverbend par 3 propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    Kent city officials hope to attract a new Federal Aviation Administration's Northwest Region Headquarters to the city-owned Riverbend par 3 golf course property. The Kent City Council on Tuesday night approved the conditional sale of the 18.5-acre site to a partnership led by the Texas-based Trammell Crow Company, one of the nation's leading commercial real estate developers and investors.

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  14. Section 8 rental assistance waiting list to open in King CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    The King County Housing Authority has opened its waiting list and accepting new applications for its Housing Choice Voucher program for the first time in nearly four years. Housing costs in the Seattle region have steadily climbed over the past year, while incomes have barely increased or in many cases, continued to decline, housing officials said.

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  15. Kentridge student Ralph serves as page in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    Derek Ralph, a Kentridge High School student, spent the past week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Ralph was one of 18 students who served as Senate pages for the opening week of the 2015 legislative session.

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  16. Three apply for hospital commission vacancy; interviews are WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    Public Hospital District No. 1 commissioners Wednesday will interview three candidates who have applied to replace commissioner Aaron Heide on the board.

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  17. Fain sworn in for second State Senate term; District includes Kent, AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    As state lawmakers gathered on the Capitol campus for the first day of the 2015 legislative session on Monday, Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, was sworn in for a second term representing South King County's 47th District following his reelection in 2014. "I appreciate that our community has entrusted me with the continued responsibility to represent them and respect the value and fragility of that trust," said Fain in a media release.

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  18. Seahawks to rally the 12th Man Friday at Renton City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    While the Seahawks get ready for their playoff game against the Carolina Panthers Saturday, the 12th Man is getting ready to cheer them on in Renton. The Seahawks will host a Blue Friday Playoff Rally at Renton City Hall, starting at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the lobby-level parking area.

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  19. Kent woman's food bank fight continues with city of KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    When Sharon Carter spent $9,000 to buy a shuttle bus to take people back and forth to her neighborhood food bank, she believed she had resolved her city of Kent code violation. Carter, featured in a Nov. 21 Kent Reporter story about a code violation dispute with the city, allegedly remains in violation with the number of people she brings twice a week to the food bank she operates out of her East Hill home.

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  20. Regional council to help gang-involved youth in Federal Way, other citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    Nwgangs.com posted this photo, taken in August 2012, of graffiti on a dumpster at Steel Lake Park in Federal Way. The markings represent Sureno King Lokotes and the Brown King Family 18th Street gangs, according to the blog.

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