Legislature ends on time with basic ed funding unresolved
House Bill 2797 and Senate Bill 6483 have a lot in common. Both increased funding for K-3 classroom construction, both had bipartisan sponsorship and both failed to reach the governor's desk.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Annual filing of Kent B&O taxes now available for qualifying businesses
Qualifying businesses can now file their business and occupation taxes annually instead of quarterly with the city of the Kent.
Kent apartment complex owner sentenced to prison for violating Clean Air Act
The owner of a Kent apartment complex and his company, were sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Seattle for violating the Clean Air Act by exposing residents and workers to airborne asbestos, U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced.
Are we well prepared for a disaster? | Klaas
While the "big one" may be tricky to predict, experts know this much for sure and certain - the region is prone to natural disasters.
Amazon grows presence in Washington
Amazon plans to open a nearly 1 million-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in Kent, Wash.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Charge: Man stole $25K from Kent crematorium
A North Bend man accused of stealing payments for precious metals recovered from the dead has been charged with felony theft.
Old Top Food and Drug building in North Auburn to get new tenant
According to planning documents, the company expects to spend $85,000 to rearrange elements of the building's existing floor plan.
Kent City Council cuts neighborhood traffic calming programs from B&O project list
Kent business owners won out over residents during the City Council's decision about how to spend business and occupation tax revenue this year on street repairs.
Watoto Children's Choir to perform in Kent
The Watoto Children's Choir - on a six-month U.S. tour to raise awareness about the plight of orphaned and vulnerable children of Africa - visits Kent for a pair of performances.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Municipal League to honor ex-King County Councilwoman Patterson
The Municipal League of King CountyFormer Metropolitan King County Councilwoman Julia Patterson in April as the 2014 Public Official of the Year.
Kent's Berry Plastics to lay off 118 employees
Layoffs of the 118 started in January, according to the state Department of Employee Security .
Phillip on trial again for killing city of Kent employee Frankel
The question of whether Williams L. Phillip Jr. or someone else killed city of Kent employee Seth Frankel in 2010 at his Auburn home dominated the opening statements Monday at the retrial of Phillip just as it did last year at his initial trial.
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Kent golfers subdue woman who kidnapped Federal Way girls, attacked pregnant woman
A Lakewood woman who allegedly kidnapped two girls from a Federal Way store parking lot, stole the vehicle the girls were in and attacked a pregnant woman was finally subdued by several golfers in Kent until police arrived on Feb. 28. Natalie Merriam Hulme, age 49, was charged with two counts of first-degree kidnapping, vehicle theft and attempted ... (more)
Pianist Hong to perform March 21 in Kent
American tours and performances across the globe have earned pianist Alpin Hong the reputation as a modern day Pied Piper.
Woman 'foaming' at mouth abducts kids in running car
By Monique Ming Laven KIRO-TV - Seattle FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Jung Do does not speak English.
Woman takes truck with 2 kids in Federal Way
A woman accused of taking a pickup truck with two small children inside from a Federal Way parking lot has been charged with kidnapping and car theft.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Keiser, Orwall, Gregerson schedule telephone town hall for March 19
Sen. Karen Keiser and Rep. Tina Orwall and Rep. Mia Gregerson will host a telephone town hall for 33rd Legislative District residents from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19. At that time, constituents in the areas of Kent, SeaTac, Normandy Park, Des Moines, Burien and Renton will receive a phone call inviting them to stay on the line to participate ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
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PIRTEK Kent Services Roller Coaster at Washington Fair
In the fall of 2013, PIRTEK Kent Owner Gabe Gilliam received a call from the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, Wash., a customer of the company's.
Montana man pleads guilty to 1996 killing of Kent co-worker
A Victor, Mont., man pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter for the 1996 killing of a Kirkland mother he met when both worked at Bowen Scarff Ford in Kent.
Jet Cities Chorus to perform in Kent
The award-winning Jet Cities Chorus of Federal Way presents a show at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23, part of the Chancel Arts Spring Concert Series at the Kent Lutheran Church, 336 Second Ave. S., Kent.