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A new early learning program in Kent Washington
At the beginning of this school year the Kent School District will open a new Early Learning Center.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
5 officers on leave after fatal Kent shooting, propane blast
Five Kent police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave after Sunday's manhunt, shootout and explosion, according to police officials.
Suspected bomb on Metro bus in Kent turns out to be fake left from training exercise
Life is returning back to normal Monday on Kent's East Hill after the suspected bomb on a Metro Transit bus turned out to be a training device.
The News Tribune
Bomb scare on Metro bus in Kent was dud
A SWAT team and a bomb squad with two robots responded about 7 a.m. Monday. Nearby businesses were evacuated, near Southeast 240th and 104th Southeast.
The News Tribune
Crowds line up for Wright Park Food Truck Fest
"We were so hungry," said Jennevieve Schlemmer, who couldn't hold out to wait through the line Sunday for Lumpia World's Filipino food, and instead went to the vegan Plum Bistro stand.
Suspect killed in shootout with Kent police
Four officers were treated for burns when a bullet hit a tank of propane, causing a large explosion.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Shoplifter meant to pay, but the line was too long | Police Blotter
Because people like to videotape their activities, a Renton Police officer seized as evidence a GoPro camera located after the arrest of a shoplifter.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
King County Journal
Fire destroyed multiple units at Regency Hills on Saturday. - Brian Beckley, Renton Reporter
About 40 residents have been displaced following a fast-moving fire in the Regency Woods development Saturday, but there were no serious injuries reported in the blaze.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Woman charged with attempted murder for shooting Kent man | Update
A 24-year-old Tacoma woman has been charged with first-degree attempted murder after she allegedly shot a Kent man in the face on Tuesday just outside of a Panther Lake Starbucks.
Kent could get $350,000 per year from retail marijuana sales taxes
The city of Kent could get an estimated $350,000 per year in sales tax revenue if it allowed three recreational marijuana stores to operate.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Kent seeks applicants to serve on new Parks and Recreation Commission
City of Kent leaders hope a new volunteer panel will provide a formal platform for input about the strategic planning efforts that influence Kent's parks and recreation system.
Public hearing for Kent's par 3 property rezone on July 28
Residents can tee up their comments and let the city of Kent know what they think of the proposal to rezone the Riverbend Golf Complex par 3 course property in order to sell it to a developer.
Man sentenced for scamming Kent, other homeowners on improvement projects
A 44-year-old Seattle man received a 30-day jail sentence for scamming homeowners, including a Kent resident, who paid him thousands of dollars for home improvement projects that he never finished.
Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way chiropractor pleads guilty to sexual contact with patients; victim speaks
Federal Way chiropractor and massage therapist Gregory Summers pleaded guilty to four counts of indecent liberties during his plea and sentencing hearing on Thursday at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.
Bold, bald, unified: Rotary Club joins fight against cancer
Show of solidarity: Kent Rotary Club members and guests had their heads shaven to support fellow Rotarian, Kay Cook, middle, and Northwest Hope & Healing, a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to women in need who are battling breast and gynecological cancer at the Swedish Cancer Institute.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Attorneys seek criminal immunity for driver in fatal Green River crash
Loni Mundell's Beetle crashed into the Green River near the 29000 block of Green River Road Southeast, pictured here.
Woman held, tells mother man she shot in Kent had raped her
Minutes after allegedly shooting a man outside a Kent Starbucks on Tuesday, a 24-year-old woman called her mother in tears as she prepared to surrender to police, according to court documents.
Woman shoots man in head at Kent strip mall parking lot
Kent Police were still trying to figure out Wednesday what led to a woman shooting and injuring a 23-year-old Kent man on Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot at a Panther Lake neighborhood strip mall.
Renton pedestrian injured in accident on I-405/85th Street ramp
An 18-year-old Renton man was transported to Harborview Medical Center Tuesday night after being hit by a car on the entrance ramp to I-405 south from 85th Street.