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Lemon Verbena Liqueur is Rich with a Strong Kick
It makes sense that the most intriguing local product to hit liquor store shelves this year comes from the same folks who gave us Bete, the award-winning spirit distilled from beets.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Prosecutor: Kent boy raped 8-year-old, left her 'for dead'
A Kent boy who lured, raped and brutalized an 8-year-old girl before telling police she forced him to do it is likely headed to prison.
The Navy Seal time forgot | Guest op
John Marcus Alberti, a highly-decorated war veteran, was inurned at Tahoma National Cemetery, following a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park and a motorcade from Auburn to Kent on Thursday.
Prosecutors charge Burien man with killing ex-wife in Kent
Telesforo Hernandez-Roa, 41, is scheduled to be arraigned on Aug. 4 at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.
Six Kent businesses named Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling by King County
Six local businesses, including the city of Kent, made King County's list of Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling.
Coal trains could increase vehicle wait times by 65 percent
Eighteen coal trains per day could start rolling through Kent if a proposed Gateway Pacific terminal is built near Bellingham to ship coal from Montana and Wyoming to China.
Kent Police get $15,000 grant to crack down on illegal street racing
Kent Police are planning a big crackdown on illegal street racing this summer because of a $15,000 grant from State Farm insurance to combat the problem.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Crowd favorites return for 2014 Jazz in the Valley
The Brian Nova Trio appears at the Earshot Jazz Festival in Seattle's Triple Door.
Renton woman lit husband on fire because shooting would be 'too nice'
A 40-year-old Renton woman told investigators she poured gasoline on her husband and lit him on fire because shooting him would be too nice, according to court documents.
Walgreens stores accepting wildfire donations
Responding to wildfires devastating portions of Washington state in recent days, Walgreens began accepting cash donations from customers looking for ways to support those whose lives or property were disrupted.
Kent woman among three arrested for providing material support to foreign terrorist group
A 44-year-old Kent woman was among three people arrested on Wednesday on charges of providing material support to al-Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization that is conducting a violent insurgency campaign in Somalia.
Sound Transit to host light rail open house July 31 about Kent extension
Sound Transit will have an open house on Thursday, July 31 about extending light rail to Kent/Des Moines by 2023 with plans to reach Federal Way when more funding is secured.
2 American women charged with funneling money to al-Qaeda-linked group
Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaeda-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said.
Kent woman charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria announced the charges Wednesday. The two women, one from Kent, Wash., and the other from Reston, Va., are charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist network.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Video: Paralyzed dog hits track at Emerald Downs
Partly paralyzed, the dachshund hit the track last week at Emerald Downs during a weiner dog dash at the Kent track.
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.
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.
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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.