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Kent, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Kent, WA include 98030, 98035, and 98031. The median home price in Kent is $260,000 which is roughly $154/per square foot. More Kent information.

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3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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.

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19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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

Seattle Times

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.

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Kent Reporter

Country, folk band to play at Kent's Lake Meridian Park on July 24

Tiller's Folly, of Vancouver, B.C., plays at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at Lake Meridian Park in Kent.

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Kent Reporter

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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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.

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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.

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Bellingham Herald

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.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Renton Reporter

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.

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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.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Kent Reporter

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.

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Kent Reporter

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Kent Reporter

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.

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Kent Reporter

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.

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Kent Reporter

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.

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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.

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Kent Reporter

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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.

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Seattle Times

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.

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Kent Reporter

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.

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