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  1. Kent-based Thunderbird Community Sports Foundation raises $441,000 for youth sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Kent Reporter

    Community sports groups in Kent and surrounding cities have received more than $441,000 in grants since the Seattle Thunderbirds junior hockey team moved seven years ago to the ShoWare Center in Kent from Seattle. The Thunderbird Community Sports Foundation, supported by fans who buy 50/50 and jersey raffle tickets at home games, has awarded $441,668 since 2009, according to numbers compiled by the foundation, a nonprofit group overseen by a board of local residents and T-Birds officials.

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  2. CVAC baseball sign-ups are this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Renton Reporter

    Cascade Vista Athletic Club is hosting in-person registration for spring baseball from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Play It Again Sports 17622 108th Ave. S.E. CVAC is a Pony-affiliated baseball program open to boys and girls ages 3-18 with games in southeast Renton or north Kent. We offer one of the lowest registration rates in the country for boys and girls to play baseball.

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  3. Beer Me. Beer Me. The Beer Style Challenge Is About To StartRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Villager Austin

    If you are preparing a holiday in Kent WA ac company a 12 individual tent then you need to study this. Tenting is supposed to be Irvine CA window air conditioner installation fun, ac company Santa Barbara CA but make a couple of basic Beaumont TX air conditioner install errors and it can become the vacation from hell.

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  4. Kent student earns rare perfect score on AP Calculus examRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Bellingham Herald

    The Seattle Times reports Nick Porter is one of 12 students worldwide to earn all 108 points possible on the test that covers what's in a first-semester college class. Two years ago, another student at the same Kent high school was one of eight people worldwide with a perfect score.

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  5. 'A Fiddler's Feast' coming to Kent on Feb. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Kent Reporter

    Catch "A Fiddler's Feast," featuring Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas as well as Jay Ungar and Molly Mason at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center, 10020 SE 256th St. Fiddlers share the stage, delivering everything from Scottish dance music to a wide range of American roots genres, and tunes ranging from poignant to sizzling. Fraser has long been regarded as Scotland's premier fiddle ambassador, and Haas is a talented, young, Julliard-trained cellist.

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  6. Residents vow to stop Kent's Pine Tree Park saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Kent Reporter

    Nearly 60 Pine Tree Park neighbors and supporters let city officials know at a public meeting Thursday night at Pine Tree Elementary School that they still hope to stop through litigation the city's $2 million sale of the 10-acre park to a developer who wants to build 64 homes on the site combined with 4 acres next door that the Kent School District sold. "It's not a done deal, we are not going to let it happen," said a Kent man who doesn't live next to the park but supports the movement to keep the neighborhood park.

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  7. Tacoma Stars end homestand vs. St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Olympian

    The Tacoma Stars wrap up a three-game homestand with a match against the St. Louis Ambush this Friday, Feb. 5 at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington. Tacoma enters the match riding a three-game winning streak after beating the Turlock Express by a score of 8-2 last Friday night.

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  8. Newcastle man pleads not guilty in shooting at Renton movie theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Renton Reporter

    ... terrible about it," said his attorney, David Allen, after his arraignment at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. "Mr. Gallion is tremendously remorseful; he's very very sorry." "That is something that's going to have to wait until we ...

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  9. Not guilty plea entered in pedestrian's death on Houser Way in RentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Renton Reporter

    Shaun Alan Meadows, 35, of Renton pleaded not guilty Thursday to vehicular homicide in the death Jan. 17 of a man who was hit and killed while crossing Houser Way North near Liberty Park. Several friends and family members of the victim, Ley-Eric D. Sanford, 42, of Las Vegas attended Meadows' arraignment at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.

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  10. Avett Brothers to perform July 23 at Kent's ShoWare CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Kent Reporter

    The Avett Brothers, a North Carolina-based folk rock band, plays the ShoWare Center in Kent at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use .

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  11. Kent looks to reduce train horn noise downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Kent Reporter

    Mill Creek neighborhood residents proposed the idea of a "quiet zone" to the council about six years ago because of the loud whistles heard at their homes. But the recession and other priorities derailed any plans to improve safety measures at railroad crossings to further separate vehicles and pedestrians from the tracks, so train engineers no longer need to blast their horns while going through 10 downtown intersections.

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  12. Kent residents upset that - forever greenspace' sold to developers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. The City of Kent agreed to sell the 10-acre park at SE 276th St. and 114th Ave. SE, on Kent's East Hill, to a developer for $2 million in ...

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  13. Rev. Jan Carter Recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for Excellence in Ministerial ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2012 | 24-7 Press Release

    KENT, WA, February 27, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Rev. Jan Carter, Wedding Celebrant and Officiant for SimpliDone Weddings, has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in ministerial services.

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  14. Throwback Thursday: Fred Merkel and Wayne Rainey Battle in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Cycle News

    This week's Throwback Thursday photo was taken at Seattle International Raceway in September of 1983. It shows Honda's Fred Merkel and Kawasaki's Wayne Rainey battling for position in a qualifying heat race at the AMA Superbike race on the racing circuit in Kent, Washington.

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  15. For state's charter schools, it's a matter of survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Seattle Times

    Eric Murphy, a seventh-grade humanities teacher at Excel Public Charter School in Kent. Excel Public Charter School has joined the Mary Walker School District.

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  16. WHL Roundup: Brian King's late goal lead Silvertips past Winterhawks 3-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... scored the eventual winner for Victoria (32-15-5) in the first period, while Jack Walker had a goal early in the first. KENT, Wash. - Keegan Kolesar struck twice, once on the power play and once and into an empty net, as Seattle skated past ...

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  17. Auburn man pleads not guilty to string of arsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Auburn Reporter

    Last month, the King County Prosecutor formally charged 22-year-old Michael Austin McGrath of Auburn with one count of first-degree arson and four counts of second-degree arson. On Monday, the Auburn man charged with setting the string of fires in Auburn between last September and early January on Monday pleaded not guilty to the crimes in at the Regional Justice Center in Kent.

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  18. Sturdi Products Inc. Hires Karl Yost as New Vice President of SalesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | PR Log

    ... Sumner, Washington facility. In addition to this, Karl has also worked at The Suddath Group Workplace Solutions in Kent, Washington; and The Beltman Group in City of Industry, California. His experience is enhanced by his Bachelor's Degree from ...

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  19. Rainier Youth Choir will host all day festival Saturday, Feb. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Covington Reporter

    Rainier Youth Choirs is hosting an all day Honor Choir Festival on Saturday, Feb. 6 at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 19800 - 108th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98031. About 150 outstanding musicians in grades 4 through 8 from seventeen different schools will rehearse all day with RYC staff members Karen Fulmer, Brian Hoskins and Leora Schwitters, all experienced Regional and/or All State honor choir directors, then present a free concert for the public at 4 p.m. They will be accompanied in part by the award-winning Seattle acoustic band, Erwilian.

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  20. Seattle Ravens name new head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Kent Reporter

    The Seattle Ravens hired Adam Kurtenbach as new head coach on Tuesday. He replaces Danny Lorenz at the helm of the first-year U.S. junior hockey team, which plays in Kent.

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