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  1. Redmond facing 'huge issues' | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Redmond Reporter

    ... growing up in the city, the son of a former mayor and with years of experience working for King County, Snoqualmie, Kent and Federal Way, he understood that to be a strong leader in Redmond, he'd need to learn how the city and government of Redmond ...

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  2. Maintenance along levees from Tukwila to Kent means intermittent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kent Reporter

    Maintenance work by King County continues along a dozen miles of levees that protect the cities of Renton, Tukwila and Kent from Green River flooding. The work requires temporary, intermittent closures of sections of the Green River Trail, which sits atop the levee system through the Green River Valley.

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  3. City needs to step up, help its homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Auburn Reporter

    ... with our hometown problem? All towns have poor and transient peoples among them. I can remember a few years back when Kent and Renton complained about Auburn sending our homeless to their cities to pan handle, etc. Auburn needs to step up and think ...

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  4. ABC Supply Co., Inc. opens branch in Kent | Business briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Reporter

    John Force, 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion driver and 18-time champion car owner, appeared Aug. 6 at an open house of Flow International Corporation's new 14,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility on West Vally Highway. Flow's new, world-class training and application facility in Kent provides education and advancement of waterjet technology.

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  5. Bakery feeds Kent's appetite for pieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Kent Reporter

    Combining her love for food and science, the creative and energetic Covington woman left the classroom for the kitchen. She recently opened Pie Lab, a homespun bakery off Southeast Kent-Kangley Road, next to Trader Joe's, inside the Lake Meridian Marketplace.

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  6. City Council to vote on fire impact feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Kent Reporter

    The Kent City Council is expected to decide on Tuesday whether to implement a fire impact fee on new development to help pay for additional fire stations and boost firefighter response times. The City Council's three-member Economic and Community Development Committee on Monday unanimously approved the fee, which will be voted on by the full seven-member council at its next meeting, 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.

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  7. Kent home sales, prices increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Kent Reporter

    Homes sales in Kent jumped 35.8 percent and prices climbed 17.1 percent in July compared to the same month last year. A total of 144 homes were sold at a median price at $296,500, according to numbers compiled by Redfin, a Seattle-based real estate company.

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  8. Portland Is #12 For Worst TrafficThe Rose City is recognized for our traffic gridlock.Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KXL-AM Portland

    The Rose City is listed as #12 for having a number of traffic slow downs and gridlock. The report is out of Kent, Washington.

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  9. Kent-Meridian grad pleads not guilty to reckless driving in 'car surfing' caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Covington Reporter

    An 18-year-old Black Diamond man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a reckless driving charge in connection with a "car surfing" accident in March at the Kent-Meridian High School parking lot that resulted in the death of a fellow student. Tyler T. Reber, who is not in custody, entered the plea in King County Superior Court at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.

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  10. Man arrested for allegedly punching, kicking victim | Police blotter for Aug. 19-25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Redmond Reporter

    ... at 11:22 a.m. in the 10700 block of 158th Court Northeast. Police assisted a Redmond resident, who was informed by Kent police that his car had been stolen from his home in Redmond and recovered in Kent. Assault: Redmond police took an assault ...

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  11. Meeker Street Under SR 167 In Kent Will Be Closed Aug 29-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Seattle Medium

    Meeker Street under SR 167 in Kent will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30 so city crews can clean the underside of the overpass. The busy underpass is a gateway to Kent which connects the city's downtown core, and its growing number of residents, to businesses on Washington Avenue.

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  12. Thousands more children to receive full-day kindergartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Auburn Reporter

    ... to compete for good jobs in the future." Fain's district includes parts of five school districts, including Auburn, Kent, Tahoma, Federal Way and Enumclaw. Twenty-four new schools in those districts will now be able to offer state paid full-day ...

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  13. Passenger dead and Kent driver behind bars after recklessly driving through White Center and BurienRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Highline Times

    A reckless night of drinking and driving left one dead and one man on the run only to be found hiding under a parked car. The crash took place in the early morning hours of August 14th when 26-year-old Benjamin Joseph Smith, the passenger, and an unnamed 24-year-old man from Kent, the driver, failed to make the turn at the intersection of S.W. 119th Street and Ambaum Boulevard and ran a late model white BMW into the jersey barrier on the opposite side of the road.

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  14. Meeker Street under SR 167 to be closed Saturday, SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Kent Reporter

    Meeker Street under State Route 167 will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30 so city crews can clean the underside of the overpass. The busy underpass is a gateway to Kent which connects the city's downtown core, and its growing number of residents, to businesses on Washington Avenue.

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  15. Swim the Green River? Kent 'Swim Up' aims to connect salmon habitat, flood protection and recreationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Kent Reporter

    A fish's view of the Green River is what Mark Powell of Washington Environmental Council and Alex Thompson of REI will report on when they complete their one-mile swim from Russell Woods Park to Van Doren's Park in Kent at a Swim Up at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Green River, which becomes the Duwamish River as it flows into the Puget Sound, is just one segment of Powell's 85-mile swim of the Duwamish.

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  16. City Council wants to move recovery center, but state law could block itRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | The Waterland Blog

    ... center in their neighborhood along Pacific Highway in south Des Moines. Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation of Kent plan to build a 19,665 square foot mental health evaluation and treatment facility with 24 beds, a 25,340 square foot ...

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  17. Kent Police Department invites community to Coffee With The ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Kent Reporter

    The Kent Police Department invites the community to the next Coffee With the Chief event at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Saimin Says Restaurant, 6621 S. 211th St., off South 212th.

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  18. Brown Bear celebrates 58th anniversary with free car washesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Kent Reporter

    Celebrating its 58th anniversary, Brown Bear Car Wash will add sparkle and shine to thousands of cars and trucks Thursday. The family-owned company offers free "Beary Clean" washes at 21 tunnel wash locations, including Kent at 1202 W. Meeker St. Hours for the special "all day" event are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For the past nine years, Brown Bear has offered free "Beary Clean" tunnel washes twice a year.

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  19. AYR endorses Best Starts for KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Auburn Reporter

    ... as a grassroots organization in 1973 to address the growing problem of drug use in the areas surrounding Auburn and Kent. Today, AYR is a leader in engaging vulnerable South King County youth and young adults in services and supports that positively ...

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  20. Stellar Senior Living Introduces Farrington Court LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | LivePressWorld

    Stellar Senior Living, a group of premier assisted living centers throughout the Western United States, introduces its Farrington Court location in Kent, Washington. As a premier assisted living center organization for the Western United States, Stellar Senior Living is known for high-quality, professional facilities and compassionate care for the elderly and disabled.

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