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  1. Reminder: Periodic closures on Green River Trail as essential levee repairs continueRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    King County work on levees from Tukwila to Kent needed to ensure continued strength of levee system that protects people, businesses, cities 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. This work will require 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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  2. Kent sets up exchange zone at City Hall, police station for online dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Kent Reporter

    Users of online markets can use the Kent Police lobby or City Hall parking lot to make exchanges in a safer environment. Buyers and sellers who connect online on Craigslist and other markets can use the Kent Police lobby and City Hall parking lot, 220 Fourth Ave. S ., as an e-commerce exchange zone.

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  3. Kent couple pleads guilty to attempted fraudulent insurance claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Kent Reporter

    A Kent couple pleaded guilty to one charge each of an attempted fraudulent insurance claim and each received a deferred sentence of six months probation and must pay $1,000 in court fees Sergey and Vera Pugach, husband and wife, entered their pleas on June 25 in King County Superior Court, according to a state Office of the Insurance Commissioner media release on July 2. If they each complete the terms of their sentencing, they will not have a misdemeanor conviction on their records. According to the case files, Sergey Pugach reported a travel trailer stolen from the couple's Kent property on April 5, 2013.

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  4. Upthegrove proposes major changes to youth bus fare enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Kent Reporter

    King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove, whose district includes Kent, introduced legislation on Wednesday to make major changes to Metro's fare enforcement policy for youth. The proposal would make it King County policy to: a Eliminate the "Shoreline Rule" for youths who need to deal with transit related offenses In addition, as a member of the Board of Directors on Sound Transit, Upthegrove sent a letter to Sound Transit, requesting similar actions specific to Sound Transit fare enforcement and training policies.

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  5. House fire on Kent's East Hill displaces family of fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Kent Reporter

    A Kent house fire displaced a family of five at about 4:30 a.m. Thursday in the 13100 block of Southeast 246th Place on the East Hill. A resident called 911 to report a neighbor's house on fire, according to a Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority media release.

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  6. Kent officials suggest forgoing personal fireworks displays or at least be extra carefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Kent Reporter

    Kent city and fire officials are asking residents to be extra careful with discharging fireworks this year because of the dry conditions and to even consider not setting off any fireworks. "This is an unusual year with hot temperatures and dry conditions that combine to create a high fire danger," Mayor Suzette Cooke said.

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  7. Seattle Mist face Los Angeles Temptation on July 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Kent Reporter

    The Seattle Mist play the Los Angeles Temptation in a women's football game at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 3 at the ShoWare Center in Kent. Check out women's tackle football when the Seattle Mist plays the Los Angeles Temptation at 8 p.m. Friday, July 3 at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

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  8. Dispute breaks out in Kent court as man pleads not guilty to West Hill shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Kent Reporter

    Christopher Hutton enters a not guilty plea on Monday in Kent to first-degree murder in connection with the June 11 West Hill shooting death of JaeBrione Gary. A dispute broke out in court on Monday in Kent among friends and relatives of two men involved in the June 11 West Hill shooting death.

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  9. Kent Chamber of Commerce welcomes new Kent schools superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Kent Reporter

    The Kent Chamber of Commerce will host a reception to welcome new Kent School District Superintendent Calvin Watts to the community. The reception will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at the Golden Steer Steak n' Rib House, 23826 104th Ave. SE in Kent.

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  10. Man pleads not guilty to killing Kent man during car theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Kent Reporter

    A 34-year-old Kent man pleaded not guilty on Monday in King County Superior Court to a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the death of a another Kent man who tried to stop him from stealing his car. Michael Riley appeared in court at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent to face the charge.

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  11. Barzal 16th overall pick in NHL Draft; three other Thunderbirds also chosenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Kent Reporter

    The New York Islanders selected Seattle's Mathew Barzal with the 16th overall pick in the June 26-27 NHL draft. The New York Islanders selected Seattle Thunderbirds center Mathew Barzal in the first round, 16th overall, of the 2015 NHL Draft on Friday in Sunrise, Fla., at the BB&T Center.

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  12. Ex-treasurer receives 22-month prison sentence for stealing $200,000 from Kent Little LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Kent Reporter

    A former Kent Little League treasurer on Friday received a 22-month prison sentence for stealing more than $200,000 during an 18-month period from the youth baseball and softball organization. King County corrections officers handcuffed Kevin L. Baker, 50, of Maple Valley, after King County Superior Court Judge LeRoy McCullough issued the sentence at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.

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  13. Fatal car accident kills Kent father, two sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Kent Reporter

    Two Springbrook Elementary School students and their father were killed last Saturday evening in a two-vehicle car accident in southwest Washington while returning from a family vacation to the Columbia River Gorge. Anatoliy Goy, 47, and Daniel Goy, 7, were killed instantly, when a 1997 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck driven by Heath Martin, 24, of North Bonneville, reportedly crossed the centerline of State Route 14 near North Bonneville at about 8 p.m. and collided head on with the Goy's 2005 Toyota Sienna van, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol.

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  14. Kent Police track down second suspect in Shell station shooting deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Kent Reporter

    Kent Police believe they have tracked down the second man allegedly involved in a dispute that led to the two shooting deaths last year at a Shell service station. Dale D. Lewis Jr., 19, of Federal Way, remains in the King County jail at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent on an unrelated first-degree robbery charge with bail set at $100,000, according to jail records.

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  15. Kent teaching tandem retires after 44 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Kent Reporter

    For the past 44 years, Carol Calbom and Susan Stroomer have taught together in the Kent School District, including job sharing for 25 years. They met in 1971 as first-year teachers at Cedar Valley Elementary in Covington.

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  16. Four or more Thunderbirds could be chosen in NHL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Kent Reporter

    Four players from the Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds junior hockey team could be chosen during the 2015 NHL Draft on Friday and Saturday at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The first round is on Friday.

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  17. Mick Kelly's Pub looks for new Kent locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Kent Reporter

    Mick Kelly's Irish Pub & Restaurant soon could be opening at a new location in town after its lease with the city of Kent expires on Tuesday at the Riverbend Golf Complex . A recent meeting with Mayor Suzette Cooke didn't lead to any last-minute solutions to keep the restaurant operating at the city-owned golf course along West Meeker Street.

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  18. Kent, Auburn students graduate from Washington Youth Academy | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Kent Reporter

    The Washington Youth Academy celebrated the graduation of 16 students from the Kent and Auburn areas during commencement ceremonies on June. 20. The students who have completed the program include Kent teens Luis Contreras Sanchez; Ana Garcia; Damian Hill; Tholman "T.J" Polling Luey; Diego Munoz Alegria; Jose Francisco Romero; Carlos Santos Palma; Siomara Siguenza; and Jon Smith.

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  19. Kent Police plan crackdown on illegal fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Kent Reporter

    The department will send out more than 50 officers during a five-day crackdown to catch people setting off illegal devices. Because of so many complaints from residents after last year's Fourth of July weekend about illegal fireworks going off in their neighborhoods, city officials worked with the police department to come up with a plan to try to slow down the explosions.

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  20. Kent seeks priorities on parks and open space plan through online surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Kent Reporter

    The city invites the community to share their priorities for Kent's parks system via an online survey at MyKentParks.com . Every six years, the city is required by the state to update its Park and Open Space Plan, which covers all facilities and programs available for parks and recreation in Kent, as well as community centers, greenways and open space.

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