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  1. Son pursues mother in Kent car chase | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    Kent Police cited a man for investigation of fourth-degree assault and harassment after he reportedly punched his mother and chased her through town in his vehicle. The incident began at about 4:25 p.m. on Aug. 22 when the woman dropped off a male roommate of her son at her son's work in the 1600 block of South Central Avenue, according to the police report.

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  2. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly to play at Kent's ShoWare CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kent Reporter

    Get a night full of R&B and soul music when Maze featuring Frankie Beverly plays at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

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  3. Smoky fire evacuates 'packing peanut' plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kent Reporter

    A smoky fire at a "packing peanut" plant in Kent caused the evacuation of the building early Monday afternoon, the Kent Fire Department reported. The fire, at the plant located in the 20400 block of 87 Avenue South, was confined to the mechanical equipment used in the manufacture and packaging of "packing peanuts."

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

    Friday Aug 28 | 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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  5. ABC Supply Co., Inc. opens branch in Kent | Business briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Thousands more children to receive full-day kindergartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Kent Reporter

    When school resumes this year an additional 23,000 Washington kindergarteners will receive state-paid all-day instruction, thanks to the new state budget that provides an additional $174 million for full-day kindergarten. "Studies shows that increased learning opportunities at an early age lead to higher long-term achievement, especially for low-income and minority children, along with improved reading skills and personal development," said Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, who serves on the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. BECU Foundation awards Kent studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Kent Reporter

    Kent's Teresa Hoskins will attend the University of Montana, where she plans to major in psychology. Kyla Klasen will attend Washington State University and major in marketing.

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  15. Kent Station SOAKs in the fun with activities, donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Kent Reporter

    The third annual SOAKS - Summer's Over At Kent Station - event featured a street fair and an Adventure Run, which Road Runner Sports organizes on the third Thursday of every month, from April through October. Ramsay Way was shut down to make room for activity booths and demonstrations.

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  16. Kent might impose fire impact fee on developers to help pay for new stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Kent Reporter

    The city of Kent might starting charging a fire impact fee to developers to help pay for three additional fire stations in the next dozen years to boost firefighter response times. The City Council's Economic and Community Development Committee meeting is scheduled to vote on the proposal at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. If the three-member committee approves the fee, which would be on new developments, it goes to the full seven-member council for a vote at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.

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  17. New junior hockey team to make home in KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Kent Reporter

    The Seattle Ravens, an expansion team in the Northern Pacific Hockey League , will call the Kent Valley Ice Centre home. The Ravens will be one of seven NPHL teams throughout Washington and Oregon.

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  18. Keiser supports state Supreme Court decision to make minimum wage at airport $15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Kent Reporter

    State Sen. Karen Keiser, D-33rd District, which includes Kent and SeaTac, issued this statement on Thursday after the state Supreme Court upheld Proposition 1, which raised the minimum wage in SeaTac to $15. "This is a great day for the voters of SeaTac, employees at Sea-Tac International Airport and employees everywhere who now have confirmation that voters' approval of a higher minimum wage is legally binding," Keiser said.

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

    Thursday Aug 20 | Kent Reporter

    Tyler Reber pleads not guilty on Thursday in Kent to reckless driving in connection with the March 31 death of a fellow student at Kent-Meridian High School. 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.

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  20. Renton woman pleads not guilty to stabbing, injuring Kent manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Kent Reporter

    Abbie Rupnick pleads not guilty to assault and robbery charges on Thursday in Kent in connection with the stabbing of a Kent man in July. A 26-year-old Renton woman pleaded not guilty on Thursday to assault and robbery charges in connection with stabbing and injuring a 64-year-old Kent man at his home.

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