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  1. Successful bond measure would embrace our growing school district | Our schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Hello. My name is Calvin J. Watts and I am honored to serve as superintendent of our Kent School District.

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  2. King County Elections mails 1.3 million ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    King County Elections mailed nearly 1.3 million ballots to voters via the U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Ballots will arrive soon in mailboxes throughout the county. County officials already sent about 24,000 ballots to overseas and service voters to allow extra time for delivery.

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  3. Kentridge wins NSPL Cascade Division swim and dive titleRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The Kentridge High School girls swim and dive team was No. 1 the North Puget Sound League 4A Cascade Division, capturing the title in the league's first year.

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  4. Crews douse fire at Hampton InnRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Kent firefighters quick responded and put out a fire that damaged one corner of the Hampton Inn on Tuesday afternoon. There were no injuries.

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  5. Kent man sentenced as part of large bank fraud ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    A Kent man, the final member of a large bank fraud ring responsible for nearly $1 million in fraud, received a 25-month prison sentence last week in U.S. District Court in Seattle. Shawn Andre Turner, 26, also received five years of supervised release from U.S. District Court Judge Richard A. Jones on Oct. 7, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office media release.

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  6. King County honors indigent community members in memorial ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    King County Councilman Reagan Dunn, far left, joins leaders from faith organizations from throughout King County in recognizing the lives of the 278 indigentindividuals buried Oct. 5 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Renton.

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  7. WSDOT breaks ground on improvements at I-405/SR 167 InterchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The I-405/State Route 167 interchange project will build a new flyover ramp, connecting the HOT lanes on SR 167 to the carpool lanes on I-405 in Renton. The ramp will improve traffic flow and safety at this critical interchange.

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  8. Driver swallows heroin after Kent officer pulls him over | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    A man reportedly swallowed more than a gram of heroin in an effort to hide the illegal drug as he pulled his car over with a Kent Police vehicle behind him. The man told an officer he did, "a really stupid thing" by swallowing the heroin.

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  9. Local firefighters take part in technical rescue trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    High risk, low frequency rescues are those that do not take place often, but are exceptionally dangerous to the public and rescuers alike when they do. One of the best ways to combat the risk is through training.

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  10. Martial arts teacher's relationship with victim began when she was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Bail was set at $300,000 and court documents labeled him as a "severe danger to the community and to other children." Additional conditions requested by prosecutors include sexual protection orders for all victims and a no contact order with all minors.

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  11. Crews douse two-alarm Kent apartment fire; 8 people displacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Eight people were displaced following an apartment complex fire in the 23200 block of 88 Avenue South on Monday, the Kent Regional Fire Authority reported. Calls to 911 came from as far away as State Route 167 as people reported the column of smoke, beginning at 3:21 p.m. Arriving Kent Police officers were able to give more information, relaying that the two-story building had smoke and flames coming from the decks of two apartments.

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  12. Fain recognized for work supporting people with developmental disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, was recognized for his work in the Legislature supporting people with developmental disabilities at a recent gathering of parents and advocates in Renton. The Arc of King County's Parent and Family Coalition, which mobilizes family members to advocate the Legislature on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, hosted the event.

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  13. First weekend of #SouthKingSlowdown completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The first week of #SouthKingSlowdown on southbound Interstate 5 in SeaTac and Des Moines is in the books. For the most part drivers heeded the warnings and used alternative routes or transit.

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  14. King County Elections mails ballots for Aug. 2 PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    King County Elections mailed ballots on Wednesday to more than 1.2 million registered voters for the Aug. 2 Primary Election. "Primary Elections are exciting because they determine who gets to move on to the General Election," said Julie Wise, Director of King County Elections.

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  15. Woman threatens to stab Kent Bowl customers for cigarettes | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Kent officers responded on July 2 to the bowling center, 1234 Central Ave. N., after a call about the woman, according to the police report. The woman had left Kent Bowl when officers arrived, but they found her walking along Central Avenue North.

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  16. Bowen takes Kent's Miss Cornucopia crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Before Kent's Wiley Bowen heads off to college in San Diego later this summer, she'll be representing the city where she's lived all of her life as Miss Cornucopia. Bowen, 18, received the crown during a ceremony on Friday afternoon at Town Square Plaza to help kick off the 45th annual Kent Cornucopia Days festival that runs through Sunday.

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  17. King County Fair opens July 14 in EnumclawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Pig races are one of the many activities at the King County Fair July 14-17 at the Enumclaw Expo Center. The gates to the oldest county fair west of the Mississippi open on Thursday, July 14 with the 154th edition of the King County Fair over four days at the Enumclaw Expo Center.

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  18. City of Kent plans to dredge Mill Creek to reduce floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Kent city officials have big plans under way to dredge Mill Creek to reduce flooding along James Street, 76th Avenue South and Kennebeck Avenue . "We have sediment buildup that is causing flooding in the Kent Valley," Matt Knox, city environmental conservation analyst, said in a report last month to the City Council.

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  19. Leader of large drug trafficking network sentenced to 10 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The leader of a large drug trafficking group with ties to California and Mexico, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Ediberto Asevez Santillano, 37, of Renton, was arrested in August 2015 with two kilos of methamphetamine in his bedroom and more than $17,000 in cash in his residence.

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  20. Making Connections: WSDOT awards contract for improvements at I-405/SR 167 interchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Drivers who regularly experience congestion at the Interstate 405 and State Route 167 interchange are one step closer to getting some much-needed relief. Late last week, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced the award of a design-build contract to start construction on the I-405/SR 167 Interchange Direct Connector project .

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