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  1. Sea Gals to hold open auditions for 2015 squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Kent Reporter

    The Sea Gals will hold open auditions for their 2015 squad on April 25 at Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton, the team announced today. Auditions will be comprised of four competition rounds.

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  2. City of Kent launches website to attract touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Kent Reporter

    The city of Kent launched a new website earlier this year aimed at bringing more people to town to spend their money. "It really is a neat website," said Councilman Bill Boyce, who helped lead the campaign to get the website going.

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  3. Keiser, Orwall, Gregerson host telephone town hall for 33rd District on March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Kent Reporter

    At that time, constituents in the areas of Kent, SeaTac, Normandy Park, Des Moines, Burien and Renton will receive a phone call inviting them to stay on the line to participate in the town hall. In addition, residents who do not automatically receive a call may dial a toll-free participant number to listen in on the event and ask questions of their elected state officials.

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  4. District 47 lawmakers host town-hall gathering on March 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Kent Reporter

    State lawmakers from the 47th Legislative District, which includes Covington and parts of Auburn, Kent and Renton, host a town-hall meeting March 21 in Kent. The meeting is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Steer Steak n' Rib House, 23826 104th Ave. SE.

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  5. Area firefighters help douse Skyway house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Kent Reporter

    Firefighters from King County District 20 , Renton and Tukwila responded this afternoon to a report of a house fire in the 8100 block of South 120 Street. The fire was first reported to 911 at 12:45 p.m. by a neighbor who saw smoke coming from the two-story house next door.

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  6. Kent firefighters put out warehouse fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Kent Reporter

    A roof-mounted ventilation fan caught fire and fell to the floor of a large concrete tilt-up warehouse early Thursday morning in the 1200 block of Second Avenue North in Kent. Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority firefighters responded to the fire at 2:08 a.m., after employees reported a fire in the aluminum can manufacturing facility.

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  7. Fain praises Senate passage of transportation plan; benefits South King CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Kent Reporter

    The state Senate approved a bipartisan transportation plan , co-sponsored by Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, on Monday with a 27-22 vote. The plan invests more than $15 billion to maintain and build transportation infrastructure and is based on a series of reforms that protect taxpayers and make projects less expensive, Fain said.

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  8. Army Corps starts spring fill of Howard Hanson Dam on Green RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Kent Reporter

    As is typical, the Army Corps of Engineers slowly begins annual spring fill of the reservoir in late February, allowing water levels to rise within the Hanson Dam's reservoir. The dam helps protect the cities of Auburn, Kent, Renton and Tukwila from flooding.

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  9. King County prepares major plan to improve Green River leveesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    There's a whole lot of time, work and money going into a plan to improve the Green River levees that protect the cities of Kent, Auburn, Tukwila and Renton from flooding. King County Flood Control District officials expect to complete this summer the formation of the Green River System-Wide Improvement Framework designed to improve flood protection as well as save salmon and enhance open space, recreation and public access.

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  10. Regional education report shows progress but major challenges remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    The Road Map Project 2014 results report shows significant progress being made on important education milestones in the South Seattle and South King County region, but more work must be done to help all students succeed. The report is the Road Map Project's annual report card and shows data on 29 indicators of student success, which are important measures related to student achievement - such as proficiency in third-grade reading - from cradle through college.

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  11. Longtime horsewoman Mary Kubota passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    Kubota spent nearly three decades as a trainer, learning the profession under Washington Hall of Fame Trainer Wayne Branch before taking out her license in the late 1970s. She also had stints as a veterinarian's assistant with Dr. John Traber and Dr. Gary Bergsma.

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  12. Gang council places programs in Renton schools; KSD waitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    As the Suburban King County Coordinating Council on Gangs looks to implement anti-gang programs in the region, the Kent School District will have to wait for programs to arrive in its schools. According to Randy Heath, KSD family and student services director, the council is producing several programs to be implemented in the Renton School District first and then expand those programs out over the next year.

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  13. Heart-stopping tragedy becomes political tour-de-forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    As a 22-year-old vegetarian skiing and sailing instructor, Beverly Elmer isn't the type of person you'd expect to have heart problems. "I was lying down in bed and turned to Weylin and said, 'Baby, oh god,' and clenched my chest," she said.

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  14. Kent awards bid for Green River levee workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    More work will soon be done to repair the Briscoe Desimone levee along the Green River in Kent and Tukwila. The Kent City Council recently awarded a $1.8 million contract to Tapani Inc., of Battle Ground, to fix section one of the levee between South 180th Street and South 200th Street.

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  15. Westfield shooting investigation continues in Tukwila; no arrests yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    The investigation into the fight and shooting at Westfield Southcenter Monday evening was continuing Tuesday, with no arrests made, according to the Tukwila Police Department. A teenaged male involved in the fight received a minor gunshot wound to the hand and was treated by medics at the scene.

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  16. Togo's coming to KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    The sandwich chain plans to develop five new restaurants in Washington state over the next several years in cities such as Kent, Renton, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and Tukwila with the first location scheduled to open in late 2015. Togo's, a "West Coast Original" since 1971, has restaurants throughout the West, including its first franchised restaurants in Idaho and a return to Colorado and Utah.

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  17. Group aims to reduce gang problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    The Suburban King County Coordinating Council on Gangs, an organization created in 2011 to help stymie gang issues has begun implementing a plan to help reduce and intervene in gang problems in South King County, including Renton, Auburn and Kent. The council members include Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke, Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas, members from the Kent School District and Mike Heinisch, executive director with Kent Youth and Family Services.

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  18. Seahawks Super Bowl send-off set for Sunday morning in SeaTacRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    Fans cheer the Seahawks as they leave for last year's Super Bowl. This year's send-off celebration is Sunday morning in SeaTac.

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  19. Kent hopes to attract new FAA offices to Riverbend par 3 propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    Kent city officials hope to attract a new Federal Aviation Administration's Northwest Region Headquarters to the city-owned Riverbend par 3 golf course property. The Kent City Council on Tuesday night approved the conditional sale of the 18.5-acre site to a partnership led by the Texas-based Trammell Crow Company, one of the nation's leading commercial real estate developers and investors.

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  20. Section 8 rental assistance waiting list to open in King CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Kent Reporter

    The King County Housing Authority has opened its waiting list and accepting new applications for its Housing Choice Voucher program for the first time in nearly four years. Housing costs in the Seattle region have steadily climbed over the past year, while incomes have barely increased or in many cases, continued to decline, housing officials said.

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