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Kent-area candidates file for federal, state offices

List of those who filed for Congress, state Legislature


Kent City Council to consider change in where property tax revenue goes

Half of monies to go to capital projects rather than general fund; to be replaced by sales, utility tax revenue


State Patrol seeks witnesses to Kent shooting along Highway 167

Nobody injured but vehicle had four bullet holes after drive-by shooting south of I-405

Ahmad Al Ghifari

Kent-Meridian High student receives STEM Signing Day honors

Ahmad Al Ghifari one of 49 students recognized from across the state


Kent Police still short about 18 officers despite pay hikes

Chief Padilla emphasizes recruitment of new officers to replace those who left the department

AJ Williams, owner of the Balloon Love Shop, took the leap into business with with help of the Comcast RISE Program.

Small Business Owners Finding Support Through Special Grant Program

Starting a small business at any time can come with an enormous amount of challenges but starting one during a… Continue reading

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact

Behind the appointment of King County’s new sheriff | Roegner

King County Executive Dow Constantine had three finalists to choose from when he decided who the next sheriff would be. Continue reading...

Attorneys for the United States debrief outside the U.S. District Court building in Seattle following the end of the Joann and Allan Thomas trial. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Jury sides with DOJ in King County Drainage District 5 case

Enumclaw couple Allan and Joann Thomas found guilty of several charges

Robert Whale can be reached at

Roe v. Wade and the road we have been down before | Whale’s Tales

I have been thinking a lot lately about the Prohibition Era in the United States and the fiery, brook-no-argument crusaders Continue reading...

Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

News of market volatility has felt like a pinball machine lately | Guest column

Webster’s dictionary defines the word volatility as “characterized by or subject to rapid or unexpected change.” Interestingly, Webster cites the Continue reading...

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Seattle Thunderbirds advance to Western Conference Championship Series

Kent-based team will play Kamloops Blazers after rallying to defeat Portland Winterhawks

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Emerald Downs opens 27th season May 15 in Auburn

A look at the new track announcer and a preview of the top jockeys, trainers, horses

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Kent Farmers Market to return this summer starting June 11

Open-air market will operate 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday through Sept. 10


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