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The Kaiser Permanente Kent Medical Center on the East Hill. The company plans to build a facility at the former Kmart site, but hasn’t announced any timeline. COURTESY PHOTO, Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente mum on timeline for new Kent facility

Company bought former Kmart property in 2020

 

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Two die in wrong-way Interstate 5 collision in SeaTac

One vehicle burst into flames after crash; both drivers killed

 

Stock photo, Metro Creative Graphics

Median residential property values up 24% in Panther Lake area of Kent

Home sale prices and overall home values have risen sharply in most King County neighborhoods

 

The Kent Panther Lake Library remains closed after a vehicle crashed into the building May 7. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Library System

Kent Panther Lake Library reopening date remains unknown

Building damaged after vehicle crashed into it nearly five months ago

The Kent Panther Lake Library remains closed after a vehicle crashed into the building May 7. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Library System
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Kent School District looking to hire bus drivers for 2022-2023

Pay is $25.41 to $30.03 per hour for part-time positions; open house set for Sept. 28

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Kent to work with Seattle group to develop middle income housing

Community Roots Housing owns, maintains nearly 50 apartment buildings across Seattle, White Center

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Photos courtesy of Myles Ross
Myles Ross (center) stands with “The House” actors Emily Gateley (left) and Sagar Surana at the 2022 Silicon Beach Film Festival in Hollywood where the film won an award for “Best Ensemble.”

Kent-Meridian alumnus’ directorial film debut wins at L.A. film festival

Kent native Myles Ross’ self-funded, sci-fi indie “The House” was filmed in Seattle with local actors.

  • Sep 21, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@ soundpublishing.com
Photos courtesy of Myles Ross
Myles Ross (center) stands with “The House” actors Emily Gateley (left) and Sagar Surana at the 2022 Silicon Beach Film Festival in Hollywood where the film won an award for “Best Ensemble.”
MPV Data Dashboard September 20, 2022. Screenshot from DOH website.

Department of Health introduces monkeypox data dashboard to track viral activity

The dashboard tracks cases numbers and hospitalizations across the state.

MPV Data Dashboard September 20, 2022. Screenshot from DOH website.
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OktoberFAST coming Oct. 8 to Pacific Raceways in Kent

Event to feature road racing, beer and food

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Seven-story Madison Plaza Apartments in Kent opening this month

157 units downtown at corner of West Meeker Street and Madison Avenue

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Executive Dow Constantine. Courtesy of King County.

King County Executive proposes millions of dollars in public safety investments

The proposed budget will focus on reducing crime, gun violence, and behavioral health crises.

Executive Dow Constantine. Courtesy of King County.
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A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo

Early data suggests program can reduce recidivism in King County

Restorative Community Pathways for youth offenders contrasts with traditional prosecution.

A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo
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Still no trial date for SeaTac teen in hit-and-run murder case

Girl charged a year ago in death of Maple Valley jogger Gregory Moore; next court hearing Sept. 28

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Kent ranks 7th as most ethnically diverse city in the nation

First among other cities in Washington, according to WalletHub study

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Jesse Johnson appointed to Highline College Board of Trustees

Johnson, of Federal Way, currently finishing term as state representative

Jesse Johnson
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Meghin Margel sworn in as Kent School Board member

BECU director fills vacant position on five-member board

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Man pleads guilty to assault on a federal officer in Des Moines

Shots fired in October 2021 incident near Des Moines gas station and Safeway

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State awards grant for solar panels at Kent Senior Center

Grant will be for first solar installation at a city-owned facility

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Kent Police Blotter: Aug. 29 to Sept. 9

Incidents include stabbing, apartment brawl, burglars caught, smoke shop robbery

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