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King County Sheriff’s Office investigators suspect distracted driving is responsible for a fatal collision Monday night in unincorporated Kent.
Assault charges were expected to be filed this week against a 23-year-old Renton man in connection with a fight Monday with a detective and attorney outside a courtroom at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.
Jay Inslee, Democratic candidate for governor, didn’t hesitate to take a shot at Republican candidate Rob McKenna’s stance against legalizing same-sex marriage during a media tour Tuesday at a Kent small business. Inslee visited the Shuttle Express office in Renton on Wednesday as part of what he called an energy tour.
King County will move its elections headquarters back to Renton in June to show confidence repairs at Howard Hanson Dam will keep the Green River Valley cities safe from flooding. "Today, we are casting a vote of confidence in this community," said county Executive Dow Constantine today in presenting his State of the County address in Kent before the King County Council. "Elections Director Sherril Huff and I agree, it is safe and it is time for King County to move Elections back to its state-of-the-art facility in Renton. We are announcing that Election headquarters will return to the Green River Valley in June."
A former teacher in the Kent and Renton school districts pleaded not guilty July 21 to a charge of first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor… Continue reading
An independent review by three engineers has concluded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking the right steps for temporary and permanent fixes to… Continue reading
The American Red Cross can feed thousands of residents this winter if Green River flooding causes large evacuations in Kent, Auburn, Renton or Tukwila.Red Cross… Continue reading
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to construct a grout curtain by November to slow the water leaking through a damaged abutment at the… Continue reading
The King County animal shelter in Kent is expanding. And its resident cats should have something to purr about.
Barry Lee Saunders Jr., charged with the Nov. 22 shooting death of a teen at Westfield Southcenter mall, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of… Continue reading