Heidi Sanders

Kent School Board opts to stop all international field trips

Citing concerns about immigration and border control, the Kent School Board on Wednesday night unanimously agreed to stop all student international travel for the foreseeable… Continue reading

 

Kent School District implements hiring, spending freeze

Last week officials instituted a spending and hiring freeze to help curb a budget shortfall

 

Kentlake graduate qualifies for the 2017 Boston Marathon

Courtney Thompson is one of 14 female athletes who will run Monday

 

Board of Trustees pass resolution supporting safe environment

Green River College’s Board of Trustees wants people to know it is a safe and welcoming environment

Green River College announces four finalists in presidential search

Green River College has named four finalists in the search for its next president

Community, educators, students help shape technology use in Kent School District

The future of technology at the Kent School District was discussed last Saturday

Kent Police arrest two juveniles for allegedly making threats toward school bus driver

Two boys were arrested Thursday afternoon after allegedly making verbal threats to a bus driver

85°C Bakery Cafe opens first Washington location in Tukwila

People lined up around the outside of the Bakery Cafe awaiting the chance to be its first customers

Kent teachers claim district owes them $5.5 million in wages

Kent teachers say the school district has shorted them pay for three days of work each year

Green River College narrows president search to 8 semifinalists

The search for the next president of Green River College is down to eight semifinalists

Uber opens Greenlight Hub in Tukwila to support drivers

Uber Seattle celebrated the opening of its new Greenlight Hub in Tukwila with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 11.

Accrediting commission checks in with Green River College following unrest, changes on campus

An evaluator from the commission who oversees accreditation for Green River College visited the campus last month to check in on the school following “recent changes in leadership and the stresses and strains that the institution has been under for the past few years,” according to a letter from the Northwest Commission on College and Universities (NWCCU).

Kent School bond issue passing on second try

Voters in the Kent School District were approving a $252 million bond measure, identical to the one that failed by 218 votes in April. Initial… Continue reading

Green River College begins search for next president

The Green River College Board of Trustees appointed a 13-member advisory committee to help find the college’s next president.