Steve Hunter

Officers arrest 12 people in South Sound drug trafficking raids

Bust includes three Kent men; search of four Kent homes


Kent’s Puget Sound Fire seeks property tax hike to sustain services

Voters to decide whether to restore previous rate


Voters approve both Kent School District levies

King County Elections: final tallies close; tech, capital levy prevails by 10 votes


Police determine no shots fired at Highline College | UPDATE

Des Moines Police issue media release

Crews from Neeley Construction continue work Tuesday on the new Covington Elementary School, scheduled to open in the fall. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent School District seeks approval of two levies

Measures to fund operations, facility improvements

Crews from Neeley Construction continue work Tuesday on the new Covington Elementary School, scheduled to open in the fall. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent teen faces criminal assistance charge in East Hill shooting death

Kentwood High student reportedly helped Auburn teen flee scene.

Kent-based Puget Sound Fire picks new chief

The Puget Sound Fire board selected Matthew Morris, fire chief in Henderson, Nevada, to be the new chief for the Kent-based agency. Morris, one of… Continue reading

Kentlake graduate Hoefig chosen Miss Cornucopia 2017

Life is really starting to take off for Tara Hoefig. The Kent Lions Club named the future airline pilot as Miss Cornucopia 2017 last Friday… Continue reading

Ex-Kent City Councilwoman Albertson to run for mayor

Former Kent City Councilwoman Elizabeth Albertson will run for mayor. Albertson, who served on the council from 2006 to 2013 before deciding not to seek… Continue reading

Covington man arrested after West Valley Highway crash

Kent Police arrested a 20-year-old Covington man for investigation of vehicular assault after he allegedly drove a vehicle at high speed along the West Valley… Continue reading

Wasdin resigns as King County Library System director after code of conduct violation

Gary Wasdin, director of the King County Library System (KCLS) since January 2015, has resigned. “KCLS is committed to providing a welcoming environment for all… Continue reading

DEA busts two Maple Valley residents as part of 10-member drug trafficking ring

Two Maple Valley residents were among 10 people arrested Tuesday for drug trafficking charges by a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) led task force.

Voters approving ST3 measure to expand mass transit

Voters are approving higher taxes for more mass transit. The $54 billion Sound Transit3 measure had 55 percent (413,769 votes) in favor and 45 percent… Continue reading

Kent man faces murder charge in SeaTac motel shooting

A 39-year-old Kent man faces a second-degree murder charge for allegedly shooting a man on Aug. 31 outside of a Motel 6 in SeaTac.

Alligator tale strikes Lake Meridian

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Kent man pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide charge

A 23-year-old Kent man pleaded not guilty to charges of vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment after he allegedly consumed beer and then drove a car an estimated 100 mph on July 25 that crashed and killed his passenger.

Kent man faces vehicular homicide charge following single car crash near Kent-Black Diamond Road Southeast

A 23-year-old Kent man faces charges of vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment after reportedly consuming beer and then driving a car an estimated 100 mph that crashed and killed his passenger and friend.

Kent RFA will change name to Puget Sound RFA in January

The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority could be coming soon to a neighborhood near you.

Singer Pepe Aguilar coming to Kent on Aug. 7

Latin music singer Pepe Aguilar will bring his show of singing with orchestra, mariachi and bands at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7 to the ShoWare Center in Kent.