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Arthur Erling Ness passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on March 17, 2019 at the age of 82.


Phyllis Jean Nelson Cavanaugh passed away March 15, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Valley Hospital in Renton, WA. Daughter of Nicholas Nathaniel ...

Robert “Bob” Dean Ray Passed Away  Voice of the Valley

It is with great sadness we share the passing of Robert “Bob” Dean Ray of Ellensburg, WA. Bob passed away unexpectedly April 2, 2019. He was born May 11, ...

Kent Film Festival will be Wednesday at Kent Meridian High | iLoveKent

The Kent Film Festival will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. this Wednesday, Mar. 6 at Kent-Meridian High School. All films were made by Kent-Meridian IB Film students.

Help Kick-Off 2019 Relay for Life Season on Thursday, Jan. 31

All are invited to join a Kickoff Celebration Meeting for the 2019 Relay for Life Season on Thursday, Jan. 31. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the program will run.

Former staff member at Kent-Meridian High School accused of raping student  Seattle Times

A former staff member at Kent-Meridian High School was charged Thursday with third-degree rape of a child and communication with a minor for immoral ...

‘All Muslims dead' tagged at Kent-Meridian High School  KIRO Seattle

School will go on at Kent-Meridian High School despite graffiti in the girl's bathroom that read: “All Muslims dead on October 30th.”

Next Ex-Kent-Meridian office worker pleads not guilty to rape charge  Kent Reporter

A former office staff employee at Kent-Meridian High School pleaded not guilty to third-degree child rape for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a ...

Kent-Meridian High School Principal is Western Washington's best

Dr. Wayne Barringer of Kent-Meridian High School was selected Best Principal by the voters of Western Washington in 2016's Best of Western Washington ...

$25,000 raised for Diego Moreno scholarship Saturday night

$25,000 was raised for the new Diego Moreno scholarship fundraiser at Kent Meridian High School on Saturday night, Mar. 16. This total means that the ...

Kent Schools holding community conversations amidst controversy

Beginning Monday night, the Kent School District will hold a series of community conversations in the middle of what has been a very tense and controversial ...

VIDEO: Watch Mayor Dana Ralph’s ‘State of our City’ address

On Thursday night, Mar. 14, Kent Mayor Dana Ralph gave her annual 'State of our City' address, this year at her alma mater, Kent-Meridian High School.

Kent School District, teachers reach contract agreement | UPDATE  Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

Educators to get 10 percent pay raise this year, 4.5 percent the next; deal averts possible strike; classes begin Thursday.

JILL LEGHORN  Kent Reporter

Jill Leghorn, 59, passed away at home September 8, 2018.


Gary Wilhelm Wivag, 74, of Cle Elum, passed away on Tuesday October 30, 2018 at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital with his wife Sherry, sister Connie and ...

MELVIN F. RUGG, DDS  Kent Reporter

Melvin Frederick Rugg, “Dr Mel”, a respected Dentist and long-time resident of Kent, died peacefully in his sleep on December 13, 2018 at the age of 86, due to ...

Anti-Muslim graffiti at Kent-Meridian High sparks extra security  Q13 FOX

KENT, Wash. — Anti-Muslim graffiti written in the bathroom of a local school has authorities on high alert. Now Kent-Meridian High School officials and local ...

Parents sue school district after son killed in car-surfing accident  KIRO Seattle

The parents of Lupo Benson filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Kent School District this week, claiming the District's negligence caused the death of their ...

After tough year, MLK rally unites Kent students across cliques, races and backgrounds  The Seattle Times

After a year of budget crunches and racial tension, a multi-media, gospel-inflected rally honored Martin Luther King Jr. and let Kent students — from football ...

Kent officials, union seal two-year deal for teachers  Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

School board approves changes to KEA contract; educators get pay raises.

Kent-Meridian High School security to be increased today after report of a potential threat  Q13 FOX

KENT, Wash. — The Kent School District said Wednesday that, “in abundance of caution,” it will increase security at Kent-Meridian High School and excuse ...

Kent-Meridian H.S. teen killed in apparent car surfing accident  KOMO News

A senior at Kent-Meridian High School was killed doing a stunt in the school parking lot Tuesday afternoon, according to officials with the Kent School District.

Woman who worked at Kent high school charged in sexual relationship with student  KOMO News

SEATTLE -- A woman who worked in the office at Kent Meridian High School has been charged with third-degree child rape and accused of having a sexual ...

Kent teachers demand superintendent's resignation

Kent school teachers delivered a message to the school board Wednesday night, casting a vote of no confidence in their superintendent. The call for Dr. Calvin ...

FELIX FABIE  Kent Reporter

Felix Fabie passed away unexpectedly at the age of 68 on Friday, June 8, 2018. He was born March 13, 1950. He is survived by his wife and best friend Helen of ...

Diego Moreno Scholarship Award established; fundraiser will be Mar. 16

On Feb. 14, 2019, the family of fallen officer Diego Moreno established the Diego Moreno Scholarship, to be awarded to a Kent student who has demonstrated a.

Kent Officers, Witnesses Describe Fatal Shooting of Joseph-McDade  Seattle Weekly

Kent Police officer William Davis says he feared he would be seriously injured or killed as he stood in a street with his gun aimed at the driver of a vehicle he had ...

Kent School District to lay off 127 staff positions  KIRO Seattle

In Kent, the budget situation and funding for schools have led to some strange, worrisome and outrageous situations for parents. Many of them have been forced ...

6 homes for sale along Metro route 169  Curbed Seattle

Get ready for a big dose of the suburbs, because King County Metro route 169 doesn't go through Seattle at all. Rather, it connects central transit centers in both ...

Non-profit inspires King County youth to keep playing music

A local non-profit is using music to keep underserved youth in South King County inspired to keep playing. Dr. Quinton Morris is a professor at Seattle University ...

3-alarm fire burns building at Kent-Meridian High School  Q13 FOX

KENT, Wash. -- Crews are mopping up after fire ripped through a building Monday afternoon at Kent-Meridian High School. No injuries were reported.

Pedestrian hit by car, critically injured in Kent-Meridian H.S. parking lot  KOMO News

KENT, Wash. - A teenager was struck by a car and severely injured Wednesday while walking through the parking lot at Kent-Meridian High School, police said.

What We Know About Saturday's Police Shooting of Giovonn Joseph-McDade in Kent

Shortly after midnight on Saturday, a Kent police officer fatally shot a 20-year-old Green River College student named Giovonn Joseph-McDade. According to ...

Biggest high schools of Washington 2019

School ranking site Niche has ranked the state's largest high schools based on last school year's enrollment numbers according to the U.S. Department of ...

Prosecutors: Kent coach-teacher offered student $50 for sex  Seattle Post Intelligencer

A Kent Meridian High School teacher and coach accused of offering a 16-year-old student $50 for sex and sending her a photo of his penis has been charged ...

Beyond the Studio: Kent one of America's fastest-growing cities

Kent is America's second fastest growing city, and residents are happy to share in its boom.

YMCA on Kent's East Hill could open in 2019  Kent Reporter

The new YMCA in Kent could open in the summer of 2019 on the East Hill if all goes as planned.

Getting kids online at home is key to closing the digital divide — and harder than you might think  The Hechinger Report

KENT, WA — As students stream off the schools buses here, the typical end-of-day scene unfolds with a twist. Thrown over the kids' shoulders are sleek black ...

Fundraiser Dinner for the Diego Moreno Scholarship  Auburn Examiner

A community dinner s being held on Saturday March 16th to help fund the scholarshiped established in memory of fallen Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno.

5 ways to make an impact: Helping fight ovarian cancer to celebrating Nordic traditions

1. Support a 5 Hiver in the Swedish SummeRun & Walk. Hosted by Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research. July 15. 747 Broadway. Seattle, WA 98122.

Next City of Kent to spend about $10 million to help build YMCA  Kent Reporter

The city of Kent will pay an estimated $10 million to help bring a new YMCA to the East Hill that could open in 2019.

Sumner's Baines state's athletic director of the Year  Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Athletic directors throughout the state of Washington annually honor a colleague who exemplifies their profession's dedication, work ethic and professionalism.

Kent's Robert E. Lee worked as chief of police | City building named after Lee  Kent Reporter

The daughter of a former Kent Police chief expected questions about her father would pop up soon after the recent protest in Charlottesville, Va., against the ...

Suspect in deadly Kent carjacking charged with murder  KOMO News

King County prosecutors filed charges Monday accusing a 35-year-old man of murder in connection with a carjacking that led to the vehicle owner's death last ...

Previous 20-Year-Old Auburn Man Shot, Killed by Kent Police  Seattle Weekly

Police report that Giovonn Joseph-McDade tried to hit an officer with his car. Two other shooting deaths involving the department are currently under ...

$35K income in Kent: Is this the middle class?  The Seattle Times

There's a wide gulf between a $35,000 household income and a $125,000 one — but can they both be considered in the middle?

Skyview nets dramatic win in 4A volleyball tiebreaker  The Columbian

Storm earn top seed in another five-set thriller with Camas.

Family Demands Answers About Kent Police Shooting Death of Giovonn Joseph-McDade  Seattle Weekly

Sonia Joseph fought through tears as she read a statement outside of the Kent Police Station demanding justice for her son, Giovonn Joseph-McDade, who was ...

Hecklers target King County Mosque  KIRO Seattle

Muslims who attend a Mosque in Kent say hecklers have been targeting them outside their place of worship. On Friday the hecklers' so-called hate speech was ...


Gregory Warren Parker, age 64, passed away on the evening of March 19, 2017 at his home in Kent, Washington.

Portland State Football Signs 15 For 2018 Season  Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Vikings football program has signed 15 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2018 season. Coach Bruce Barnum 's team was ...

Rewind: Watch a replay of our live chat on school discipline  The Seattle Times

Where does the conversation on school discipline go from here? Education Lab hosted a live chat to address that question and more.

Searching for a New Central District in Suburban King County  Seattle Weekly

Bill Boyce and Brenda Fincher had similar experiences when they moved to Kent in the 1980s. By then, the South King County city was decades removed from ...

Seattle diversity — Cities and neighborhoods you should experience  Northwest Asian Weekly

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly. Graphic by Han Bui/NWAW. With minorities soon becoming the ...

The Morning News: Seattle's Car-Tab Gridlock, Racism Unfortunately Still "A Thing" 50 Years After MLK's Death

Car-tab tax cut could really “bone” Sound Transit 3: After this sentence I will not be mentioning Tim Eyman's name. Thank you. Now, we can proceed. Democrats ...

Offseason prep football, and scholarship chasing, has an outlet — 7 on 7 club teams  The Seattle Times

A practice drill created for the offense has molded into a league in the South, and now the idea of traveling select teams and tournaments with national titles has ...

Burien reacts to flier targeting immigrants  Crosscut

The fallout from a flier that circulated in a Seattle suburb, which purported to point to the addresses of undocumented immigrants who had committed certain ...

Student Walkouts Planned Friday On 19th Anniversary Of Columbine  Seattle, WA Patch

Friday Student Walkouts Will Protest Gun Violence - Seattle, WA - Students at schools around Puget Sound will stage a walkout at 10 a.m., part of a nationwide ...

Gary Lloyd Baisinger  Yakima Herald-Republic

Gary Lloyd Baisinger, 65, passed away on November 21, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family after a long battle with MS. Gary was born on January 10, ...

Bothell Gets a Big Park, Cops Muck Up a Prostitution Bust, and Santas Take on Walmart  Seattle Weekly

1. The Bothell City Council approved the purchase of the Wayne Golf Course Back 9 last week for about $400,000. Together with last month's action to buy the ...

Helping more young people throughout King County reach adulthood healthy, empowered, and ready to thrive  King County

The latest Best Starts for Kids initiative will provide funding to 32 partner organizations to provide leadership opportunities, mentoring, and other services that will ...

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High school scoreboard 5/19  The Columbian

FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE SOFTBALL 3A bi-district tournament At Sprinker Fields, Spanaway Mountain View vs. Bonney Lake, 10:15 a.m. Kelso vs. Shelton, 10:15 ...

A Muslim and a Christian take a Muslim roadshow to rural Washington  Crosscut

They're not the sort of couple one is likely to encounter in many parts of the country: a hijab-wearing Muslim woman with a Harvard law degree and a white ...

'Visionary' mindset garners attention | Online Only  Bulletin

Junior volleyball player Kaylie Loewen was sitting on an exercise ball, blindfolded and focusing on the sounds around her. She was pushing away the ...

Green River College president resigns  The Seattle Times

Green River College President Eileen Ely, the target of unfair-labor-practice complaints by the faculty, resigned Thursday.

Tukwila resident helps design Highline College's International Collegiate Cyber Defense Invitational  Tukwila Reporter

Students from around the world will meet June 20–22 at the International Collegiate Cyber Defense Invitational (ICCDI) at Highline College – the first ...

Coming to the new world  Longview Daily News

“Fenuwei Chuuk:” Chuukese for “homeland.” In Chuuk, off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea, coconuts grow on palm trees and taro plants spring from the ...

Retired Herald editor dies  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Former Herald editor Chris Sivula, 62, is remembered by longtime friends and colleagues as quick-witted and funny, a dedicated and objective journalist and a ...

John McEuen Leaves Nitty Gritty Dirt Band After 51 Years  Noise11

John McEuen has announced that he has left the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band after 51 years and will embark on the road with a new band.

Path To Olympics Goes Across Water Pit And Over 28 Barriers In Steeplechase  NW News Network

One of just a handful of American distance runners picked as likely to medal this summer at the Olympic Games is transplanted Northwesterner Evan Jager .

4A district track: Motivation carries the day  The Columbian

Kevin Washington turned his disappointment into elation Thursday.

Who Won The Nation This Week? Rachel McArthur Sharpens Up For Millrose At Armory Track Invite  MileSplit

In a tuneup meet prior to competing in the Millrose Games mile next weekend, Patriot (VA) senior Rachel McArthur pick up some great momentum into her next ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Hurdles  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 400 meter hurdles.

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