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Dwight Opp  KXLY Spokane

Dwight Opp, 68 years old, passed away November 18 from cardiac complications.

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 ...

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 ...

Police investigating anti-Muslim threat at Kent Meridian High School  KHQ Right Now

KENT, Wash. - Kent Police are investigating reports of anti-Muslim slurs and a death threat at Kent Meridian High School in Kent, Washington. The district ...

‘All Muslims dead’ tagged at Kent-Meridian High School | KIRO-TV  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.”

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 ...

Former high school staff member accused of raping student  KXLY Spokane

Authorities say a former staff member at Kent-Meridian High School has been charged with third-degree rape of a child and communication with a minor for ...

Kent's ShoWare Center to host 15 graduations this month  Kent Reporter

A parade of 15 high school and college graduations starts Friday, June 8, and goes through Saturday June 23, at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent.

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 ...

Parents sue school district after son killed in car-surfing accident | KIRO-TV  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 ...

Kent School District holding three Fall Community Conversations

Families, staff, and community are invited to ask Kent School District leadership questions about the district's future at one of three Fall Community.

Kent School District to lay off 127 staff positions | KIRO-TV  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 ...

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 ...

JILL LEGHORN  Kent Reporter

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

No jail for driver in 'car-surfing' death at Kent-Meridian High  The Seattle Times

A Black Diamond man who was behind the wheel when his friend died during a “car surfing” incident earlier this year will not serve any jail time.


Lawrence W. Wandrey Jr. passed away at his home in Littlerock, Washington, on March 4, 2018, at the age of 66. He was surrounded by his loving family.


Janel Marie Goldsbary, age 70, of Kent, Washington passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 after suffering a stroke. She was born in Mitchell, South Dakota ...


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 ...

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 ...

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

If viewing in the app, click here to see all of our Kent segments on KING 5 Mornings. In 1950, Kent was the 40th biggest city in Washington state. Now, it's sixth.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Celtic Musicians Skerryvore, We Banjo 3 Coming To Edmonds

Celtic Musicians Skerryvore, We Banjo 3 in Edmonds - Edmonds, WA - We Banjo 3 and Skerryvore, the best of Irish and Scottish music respectively, are excited ...

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.

As property taxes rise for many, voters asked to OK local levies, bonds for schools  Q13 News Seattle

KENT, Wash. -- You have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to return your ballot for the February special election. The vast majority of school districts have tax measures for ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kent Police suspect gang dispute in West Meeker Street fatal shooting  Kent Reporter

Kent Police are looking into the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy last month near West Meeker Street as an apparent gang-related dispute.

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 ...

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 mayoral candidates take on city's fiscal cliff  Kent Reporter

The city of Kent's potential loss of millions of dollars of state-shared revenue became a hot topic among the four candidates at a Tuesday night mayoral forum.

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 ...

Kentwood hires WSU two-sport standout Mike Bush as football coach

Mike Bush was a standout football and basketball player at Washington State University. Now he'll try coaching.

Next 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.

$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?

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 ...

LeRoy Houston  Enumclaw Courier-Herald

LeRoy Thomas Houston died in the care of Cascade caregivers.

Skyview nets dramatic win in 4A volleyball tiebreaker  The Columbian

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

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 ...

Hecklers target King County Mosque | KIRO-TV  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Suspending kids doesn't fix bad behavior; schools look for answers  The Seattle Times

The fight began over a girl. Or online insults. Or because high school is a bubbling caldron of energies that can overflow at any provocation, without regard to ...

GREGORY WARREN PARKER  Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

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

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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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Quincy Carter, Christian Cummings build on last year's experience  Daily Record-News

When Christian Cummings and Quincy Carter arrived to Central Washington University to begin their freshman seasons, they had no clue what was waiting for ...

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.

Collegiate Cyber Defense Invitational will be at Highline College June 20-22  The Waterland Blog

Students from around the world will meet June 20–22, 2017, in 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 ...

Two Highline College students honored at state awards ceremony  The Waterland Blog

Lisa Candler and Fatima Khalil (pictured above) both earned statewide recognition on Thursday (March 24) for their accomplishments as Highline College ...

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 .

John McEuen Leaves Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; Sets Tour With New Band  VVN Music

It has been a great privilege to work alongside the others; together, we made history. After 50 years, the time has come for me to bid adieu to the Nitty Gritty Dirt ...

4A district track: Motivation carries the day  The Columbian

Kevin Washington turned his disappointment into elation Thursday.

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.

Nation's Top 100 Senior Girls Recruits Returning For Indoor Track & Field

Check out the nation\'s top 100 senior girls recruits by event returning for the upcoming indoor track & field.

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

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Nation's Top 100 Senior Girls Recruits Returning For Outdoor Track & Field

Check out the nation's top 100 senior girls recruits by event returning for the outdoor track season. California state champ sprinter Lauren Rain Williams still ...

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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