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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 ...



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 ...



Student will present on 'How Electricity Came to Kent' Jan. 15iLoveKent  ilovekent.net

The Greater Kent Historical Society is sponsoring 'How Electricity Came to Kent,' a presentation by Gabriella Johnson – a junior at Kent-Meridian High School.



'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.”



Kent Schools holding community conversations amidst controversy  KING5.com

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 ...



Kent teachers demand superintendent's resignation  KING5.com

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 ...



Kent-Meridian High School Principal is Western Washington's best  KING5.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



JILL LEGHORN  Kent Reporter

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



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 ...



GARY WILHELM WIVAG  Kent Reporter

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 ...



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.



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 ...



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-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.



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

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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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 ...



Non-profit inspires King County youth to keep playing music  KING5.com

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  KING5.com

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.



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.



5 ways to make an impact: Helping fight ovarian cancer to celebrating Nordic traditions  KING5.com

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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Biggest high schools of Washington 2019  seattlepi.com

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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



$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?



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 ...



Next 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



LeRoy Houston  Enumclaw Courier-Herald

LeRoy Thomas Houston died in the care of Cascade caregivers.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lutes honored for years of service to Kent School District  Kent Reporter

Dave Lutes has spent the past 40 years working for the Kent School District – more than half of those as athletic director.



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.



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

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly. https://i1.wp.com/nwasianweekly.com/wp-. Graphic by Han Bui/NWAW. With minorities soon becoming the ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Washington's largest public high schools  seattlepi.com

Washington's largest high schools by student enrollment.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



A Beloved Eatery Closes, Whole Foods Is Ordered to Open, and a Mother Boycotts an Inquest.  Seattle Weekly

1. Andie's was an Auburn institution for more than 40 years, a mom-and-pop eatery of the kind one sees too seldom today—where everybody knows who you ...



4A district track: Motivation carries the day  The Columbian

Kevin Washington turned his disappointment into elation Thursday.



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 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 Outdoor Track & Field  milesplit.com

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.



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

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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