Steve Hunter

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State bill seeks independent investigations of police uses of deadly force

Bill introduced by Kent Rep. Entenman

 

King County bought the Econo Lodge on Central Avenue in Kent in March for $4 million and turned it into an isolation and quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients. The center had temporarily closed, but reopened Nov. 30 due to an increase in COVID-19 cases across the county. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

King County reopens COVID-19 isolation center in Kent at former hotel

City leaders satisfied with operation after controversy about March opening

 

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PSE electric rates to slightly increase

Natural gas prices went up a month ago

 

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Four men charged with assault in fight at Renton Sikh temple

Three Kent men, one Renton man face charges in Oct. 18 attack

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800,000 ballots returned so far to King County Elections

55% of 1.4 million registered voters; turnout expected to hit 90%

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King County domestic violence homicides reach 16 so far this year

Previous two years had seven each as COVID-19 impacts incidents

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Eleven indicted in illegal marijuana trafficking investigation

Allegedly shipped illegal marijuana across the U.S.; locations in six South County cities searched

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Kent girl, 12, dies trying to help her mother during seizure in car

Miranda Bhattacharyya ’always put the well-being of others before herself,’ family says

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Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019.

Sound Transit hopes for more federal transit funding to offset COVID-19 losses

House approves HEROES Act; Senate, White House not on board yet

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019.
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State health experts: Flu vaccine should be considered ‘essential’ this year

Presence of COVID-19, flu viruses could put more people in the hospital

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King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1

King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1

Fares were suspended in March due to COVID-19

King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1
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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

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Tips to combat ‘unhealthy’ air from wildfire smoke | King County Emergency Management
Tips to combat ‘unhealthy’ air from wildfire smoke | King County Emergency Management
Constantine announces King County climate action plan

Constantine announces King County climate action plan

Plots an example of decreased stormwater pollution, urban flooding prevention, immigrant connections

Constantine announces King County climate action plan
REI CEO Eric Artz.

REI still leaving Kent headquarters but not for Bellevue | Update

Company confirms Kent closure; to focus on remote work

REI CEO Eric Artz.
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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

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Kent man charged with Seattle murder

Kent man charged with Seattle murder

July 21 at a motel along Aurora Avenue North

Kent man charged with Seattle murder
AG Ferguson wants to require law enforcement statewide to report all uses of deadly force

AG Ferguson wants to require law enforcement statewide to report all uses of deadly force

Report to Legislature recommends centralized, easily accessible statewide website on incidents

AG Ferguson wants to require law enforcement statewide to report all uses of deadly force
County executive wants cities to drop opposition to revised officer-involved shooting inquests
County executive wants cities to drop opposition to revised officer-involved shooting inquests