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Kent man receives prison sentence for Veterans Affairs travel fraud scheme

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 2:54PM

A Kent man received a 37-month prison sentence Tuesday for his role in taking kickbacks on fraudulently inflated travel vouchers when he worked at Seattle's Veterans Affairs Hospital.

Sheriff's Office reunites family with cremated remains found near Kent | Update

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jul 31, 2013 at 11:15AM

The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for someone who is missing a box of cremated remains that were found last week near the Soos Creek Trail in unincorporated Kent.

Man dies in fatal rollover on I-5 in Federal Way

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 9:50AM

Washington State Patrol reports that one person died Wednesday when a vehicle lost control on I-5 in Federal Way.

FWPS Superintendent Rob Neu receives pay raise

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 9:51AM

Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Rob Neu's base salary will be $240,000 for the 2013-14 school year, an approximate increase of $42,000 from the base salary of $198,000 he made for the last two school years, according to documents obtained by The Mirror.

State Patrol, police to crack down this month on drivers on cellphones

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 11:32AM

The Washington State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will have extra patrols from Aug. 5-23 targeting distracted drivers using cellphones or texting while driving in King County.

Des Moines man pleads guilty to 2011 fatal shooting

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 9:41AM

A Des Moines man has pleaded guilty to a 2011 shooting that killed a 19-year-old woman and wounded a 24-year-old man in Des Moines.

Congressman Smith supports boycott of Winter Olympics

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 10:08AM

Rep. Adam Smith (D-District 9) joined a growing number of individuals, businesses and communities offering support for the boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia if President Vladimir Putin does not renounce a broad new anti-gay propaganda law.

Kent boy dies after dirt bike crash at Pacific Raceways

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 11:57PM

A 16-year-old Kent boy and Kentridge High School student died after he crashed his dirt bike at the Pacific Raceways' motocross track and was run over by another biker.

Seattle Thunderbirds open hockey training camp Aug. 22 at ShoWare Center

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 11:38AM

The Seattle Thunderbirds junior hockey team opens training camp Thursday, Aug. 22 for the 2013-14 season.

New ramp meters to help I-5 flow between Tukwila, Federal Way

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 8:46AM

Traffic will soon move a little smoother along eight miles of Interstate 5 between Tukwila and Federal Way with the help of several new ramp meters.

Photo ticket dropped after driver argues school zone's legality

  • Aug 21, 2013 at 3:58PM

A Federal Way resident’s photo ticket was dismissed after the driver argued the legality of a school zone. Stephen Cramer received a ticket from photo enforcement cameras for allegedly driving 28 mph in a 20 mph school zone on 21st Avenue SW, adjacent to the Fred Meyer.

King County has surplus of jail beds in Kent, Seattle

  • Aug 27, 2013 at 12:47PM

For the first time in decades, King County is experiencing a surplus in jail beds at its Kent and Seattle facilities.

Bringing back legendary Ricky Nelson's sound, story; twin sons carry on tradition

  • Sep 4, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Sep 5, 2013 at 2:31PM

Matthew Nelson best describes his dad's legendary music and acting career as a series of comebacks.

Kent house fire displaces nine people | Update

  • Sep 6, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 3:11PM

Nine people were displaced but no one was injured at a house fire early Friday afternoon in the 3900 block of Cambridge Court in Kent, according to Kent Fire Department officials.

Legal marijuana: State approves 3 stores for Federal Way, but city still says no

  • Sep 9, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 4:11PM

Up to three recreational marijuana retail stores will be allowed in Federal Way, according to new rules announced last week by the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

King County Flood District approves $1.2 million for Green/Duwamish watershed project

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 1:26PM

The King County Flood Control District approved $1.2 million in funding to boost the clean water and salmon recovery efforts of groups in the Green/Duwamish River and Central Puget Sound watershed.

Driver charged in death of bicyclist in Federal Way

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Sep 13, 2013 at 10:30AM

Vehicular homicide charges were filed against a driver who struck and killed a bicyclist last month in Federal Way.

Washington State Patrol says one dead in I-405 crash in Bellevue, vehicular homicide investigation underway

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 11:00PM updated Sep 13, 2013 at 2:31PM

The Washington State Patrol is investigating the crash as a possible vehicular homicide.

Group plans light rail forum in Kent on Sept. 28

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Sep 18, 2013 at 3:16PM

Midway residents and business owners can find out how to become involved in the planning for a possible Sound Transit light rail station near Highline Community College at a Community Transportation Forum.

The real Richard Sherman: Seahawks star proves he's more than just a trash-talker

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 2:51PM

Seahawks star Richard Sherman was in Federal Way on Tuesday to hand out school clothes and supplies to kids. He told every kid he greeted that the school supplies and clothes weren't a "donation, but an investment in you as a person."

State to study coal train impact on Kent

  • Sep 20, 2013 at 12:04PM

The state Department of Ecology (DOE) will study the impact of coal trains on Kent and other cities as part of its draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to be released in 2014 or later in connection with the proposed Gateway Pacific terminal near Bellingham to ship coal to China.

Federal Way man honored by White House

  • Sep 24, 2013 at 12:20PM

Mohamed Ali, a Federal Way resident and Somali immigrant, was honored by the White House as a "Champion of Change" in a ceremony that took place Sept. 24.

Is the valley prepared if Mount Rainier erupts?

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 11:07AM

Mount Rainier's last eruption occurred around 1100 AD, and the volcano that sits south of Auburn and Kent has remained dormant since.

Bothell man dies in motorcycle accident on I-5 in Federal Way

  • Sep 28, 2013 at 9:33AM

A Bothell man died in a motorcycle accident early Saturday in Federal Way.

Washington teamsters will honor strike if grocery workers walk out

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 3:39PM

The Tukwila-based Joint Council of Teamsters No. 28, which represents more than 50,000 members across Washington, Alaska and Northern Idaho, says it will honor a grocery worker strike if one occurs.

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