Steve Hunter

A rendering of the new light rail station, near Pacific Highway South and 30th Avenue South, that will be called Kent Des Moines Station along the extension from SeaTac to Federal Way scheduled to open in 2024. COURTESY IMAGE, Sound Transit

Sound Transit approves light rail station names in Kent, Federal Way

Kent Des Moines Station, Star Lake Station and Federal Way Downtown Station

 

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Federal Way man stabbed along Pacific Highway South in Kent

Kent Police trying to determine what led to June 19 incident

 

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Sound Transit Board approves Julie Timm as new CEO at $375,000 per year

She replaces Peter Rogoff who left in May after board voted to replace him

 

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Statewide task force to tackle organized retail crime rings

Group brings law enforcement, prosecutors, retailers together to combat growing problem

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Sound Transit committee recommends Julie Timm as next CEO

She is CEO of Greater Richmond Transit Company in Virginia

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COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit

Sound Transit maintenance projects to impact light rail service

Riders can expect delays later this year

COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit
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Federal Way man charged with assault in bus stop shooting

Man struck in both arms while leaving bus along Pacific Highway South near Kent Des Moines Road

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COURTESY PHOTO, King County
King County has launced a new mobile shower unit for the homeless with stops in Kent, Renton and Seattle.

King County launches mobile shower unit for the homeless

Weekly stops in Kent, Renton and Seattle

COURTESY PHOTO, King County
King County has launced a new mobile shower unit for the homeless with stops in Kent, Renton and Seattle.
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Man shot, injured at bus stop near Kent Des Moines Road

Early Monday morning, March 28 along Pacific Highway South in Des Moines

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Inquests into police shootings to resume in King County

First case involves death of Kent man; future inquests include Auburn, Kent, Federal Way police

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Seven South County fire agencies offer joint hiring process

Applicants can apply online once for all seven departments

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How to curb demand for catalytic converters and reduce theft

King County senior prosecuting attorney urges Legislature to strengthen Senate bill

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Sen. Mona Das, D-47

Kent Democratic Sen. Mona Das proposes 1% cut in state sales tax

Starting in 2023; Republicans voice support for Senate Bill 5932

Sen. Mona Das, D-47
Stock photo/Metro Creative Graphics

Sequim senator seeks improvements to police accountability laws

Senate Bill would allow more police vehicle pursuits; better define use of physical force

Stock photo/Metro Creative Graphics
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Pedestrian killed in Des Moines hit and run along Pacific Highway South

Early Monday morning near Kent Des Moines Road; police seek truck driver for vehicular homicide

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Kent Police assistant chief suspended for displaying Nazi insignia

Derek Kammerzell disciplined in July 2021 for placing symbol on his office door

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Snow leads to hundreds of incidents along King County highways, freeways

State Patrol responds to 279 collisions, 865 other incidents over 3 days

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Omicron weighs on booster lines, holiday gatherings

Harborview Medical Center doctor says it’s now the dominant strain

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Snow on the way Sunday; cold temps for a week

National Weather Services predicts 1 to 4 inches; high and low temps to drop below freezing

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Teen sons of Federal Way man fatally shot at bus stop were shot 2 days earlier

Three shootings in four days near same Kent location lead to one dead, five injured.

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