Steve Hunter

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

 

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan, D-Covington, will retire this year after 18 years in office. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington House Democrats

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan to retire from Legislature

Covington Democrat has represented District 47 for 18 years

 

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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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The former Econo Lodge in Kent is a King County Isolation and Quarantine Facility for COVID-19 patients. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Man dies at Kent COVID-19 isolation and quarantine facility

Found dead in room at former hotel during routine medical staff check

The former Econo Lodge in Kent is a King County Isolation and Quarantine Facility for COVID-19 patients. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
Derek Kammerzell

Kammerzell negotiations with city of Kent expected to be ‘lengthy process’

Assistant police chief on paid administrative leave as union, city begin talks

Derek Kammerzell
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
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Kent School District interim superintendent wants Kammerzell to resign

Incident could impact decision to renew school resource officers’ program with Kent Police

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State Sen. Jesse Salomon

Shoreline senator’s bill would close loophole on police disciplinary actions

Jesse Salomon says Kent Police assistant chief case example of why changes are needed

State Sen. Jesse Salomon
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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
Mayor Dana Ralph

Kent mayor calls for resignation of assistant police chief

Wants Derek Kammerzell to resign over Nazi symbol incident after strong community response

Mayor Dana Ralph
COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent School District sets Zoom meetings about Feb. 8 levy

Sessions on Jan. 6, 8 and 13 to ask questions about the replacement and operations measure

COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent School District
Derek Kammerzell, right, honors retiring Sgt. Joe Gagner in this 2018 photo. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

Kent Police assistant chief suspended for displaying Nazi insignia

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

Derek Kammerzell, right, honors retiring Sgt. Joe Gagner in this 2018 photo. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police
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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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Seattle-area pair indicted for defrauding COVID-19 benefit programs

Amount exceeds $1 million; including $500,000 from state Employment Security Department

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Sound Transit hires new chief communications officer

Andy Izquierdo left Waste Management to join agency; will make $290,000 per year

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SeaTac girl faces additional hit-and-run charges

Same driver who reportedly killed Maple Valley jogger also injured man in Des Moines

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