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   15th Annual National Trails Day in Kent June 6

May 11, 2015 – Saturday, June 6, marks the 15th year Kent residents have come together to help build and maintain our 26+ miles of trails. This year, volunteers are needed to add a fresh layer of gravel to a well-worn Clark Lake Park trail.... (more)

   Kent Police ask public for help with any information related to the drive by shooting that resulted in infant’s death

April 30, 2015  Investigators want to talk to anyone who may have seen something suspicious or possibly observed anything out of the ordinary just prior to the shooting on April 16 between 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the shopping complex near the Safeway grocery store located at 210 Washington Ave S., in Kent.... (more)

   Standard and Poor's improves Kent’s general obligation bond rating; cites city's strong financial management, budgetary performance

April 7, 2015 - Standard and Poor’s upgraded the city's general obligation bond rating April 6 from AA- to AA with a stable outlook.... (more)

   Green River Trail Closure at James St. and Russell Rd.

Green River Trail Closure at James St. and Russell Rd. Starting: Monday, March 23, 2015 6 a.m. Re-opening: Monday, June 1, 2015, weather dependent Reason: Construction of this portion of the Green River Levee. Frager Rd. is the posted detour route.... (more)

   Kent is celebrating its 125th anniversary

March 16, 2015 - From roots in hops and lettuce farming to aerospace and high-tech manufacturing, Kent has come a long way since it was first incorporated on May 28, 1890 with a population of 793.  ... (more)

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