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A rendering of what the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe’s new 18-story, 400-room hotel resort will look like when it is expected to open in 2021, next to its main casino in Auburn. COURTESY IMAGE, Tribe/Smarthouse Creative

State Department of Commerce announces $5 million emergency response grant for tribes

All tribal communities across the state will have access to funding to help with COVID-19 response

 

Initial state claims for unemployment benefits remain at historical highs

Third week in a row of record numbers

 

The National Guard helps out at a Second Harvest food warehouse this month in Eastern Washington. National Guard members also are assisting at the Northwest Harvest warehouse in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Second Harvest

National Guard helps pack boxes at Kent warehouse for food banks

Members assist Northwest Harvest

 

King County regional trails closed except for essential use

Green River, Interurban trails part of system

Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time

Steps taken to allow social distancing

Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19

At new headquarters that opened in January

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

State Insurance Commissioner Kreidler issues request

Auburn School District superintendent releases message about school closure

‘I am saddened by this news,’ Alan Spicciati says

COVID-19 deaths reach 10 in Kent; 7 in Renton; 5 in Enumclaw

Latest South County results from Public Health—Seattle King County

Kent man faces murder charge in Renton shooting

Victim shot March 10 in parked car

King County reduces jail population by more than 600

At facilities in Kent, Seattle

Emerald Downs still plans to have horse racing season in 2020

Horse training continues at Auburn racetrack

Man dies in Auburn shooting

Apparent robbery attempt Tuesday night at boat repair shop; suspect at large

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest man after I-5 standoff in Kent

Incident began in Issaquah early Tuesday morning

6 deaths so far in Kent, 4 in Renton, 3 in Auburn from COVID-19

Latest King County results from Public Health—Seattle & King County

Amazon says its taking ‘extreme measures to ensure the safety of employees’ at Kent site

Fulfillment Center employee tested positive for COVID-19; facility remains open

A 3-year-old boy suffered serious injuries as a passenger in this car that crashed early Monday along Interstate 5 in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol

3-year-old boy seriously injured in Kent crash

Single-car wreck along Interstate 5 early Monday morning

A 3-year-old boy suffered serious injuries as a passenger in this car that crashed early Monday along Interstate 5 in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol

City of Kent loses third attempt to halt King County quarantine facility

Judge rules city permits not needed for emergency use of former motel, but will be for future plans

State unemployment insurance applications jump 843 percent over previous week

133,464 new claims due to COVID-19 related layoffs