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Cities demand Sound Transit abandon maintenance yard plans at Dick’s

By Jack MayneSound Transit, wittingly or not, is attempting to take over the newly established Dick’s Drive-In on the east side of Pacific Highway...

City holding Public Hearing on proposed KOA land swap Mar. 5

The City of Kent announced that it will be holding a Public Hearing at its March 5 City Council meeting to discuss the proposed...

Center for Bicycle Repair Kent looking for new trainees

The Center for Bicycle Repair Kent is inviting all bicycle enthusiasts interested in learning about bicycle mechanics to join its spring quarter training course...

I-405/SR 167 interchange ramp will open Thursday

Starting this Thursday, Feb. 21, carpoolers on southbound I-405 and northbound SR-167 in Renton can use the new I-405/SR 167 Interchange Direct Connector flyover...

Greater Kent Historical Museum seeking items related to fishing

The Greater Kent Historical Society & Museum is seeking items related to fishing:We need your help! We are creating The History of the Fishing Pole...

Public comment for new Sound Transit facility now open

Public comment regarding potential locations for Sound Transit's new Operations and Maintenance Facility South begins TODAY – Tuesday, Feb. 19 – and continues through...

VIDEO: Meet the four finalists for the Kent Chamber CEO position

At a 'Pop-Up Happy Hour' held Monday night, Feb. 18, guests had a chance to mingle with the four finalist candidates for the CEO/Executive...

Next Third Thursday Art Walk is this Thursday, Feb. 21

The next Third Thursday Art Walk will be this Thursday, Feb. 21, starting at Rusty Raven Studio, located at 212 1st Ave South.This FREE,...

Barb Smith is retiring from the Kent Downtown Partnership

Barb Smith, Executive Director of the Kent Downtown Partnership (KDP), formally announced that she is retiring, effective July 31, 2019.Barb has served in this...

Monday’s standoff on W. James Street ends when suspect kills self

A man opened fire at police before killing himself during a standoff in the 200 block of W. James Street in Kent on Monday...

Standoff with 2nd suicidal man Monday ends peacefully

A police standoff with a second suicidal man in Kent on Monday, Feb. 18 ended peacefully, police said.Police said the man was sent to...

New-Release Tuesday: For the Love of Spock

Past the Popcorn provides South King Media with exclusive reviews of Theatrical and Home Video entertainment. We aim to dig just a little deeper...

Coffee & Conversation with Mayor Dana Ralph will be Monday, Feb....

Have Coffee & Conversation with Mayor Dana Ralph on. Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Starbucks located at 13121...

Mayor Dana Ralph’s ‘State of the City’ will be Thursday, Mar....

Mayor Dana Ralph will deliver her 2018 'State of the City' on Thursday, March 14.It will run from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the...

Community Police Academy starts April 3 in Kent

The Community Police Academy, which starts Wednesday, April 3, is your chance to get a behind the scenes look at what goes on at...

FLASH SALE: Get 2-for-1 tickets for ‘Letters Aloud’ TONIGHT

Tonight’s 'Letters Aloud Love Me or Leave Me' show is ON, and organizers are offering a 2-for-1 FLASH SALE: Shake off the snow and cabin...

Mayor Dana Ralph: ‘We weathered the storm – together!’

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph released the following statement as part of her Weekly Newsletter on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019: We weathered the storm - together! This...