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April 2017 – Things To Do in Kent, Washington

Spring has sprung, and the community is getting active with hikes, walks, spring cleaning, park clean-up and more. Here are highlights of some area...

Sound Bites: Kent News, April 23, 2017

Local News and Events for Kent, Washington This weekend was a rainy one in Kent, but it didn't stop people from celebrating Earth Day or...

Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center is Open for the...

Just in time to inspire local gardeners and plant lovers for spring planting, Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center opened for the season...

One Dead, One Injured in Kent Shooting Early Tuesday

Little is known about the shooting, and there are no suspects at this time. On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 just after midnight, Kent Police officers...

Kent Arts Commission Announces Winners of First ‘Kent Creates’ Exhibit

Top 5 winners won honorariums of $500 each. The Kent Arts Commission is pleased to announce winners of the most recent exhibit on Kent Creates,...

King Co. Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer Donates Eyeglasses to Auburn Lions...

Donated eyeglasses came from thousands of pairs left on buses & trains. Yesterday Metropolitan King County Councilmember Peter von Reichbauer donated thousands of pairs of...

Coloring Contest Winners To Be Announced at Third Thursday Art Night

All entries will be on display at Artsy Fartsy Art Lessons. Join us this Thursday, April 20 for Third Thursday Art Night at Artsy Fartsy...

City to Celebrate National Public Works Week, May 25

Public is invited to attend this free event. The City of Kent is celebrating Public Works Week at ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent,...

Sound Bites: Kent News, April 17, 2017

Local News and Events for Kent, Washington We hope you enjoyed the long Easter weekend and were able to get outdoors to feel the sunshine...

Experience Historical Kent 2017: Event Calendar

Learn our city's history at these Experience Historical Kent events. In concert with the Greater Kent Historical Society (GKHS), the City of Kent is planning...

21-year-old Burien Man Shot & Killed Outside Convenience Store

At least two shooters involved A 21-year-old Burien man was shot and killed outside of a convenience store in Burien early Wednesday morning. King County...

Saturday, April 15, 2017 is April Pools Day

Area pools are celebrating with free swimming, water safety instruction and more. This Saturday, April 15, 2017 is April Pools Day in Washington. Each year...

April is Washington State Safe Digging Month

Call 8-1-1 at least two business days before you dig. April is Washington State Safe Digging Month and is a great reminder for anyone planning...

King County Settles Lawsuit with Deputies for $1.35 Million

Lawsuit was filed by two former deputies and one current deputy. King County has settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit brought by two former deputies and...

Kent Police Dept. Mourns Loss of Detective Derrick Focht

20-year Kent Police veteran died from a sudden heart attack. The Kent Police Department is mourning the loss of a beloved police officer and friend,...

Living Well Kent Plans Community Bazaar for May 13, 2017

Join Living Well Kent for its first community bazaar. Living Well Kent, a community-driven collaborative focused on creating a healthier, equitable and more sustainable Kent,...

Kent Police to Host Prescription Take Back Day, April 29, 2017

Bring unused prescription medication to Kent PD on April 29, 2017. Saturday, April 29, 2017 is National Prescription Take Back Day, and the Kent Police...

Khalsa Day Parade in Kent Set for May 21, 2017

Mark your calendars for this popular annual event hosted by the Sikh community. The event starts at ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent,...