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The 10th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival returns to Des Moines Beach Park this Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019!This outdoor live concert fundraiser will feature dozens of craft beers by some of the Northwest's best brewers, along with...
Bright and early on Friday morning, Aug. 23, Kent Chamber of Commerce CEO Zenovia Harris was interviewed by Mimi & Jake from KING5."Zenovia Harris became the first African-American CEO of the Kent Chamber of Commerce in April," KING5 said....
Each year Kent city employees collect back-to-school supplies for high school students, and this year, employees donated more than $850 as well as 34 backpacks and boxes of notebooks, thumb drives, pens, pencils, highlighters, notepads, calculators and more.Kent-Meridian High...
On Thursday, Aug. 22, leaders from the King County Flood Control District, King County, and the City of Kent joined together to break ground on construction for the Lower Russell Levee Setback project along the Green River in Kent.This...
SAVE THE DATE: Kent’s own Mikron Industries Job Fair will be Thursday Aug. 29, 2019 from 3 – 7 p.m.Mikron Washington – a division of Quanex Building Products Corporation – is an industry-leading manufacturer in the building products industry...
The next 'TeamUp2CleanUp Kent' event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019!This event is where community members work to beautify our city as individuals or in teams at various locations.**Note** East Hill location starts at 9...
On Tuesday night, Aug. 20, the Kent City Council unanimously passed a plastic bag ordinance, banning single-use plastic bags.The ordinance will go into effect March 1, 2020.The city says that when retailers provide a paper bag or a reusable...
The City of Kent is seeking applicants for its new Transportation Advisory Board, which will "help the City update its Transportation Master Plan.""If you have a passion for transportation, whether it is transit, traffic congestion, bicycle and pedestrian...
Join Sen. Karen Keiser, Rep. Tina Orwall, and Rep. Mia Gregerson for 'Coffee & Constituents' on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at Cafe On Fourth in Kent."It’s an honor serving our community and we look...
King County Executive Dow Constantine on Tuesday (Aug. 20) announced investments of over $20.6 million to senior centers across the region, including $1.4 million to the Kent Senior Activity Center.The investments "will offer a wide range of resources for...
Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services is inviting all to a series of public meetings regarding the renovation of Kherson Park in downtown Kent.The City of Kent is initiating the concept design phase for the renovation of Kherson Park,...
The Kent Chamber of Commerce's 2019 Business Expo and 'Taste of Kent' event will be held at the ShoWare Center on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.Over 90 vendors arecexpected, including 10 restaurants/caters for the 'Taste of Kent.'Organizers say that over...
From the Kent School District:While students look forward to summer as a time for swimming, playing, and enjoying the sunshine, it can also increase worries about food. With almost 50 percent of Kent School District students qualifying for free...
Have questions you'd like to ask the Kent Police?Or do you just like sipping free coffee with cops?Join Police Chief Rafael “Raf” Padilla on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, from 8 – 9 a.m. at the McDonald's located at 10125...
Past the Popcorn provides South King Media with exclusive reviews of Theatrical and Home Video entertainment. We aim to dig just a little deeper than the surface of what we watch.Where’d You Go, Bernadette focuses on the titular Bernadette...
Experience Historical Kent is a free celebration featuring special exhibits, walking and self-guided tours of the City's oldest homes, churches, businesses and cemeteries.Here is the schedule of events for this weekend, Aug. 16-18:Saturday, August 179 a.m. -...
Wish you could train like the Seattle Seahawks?Well, if you're a student at Kent-Meridian High School, you can this year – after remodeling their weight room, the NFL team donated equipment to three local high schools, including K-M.“I feel...
It's almost time for Kent Downtown Partnership's Historic Downtown Wine Walk, coming this Friday, Aug. 16 – so get your tasting tickets now! Let the magic unfold in Historic Downtown Kent! Grab some friends and go on a wine tasting...
Filipino Heritage Day will be held at Neely Mansion on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.:Celebrate our local Filipino-American Community as well as the Acosta Family and farm workers who lived and farmed at the...
Kent Parks want to hear from YOU! ? We are excited to announce the concept design phase for the renovation of Kherson Park, located downtown at 307 West Gowe Street, is underway! The renovation is a joint project between the...
After more than 10 years of planning, community rallying, fundraising and construction, the Grand Opening of the new Kent YMCA on the East Hill will be Saturday, Sept. 14.A ribbon will be cut on the new 50,000 square foot...
A Rock 'n Roll Choir Concert Fundraiser will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22, to benefit the Kent Senior Center's lunch program: This will be the 5th annual performance fundraiser by SilverSounds Northwest, a Rock n’ Roll choir with over...
Kent's Pacific Raceways played a part in 20th Century Fox's new film "The Art of Racing in the Rain," opening in theaters this Friday, Aug. 9.The movie is adapted from Seattle native Garth Stein's best-selling novel of the same...
Past the Popcorn provides South King Media with exclusive reviews of Theatrical and Home Video entertainment. We aim to dig just a little deeper than the surface of what we watch.On the surface, the new film The Kitchen looks...
The 10th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival – presented by the Rotary of Des Moines/Normandy Park – will be rockin' Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 24!Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo.This...
The City of Kent Wants Your Feedback If you work in the Kent Valley, the city wants to hear from you.As part of the City’s 'Rally the Valley' initiative, its Economic & Community Development Dept. has put together a brief...
The second round of returns were released for Tuesday's Primary Election, and in the Kent City Council race, it's looking like it'll be incumbent Marti Larimer vs Todd Minor for Pos. #1, Hira Singh Bhullar vs Les Thomas for...
The Kent Arts Commission released its 2019-2020 Spotlight Series schedule, and tickets are on sale now at www.kentarts.com or 253-856-5051:JigJam - September 27 - If you liked Banjo 3, we think you’ll also love JigJam. They have...
From Advertiser Team Marti:One of the most common questions I am asked by both buyers and sellers has to do with upgrades to a home.Sellers want to know if the investment they make will pay off. And buyers are...
The first round of results for the Aug. 6 Primary Election are out, and early returns for Kent City Council favor Marli Larimer & Todd Minor for Position No. 1; Hira Singh Bhullar & Les Thomas for Position No. 3;...
Just after 12:29 a.m. Tuesday morning, Aug. 6, a Kent Police Officer shot an armed 15-year old while conducting a traffic stop.Police say that the officer stopped a vehicle with expired tabs at the intersection of Central Avenue...
From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Des Moines Police Department's Street Crimes Detectives recently assisted the FBI and other jurisdictions in a sting operation, which involved conducting counter sex-trafficking operations in South King County to identify, recover sex trafficking...
King County Metro is seeking the community’s feedback on proposed future transit options that will connect Renton, Kent, and Auburn, with faster, more frequent, and more reliable bus service and innovative travel options.Here's more from Metro: This effort is...
Communities in Schools invites everyone to come FILL THE BUS and help local students at the 7th Annual School Supply Drive on Thursday, Aug. 15.This event will be held at the Kent Station, from 5 – 7 p.m."Please...
Early Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at around 2:30 a.m., Kent Police officers were contacting a suspicious male with an arrest warrant and a female behind Kentridge High School, located at 12430 SE 208th Street (map below).Police say that the...

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