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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.The Beatles may be the most iconic musical group...
At the June 20 Kent Chamber of Commerce Legislative Wrap-up Membership Luncheon, Sen. Mona Das (47th District-Kent) made some controversial comments about misogyny and sexism in Olympia that have gotten her into some hot water.In her 8-minute speech, Das...
Last week, King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove donated two retired vans on behalf of the county – including one to Kent Youth & Family Services.The vans will be used to transport community service program participants."Hooray for safe and reliable...
Beginning July 7 and continuing through July 15, nighttime work to rehabilitate asphalt on S. 208th Street between 96th Way and 108th Ave SW will cause traffic disruptions.This work will take place between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., and...
Family-owned Huckleberry Square Restaurant in Burien is looking to fill the following positions:Line cooks Servers Hosts Server assistantsLine cooks should have the desire to learn pantry, sauté, broil and fry.Servers, Hosts, and Server assistants need to be personable,...
Supervised beach season kicks off at Lake Meridian Park on Wednesday, June 26 – the first day of summer for Kent Schools! 🎉"Bring on the Summer FUN! 😎"Lifeguards will be on duty from 12 – 7 p.m. daily through...
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. Talk about using your clout. In the wake of Selma,...
From the City of Kent: PARKS SAFETY ALERT🚨 Please be advised that a bear sighting has been reported at Scenic Hill Elementary. School Security and Authorities are aware. Please use caution and stay alert if you are in the area. If you see the...
All drivers should be aware that the City of Kent will soon be installing and activating six new red light cameras.As part of the budgeting process for 2018, the Kent City Council approved the siting of the new red light...
Schools from 34 King County cities and unincorporated areas – including two in Kent – are reducing waste and recycling, conserving energy and other resources, and cutting costs with help from the King County Green Schools Program.The program provides...
Photos & Story courtesy The Auburn Examiner: Keeping an Eye on AuburnThe new Half Lion Public House – located at the Riverbend Golf Complex – held its official grand opening this week:Kent Mayor Dana Ralph was present to cut...
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.Released in 2010, Toy Story 3 felt like a...
The full closure of Frager Road S. between W. Meeker Street and W. Valley Highway will begin Monday, June 24, and continue through July 26, 2019.Frager Road S. will be closed to allow for the relocation of 2,000 feet...
On Tuesday, June 18, the Kent Rotary swore in its new President, officers and board of directors.The new President is Erik Olsen, pictured below (left) with outgoing President Don Gregory.Erik is an attorney at Hanis Irvine Prothero in Kent,...
Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers will conduct a statewide emphasis on distracted driving from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23, 2019.The Washington Traffic Safety Commission lists distracted driving as the cause of 30% of statewide traffic fatalities as...
The King County Library System (KCLS) Teen Voices program is helping Kent youth connect with their cultural identities through art and self-expression.Here's more from KCLS: As part of the program, students attending Kent Meridian High School are drawing upon the...
The Kent Police Department is staffing additional officers during the week of the 4th of July Holiday, and they're offering the following reminders to residents: In addition to a contingent of officers providing security and traffic control at the...
The City of Kent this week released the following 'Kent Now' video, featuring information on this year's Fourth of July Splash: Fourth of July Splash is a family favorite in Kent. In this edition of 'Kent Now,' Mayor Dana Ralph talks...
From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Washington: Three members of an international drug trafficking organization were sentenced Tuesday (June 18) in U.S. District Court in Seattle to prison terms ranging from 24-32 months for distributing more than a...
REMINDER: Kent Downtown Partnership's next Third Thursday Art Walk is this Thursday, June 20, from 5 – 8 p.m.!Come see the art in action.TeaScape by RunawayGoldfish will be painting live on site at Cafe On Fourth, demonstrating a unique...
If you are a compassionate, dedicated individual interested in selling a product you can truly believe in, read on to learn more:Service Corporation International is North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services.We are more than 20,000...
King County will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, June 25 about the Lower Russell Levee Setback project.The free event will run from 5:30 – 7:15 p.m. at the Kent Regional Library's Large Conference Room 212.Guests can learn...
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. If you like your reality-bending narratives cynical, comic, and...
The summer art exhibit is now on display at the Centennial Gallery (400 W. Gowe St.), open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Come check it out – here's a video that showcases this exhibit:Gallery Hours:Monday - Friday,...
With help from the Kent Historical Society and Kent Downtown Partnership, the city now has a historic downtown walking tour.This self-guided tour will take you to 13 different downtown properties, each with a history of its own.Check out...
From Advertiser Team Marti: Moving is a chore that everyone loves to hate – it is time-consuming, fraught with difficult decisions, and physically demanding.But it's also unavoidable.Here are 11 great tips to make your move more efficient and less stressful:...
An apartment fire in the 25400 block of 47th Place South (map below) was caused by food on the stove, Puget Sound Fire said.A resident was assisted out of the building, and there were "no injuries or complaints," firefighters...
This week, the City of Kent produced three videos featuring candidates for the three open seats for Kent City Council – Positions #1, 3 and 7.The Primary Election will be Tuesday, Aug. 6, with the top two vote-getters for...
'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 2019: Saturday, July 20 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Neely-Soames Homestead's Heritage Garden 5311 S. 237th...
The number of electric buses rolling through Washington communities will more than double in the months ahead as the Washington Department of Ecology invests $13.3 million to help local transit agencies buy 50 zero-emission, battery-powered electric buses. “This is...
SAVE THE DATE: Register your neighborhood for National Night Out, coming Tuesday, Aug. 6th!National Night Out is a great chance to get your neighbors together for food, games and great visitors from the City of Kent.What is National...
Fourth Of July Splash July 4 @ 12:00 p.m.+ Lake Meridian ParkFREE!Enjoy a full day of fun on the shores of Lake Meridian, from entertainment and games, to one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the region.Find free shuttle buses...
Last week, the Kent Chamber of Commerce presented a check for $5,500 to the Kentridge Robotics Team #3786, funds of which were raised at the annual chamber gala in May.This was from a "Fund An Item" part of the...
Kattwalk Salon has launched a Book Drive for Kent Youth & Family Services’ Summer Youth Program: WHO: Kattwalk Salon in Kent launches community book drive for Kent Youth and Family Services Summer Youth Program WHAT: Between June 6 and July 31,...
A smoke alarm alerted residents in a house in the 12400 block of SE 275 Place in Kent (map below) to escape a fire Friday afternoon, June 7, Puget Sound Fire said.Two adults escaped safely, and one cat was...

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