Communities in Schools Kent’s ‘Breakfast for the Kids’ will be May...

Communities in Schools Kent's 16th annual Breakfast for the Kids will be held on Thursday, May 3, at Kent Phoenix Academy from 7-9 a.m. We Need...

New lighting project under 167/Meeker Street overpass will light up May...

The community is invited to attend the unveiling of a new lighting project underneath the 167/Meeker Street overpass on Thursday, May 10. Co-hosted by...

City concedes – Kent voters say ‘NO’ to Proposition A

On Tuesday, April 24, Kent voters said ‘no’ to Proposition A, a police and criminal justice ballot measure that would have authorized the City...

Multiple car crash, foot pursuit closes intersection in Kent Wednesday

The Kent Police Department is reporting that a crash and foot pursuit closed the intersection of S. 260th and Pacific Highway South (map below)...

REMINDER: Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday, April 28

REMINDER: This Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Kent Police Department will be collecting any expired, unwanted, and unused medication. This...

ELECTION RESULTS: First round shows Prop. A failing by 17%

Proposition A – a proposed 2% utility tax increase for Kent Police and Criminal Justice Services – is failing by over 17 points in...

Kent City Council selects 8 finalists to interview for vacant seat

At Tuesday night's special City Council meeting, the Kent City Council reviewed applications submitted by residents to fill the vacant council position 1 left...

Kent Arts Commission announces winners of Kent Creates Exhibit

The Kent Arts Commission this week announced winners of the most recent exhibit on Kent Creates, the web platform for sharing art, culture, and...

The Debutones will perform at Kent Lutheran Church June 9

Chancel Arts, a community arts and cultural program in downtown Kent hosted at Kent Lutheran Church, and the Kent Grand Organ project, welcome The...

Mayor Dana Ralph and Kent City Council recognize local legislators

At last week’s City Council meeting, Kent Mayor Dana Ralph – along with the Council – acknowledged and thanked local legislators for their support...

May 7 demolition to mark start of Highline College building renovation

Students seeking in-demand health care careers can look forward to learning in a state-of-the-art facility on Highline College’s main campus, marked by a demolition...

New-Release Tuesday: Throw Momma from the Train

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

Kent City Council to review applicants for vacancy tonight

There will be a special Kent City Council meeting TONIGHT – Tuesday, April 24, at 5 p.m. The Council will go into executive session...

PHOTO: Kent Police Officers hang with Snoop Dog backstage

The Kent Police Department Tweeted out the following photo, showing some of their finest hanging out backstage with Snoop Dogg during his recent performance...

REMINDER: Tuesday is Election Day – here’s where to drop off...

REMINDER: Tuesday, April 24, is Election Day – have YOU voted yet? On the special ballot is Proposition A, a 2% Utility Tax Increase for Police...

Unveiling of new lighting under 167 overpass will be Thursday, May...

Officials from the City of Kent, along with the Kent Downtown Partnership, will be holding an unveiling of new lighting under the 167 Overpass...

Kent Cornucopia Days 5K will be Saturday, July 14

Kent Cornucopia Days 5K run – coming Saturday, July 14 - will feature a flat, smooth course along the Green River Trail. The event...

‘Kent Creates’ seeking Art for new online exhibit

The Kent Arts Commission is seeking entries for an online exhibit via 'Kent Creates,' a web platform for sharing art, culture, and creative endeavors. The...

Lauryn Hill to perform at accesso Showare Center on Saturday, Sept....

Lauryn Hill is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her multiple-Grammy-winning debut solo album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” with a North American tour, which...

Chief urges approval to increase police force; new lobbying firm hired...

By Jack Mayne The police chief of Kent wants everyone to vote by April 24 to approve Proposition A to add 23 members to the...