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Two-alarm fire displaces 18 in apartment fire Sunday

Eighteen people were displaced by a fire at the Summerwalk Villa Apartments at 22440 Benson Road SE in Kent on Sunday, April 21.Puget Sound...

Abbygail Mena serves as page in State Senate

Abbygail Mena, 14, served as a page for Sen. Mona Das (D-Kent) in the Washington State Senate during the week of April 1.Pages are...

Blue Origin will expand HQ and R&D in Kent

Blue Origin is "going vertical" with its new headquarters and research and development facility in Kent, as they are expanding their world-class team, and...

Car-jacking/murder victim’s wife releases statement

Cynthia Sperling – the wife of car-jacking/murder victim Jered Sperling – released the following statement about her husband, who was tragically killed in a...

REMINDER: ‘Prescription Take Back Day’ will be Sat., April 27

The Kent Police Department will be collecting any expired, unwanted and unused medications on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.:...

Final ‘Good Bootlegger’ presentation will be Monday, May 6 at Smith...

The final in a three-part presentation series on Roy Olmstead – aka 'The Good Bootlegger' – will be held Monday night, May 6 at...

Kent Council hears of car-jacking death, closure of Habanero Restaurant

By Jack MayneThe Kent City Council was told on Tuesday (April 16) of the death in a car-jacking case, along with the closure of...

Kent International Festival seeking Volunteers for its May 18 event

The 11th annual Kent International Festival – which will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the accesso ShoWare Center – is seeking Volunteers.They...

UPDATE 3: Kent Police arrest car-jacking suspect

Kent Police announced that they're made an arrest in the car-jacking case that led to the death of 38-year old Jered Sperling.Police say the...

UPDATE 2: Police release photos of car-jacker suspects

UPDATE 2 – April 16, 2019 4:45 p.m.: The body of the 38-year old man who was a victim of a car-jacking Monday night...

LISTEN: King County Judge Bill Bowman explains new court pilot project

King County Judge Bill Bowman has recorded an audio Podcast that explains what the new South County Pre-Trial Services Pilot project is, who it...

New-Release Tuesday: Frozen

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

Third Thursday Art Walk is this Thursday night, April 18

All are invited to Kent Downtown Partnership's monthly Art event – the Third Thursday Art Walk – being held from 5 – 8 p.m....

Over $14,000 raised at KDP Auction for Kent Grand Organ

More than $14,000 was raised for the restoration of the historic Kent Grand Organ at Kent Downtown Partnership's April 6 'Rhinestone Cowboy' Gala Dinner...

Secure load emphasis patrols begin Monday, April 15

The Washington State Patrol will be conducting a 28-day, statewide “Secure Load” emphasis patrol beginning this coming Monday, April 15.Here's more from WSP: In conjunction...

Back in Theaters: Ben-Hur (1959)

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

New ‘Find It, Fix It’ smartphone app is coming to Kent

In her recent State of the City address, Mayor Dana Ralph mentioned that the city will be creating a program similar to the City...

Interurban Trail to close starting Monday, April 15

The City of Kent announced this week that Interurban Trail will close – from South 212th Street to James Street – starting Monday, April...

Next Kent Downtown Wine Walk will be Friday, May 17

The next Kent Downtown Partnership Wine Walk will be held on Friday, May 17, from 6 – 9 p.m.Tickets are $25 online and $30...

DUI driver hits woman in crosswalk in Kent

The Kent Police Department is investigating a serious injury collision that occurred in the area of the 2600 block of S. 272nd Street (map...

Kent Police Community Meeting will be Thursday, April 18

The Kent Police Department is inviting residents to attend a Community Meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2019.This free, open event will start at 7...

Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America will start in Kent May...

Race car legend Kyle Petty and his 'Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America' will start their 25th anniversary ride - their longest ever! - in...

Game of Thrones Blitz: Season Two Recap

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

Police seeking public’s help regarding disappearance of woman 10 years ago

Kent Police are seeking the public's help with any information related to the disappearance of Alyssa Mclemore, which occurred 10 years ago, around April...

April update from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

From Advertiser Dave Upthegrove, King County Councilmember, District 5:Opposition to the Sound Transit Proposed Site at S. 240th St and SR 99 After speaking with...

Wastemobile coming to Kent April 19-21

The Wastemobile roving household hazardous waste collection service continues its 2019 season with a collection event in the Kent-Des Moines area, April 19-21.The Wastemobile will...

REMINDER: Repair Time fix-it event is Tuesday at Kent Library

REMINDER: The next Repair Time fix-it event is this Tuesday, April 9 at the Kent Library.Bring your small household items including clothing and volunteers...

Game of Thrones Blitz: Season One Recap

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

Rep. Adam Smith will keynote League of Quiet Skies Voters Town...

The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), will keynote its April 25, 2019, Town Hall.This free, open event...

Mayor Ralph asks residents to help lobby for $5 million in...

In her weekly email newsletter sent out Friday, April 5, Kent Mayor Dana Ralph asked residents to help the city get funding by writing...

Meeker Middle School cheer students compete for all-state team

School news courtesy the Kent School District: Five Meeker Middle School students were among some of the first in the state allowed to compete against...

New in Theaters: Shazam!

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

You can now get FREE Kent News 24/7 with your Alexa...

Starting Thursday, April 4, 2019, you can now receive FREE Kent News Reports using your Amazon Alexa device, by enabling the new Kent News...

VIDEO: Kent Police video offers tips on stopping ‘Porch Pirates’

The Kent Police Department has some great tips on how to avoid and stop "Porch Pirates" in a new video featuring the Seafair Pirates:

REMINDER: KDP’s ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ gala is this Saturday!

REMINDER: The Kent Downtown Partnership's annual dinner/auction Rhinestone Cowboy is this Saturday night, April 6!Tickets are just $85 each, which includes dinner, a bidding...