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FLASH SALE: Get 2-for-1 tickets for ‘Letters Aloud’ TONIGHT

Tonight’s 'Letters Aloud Love Me or Leave Me' show is ON, and organizers are offering a 2-for-1 FLASH SALE: Shake off the snow and cabin...

Mayor Dana Ralph: ‘We weathered the storm – together!’

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph released the following statement as part of her Weekly Newsletter on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019: We weathered the storm - together! This...

Community Emergency Response Team training starts March 5

Make a Difference You can make a difference in our community by using the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training offered by Puget Sound Fire...

UPDATE/VIDEO: All Kent Schools will be closed Friday, Feb. 15

Due to continued safety concerns brought on by recent winter storms, all Kent School District Schools will be closed this Friday, Feb. 15, the...

Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 in Des Moines

The 15th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival is fast approaching – coming Friday, Mar. 1 and Saturday, Mar. 2 at Des Moines Beach Park...

Kent MOPS & MOMSnext Auction will be Friday, March 15

Something Amazing Is Happening! By attending the 24th Annual Auction of Kent MOPS-MOMSnext Ministry on Friday, March 15, you're investing in your community.Please join us...

UPDATE: All roadways impacted by snow and ice now open

The City of Kent released the following update on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, announcing that all roadways impacted by snow and ice events are...

Kent Schools will be closed again on Thursday, Feb. 14

All Kent Schools will be closed again on Thursday, Feb. 14, due to continued slush & ice on our roadways, power outages & maintenance...

Jerry Stritzke resigns from REI due to investigation into relationship

At an all-hands meeting at REI headquarters in Kent on Tuesday morning, Feb. 12, REI’s board chair Steve Hooper announced that President and CEO...

Due to predicted freezing temps, Severe Weather Shelter will be open...

Due to predicted freezing temperatures, Kent's Severe Weather Shelter will be open again tonight – Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019.Here's more from the city: COMMUNITY ALERT:...

Road closures, Public Works updates for Wednesday, Feb. 13

The City of Kent announced the following Road Closure Updates as of 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13:WHEN: Feb. 8 - 13, 2019DURATION: 2:54...

Road closure updates as of Tuesday night, Feb. 12

Here are Road Closure Updates as of 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12: WHEN: February 8 - 12, 2019 DURATION: 2:54 p.m. to TBD Roadways Now Open:...

All Kent Schools, offices will be CLOSED on Wed., Feb. 13

All Kent Schools, along with the central admin office, will be CLOSED on Wednesday, Feb. 13 due to continued icy conditions, power outages and...

Flood Advisory issued by National Weather Service

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, warning of urban and small stream floods due to snowmelt."Excessive runoff...

WEATHER: Expect rain, slush and possibly flooded roadways

An update on weather and road conditions from the City of Kent for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019: Rain, slush and possible flooded roadways Although still frigid,...

New-Release Tuesday: Saints and Soliders

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

Monday afternoon weather & road update for Kent

The City of Kent released the following Weather and Road Update at 4:50 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019: In the last few hours, we...

All Kent Schools, offices will be CLOSED Tuesday

All Kent Schools, along with the central admin office, will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 12 due to inclement weather, the district announced Monday...

City releases Severe Weather Update for Feb. 11

The City of Kent released the following Severe Weather Update for Monday, Feb. 11 2019: Current focus, what's next and how you can help The City...

Severe Weather Shelter will be open through Wed. night, Feb. 13

UPDATE Feb. 11, 2019: The City of Kent Severe Weather Shelter is extending activation through the night of Wednesday, Feb. 13. Extended Through Wednesday, February...

WEATHER: Some more snow, then it could be ‘Slushmageddon’

The National Weather Service says we should receive 1-3 more inches of snow before it warms up and most likely turns to rain later...

Kent School District will be CLOSED Monday, Feb. 11

Due to inclement weather, the Kent School District will be CLOSED on Monday, Feb. 11.The central admin office will also be closed, and...

UPDATE: City releases Winter Weather Update

UPDATE: The City of Kent released the following Winter Weather Update on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 10, 2019: Two more snow storms are expected to hit...

WARNING: If you drive S. 277th Street while it’s closed, you’ll...

Kent Police are warning drivers that if they disobey the obvious, large 'Street Closed' signs on the S. 227th Street corridor they could be...

WEATHER ALERT: 5-10 inches of ‘heavy snow’ possible Monday

The National Weather Service issued a 'Winter Weather Watch' and 'Winter Storm Watch' early Sunday morning, Feb. 10, warning of more snow – perhaps...

City’s snow & ice response teams prepare for another round

The City of Kent released an updated Snow & Ice Response on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019:The City of Kent is committed to providing quality...

An update on Kent’s Severe Weather Shelter

UPDATE Feb. 10, 2019: The City of Kent Severe Weather Shelter is extending activation through Monday morning, Feb. 11. Wednesday, February 6 – Sunday, February...

Tips from King County Fire Chiefs for staying safe in winter...

Some storm tips from the King County Fire Chiefs Association: A second snow storm has arrived in King County, and freezing overnight temperatures are forecast...

How the City will respond to this weekend’s snow storm

Here's a snow-related update from the City of Kent as of Friday, Feb. 8, 2019:The City of Kent is committed to providing quality service...

New in Theaters: What Men Want

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

Due to impending snow, Kent Schools will have early dismissal Friday

The Kent School District is taking preemptive measures in regards to the impending SnowViadoom Storm, and announced that it will be doing early dismissal...

‘Winter Storm Watch’ issued; snow will start Friday afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a 'Winter Storm Watch' for the region, warning that a snowstorm will likely start Friday afternoon, Feb. 8,...

City of Kent’s Severe Weather Shelter will be open through Sunday...

WEATHER ALERT: The City of Kent's Severe Weather Shelter will now be open through the night of this Sunday, Feb. 10.As we previously reported,...

WEATHER: ‘Major snow event’ will start Friday

The National Weather Service is warning of a second round of snow, starting this Friday, Feb. 8.While it may be a bit early to...

Severe Weather Shelter will be open through Wed. night

COMMUNITY ALERT: The City of Kent Severe Weather Shelter is extending activation through the night of Wednesday, Feb. 6, the city announced Tuesday, Feb....