First participant in city’s DUI Court will graduate Wednesday

The first participant of the Kent Municipal DUI Court will graduate on Wednesday, the city announced.This participant was sentenced into the program on Aug....

New-Release Tuesday: The Way Home

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

Man fatally struck by driver in Kent Friday night

A man was struck and killed by a pickup truck near Lake Fenwick Road South and Reith Road (map below) in Kent Friday night,...

REMINDER: Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest is this SATURDAY!

The 10th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival returns to Des Moines Beach Park this Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019!This outdoor live concert fundraiser...

VIDEO: Kent Chamber CEO Zenovia Harris interviewed by KING5

Bright and early on Friday morning, Aug. 23, Kent Chamber of Commerce CEO Zenovia Harris was interviewed by Mimi & Jake from KING5."Zenovia Harris...

City staff collects back-to-school supplies for Kent-Meridian High School

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...

Construction breaks ground on Lower Russell Levee Setback

On Thursday, Aug. 22, leaders from the King County Flood Control District, King County, and the City of Kent joined together to break ground...

Kent’s Mikron Industries Job Fair will be Thursday, Aug. 29

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...

Next ‘TeamUp2CleanUp Kent’ event will be Saturday, Sept. 21

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...

Kent City Council bans plastic bags at Tuesday meeting

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...

City seeking applicants for Transportation Advisory Board

The City of Kent is seeking applicants for its new Transportation Advisory Board, which will "help the City update its Transportation Master Plan.""If...

‘Coffee & Constituents’ with local reps on Thursday, Aug. 29

Join Sen. Karen Keiser, Rep. Tina Orwall, and Rep. Mia Gregerson for 'Coffee & Constituents' on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 from 10 – 11:30...

King County grants $1.4 million to Kent Senior Activity Center

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...

Learn about Kherson Park renovation at upcoming public meetings

Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services is inviting all to a series of public meetings regarding the renovation of Kherson Park in downtown Kent.The...

SAVE THE DATE: Kent Chamber’s 2019 Business Expo will be Oct....

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,...

Summer Meals Supervisor Lynne Mayer recognized

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...

Have ‘Coffee with the Chief’ on Thursday, Sept. 5

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...

New in Theaters—Where’d You Go, Bernadette

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

Experience Historical Kent continues this weekend

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...

Seahawks donate weight room equipment to Kent-Meridian

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...

Historic Downtown Wine Walk will be this Friday, Aug. 16

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...

Filipino Heritage Day will be Sat., Aug. 24 at Neely Mansion

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...

Kent Parks seeking feedback on renovation of Kherson Park

Kent Parks want to hear from YOU! ? We are excited to announce the concept design phase for the renovation of Kherson Park, located downtown...

Kent YMCA Grand Opening will be Saturday, Sept. 14

After more than 10 years of planning, community rallying, fundraising and construction, the Grand Opening of the new Kent YMCA on the East Hill...

Rock ‘n Roll Choir Concert Fundraiser will be Thurs., Aug. 22

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...

VIDEO: New feature film was shot at Pacific Raceways in Kent

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,...

New in Theaters—The Kitchen

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

Women will Rock the Blues at Poverty Bay Blues & Brews...

The 10th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival – presented by the Rotary of Des Moines/Normandy Park – will be rockin' Des Moines...

City wants to ‘Rally the Valley,’ seeking feedback from workers

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...

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Larimer & Minor, Bhullar & Thomas, Farah &...

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...

Kent Arts Commission releases 2019-20 Spotlight Series schedule

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...

Advertiser Team Marti: Is it worth the splurge?

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...

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Early returns favor Larimer & Minor; Bhullar &...

The first round of results for the Aug. 6 Primary Election are out, and early returns for Kent City Council favor Marli Larimer &...

Armed 15-year old shot by Kent Police Officer during traffic stop

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...

Des Moines Street Crimes Unit assists in recent Sex Trafficking bust

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,...