Older motor home catches fire in Kent Wed. afternoon

An older motor home caught fire in the 8500 block of S. 259th Street in Kent (map below) on Wednesday afternoon, June 5.Puget...

Relay for Life South King County starts Friday night at French...

At Relay for Life events, no one faces cancer alone – and all are invited to join the 2019 Relay for Life of South...

Kent Cornucopia Days will be July 12-14

Kent Conucopia Days – South King County’s largest Family Festival – will be held the weekend of July 12 – 14:Friday, July...

Suspect under investigation kills self, Kent Police say

On Tuesday, June 4, Kent Police Detectives were conducting an investigation into a suspect who resides in Federal Way when the suspect died from...

See ‘The Maury Island Incident’ FREE at McMenamins Elks Temple July...

Your next – and FREE – chance to see the award-winning, locally shot and produced film "The Maury Island Incident" will be Tuesday, July...

New-Release Tuesday: 20 Feet From Stardom

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

An update on the Kent Grand Organ fundraiser

From our friends at Kent Lutheran Church: Kent Lutheran Church has adopted an idea that has transformed many older churches in the Eastern part of...

‘Coffee & Conversation’ with Mayor Ralph will be Wed., June 5

Join Mayor Dana Ralph for coffee and casual conversation on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 2 – 4 p.m. at Cutters Point on Kent's...

New exhibit pays homage to historic downtown Kent floods

There's a cool new art exhibit on the corner of 2nd & Meeker Street downtown – a canoe!This is an interactive historical exhibit which...

New in Theaters: Rocketman

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

REMINDER: FREE Residential Recycling Collection Event is Saturday

REMINDER: The City's FREE Summer Residential Recycling Collection Event will be held at a NEW LOCATION – Meridian Middle School – this Saturday, June...

Washington State Auditor: no findings from audit of KSD financials

The Kent School District on Tuesday, May 28 announced that the Washington State Auditor had "no findings" from its 2018-18 audit of the district's...

Gaila Gutierrez is the new Executive Director of the Kent Downtown...

This Friday, June 3rd, the downtown will see a new Executive Director for the Kent Downtown Partnership – Ms. Gaila Gutierrez was selected by...

East Hill Farmers Market starts Saturday, June 1

Living Well Kent's East Hill Farmers Market starts Saturday, June 1, and will continue every first and third Saturday through June.This market will be...

Kid’s Safety Day will be Thursday, June 27

Join Puget Sound Fire, Police, and special guests – including the new Kent YMCA for a FREE Kid's Safety Day at ShoWare Center on...

VIDEO: Officer Diego Moreno’s name unveiled on police memorial

On Friday, May 24, 2019, Kent Police unveiled the late Officer Diego Moreno's name on their memorial stone.Officere Moreno tragically lost his life on July...

Dave Upthegrove donates surplus van to Living Well Kent

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove this week donated a surplus King County van to Living Well Kent — a nonprofit community collaborative working toward...

Kent School District announces Employees of the Year

This week the Kent School District announced their Employees of the Year – congrats to them all! We selected outstanding Employees of the Year who...

New in Theaters: Aladdin

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

Voter Education Fund invests nearly $1 Million in diverse communities

King County Elections and Seattle Foundation on Thursday (May 23) announced the recipients of the 2019-2020 Voter Education Fund.A total of 39 community-based organizations...

Kent unveils round two of art-wrapped traffic signal control boxes

The City of Kent this week unveiled the second round of art-wrapped traffic signal control boxes; here's more info and photos from the city: Friendly...

Veterans can receive FREE $50 gas cards this Saturday

Denali Credit Union will be giving out FREE $50 Gas Cards to the first 100 veterans or active military who register and show up...

Kent Council updates transportation plan, proclaims cancer awareness

By Jack MayneThe Kent City Council on Tuesday, May 21 adopted an updated transportation program as well as a proclamation declaring a week in...

LETTER: Arts Commission shares concerns about Kent School cuts

May 22, 2019Letter from the City of Kent Arts Commission to the Kent School District School Board:We at the Arts Commission recently received letters...

Police warning residents about recent purse snatching incidents

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: Over the past month, Tukwila Police say they have noticed a trend of purse snatching incidents in the...

Have you signed up yet for Relay for Life? It’s coming...

Have you signed up yet for Relay for Life?It's coming to French Field at Kent-Meridian High School from Friday, June 7, starting at 6...

PHOTO: Kent Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

The Kent Police Department is seeking the public's help finding the identity of this man, suspected of burglarizing houses on Kent's west hill, mainly...

Puget Sound Fire’s free ‘Teddy Bear Check-up’ will be Sat., June...

Kids are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to Puget Sound Fire for a FREE hands-on, fun-filled clinic on Saturday,...

King County Flood District extends deadline for flood reduction grants

The King County Flood Control District is extending the application deadline for 2019 grants for projects that target flood-risk reduction along rivers, streams, lakes...

WATCH: SR 509 video shows what key areas will look like...

The SR 509 Completion Project team announced that they are gearing up for a busy summer, and some of the key highlights include:Glimpse...

New Kent YMCA vandalized with swastika, graffiti

On Friday, May 17, the under-construction new Kent YMCA was vandalized by four juveniles who were quickly apprehended by Kent Police.The suspects allegedly spray...

Here’s who’s running for Kent City Council

The deadline to file for running for office in the August 6, 2019 primary election has passed, and here is the most recent list...

New in Theaters… John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

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

Fire strikes mobile home in Kent early Thursday

A mobile home caught fire in the 12000 block of SE 226th Street in Kent (map below). early Thursday, May 16.No one was home...

Police seeking public’s help finding sexual assault suspect

The King County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's help finding a suspect wanted in relation with a sexual assault of a 15-year old...