Sound Bites: Kent News, April 10, 2017

Local News and Events for Kent, Washington This week is spring break for the Kent School District, the Seattle Thunderbirds enter round 2 of the...

Issaquah Woman Suspected of Having Hantavirus

Avoid rodent droppings and nests to protect yourself Summary: Local public health officials are investigating a new suspected case of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in...

Coffee with the Chief: April 12, 2017

Join Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas and staff The Kent Police Department is hosting its next Coffee with the Chief next Wed., April 15 at...

Easter 2017 Activities and Events

Egg hunts, scavenger hunts, tea, pet photos and more Looking for fun, family-friendly Eastertime activities and events? Here are some of the local Easter events...

Firefighters Put Out Fire in Commercial Building

Fire was ruled accidental A Puget Sound Fire Investigator has determined that a fire in a deep fryer at a food processing plant in the...

Sound Bites: Kent News, April 1, 2017

Local News for Kent, Washington It's finally April, and I hope that means we are a little closer to sunshine. I, for one, am ready...

Trains, Trains and Crossing Arms

Kent's downtown railroad crossings need to be fixed...now! Letter to the Editor by Barb Smith, Executive Director of Kent Downtown Partnership Is there anything more frustrating...

National History Day South Puget Sound Regionals

by Michelle Gehlman-Teeter Three hundred-twenty middle and high school students from the South Puget Sound took part in the regional-level National History Day event on...

Create!: A Place For Artists in Downtown Kent

by Michelle Gehlman-Teeter Create! is a new space for the arts in Kent. It was years in the making and on March 16 they had...

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Hosts Spring & Summer Events

Upcoming, family-friendly events at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve If you are a nature lover, love to learn or both, you'll want to check out these...

April 2017 – Things To Do in Kent, Washington

Spring has sprung, and the community is getting active with hikes, walks, spring cleaning, park clean-up and more. Here are highlights of some area...

Sound Bites: Kent News, March 27, 2017

Local News and Events from Kent, Washington NEW--Detectives ask for public's help identifying robbery suspect Last week a woman was robbed at gunpoint near 40th Ave....

Free Math Event for Kids Coming to Kent April 29, 2017

Free math event for children ages 3 to 11 and their families. Mathfest, powered by Zeno, is coming to Kent on Saturday, April 29, 2017...

Homeschooled Kent Student Serves as Page for Senator Fain

Kent student spent a week in Olympia as a page for Sen. Fain. Eric Goodman, an 11th-grade homeschooled student from Kent, recently spent a week...

Mill Creek Middle School Hosts ‘Share Your Culture’ Day

  by Michelle Gehlman-Teeter Mill Creek Middle School is a very diverse school with students from many cultures. Last Tuesday, March 20, they invited students and...

Kent Sunrise Rotary Offering Vocational Scholarships

Application deadline is April 10, 2017. The Rotary Club of Kent Sunrise will award four $750 scholarships at a joint scholarship awards ceremony with Kent...

King Co. Councilmember Kohl-Welles to Host Panel on Reducing Inequities for...

This Friday, March 24, 2017 from noon to 1:30 PM, King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles will moderate a special panel on reducing inequities for...