Kent Arts Commission Offers Funding for 2018 Community Art Projects

Application deadline is Oct. 20, 2017. The City of Kent Arts Commission is offering funding opportunities for local community arts through its Community Arts Support...

Kent Police Investigate Fatal Shooting – UPDATE

UPDATED INFORMATION Kent Police are continuing to investigate the shooting from October 1, with now two confirmed deceased and one critically injured. This incident occurred the...

Kent Police Focus on Illegal Street Racing

Targeted emphasis achieves safety, citations, vehicle impounds, and arrests On Saturday, October 1st , the Kent Police Department worked with the Auburn Police Department and conducted...

Sound Bites: Kent News, Oct. 2, 2017

Local Kent, Washington News and Events Last week we held our second candidate debate - this time with the Kent City Council candidates. Each of...

Kent Police to Host Community Meeting, Oct. 11, 2017

Next community meeting is at Panther Lake Elementary. The Kent Police Department invites the Kent community to join them for a community meeting at Panther...

Watch iLoveKent Debates Now

2017 Kent mayoral and city council candidate debates Thanks to all who participated in, attended or helped with the iLoveKent candidate debates. We held the...

Volunteers Needed for Team Up 2 CleanUp Kent, Sat., Oct. 14,...

The city is partnering with local organizations to clean up Kent. On Saturday, October 14, the City of Kent, Kent Downtown Partnership, Kent Station, Republic...

Kent Police Investigating Shooting

One male fatally injured and two males also shot Around 3:20 AM October 1st, Officers were dispatched to the report of gunshots occurring somewhere east of the...

Mayor Cooke Presents Balanced Budget Adjustment to Kent City Council

Proposal maintains city services, closes structural budget gap The following is the complete text of Mayor Suzette Cooke’s mid-budget adjustment proposal for 2018. Cooke presented...

DAWN – Bringing Domestic Abuse Out of the Darkness

Sheltering and empowering victims of domestic abuse Imagine your partner is violent and abusive. You finally get the nerve to grab your child and leave,...

October 2017 – Things To Do in Kent, Washington

Live music, hockey, soccer, craft fairs, candidate forums and more Fall is here and that means lots of fall fun in and around Kent, including...

Torklift Central to Host 7th Annual Kent Turkey Challenge, Oct. 12-Nov....

Kent businesses and organizations team up to donate to Kent Food Bank It’s that time again - businesses and organizations can sign up to compete...

Talented Performers to Take the Stage at 2nd Annual ‘Kent Has...

Tickets are on sale now, proceeds benefit Kent Community Foundation Join the Kent Community Foundation on Saturday, October 7, 2017 for their second annual Kent...

Expect Weekend Traffic Delays, Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, 2017

#ReviveI5 project to cause additional delays Weekend travelers, including approximately 65,000 Seattle Seahawks fans, need to plan ahead for traffic delays on northbound Interstate 5...

Sound Bites: Kent News, Sept. 25, 2017

Good morning, Kent friends. Due to the debates and travel last week, I am running a bit behind schedule. Thanks for your patience. If...

Photo Gallery: KDP HAWKtoberfest 2017

Yesterday was a beautiful day to enjoy downtown Kent, and Kent Downtown Partnership was ready to greet visitors at their annual HAWKtoberfest car show,...

Editorial: AFSCME Local 2617 Endorses Dana Ralph for Mayor

AFSCME Local 2617, representing 130 City of Kent employees, has endorsed Dana Ralph for the Mayor of Kent. AFSCME Local 2617 is one of...