Wildfire Smoke: Safety and Health Information

What you need to know to protect your family Smoke from wildfires is currently affecting much of Washington. The Washington State Department of Health shares...

Woman Who Fell from Trail Above Green River Rescued by Rope...

Woman only suffered minor injuries Several regional rope rescue teams were brought to the Kummer Bridge (36800 Enumclaw-Black Diamond Road SE) yesterday at 4:30 PM...

Three More Weekends of Lane Closures on I-5 N Near Kent

Paving on northbound I-5 in Kent continues for 3 more weekends Kent area drivers have three more weekends of lane reductions on northbound Interstate 5...

Things To Do This Weekend in Kent: Aug. 3-6, 2017

Dog Daze, Dog Days, Northwest Nationals, Seafair, Zombies and more Thursday, August 3, 2017 SHADOW Lake Half-Day Summer Camp SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve (21656 184th Ave SE,...

Man Throws Molotov Cocktail at Police, Later Dies in Fire

A 41-year-old man, who threw a Molotov cocktail at police earlier today, is believed to have died in a fire he set after the...

Two Men Are Dead in SeaTac Murder-Suicide

Both men, said to be in their 20s, died of gunshot wounds. Deputies responded a report of two subjects being shot at a house...

Puget Sound RFA Sets Up Cooling Centers to Beat the Heat

Locations in Kent, Covington and SeaTac In response to the heat wave, the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority has set up cooling centers to provide...

August 2017 – Things To Do in Kent, Washington

Election Day, Historical Kent, Car Races, Outdoor Movies & More Summertime is always busy in and around Kent, so the list of event highlights is...

NWS Issues Excessive Heat Warning for Western Washington, Aug. 1-4

Stay cool with these tips and resources The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Western Washington through 9 PM on Friday,...

Kent Downtown Partnership to Host Wine Walk, Fri., Aug. 18

Ten wineries and downtown businesses to participate. Kent Downtown Partnership is planning its last Wine Walk of the year for Friday, August 18 in downtown...

Enjoy the Dog Days of Summer at Kent Senior Center, Aug....

Kent K9 demo, Seattle Fly Dogs demo, pet parade & more This Saturday, August 5, the Kent Senior Center (600 E. Smith St., Kent, WA)...

Kent Parks Deli & Café to Host Fundraiser with Rock ‘n...

Featuring SilverSounds NW Rock 'n Roll Choir The Kent Parks Deli and Café, located at the east end of the Kent Senior Activity Center, 600...

Firefighters Battle Abandoned House Fire on Willis

House was frequently occupied by transients and drug users. Puget Sound Fire crews fought a stubborn house fire this evening in the 200 block of...

Sound Bites: Kent News, July 31, 2017

Local News and Events from Kent, Washington August is just about here, and the weather reflects it. It is supposed to be in the 90s...

City Wants Community Input about Neighborhood Trees

Complete a short survey by Aug. 13, 2017 to provide input. The City of Kent is asking for community input on street trees and how...

WSP Clarifies ‘Dangerously Distracted’ Portion of New E-DUI Law

No hand-held cell phone use while driving. UPDATE--On Friday, July 28, the Washington State Patrol held a media briefing to clarify the "driving dangerously distracted"...

Things To Do This Weekend in Kent: July 27-30, 2017

Open houses, workshops, free concerts, movies and more A lot of the nearby summer festivals have come and gone already, but there are still some...