Veterans Day: Parade, Free Car Washes and Meals at Ivar’s

This Saturday, November 11, 2017 is Veterans Day. Local government offices will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of the holiday. Auburn,...

Sponsored post: Husband, mentor, friend, and the best choice for mayor

***SPONSORED POST*** Many of you are still trying to decide who to vote for in the Kent mayoral race, and as the wife of Jim...

Sponsored post: Berrios is the real deal, and best choice for...

***SPONSORED POST*** It is a privilege to write why I and my family support Jim Berrios for mayor of Kent. I hearken back eight years to...

Sound Bites: Nov. 6, 2017

Local News and Events for Kent, Washington Last week was an interesting weather week in Western Washington. On Halloween, we had unseasonably warm weather, a...

Dollar Tree Partners with Operation Homefront for the Holidays

Customers can bring holiday joy to thousands of military kids. Operation Homefront and Seattle area Dollar Tree stores are partnering to make holidays brighter for military...

Editorial: “Being mayor takes time, dedication, and the willingness to embrace...

Letter to the Editor by Sally McDonough As a voter who chooses to be informed, I appreciate the Kent Reporter’s article last week regarding campaign...

Drowsy Driving Awareness and Prevention Week Starts Tomorrow

Governor Jay Inslee proclaims Nov. 5-12, 2017 as Drowsy Driving Awareness and Prevention Week. The Washington State Patrol is committed to reducing traffic fatalities and...

Kent Police Investigate Shooting, One Male Fatally Injured

Shooting in the 22200 Block of 84th Avenue South Kent Police are investigating a shooting, leaving one man dead, early this morning. This incident occurred...

Two Weeks Remain in Kent Turkey Challenge

Fundraiser supports food bank With two weeks remaining in the 7th Annual Kent Turkey Challenge, participants have reported collecting 800 items of food and $3,000...

Registration Open for Kent’s 35th Annual Christmas Rush Fun Run

Registration is now open for Kent’s 35th annual Christmas Rush Fun Run set for Saturday, December 9, 2017. Starting and finishing at Hogan Park at Russell...

Kent EMD Secures Grant That Will Save Lives

The Kent Emergency Management Division, part of the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, announced today that it has been awarded a $10,600.00 grant through...

Twelve Days of Goodness 2017 with Football Legends

"ANSWERS FOR ELDERS’" KICKS OFF THEIR 12 DAYS OF GOODNESS EVENT AT KENT SENIOR CENTER 12/12 AT 12 Answers for Elders’ 12 Days of Goodness kicks off...

Halloween Safety Tips from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority

While out trick-or-treating this year, keep on the lookout for firefighters from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority in your neighborhood. Those firefighters will be...

31st Annual Holiday Craft Market – Nov. 3-4, 2017

Largest creative gift boutique of all Washington senior centers This weekend the City of Kent is hosting the largest creative gift boutique of all the...

Sound Bites: Kent News, Oct. 30, 2017

Local News and Events for Kent, Washington Happy Monday, Kent friends! What a beautiful fall weekend we had! I hope you got a chance to get...

Editorial: Experience + Fresh Perspective = A Win for All

Guest Editorial by Merle Reeder, running to retain his seat as Soos Creek Water and Sewer District Commissioner, position 2 If you’ve ever met me,...

November 2017: Things To Do in Kent, Washington

The holiday season is getting closer, so local schools, churches and other organizations are rolling out the red carpet for the craft fair season....