State Senate passes Das bill banning single-use plastic bags

A bill – sponsored by first-year Sen. Mona Das (D-Kent) – was passed Tuesday (Mar. 5) by the state Senate, with a goal of...

Kent Film Festival will be Wednesday at Kent Meridian High

The Kent Film Festival will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. this Wednesday, Mar. 6 at Kent-Meridian High School.All films were made by...

Kent School District names David VanHoomissen 2019 Teacher of the Year

From our friends at the Kent School District: Last week, the Emerald Park Elementary School library erupted into applause as David VanHoomissen was announced as...

New-Release Tuesday: Seven Pounds

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

Metro Transit seeking input on future RapidRide line

On March 4, King County Metro released a survey to gather feedback from communities on the transportation needs of Renton, Kent and Auburn.Metro is...

Soos Creek Botanical Garden & Heritage Center will open Mar. 6

Unique and inspiring strolling gardens, fascinating artifacts and photos showcasing local history, vintage buildings and farm equipment and an aviary are all in one...

Kent Officer pursues, stops felon in U-Haul Saturday

On Saturday, Mar. 2, an alert Kent Police Officer recognized a known criminal with felony warrants – Aigalelei Pua – in a U-Haul truck.Attempting...

Kent community leader Hira Singh Bhullar will run for City Council

Kent-Community leader Hira Singh Bhullar on Friday, Mar. 1 announced he will be running for a seat on the Kent City Council.He will be...

Diego Moreno Scholarship Award established; fundraiser will be Mar. 16

On Feb. 14, 2019, the family of fallen officer Diego Moreno established the Diego Moreno Scholarship, to be awarded to a Kent student who...

Councilmember Marli Larimer will run to retain Council seat

On Thursday, Feb. 28, Kent City Councilmember Marli Larimer declared her candidacy for election to retain her City Council seat.This will be the first...

Paws & Paint, St. Patrick’s & other events coming to Airways...

Advertiser Airways Brewing wants our Readers to know about four upcoming events that will surely be worth attending: PAWS & PAINT NIGHT AT THE TAP...

Longtime resident Awale Farah launches campaign for Kent City Council

Community activist and Kent resident Awale Farah on Thursday, Feb. 28 announced his campaign for Kent City Council.“As a longtime community member, husband, father,...

Two new school zone enforcement cameras have been installed

The Kent Police Department announced that, starting Monday, Feb. 25, a 30-day warning period for two new school zone enforcement cameras went into effect.These...

Councilmember Dennis Higgins will not seek re-election

Kent City Councilmember Dennis Higgins – who first joined the council in Jan., 2010 – announced on Wednesday, Feb. 27 that he will not...

Citizen activists launch new ‘League of Quiet Skies Voters’ group

Citizen groups and activists from communities neighboring Sea-Tac Airport, including Quiet Skies Puget Sound, Burien’s Quiet Skies Coalition, the Federal Way Air Noise Alliance,...

REMINDER: ‘The Good Bootlegger’ series kicks-off at Smith Tower Monday

REMINDER: 'The Good Bootlegger' presentation at the Smith Tower will begin its three-part series this coming Monday, March 4!Presented by local filmmakers Steve Edmiston...

Kent Recycling Event will be Saturday, Mar. 9

A free Recycling Event will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Hogan Park.Start thinking now in...