Kent Police Ask for Help Identifying Armed Espresso Stand Robber

Heavily-disguised, armed robber is hitting local coffee stands This afternoon the Kent Police Department issued a press release, asking for the public's help to identify...

UPDATE: Kent Police Officer Fatally Shoots Auburn Man After Car Chase

June 26 Update on Officer-Involved Shooting Additional update from US News & World Report, 6/27/17, 5:11 PM: The 20-year-old victim was identified as Giovonn Joseph-McDade, 20....

July 2017 – Things To Do in Kent, Washington

Summer is a particularly busy time in Kent, Washington, complete with our weekly farmer's market, free summer concerts, Kent Cornucopia Days and more. Here...

RASKC: Protect Your Pets from 4th of July Fireworks

Keep Your Pets Safe This 4th of July (originally published on July 28, 2016 with permission from RASKC) Fireworks are beautiful to look at, but they...

Wear a Big Smile Foundation: Giving Smiles to Those in Need

A nonprofit founded by the Washington Shoe Company Wear a Big Smile Foundation is a new charity started by an old Washington company. Washington Shoe...

Cultural Communities Board and First Christian Church Host Mayoral Candidate Forums

Two Mayoral Candidate Forums: June 27 and June 28, 2017 Story updated June 26, 2017 at 7:07 AM to include second candidate debate. Kent voters are...

Sound Bites: Kent News, June 26, 2017

Local News and Events for Kent, Washington Last week was a crazy week in Kent with a fire displacing a family of five, a fatal...

Early Morning Bedroom Fire on East Hill Causes Smoke Damage

Smoke alarms awakened the family. No injuries were reported. Just after midnight, smoke alarms woke up a Kent family to find an electrical fire in...

Attempted Murder-Suicide in SeaTac Leaves One Man Dead

One man is dead, the other is at Harborview with life-threatening injuries About 9:45 PM Saturday night, police responded to a shooting at a house...

AG’s Office Orders Bailey Stober to Disclose Campaign Finance Records

Multiple violations alleged against King County Democrats’ Chair Bailey Stober The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a petition today in King County Superior Court seeking...

Kent Cornucopia Days Coloring Contest: Entries Available Now

Design by co-sponsor Susan Bagrationoff of Artsy Fartsy Art Lessons Our first coloring contest was such a hit that we are doing another one. We’ve...

WSP Seeks Info about Shots Fired at Vehicle in Kent

Incident occurred on June 13 on eastbound State Road 516 The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is investigating a shots fired incident in which a vehicle...

Kent East Hill Farmer’s Market Launches; Next Event: June 30

The first event on May 13 was a big success! After much preparation and planning by countless volunteers and community members, Living Well Kent, a...

City to Host 19th Annual Fourth of July Splash

Celebrate July 4 at Lake Meridian in Kent, Washington Celebrate America’s independence at Kent’s 19th annual Fourth of July Splash at Lake Meridian Park, 14800...

Kitchen Fire Displaces Kent Family of Five

American Red Cross is assisting the family. A family of five has been displaced following a kitchen fire in the 13000 block of SE 279th...

Things To Do This Weekend in Kent: June 22-25, 2017

Farmer's market, karaoke, Amateur Radio Day and more! There are always fun activities and events going on in and around Kent, Washington, but summer is...

Statewide Travel Delays Expected This Weekend, June 23-26, 2017

Roadwork, Pridefest, Hoopfest, Paradiso and more to affect traffic If your weekend plans include traveling on Interstate 90 between Seattle and Spokane, or using any...