Advertiser Dave Upthegrove’s 8 favorite moments of 2018

From Advertiser Dave Upthegrove, King County Councilmember, District 5:8 in 2018 The New Year is a chance to reflect on the past year, and look...

New-Release Tuesday: Alpha Dog

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

Troopers seeking witnesses to hit and run fatality near SR 167

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a fatal hit and run near SR 167 and 84th Ave S. on Tuesday, Dec. 28,...

No power? Here’s where you can warm up & recharge your...

Although Puget Sound Energy is working to restore power, there are still many people in the region – especially the Covington/Maple Valley area –...

Puget Sound Fire offers Power Outage Safety tips

On Sunday, Jan. 6, Puget Sound Fire released the following Power Outage Safety tips: Power is out for many areas after last night’s wind storm...

COUPON: Celebrate ‘Dry January’ + get a FREE Pretzel at Airways...

From Advertiser Airways Bistro: Are you one of those folks eschewing alcohol for 'Dry January'?Or maybe you're one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans...

Kent Historical Museum installs 129-year old church bell

Story by Michelle Gehlman-Teeter Photos by Tom WorrellThe Greater Kent Historical Society and Museum recently procured a big old church bell, and they needed a...

Mayor Dana Ralph’s statement on Streamlined Sales Tax Mitigation

On Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, Kent Mayor Dana Ralph sent out the following letter about the city's Legislative Delegation and Community Partners, with focus...

Kent Police Officer involved in fatal shooting early Monday

Early Monday morning (Jan. 7) at around midnight, a Kent Police Officer was involved in the fatal shooting of a 38-year old Hispanic male,...

Puget Sound Energy assesses damage caused by windstorm

On Monday morning (Jan. 7), Puget Sound Energy released a damage assessment/info statement on restoration efforts due to this weekend's fierce windstorm.As of 6...

Covington garage fire caused by lit candle

A garage fire Sunday morning (Jan. 6) in the 25800 block of 201st Ave SE in Covington (map below) was caused by a candle...

Huge windstorm knocks out power to thousands early Sunday

A huge windstorm – what one local weather chaser called a 'truly unique tempest' and classified as a '1 in 10 year category' –...

WEATHER: National Weather Service issues Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Puget Sound region, from 10 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 5) through 10 a.m. Sunday...

TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound I-5 reduced to two lanes this weekend

People who travel on northbound I-5 near Tukwila should allow additional time for their trips this weekend (Jan. 5-6), when the freeway will reduce...

Local Boy Scouts will help you ‘Treecycle’ this Saturday

Local Boy Scout troops will collect and recycle Christmas trees in neighborhoods around Kent this Saturday, Jan. 5, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.Or...

DUI driver starts New Year by ramming into police cruiser

On Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at around 7 p.m. in the 22500 block of 116th Ave SE (map below), a 71-year old female driver...

Rendering of new Kent YMCA’s Aquatic Center released

Released on Jan. 2, 2019 is a new rendering of the state-of-the-art aquatic center that will be housed at the new Kent YMCA, which...