4Culture Announces Arc Art Fellowship Funding for 2018

The 2018 Arc Artist Fellowship offers operational support for artists. As one of the largest funders of individual artists in the region, 4Culture is proud...

How Kent Works: When to Call 9-1-1 vs. Non-Emergency Number

This is the first article in our new series, How Kent Works, where we will explain how different things in Kent work. If you...

Kent, Washington is the Second Fastest-Growing City in the U.S.

Kent was ranked #1 for population growth WalletHub has named Kent, Washington the second fastest-growing city of any size in the United States, and the...

Sound Bites: Kent News, Oct. 23, 2017

Local News and Events for Kent, Washington Hi, Kent friends. I hope you stayed warm and dry this weekend. For me, it was a good weekend...

Amazon Goes on Holiday Hiring Spree

To fill 120,000 positions across the country this holiday season. Online retailer Amazon will fill more than 120,000 seasonal jobs at fulfillment centers, sortation centers...

Halloween at Kent Station: Trick-or-treating and Costume Contest

Join in the fall fun on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Kent Station is hosting its annual Halloween festivities next Tuesday, October 31 (4:30 pm -...

5 Vehicles Burn in Kent Storage Yard Fire Saturday

No one was injured. Loss estimated to be less than $1,000. Yesterday morning, just after 6 a.m., flames were seen coming from a landscaping supply...

Kent School Board Selects New Board Member for District One

Ross Hardy to be sworn in Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Today the Kent School District announced that the Kent School Board has selected Ross Hardy...

Detectives Ask for Public’s Help Identifying Home Invasion Robbery Suspects

UPDATED--Oct. 20, 2017--Corrected 'Skyline' to 'Skyway' King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying three men who pistol whipped and robbed a...

Voter Guides and Ballots Are in the Mail

Return your signed ballot by Tuesday, November 7, 2017. After what seems like a long election season, voter guides and ballots are in the mail,...

WSP to Conduct ‘Slow Down, Move Over’ Emphasis Patrol, Oct. 18-20

From Wednesday, October 18 through Friday, October 20, Washington State Patrol troopers are conducting a 'Slow Down, Move Over' emphasis patrol to remind drivers...

Sound Bites: Kent News, Oct. 16, 2017

Local News and Events for Kent, Washington Happy Monday, everyone! Fall is definitely here. The leaves are changing colors, the weather is crisp and cool,...

Kent Police Host Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Oct. 28, 2017

Safely dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medication. The Kent Police Department is hosting another Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28, 2017 (10...

Beyond High School College & Career Fair, Oct. 25, 2017

Learn about college and career options are available after high school. Ideal for high school juniors and seniors and their parents, the Kent School District's...

Operation Safe Driver Week Starts Sunday, October 15, 2017

WSP will have extra patrols during 'Operation Safe Driver' week to battle unsafe driving habits. From Sunday, October 15 to Saturday, October 21, 2017, Washington...

King County Firefighters Head to California to Help Fight Wildfires

Three strike teams will depart this morning for the 750-mile trek to northern California. This morning three strike teams of firefighters from Puget Sound area...

Sound Transit CEO Testifies Before Congress, Stressing Importance of Federal Infrastructure...

CEO says elimination of longstanding transit grant programs will delay projects and require more taxpayer dollars for funding. Yesterday Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff testified before...