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Kent School District announces Employees of the Year

This week the Kent School District announced their Employees of the Year – congrats to them all! We selected outstanding Employees of the Year who...

New in Theaters: Aladdin

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

Voter Education Fund invests nearly $1 Million in diverse communities

King County Elections and Seattle Foundation on Thursday (May 23) announced the recipients of the 2019-2020 Voter Education Fund.A total of 39 community-based organizations...

Kent unveils round two of art-wrapped traffic signal control boxes

The City of Kent this week unveiled the second round of art-wrapped traffic signal control boxes; here's more info and photos from the city: Friendly...

Veterans can receive FREE $50 gas cards this Saturday

Denali Credit Union will be giving out FREE $50 Gas Cards to the first 100 veterans or active military who register and show up...

Kent Council updates transportation plan, proclaims cancer awareness

By Jack MayneThe Kent City Council on Tuesday, May 21 adopted an updated transportation program as well as a proclamation declaring a week in...

LETTER: Arts Commission shares concerns about Kent School cuts

May 22, 2019Letter from the City of Kent Arts Commission to the Kent School District School Board:We at the Arts Commission recently received letters...

Police warning residents about recent purse snatching incidents

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: Over the past month, Tukwila Police say they have noticed a trend of purse snatching incidents in the...

Have you signed up yet for Relay for Life? It’s coming...

Have you signed up yet for Relay for Life?It's coming to French Field at Kent-Meridian High School from Friday, June 7, starting at 6...

PHOTO: Kent Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

The Kent Police Department is seeking the public's help finding the identity of this man, suspected of burglarizing houses on Kent's west hill, mainly...

Puget Sound Fire’s free ‘Teddy Bear Check-up’ will be Sat., June...

Kids are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to Puget Sound Fire for a FREE hands-on, fun-filled clinic on Saturday,...

King County Flood District extends deadline for flood reduction grants

The King County Flood Control District is extending the application deadline for 2019 grants for projects that target flood-risk reduction along rivers, streams, lakes...

WATCH: SR 509 video shows what key areas will look like...

The SR 509 Completion Project team announced that they are gearing up for a busy summer, and some of the key highlights include:Glimpse...

New Kent YMCA vandalized with swastika, graffiti

On Friday, May 17, the under-construction new Kent YMCA was vandalized by four juveniles who were quickly apprehended by Kent Police.The suspects allegedly spray...

Here’s who’s running for Kent City Council

The deadline to file for running for office in the August 6, 2019 primary election has passed, and here is the most recent list...

New in Theaters… John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

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

Fire strikes mobile home in Kent early Thursday

A mobile home caught fire in the 12000 block of SE 226th Street in Kent (map below). early Thursday, May 16.No one was home...