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The summer art exhibit is now on display at the Centennial Gallery (400 W. Gowe St.), open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Come check it out!Gallery Hours:Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. closed weekends and...
With help from the Kent Historical Society and Kent Downtown Partnership, the city now has a historic downtown walking tour.This self-guided tour will take you to 13 different downtown properties, each with a history of its own.Check out...
From Advertiser Team Marti: Moving is a chore that everyone loves to hate – it is time-consuming, fraught with difficult decisions, and physically demanding.But it's also unavoidable.Here are 11 great tips to make your move more efficient and less stressful:...
An apartment fire in the 25400 block of 47th Place South (map below) was caused by food on the stove, Puget Sound Fire said.A resident was assisted out of the building, and there were "no injuries or complaints," firefighters...
This week, the City of Kent produced three videos featuring candidates for the three open seats for Kent City Council – Positions #1, 3 and 7.The Primary Election will be Tuesday, Aug. 6, with the top two vote-getters for...
'Experience Historical Kent' is a FREE celebration featuring special exhibits, walking and self-guided tours of the City's oldest homes, churches, businesses and cemeteries.Here is the schedule of events for 2019: Saturday, July 20 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Neely-Soames Homestead's Heritage Garden 5311 S. 237th...
The number of electric buses rolling through Washington communities will more than double in the months ahead as the Washington Department of Ecology invests $13.3 million to help local transit agencies buy 50 zero-emission, battery-powered electric buses. “This is...
SAVE THE DATE: Register your neighborhood for National Night Out, coming Tuesday, Aug. 6th!National Night Out is a great chance to get your neighbors together for food, games and great visitors from the City of Kent.What is National...
Fourth Of July Splash July 4 @ 12:00 p.m.+ Lake Meridian ParkFREE!Enjoy a full day of fun on the shores of Lake Meridian, from entertainment and games, to one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the region.Find free shuttle buses...
Last week, the Kent Chamber of Commerce presented a check for $5,500 to the Kentridge Robotics Team #3786, funds of which were raised at the annual chamber gala in May.This was from a "Fund An Item" part of the...
Kattwalk Salon has launched a Book Drive for Kent Youth & Family Services’ Summer Youth Program: WHO: Kattwalk Salon in Kent launches community book drive for Kent Youth and Family Services Summer Youth Program WHAT: Between June 6 and July 31,...
A smoke alarm alerted residents in a house in the 12400 block of SE 275 Place in Kent (map below) to escape a fire Friday afternoon, June 7, Puget Sound Fire said.Two adults escaped safely, and one cat was...
By Jack MayneThe Kent City Council at its Tuesday night (June 4) meeting urged “all residents to acknowledge the significance of African-American history and in the heritage of our nation and city.”There will be a celebration of Juneteenth Day...
Railroad lines stretch across thousands of miles in Washington – including through Kent – and often along pristine rivers and shorelines of the state.An oil spill from a train could pose a significant threat not only to the environment...
Kent Police are investigating a drive-by shooting on the east hill that critically injured a man early Thursday morning, June 6, 2019.Police say that at around 6:20 a.m., they responded to the 12700 block of SE 274th Street (map...
A fire struck the IP Recycling plant in the 1200 block of 6th Ave North (map below) in Kent Thursday morning, June 6, 2019.Puget Sound Fire says the blaze was contained to a conveyer belt, and was extinguished by...
A fiery collision involving three vehicles killed a 28-year old Kent motorcycle driver on SR 167 near the S. 212th Street exit early Thursday morning, June 6, 2019.The Washington State Patrol says that one vehicle was traveling southbound on...
Past the Popcorn provides South King Media with exclusive reviews of Theatrical and Home Video entertainment. We aim to dig just a little deeper than the surface of what we watch.About two-thirds into this latest chapter in the X-Men...
An older motor home caught fire in the 8500 block of S. 259th Street in Kent (map below) on Wednesday afternoon, June 5.Puget Sound Fire says that the driver left the scene, but luckily the fire did not...
At Relay for Life events, no one faces cancer alone – and all are invited to join the 2019 Relay for Life of South King County at French Field on June 7-8!This event includes participants from around South King...
Kent Conucopia Days – South King County’s largest Family Festival – will be held the weekend of July 12 – 14:Friday, July 12 – Saturday, July 13: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday, July 14: 10 a.m....
On Tuesday, June 4, Kent Police Detectives were conducting an investigation into a suspect who resides in Federal Way when the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Police believed the suspect was inside a home in the 30600 block...
Your next – and FREE – chance to see the award-winning, locally shot and produced film "The Maury Island Incident" will be Tuesday, July 2 at the amazingly restored McMenamins Elks Temple in Tacoma.This all ages event starts at...
Past the Popcorn provides South King Media with exclusive reviews of Theatrical and Home Video entertainment. We aim to dig just a little deeper than the surface of what we watch.Sometimes--yes, sometimes--the accolades heaped upon a film are deserved....
From our friends at Kent Lutheran Church: Kent Lutheran Church has adopted an idea that has transformed many older churches in the Eastern part of the United States called "Sacred Places/Civic Spaces. As a way to better meet the needs of...
Join Mayor Dana Ralph for coffee and casual conversation on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 2 – 4 p.m. at Cutters Point on Kent's West Hill. "There is no set agenda. "The Mayor will listen to your comments, answer your questions...
There's a cool new art exhibit on the corner of 2nd & Meeker Street downtown – a canoe!This is an interactive historical exhibit which pays homage to a unique part of @cityofkent’s history – flooding. 🛶The new canoe on...
Past the Popcorn provides South King Media with exclusive reviews of Theatrical and Home Video entertainment. We aim to dig just a little deeper than the surface of what we watch.Despite the box office and Oscar success of Bohemian...
REMINDER: The City's FREE Summer Residential Recycling Collection Event will be held at a NEW LOCATION – Meridian Middle School – this Saturday, June 1.The event will run from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.For full details on what...
The Kent School District on Tuesday, May 28 announced that the Washington State Auditor had "no findings" from its 2018-18 audit of the district's financials: On an annual basis, the State Auditor’s Office (SAO) performs financial and accountability audits of...
This Friday, June 3rd, the downtown will see a new Executive Director for the Kent Downtown Partnership – Ms. Gaila Gutierrez was selected by a Hiring Committee of the KDP Board, led by Greg Haffner, to seek a successor...
Living Well Kent's East Hill Farmers Market starts Saturday, June 1, and will continue every first and third Saturday through June.This market will be held at Morrill Meadows Park, located at 10600 SE 248th Street (map below). "Come welcome our...
Join Puget Sound Fire, Police, and special guests – including the new Kent YMCA for a FREE Kid's Safety Day at ShoWare Center on Thursday June 27, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.Staff from the new Kent YMCA will...
On Friday, May 24, 2019, Kent Police unveiled the late Officer Diego Moreno's name on their memorial stone.Officere Moreno tragically lost his life on July 22, 2018 in the line of duty.
King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove this week donated a surplus King County van to Living Well Kent — a nonprofit community collaborative working toward a healthier, more equitable and sustainable Kent:

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