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From the Kent School District:While students look forward to summer as a time for swimming, playing, and enjoying the sunshine, it can also increase worries about food. With almost 50 percent of Kent School District students qualifying for free...
Have questions you'd like to ask the Kent Police?Or do you just like sipping free coffee with cops?Join Police Chief Rafael “Raf” Padilla on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, from 8 – 9 a.m. at the McDonald's located at 10125...
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.Where’d You Go, Bernadette focuses on the titular Bernadette...
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 this weekend, Aug. 16-18:Saturday, August 179 a.m. -...
Wish you could train like the Seattle Seahawks?Well, if you're a student at Kent-Meridian High School, you can this year – after remodeling their weight room, the NFL team donated equipment to three local high schools, including K-M.“I feel...
It's almost time for Kent Downtown Partnership's Historic Downtown Wine Walk, coming this Friday, Aug. 16 – so get your tasting tickets now! Let the magic unfold in Historic Downtown Kent! Grab some friends and go on a wine tasting...
Filipino Heritage Day will be held at Neely Mansion on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.:Celebrate our local Filipino-American Community as well as the Acosta Family and farm workers who lived and farmed at the...
Kent Parks want to hear from YOU! ? We are excited to announce the concept design phase for the renovation of Kherson Park, located downtown at 307 West Gowe Street, is underway! The renovation is a joint project between the...
After more than 10 years of planning, community rallying, fundraising and construction, the Grand Opening of the new Kent YMCA on the East Hill will be Saturday, Sept. 14.A ribbon will be cut on the new 50,000 square foot...
A Rock 'n Roll Choir Concert Fundraiser will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22, to benefit the Kent Senior Center's lunch program: This will be the 5th annual performance fundraiser by SilverSounds Northwest, a Rock n’ Roll choir with over...
Kent's Pacific Raceways played a part in 20th Century Fox's new film "The Art of Racing in the Rain," opening in theaters this Friday, Aug. 9.The movie is adapted from Seattle native Garth Stein's best-selling novel of the same...
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.On the surface, the new film The Kitchen looks...
The 10th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival – presented by the Rotary of Des Moines/Normandy Park – will be rockin' Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 24!Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo.This...
The City of Kent Wants Your Feedback If you work in the Kent Valley, the city wants to hear from you.As part of the City’s 'Rally the Valley' initiative, its Economic & Community Development Dept. has put together a brief...
The second round of returns were released for Tuesday's Primary Election, and in the Kent City Council race, it's looking like it'll be incumbent Marti Larimer vs Todd Minor for Pos. #1, Hira Singh Bhullar vs Les Thomas for...
The Kent Arts Commission released its 2019-2020 Spotlight Series schedule, and tickets are on sale now at www.kentarts.com or 253-856-5051:JigJam - September 27 - If you liked Banjo 3, we think you’ll also love JigJam. They have...
From Advertiser Team Marti:One of the most common questions I am asked by both buyers and sellers has to do with upgrades to a home.Sellers want to know if the investment they make will pay off. And buyers are...
The first round of results for the Aug. 6 Primary Election are out, and early returns for Kent City Council favor Marli Larimer & Todd Minor for Position No. 1; Hira Singh Bhullar & Les Thomas for Position No. 3;...
Just after 12:29 a.m. Tuesday morning, Aug. 6, a Kent Police Officer shot an armed 15-year old while conducting a traffic stop.Police say that the officer stopped a vehicle with expired tabs at the intersection of Central Avenue...
From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Des Moines Police Department's Street Crimes Detectives recently assisted the FBI and other jurisdictions in a sting operation, which involved conducting counter sex-trafficking operations in South King County to identify, recover sex trafficking...
King County Metro is seeking the community’s feedback on proposed future transit options that will connect Renton, Kent, and Auburn, with faster, more frequent, and more reliable bus service and innovative travel options.Here's more from Metro: This effort is...
Communities in Schools invites everyone to come FILL THE BUS and help local students at the 7th Annual School Supply Drive on Thursday, Aug. 15.This event will be held at the Kent Station, from 5 – 7 p.m."Please...
Early Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at around 2:30 a.m., Kent Police officers were contacting a suspicious male with an arrest warrant and a female behind Kentridge High School, located at 12430 SE 208th Street (map below).Police say that the...
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.Marvel’s cinematic universe may have dominated the box office...
On Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, Kent Police announced that they made an arrest and are continuing to investigate a felony assault that occurred Thursday afternoon on the east hill of Kent.Police say that Kent Officers responded to the area...
Our friends at the Downtown Kent Partnership will be holding their 5th Annual HAWKtoberfest Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Individuals and car clubs are encouraged to join this car show in...
All are invited to join Kent Mayor Dana Ralph for 'Coffee & Conversation' on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Panther Lake Starbucks.This is a FREE, informal event with no specific program or agenda....
ROLL & READ through downtown Kent this Saturday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.Start at the South King County Family Resource Center, then walk or stroller through downtown Kent enjoying games and activities at each stop!This free...
Explore the history of the Soos Creek Plateau in the Heritage Center this Saturday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.Stroll through the garden and join a FREE tour at 11 a.m.Visit the new plant nursery and see...
The City of Kent is seeking qualified applicants for Kent Municipal Court Judge to fill the vacancy that will be created when Judge Glenn Phillips retires later this year.Candidates are not required to live in Kent, but they must...
'Experience Historical Kent' continues with events that take place every weekend up until Aug. 25, and this Saturday, Aug. 3, there will be four events:Farmer Market Booth: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Downtown Walking Tour: 11 a.m....
Did you know that both the Kent Police Department and City Hall are SAFE E-Commerce Exchange Zones?These are designated zones where online buyers and sellers can safely make purchases or sales.The Kent Police Department lobby and the City Hall...
The Kent Downtown Partnership's August Wine Walk will be Friday, Aug. 16, from 6 – 9 p.m.Let the magic unfold in Historic Downtown Kent! Grab some friends and go on a wine tasting adventure of local wineries at various...
REMINDER: National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, and the deadline to register is this Wednesday, July 31: This is a great, annual opportunity for neighbors to come together to celebrate a more connected community. Deadline to register...
From the Kent School District: We encourage students to reach for the stars and two high school students are going beyond to plan a mission to Mars this summer. Great job David and Regen! ?? Read more on our website:...