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Kent City Council selects 8 finalists to interview for vacant seat

At Tuesday night's special City Council meeting, the Kent City Council reviewed applications submitted by residents to fill the vacant council position 1 left...

Kent Arts Commission announces winners of Kent Creates Exhibit

The Kent Arts Commission this week announced winners of the most recent exhibit on Kent Creates, the web platform for sharing art, culture, and...

The Debutones will perform at Kent Lutheran Church June 9

Chancel Arts, a community arts and cultural program in downtown Kent hosted at Kent Lutheran Church, and the Kent Grand Organ project, welcome The...

Mayor Dana Ralph and Kent City Council recognize local legislators

At last week’s City Council meeting, Kent Mayor Dana Ralph – along with the Council – acknowledged and thanked local legislators for their support...

May 7 demolition to mark start of Highline College building renovation

Students seeking in-demand health care careers can look forward to learning in a state-of-the-art facility on Highline College’s main campus, marked by a demolition...

New-Release Tuesday: Throw Momma from the Train

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

Kent City Council to review applicants for vacancy tonight

There will be a special Kent City Council meeting TONIGHT – Tuesday, April 24, at 5 p.m. The Council will go into executive session...

PHOTO: Kent Police Officers hang with Snoop Dog backstage

The Kent Police Department Tweeted out the following photo, showing some of their finest hanging out backstage with Snoop Dogg during his recent performance...

REMINDER: Tuesday is Election Day – here’s where to drop off...

REMINDER: Tuesday, April 24, is Election Day – have YOU voted yet? On the special ballot is Proposition A, a 2% Utility Tax Increase for Police...

Unveiling of new lighting under 167 overpass will be Thursday, May...

Officials from the City of Kent, along with the Kent Downtown Partnership, will be holding an unveiling of new lighting under the 167 Overpass...

Kent Cornucopia Days 5K will be Saturday, July 14

Kent Cornucopia Days 5K run – coming Saturday, July 14 - will feature a flat, smooth course along the Green River Trail. The event...

‘Kent Creates’ seeking Art for new online exhibit

The Kent Arts Commission is seeking entries for an online exhibit via 'Kent Creates,' a web platform for sharing art, culture, and creative endeavors. The...

Lauryn Hill to perform at accesso Showare Center on Saturday, Sept....

Lauryn Hill is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her multiple-Grammy-winning debut solo album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” with a North American tour, which...

Chief urges approval to increase police force; new lobbying firm hired...

By Jack Mayne The police chief of Kent wants everyone to vote by April 24 to approve Proposition A to add 23 members to the...

Tokers beware – police to conduct emphasis patrols on ‘420 day’

In honor of “420 day” this Friday, April 20, King County Sheriff’s Office Precinct 3 (SE King County) will be conducting an impaired driver...

City of Kent seeks applicants for Municipal Court Judge vacancy

The City of Kent is seeking qualified applicants for Kent Municipal Court Judge to fill the vacancy that will be created when Judge Karli...

New exhibit examines Sasquatch & other ancient NW mysteries

The newest exhibit at the White River Valley Museum – Sasquatch: Ancient Native Perspectives on the Mysterious Beings of the Woods – shines light on the...

Mayor Dana Ralph’s ‘State of the City’ will be Thursday, April...

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph's first 'State of the City' address will be held at City Hall on Thursday, April 26, from 6:30 – 8...

Starbucks closing all stores May 29 for racial-bias training

Starbucks announced on Tuesday (April 17) that it will be closing all its company-owned stores nationwide – including several in Kent – on the...

New-Release Tuesday: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

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

Kent Downtown Partnership’s Third Thursday Art Walk is April 19

The Kent Downtown Partnership's monthly Third Thursday Art Walk will be this Thursday, April 19, from 4 – 7 p.m. in downtown Kent: Join us...

REMINDER: School District Community Conversations starts TONIGHT

The first of Kent School District's #KSDcommunity Conversations is TONIGHT – Monday, April 16, starting at 6 p.m. at Kent-Meridian High School. The district will...

County Council approves expanding housing opportunities

"How you pay for your home should not prevent you from having a place to live," the King County Council announced Monday, April 16,...

Kent 50+ Readers Theater Plays will be May 7 and May...

The Kent Senior Activity Center’s Readers Theater troupe – the “Knot Quite Write Players” – spring plays are set for Monday afternoons, May 7...

Vesterdalen Sons of Norway’s ‘Nordic Fest’ will be Saturday, May 12

Vesterdalen Sons of Norway will be holding a Nordic Fest on Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church...