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New-Release Tuesday: The Snow Walker

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

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ events

On Saturday, the Kent Police Department, Mayor Dana Ralph and Target helped make Christmas a bit merrier for 45 Kent kids and their families...

SeaTac Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in crash Saturday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog:The City of SeaTac is mourning the loss of newly appointed City Councilmember Amina Ahmed, who passed away...

Man shot, killed early Saturday; ‘dangerous’ suspect still at large

Early Saturday morning (Dec. 8) at around 1:30 a.m., Kent patrol units responded to a report of a man being shot in the area...

UPDATE: Officer-involved shooting on Kent-Kangley Road Thursday

Kent Police is reporting of an officer-involved shooting in the 14900-15200 blocks of Kent-Kangley Road Thursday afternoon, Dec. 6.Police say that just before 3...

REMINDER: Christmas Rush Fun Run And Walk is this Saturday!

REMINDER: Kent Parks' annual 'Christmas Rush Fun Run And Walk' is this Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 at Hogan Park at Russell Road.Race Day Information:...

Kent Police will shop for kids from Kent Youth & Family...

A special celebration will take place this Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, starting at 7 a.m., when the Kent Police Department and Target will host...

MultiCare Kent Clinic Community Open House will be Jan. 12

MultiCare Kent Clinic's Community Open House and Ribbon Cutting for its new facility will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 11 a.m. –...

REMINDER: Kent Clean Streets Walkabout is Saturday!

Volunteers are needed to join like-minded caring citizens at a 'Clean Streets Walkabout' for two hours of picking up litter together in downtown Kent...

Investigation into rape allegation against Joe Fain suspended

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, Washington Senate Democrats announced that they have suspended an investigation into rape allegations against state Sen. Joe Fain.Fain – who...

New-Release Tuesday: Michael Clayton

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 Police investigating series of early morning armed robberies

At approximately 1:45 a.m. Monday morning (Dec. 3), Kent Police patrol units responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 511 Central Ave S....

City of Kent will receive $8.9 million in transportation grants

In November, the City of Kent learned that it will receive $8.9 million in grants for major transportation projects that will improve mobility and...

Willow’s Place ‘Hope for Families 2018’ will be Thurs., Dec. 6

Willow's Place will be presenting a 'Hope For Families' fundraiser event this coming Thursday, Dec. 6, starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Golden Steer...

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove visits World Relief

On Friday, Nov. 30, King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove visited the World Relief refugee resettlement offices in Kent — one of his favorite organizations."I’ve...

Have Coffee & Conversation with Mayor Dana Ralph Tuesday, Dec. 4

Join Mayor Dana Ralph for Coffee & Conversation this coming Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Kent Senior...

REMINDER: Tree lighting, Santa & more at Winterfest this Saturday

REMINDER: Kent Lions' annual Winterfest will ring in the holidays this SATURDAY, Dec. 1, from 2 – 7 p.m. at Town Square Plaza, with...

Former Kent Police Chief Ed Crawford has passed away

The Kent Police Family is mourning the passing of former Chief of Police, Ed Crawford, who served from 1991-2006 after retiring from an exceptional...

Help make Kent better – donate to one of three great...

Our friends at the Kent Downtown Partnership are seeking donations to help fund three great project that will make our city better."You can assist...

Over 800 Students will meet spawning salmon at Mary Olson Farm

What makes Pacific Northwest salmon unique? Why are salmon so important to us in Washington State? What can we do to protect our waterways...

Kent Downtown Partnership is seeking Volunteers

Our friends at the Kent Downtown Partnership are seeking Volunteers: Calling All Volunteers... KDP is busy putting our 2019 budget together and we want your expertise...

Kent Turkey Challenge has raised over $150,000 in last 8 years

The 8th Annual Kent Turkey Challenge has ended, and organizers announced a cumulative total of more than $150,000 and 50,000 pounds of food raised...

New-Release Tuesday: The Morricone Duel

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

One rescued from house fire in Kent Monday morning

Puget Sound Fire is reporting that seven people were accounted for after one was rescued from a house fire in the 26100 block of...

House fire hits home on Kent’s East Hill

Puget Sound Fire is reporting that there was a house fire on Kent's East Hill in the 21300 block of 104th Place SE on...

Citizen, officer honored for lifesaving efforts at council meeting

At Tuesday night's Kent City Council meeting, Kent Police presented a Lifesaving Award to Officer Taylor Burns, along with a Citizen Commendation to Jason...

New in Theaters: Creed II

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

New-Release Tuesday: Mars

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

Abandoned house burns on West Hill Monday night

Puget Sound Fire is reporting that an abandoned house caught fire in the 2600 block of S. 272nd Street on Kent's West Hill Monday...

Grand Opening for new Kent Dick’s Drive-In will be Wed., Dec....

It's so official you can almost smell the fries – the Grand Opening for the new Dick's Drive-In in Kent will be Wednesday, Dec....

‘Bells of the Sound’ performing at Kent Lutheran Church Dec. 8

The 'Bells of the Sound' group will be performing at Kent Lutheran Church on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m.The group is a dynamic...

Kentridge Players’ ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ opens Nov. 28

The Kentridge Players version of the musical comedy 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' opens Nov. 28.The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee...

TRAFFIC ALERT: S. 228th Street to close Nov. 27 for ~2...

Starting Tuesday, Nov. 27, the City of Kent will close a portion of South 228th Street for approximately two years for construction work."This is...

VIDEO: Holiday Safety Tips from Puget Sound Fire

Puget Sound Fire shared the following Holiday Safety Tips Video on Monday, Nov. 19:Thanksgiving should be a time for food, family, and friends. ...

Kent Winterfest will ring in holidays on Saturday, Dec. 1

Kent Lions' annual Winterfest will ring in the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 2 – 7 p.m. at Town Square Plaza:Join in the...