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15-year old arrested in connection to American Legion shooting

On Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, Kent Police Officers responded to the American Legion Hall in Kent for a report of a shooting where two...

Fire hits mobile home in Kent early Friday

Puget Sound Fire says a mobile home caught fire in the 24400 block of 64th Ave S. in Kent early Friday, Mar. 22.The fire...

New in Theaters: Us

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

Happy  9th Birthday to Advertiser Airways Taproom & Brewery!

Come on Kent – let’s celebrate our very own homegrown brewery and taproom!The party gets started on Friday, March 29 at 2 p.m. with a...

Kent’s Vaishali Vakharia honored as All-Washington Scholar

Vaishali Vakharia earned statewide recognition on Thursday, Mar. 21 for her accomplishments as a Highline College student.The Kent resident was honored as a member...

Dispute leads to drive-by shooting on Kent’s west hill Wed. night

Kent Police are reporting that a drive-by shooting took place Wednesday night, Mar. 20 on Kent's west hill, around the 25500 block of Pacific...

City Prosecutor Sara Watson named Employee of Year by Kent City...

By Jack MayneThe Kent City Council named city Prosecuting Attorney Sara Watson, a longtime Kent employee, as employe of the year at its regular...

REMINDER: Third Thursday Art Walk is this Thurs. night!

REMINDER: The next Third Thursday Art Walk will be from 5 – 8 p.m. this Thursday, Mar. 21!This month's event will start at Create!,...

$136 fine starts Monday as Traffic Safety Cameras go live

Starting this coming Monday, Mar. 25, 2019, the 30-day warning period for two new school zone enforcement cameras will conclude and enforcement will begin...

Eileen & Callie’s Place Benefit Breakfast will be Thurs., May 2

Eileen & Callie's Place will be hosting its 4th Annual Benefit Breakfast on Thursday, May 2.This fundraiser will run from 7 – 8:30 a.m....

New-Release Tuesday: The Fountain

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 International Festival will be Saturday, May 18

The 11th annual Kent International Festival will be held at the accesso ShoWare Center on Saturday, May 18, 2019.This festival will run from 9:30...

Want to save Dick’s? Next opportunity to comment is this Wed....

If you're interested in trying to help save the new Dick's Drive-In – and other businesses in Kent – from the Sound Transit wrecking...

SAVE THE DATE: Earth Day will be April 20 at Clark...

Kent's annual Earth Day event will be held on Saturday, April 20 at Clark Lake Park."Join us as we nurture and celebrate our special corner of...

$25,000 raised for Diego Moreno scholarship Saturday night

$25,000 was raised for the new Diego Moreno scholarship fundraiser at Kent Meridian High School on Saturday night, Mar. 16.This total means that the...

‘Thinking About Running for Office?’ workshop at Auburn Library Mar. 25

King County Elections is hosting 'Thinking About Running for Office?' on Monday, March 25, 2019, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Auburn Library.This...

‘Slick as a Mitten: Ezra Meeker’s Klondike Enterprise’ will be April...

'Slick as a Mitten: Ezra Meeker's Klondike Enterprise' by Dennis M. Larsen, will be presented on Saturday, April 13 at the Greater Kent Historical...

Next ‘TeamUp2CleanUp Kent’ will be Saturday, May 4

Join your neighbors at the next TeamUp2CleanUp Kent event on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 8 a.m. – Noon!This is an event where community...

VIDEO: Watch Mayor Dana Ralph’s ‘State of our City’ address

On Thursday night, Mar. 14, Kent Mayor Dana Ralph gave her annual 'State of our City' address, this year at her alma mater, Kent-Meridian...

New Kent ordinance supports apprenticeship programs

During Thursday night's 'State of the City' address, Mayor Dana Ralph reminded residents that the City Council recently passed her ordinance to bring apprenticeship...

REMINDER: Airways Brewing’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration is Friday

REMINDER: Advertiser Airways Brewing will be holding a St. Patrick's Day Celebration this Friday, March 15: ST. PATRICKS DAY CELEBRATION FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 4-9 P.M. Join us...

Bonsai Fest! returns to Federal Way May 11-12

Bonsai Fest! is a two-day celebration over World Bonsai Day/Mother’s Day-weekend – May 11-12, 2019 – and will be held at the former Weyerhaeuser...

City of Kent seeks applicants for Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

The city of Kent is accepting applications to fill vacant or expiring positions on its Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC).The LTAC is an advisory...

Kent Panther Lake Library Grand Opening will be Sat., Mar. 23

All are invited to join the King County Library System (KCLS), along with community leaders, Friends of the Library and area residents to celebrate...

Kent Police release update on vehicle pedestrian collisions

In light of recent media inquiries regarding pedestrian safety, the Kent Police Department is providing the following information for what the data is in...

Kent & Federal Way team up for new Jail Contract Partnership

Over the past several months, the cities of Kent and Federal Way have been in negotiations to establish a partnership in which Federal Way...

UPDATE: Shooting at Kent Station was not random, police say

UPDATE: The Kent Police Department continues to investigate the shooting that occurred at Kent Station on Monday, Mar. 11, 2019, and they released the...

Chancel Arts at Kent Lutheran: Piano and Cello Duet this Saturday

Chancel Arts at Kent Lutheran: Piano and Cello Duet will be performed this Saturday, March 16:;"Join us for a relaxing evening of beautiful music...

Kent Police will discuss body cams at April 18 meeting

The Kent Police Department is inviting all to attend a community meeting on Thursday, April 18, starting at 7 p.m. at the Kent Police...

Kent’s Rental Housing Inspection Program has begun

Starting this month, apartment and 4-plex owners will be required to conduct inspections every three years to ensure their units are safe and healthy...

New-Release Tuesday: Planet 51

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

SmileMobile Dental Clinic will be at Kent Elementary Mar. 18-22

The SmileMobile Dental Clinic will be parked at Kent Elementary School between Mar. 18-22, and it's open to the entire Kent School District community,...

18-year old man shot at Kent Station Monday

Kent Police officers responded to a report of a shooting at Kent Station around 12:40 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 11, and found an 18-year...

Senate passes Das bill to assist self-help housing organizations

A bill passed on Monday, Mar. 11 by the state Senate would help limit the costs of affordable housing by exempting self-help housing organizations,...

Fire hits home on Kent’s east hill early Sunday

A fire burned a home in the 11100 block of SW 223rd Street in Kent (map below) early Sunday morning, March 10, 2019.Puget Sound...