‘Roll & Read’ through downtown Kent this Saturday

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,...

Tour Soos Creek Botanical Gardens and Heritage Center Saturday

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...

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 Glenn...

Experience Historical Kent continues with 4 events this Saturday

'Experience Historical Kent' continues with events that take place every weekend up until Aug. 25, and this Saturday, Aug. 3, there will be four...

Kent Police offer tips on buying online items in person

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...

KDP’s August Wine Walk will be Friday, Aug. 16

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!...

Deadline to register for ‘National Night Out’ is Wednesday, July 31

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,...

Two Kent students plan mission to Mars

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...

Sound Transit seeking public feedback for transit projects

Sound Transit is holding an online Open House for its System Access Fund, seeking feedback "for projects that make it easier and more convenient...

JOBS: Hiring event at Northwest Kidney Centers in SeaTac on Aug....

From Advertiser Northwest Kidney Centers: JOBS: Hiring event at Northwest Kidney Centers in SeaTac on Aug. 3 and 8 Passionate about caregiving? We’re hiring nurses and...

VIDEO: Kent’s Lunar Roving Vehicles designated as Historic Landmarks

On Thursday night, July 25, the City of Kent and the Kent Downtown Partnership received historic landmark designations for the Lunar Roving Vehicles that...

New in Theaters—Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

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: recent train fatalities were not likely accidents

On Thursday, July 25, the Kent Police Department announced that they think this week's two fatal train accidents were not likely accidents.Kent Police continue...

Congressman Adam Smith holding Town Hall in Kent Sat., Aug. 17

Congressman Adam Smith will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, from 10 – 11 a.m. at IBEW Local 46...

Homeowner shoots, wounds car prowl suspect in Covington

A Covington homeowner discovered two car prowl suspects breaking in to a vehicle in his driveway early Thursday morning, July 25, and shot one,...

Changes to HOV lane violations and fines start Sunday

High occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane violators will be paying higher fines starting this Sunday, July 28 – including a new fine for people using...

REMINDER: Help designate Lunar Rovers as Historic Landmarks THURSDAY!

REMINDER: All are strongly encouraged to attend a special public hearing this THURSDAY, July 25, starting at 5 p.m. at Kent City Hall, to...

For the second day in a row, a train has hit...

The Kent Police Department on Wednesday afternoon (July 24) announced that – for the second day in a row – a train has hit...

Celebrate the KDP’s retiring Barb Smith at retirement party on July...

From our friends at the Kent Downtown Partnership:As many of our Readers may recall, Barb Smith is retiring at the end of July after...

VIDEO: Mayor Dana Ralph reflects on first 6 months of 2019

In the latest edition of the city's video series 'Kent Now,' Mayor Dana Ralph looks back at some of this year’s successes as well...

VIDEO: Former Mayor Jim White receives star at Kent Station Plaza

On Thursday, former Kent Mayor Jim White was honored with his very own star on the Kent Station plaza.White served as Mayor from 1994-2005.Current...

REMINDER: Boogie down to ‘The Afrodisiacs’ Wednesday night!

Haven’t pulled those bell bottoms and platform shoes out of the closet in a year or two? Or 30?! Well, it’s time to boogie...

Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Kent Tuesday morning

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train near 1st Ave S. & W. Willis Street in Kent Tuesday morning, July 27.Kent Police...

New-Release Tuesday: The Presence

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

VIDEO: Kent Police release video celebrating Officer Diego Moreno

It was one year ago today (July 22, 2018) that Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno was tragically killed in the line of duty, and...

Kent Chamber CEO Zenovia Harris wins Diversity Spirit award

On Wednesday, July 17, Kent Chamber of Commerce CEO Zenovia Harris was honored with the Diverity Spirit Achievement award at the 19th annual Diversity...

Vintage Market will be Sat., July 27 at Neely Mansion

A variety of vendors will offer vintage clothing, furniture, home decor, jewelry, spun wool items and handmade collectibles as well as plants, flowers and...

Kent Police investigating fatal, double shooting incident Wednesday

The Kent Police Department in investigating a fatal, double shooting incident that happened Wednesday afternoon, July 17 in the 23400 block of 104th Ave...

Airways Brewing crafting new beer in honor of Officer Diego Moreno

On Monday, July 15, Airways Brewing (an I Love Kent Advertiser) was joined in the brewery by members of the Kent Police Department to...

JOB: OCENS seeking to hire Office Admin and Customer Liaison

Office Admin and Customer Liaison (Des Moines)Compensation: $20 per hour Employment type: full-timeInterested in the freedom and flexibility that comes with working in...

Advertiser Team Marti: ‘Is it time to Downsize?’

Whether you’ve reached a certain age, or your housing needs have changed for other reasons, you may be considering “downsizing” your home.It’s a big...

New-Release Tuesday: Higher Ground

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

Warning period starts Saturday for Red Light Cameras in Kent

The Kent Police Department announced this week that new Red Light Traffic Cameras have been installed at three intersections for future enforcement.This is...

Construction delayed at Green River Natural Resource Area

New construction at the Green River Natural Resource Area will be starting soon – perhaps Monday, July 15, 2019 – on West James Street (between...

REMINDER: Kent Cornucopia (aka ‘Lunaropia’) Days is this weekend!

REMINDER: Kent Cornucopia Days is this weekend – starting Friday, July 12 and continuing through Sunday, July 14:FRIDAY, JULY 12:Street Fair: 10...