Community in Schools Kent Raises $42,000+ at Annual Breakfast for the...

Contributed by David de la Fuente, Executive Director for Communities in Schools KentCommunities In Schools of Kent (CIS Kent) celebrated their 25th anniversary serving...

Kent is 18th Most Diverse City in U.S.

Kent, Washington ranked the 18th most diverse city in the United States, according to WalletHub.Overall Rank: 18 Total Score: 70.49 Social Class Diversity Rank: 137 Ethno-Racial Diversity...

Public Comments Welcome on Financial Sustainability Task Force Recommendations, May 18

After studying the city budget for nine months, the 18-member voluntary Kent Financial Sustainability Task Force has completed its preliminary report and recommendations. The...

Bowen-Scarff Collecting Peanut Butter May 14-21

Starting tomorrow, local Ford dealers are partnering with the Seattle Mariners and Northwest Harvest to collect peanut butter, one of the most needed items...

Cultural Exhibits at Kent Historical Museum, 5/11 – 6/4

The Greater Kent Historical Society is proud to present three rotating cultural exhibits this month at the Kent Historical Museum (833 E. Smith St.,...

KDP Wine Walk: May 13, 2016

Kent Downtown Partnership's last wine walk was such a success, that they're holding another one! Registration will take part the night of the event,...

Celebrate National Public Works Week, May 19

 Celebrate National Public Works Week at will be a free event at ShoWare Center on May 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.At this fun,...

Kent Drug Free Coalition Town Hall Meeting, May 18

Join the Kent Drug Free Coalition for a Town Hall Meeting on May 18 (6 to 8 p.m.) at Meridian Middle School. For parents...

14th Annual Breakfast for the Kids Fundraiser, May 19

Join Communities in Schools Kent for their 14th annual "Breakfast for the Kids" fundraiser, sure to inspire you to support at-risk kids in the...

May 2016: Things To Do in Kent

Looking for things to do in Kent? We've got you covered. Here are a few fun Kent events and happenings to add to your...

2016 “Best of Kent” Winners

Readers of the Kent Reporter have voted. Here are the 2016 winners of the annual "Best of Kent" contest, including Best Kent Realtor, Best...

Seattle T-Birds Make It to WHL Finals

We are so proud of our Seattle Thunderbirds who won the Western Conference last week, and are now off to compete in the WHL...

Help Stamp Out Hunger, Sat., May 14

Next Saturday, May 14, is the 24th annual Letter Carriers' "Stamp Out Hunger" campaign. Last year's food drive brought in approximately 71 million pounds...

Don’t Miss “The Wild West,” KDP’s Annual Dinner Auction: June 3

Every year the Kent Downtown Partnership hosts a fun-filled dinner auction to help raise funds for promoting downtown Kent and supporting economic development. This...

Welcome to the New and Improved iLoveKent.net!

Hello, fans and followers of iLoveKent.net!Thank you for visiting the newly redesigned iLoveKent.net. We've been around in one form or another since 2007, and...

Kent Offers Free Water Testing for Pre-1940s Homes

After the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, lead in the drinking water has been in the news. Most recently, Tacoma's most recent sampling determined...

Kent PD Investigate Residential Shooting

Around 9:30 p.m. last night, May 2, Kent police officers responded to a shooting at a Kent residence in the 20100 block of 93rd...

“Knot Quite Write Players” to Perform May 9 and 16

The Kent Senior Activity Center's Readers Theater Troupe, also known as the Knot Quite Write Players, are presenting their spring performances on May 9...

Coffee with the Chief, May 11

The Kent Police Department invites the Kent community to join them for "Coffee with the Chief" on Wednesday, May 11 at 8 a.m. at...

Rocketry Showcase: May 14

If you love rockets, space and/or science, you'll want to check out this cool Kent event: the South King Country Rocketry Showcase on Sat.,...

Trash Talk: Kent Clean-up, May 14

Join Kent residents, neighborhoods, civic groups, schools, youth organizations, businesses and families to clean up Kent, Washington on Saturday, May 14 at the third...

Kent Station Goes Purple May 1-15

Kent Station goes purple the first half of May to support Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. Purchase a passport for $25...

Kent Station: Ladies Night Out, June 23

Ladies, mark your calendar for food and fun at Kent Station on Thursday, June 23 for Ladies Night Out. Enjoy wine, light bites, women's...

Gypsy Moth Treatments to Begin in April

With warm spring weather comes gypsy moth caterpillars which can wreak havoc on flowers, shrubs, plants and trees. Gypsy moth caterpillars are not only...

Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 30

This Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Kent Police Department (232 4th Ave. S, Kent) will collect any expired, unwanted...

Fido & Fluffy Must Be Licensed in Kent

The City of Kent is ramping up its campaign to license pets and is granting amnesty to dog and cat owners until September 30, 2010.

Spring Into Art with Kent Student Art Walk

Enjoy student artwork with at Kent's 22nd Annual Student Art Walk from March 14 - 25.

Highlights from Kent Mayor Cooke’s 2016 ‘State of the City’ Address

Today more than 100 civic and business leaders attended Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke's annual "State of the City" address.

Celebrate Creativity at Kent Kids’ Arts Day, March 12

Have fun doing art and celebrate National Youth Arts Month at the 29th annual Kent Kids’ Arts Day, Saturday, March 12, at Kent Commons from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Kent Realtor® Marti Reeder Wins John L. Scott Chairman’s Circle Award,...

Kent Realtor Marti Reeder of John L. Scott was named Top Producer for 2015 and won the Chairman's Circle award.

March 2016 Happenings

Here's what's going on in Kent, Washington this March.

‘Painting with the Stars’ Raises $4,000 for Elementary School Art Lessons

Last week the third annual 'Painting with the Stars' event raised $4,000 to help pay for the Art Docent Program to teach art to elementary school kids.

Kent Community Foundation Scholarship Deadline: April 1

Are you a Kent high school senior? Consider applying for a college scholarship from the Kent Community Foundation. Most deadlines are April 1, 2016.

Kent City Council Votes to Ban Fireworks Starting in 2017

Yesterday the Kent City Council passed an ordinance to ban the possession, sale or use of consumer fireworks within the city, starting in Feb. 2017.