Tickets now on sale for Spotlight Series 2019-2020

Tickets for Kent's Spotlight Series 2019-2020 season are now on sale: Shining a Light on the Best Entertainment  Presented by Kent Arts Commission and Kent Parks,...

Attorney General opens $12 million privacy claim against two SeaTac Motel...

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: By Jack MayneMore than 100,000 guests whose private information was shared by Motel 6 in SeaTac and elsewhere...

Des Moines’ historic Landmark on the Sound has been sold

It looks like Des Moines' historic and grand Landmark on the Sound Masonic Retirement Home has been sold for $11.5 million to EPC Holdings...

Package theft sting operation leads to arrest of multiple suspects

The United States Postal Inspector Service, along with the King County Sheriff’s Office and Covington Police Department, completed a mail theft emphasis operation on...

Kent Police issue warnings to paddleboarders

This week the Kent Police Department issued the following warnings to paddleboarders: "Did you know that 6 stand up paddleboard fatalities have occurred in Washington...

King County grants $5,000 to Minority Veterans of America

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove recently helped award $5,000 to Minority Veterans of America, a group that builds safe, inclusive and equitable communities for...

First participant in city’s DUI Court will graduate Wednesday

The first participant of the Kent Municipal DUI Court will graduate on Wednesday, the city announced.This participant was sentenced into the program on Aug....

New-Release Tuesday: The Way Home

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

Man fatally struck by driver in Kent Friday night

A man was struck and killed by a pickup truck near Lake Fenwick Road South and Reith Road (map below) in Kent Friday night,...

REMINDER: Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest is this SATURDAY!

The 10th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival returns to Des Moines Beach Park this Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019!This outdoor live concert fundraiser...

VIDEO: Kent Chamber CEO Zenovia Harris interviewed by KING5

Bright and early on Friday morning, Aug. 23, Kent Chamber of Commerce CEO Zenovia Harris was interviewed by Mimi & Jake from KING5."Zenovia Harris...

City staff collects back-to-school supplies for Kent-Meridian High School

Each year Kent city employees collect back-to-school supplies for high school students, and this year, employees donated more than $850 as well as 34...

Construction breaks ground on Lower Russell Levee Setback

On Thursday, Aug. 22, leaders from the King County Flood Control District, King County, and the City of Kent joined together to break ground...

Kent’s Mikron Industries Job Fair will be Thursday, Aug. 29

SAVE THE DATE: Kent’s own Mikron Industries Job Fair will be Thursday Aug. 29, 2019 from 3 – 7 p.m.Mikron Washington – a division...

Next ‘TeamUp2CleanUp Kent’ event will be Saturday, Sept. 21

The next 'TeamUp2CleanUp Kent' event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019!This event is where community members work to beautify our city as...

Kent City Council bans plastic bags at Tuesday meeting

On Tuesday night, Aug. 20, the Kent City Council unanimously passed a plastic bag ordinance, banning single-use plastic bags.The ordinance will go into effect...

City seeking applicants for Transportation Advisory Board

The City of Kent is seeking applicants for its new Transportation Advisory Board, which will "help the City update its Transportation Master Plan.""If...