Heidi Jacobs

85°C Bakery Cafe opens first Washington location in Tukwila

People lined up around the outside of the 85°C Bakery Cafe on Friday morning, awaiting the chance to be among its first customers. The Taiwanese… Continue reading

Kent teachers claim district owes them $5.5 million in wages

Kent teachers say the school district has shorted them pay for three days of work each year, totaling $5.5 million since 2013. But Kent School… Continue reading

Mat Classic

Royals’ Suarez pursues state crown

Hundreds attend rallies for, against Planned Parenthood in Kent

A couple of hundred Planned Parenthood supporters gathered in Kent on Saturday morning to counteract calls to defund the health care provider, which has a… Continue reading

New facility would allow G.E.M. to expand mentoring program

After more than two years guiding young men in the Kent area, Glover Empower Mentoring (G.E.M.) is eyeing a new location that would help the… Continue reading

Kentridge swimmer hopes experience propels him through postseason

Nolan Cleary hopes a year of experience under his belt will help him find victory in the pool this postseason. The Kentridge High School sophomore… Continue reading

You Me We festival showcases Kent’s resources, talent | PHOTO GALLERY

Hundreds of families enjoyed the seventh annual You Me We at Kent’s ShoWare Center last Friday night. The free event celebrated the work of youth,… Continue reading

Special delivery: Firefighters reunite with baby born at fire station

One-month-old Mia Lowery’s visit to the fire station on Saturday wasn’t her first. In the early hours of Dec. 21, Mia was born in the… Continue reading

Kent School District focuses on technology with expo, summit

The Kent School District will host two events to showcase the district’s commitment to technology. The public is invited to the annual Technology Expo from… Continue reading

Royal mission

Roberts sets high goals on the mat for Kent-Meridian

Unexpected ice prompts late decision to delay Kent schools on Monday

Kent School District officials were caught off guard by icy roads on Monday morning, prompting a two-hour delay when some students were already at or… Continue reading

Lutes honored for years of service to Kent School District

Dave Lutes has spent the past 40 years working for the Kent School District – more than half of those as athletic director. “I enjoy,… Continue reading

Miller, Chargers set lofty goals

Kentridge vows to reach state this season

End of an era: Osborn steps down as KR football coach

By Heidi Sanders hsanders@kentreporter.com After more than a quarter of century at the helm of Kentridge High School’s football program, Marty Osborn has stepped down… Continue reading

Fans help send Seattle Sounders FC off to MLS Cup

A couple of hundred fans braved cold temperatures Wednesday morning to send the Seattle Sounders FC off to Major League Soccer Cup championship game. The… Continue reading

Vendors display handmade wares at Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar

Eugene Montgomery, of Federal Way, displays a vase he made by covering glassware in masking tape and shoe polish. Montgomery was a vendor at the… Continue reading

Green River College showcases new Auburn Center with open house

Green River College hosted an open house at its new Auburn Center on Dec. 1. The new facility at 1221 D. St. NE, began serving… Continue reading

Kent School bond issue passing on second try

Voters in the Kent School District were approving a $252 million bond measure, identical to the one that failed by 218 votes in April. Initial… Continue reading

Kent resident, Korean War veteran takes Honor Flight

During a recent trip to Washington, D.C., Kent resident John Sutherland Jr. received the red carpet treatment. The Korean War veteran was one of more… Continue reading

Accrediting commission checks in with Green River College following unrest, changes on campus

An evaluator from the commission who oversees accreditation for Green River College visited the campus last month to check in on the school following “recent… Continue reading