Mark Klaas

Mark posted 230 stories to Kent Reporter.
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Community celebrates Juneteenth in the park | PHOTOS

The historic plight of Black America often reduces Charlie James to tears.…

  • Jun 22nd, 2017 2:30pm

Longtime Kent church to close

Dwindling congregation falls on hard times

  • Jun 9th, 2017 9:46am

Kent Farmers Market opens for a new season | PHOTOS

Linda Butler and her dog, Miss Nisi, look forward to coming to…

  • Jun 8th, 2017 1:08pm

Out of this world: School project makes orbit | VIDEO

It was bold, exciting and new. Teachers and students at Excel Public…

  • May 22nd, 2017 10:06pm

Sikh community embraces Khalsa Day Celebration and Parade

The area’s large Sikh community converged in Kent on Sunday to celebrate…

  • May 22nd, 2017 9:58am

DAWN finds comfort in new downtown office

The Domestic Abuse Women’s Network (DAWN) has a new home, having completed…

  • May 18th, 2017 11:59am

Connecting on the court | PHOTOS

Academy, center bring spirit of tennis to special needs players

  • May 4th, 2017 11:30am

Thunderbirds get another crack at WHL title

Konowalchuk guides veteran squad into finals showdown against Regina

  • May 4th, 2017 10:30am

Tales from the wings of pioneers

Aviation legends bring history to college

  • Apr 28th, 2017 5:55pm

Bengali party

With traditional song and dance, prayer and poetry, fashion and food, the…

  • Apr 20th, 2017 11:30am

‘We are better than fear’

Gov. Inslee, interfaith community gather to find ways to address hate crimes

  • Apr 13th, 2017 4:42pm

Community leaders discuss hate crimes at forum

Hate crimes should never be tolerated in neighborhoods and residents are urged…

  • Apr 13th, 2017 10:30am

Program teaches cooking skills to kids

Kids can gain confidence and independence in a kitchen. Rahmeca Rodriguez and…

  • Apr 13th, 2017 10:30am

Kids play with ponies during Western Days at Reber Ranch

Quota Cares Western Days returned to Reber Ranch on Lea Hill last…

  • Apr 6th, 2017 12:40pm

She’s at the center of the action

Portin shines in local, national water polo

  • Mar 30th, 2017 2:30pm

Time to fully fund education | Kent town hall meeting

Enough of the gridlock, the partisanship, the bickering. It’s time to fully…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 4:05pm

Chapman bringing his inspired music and message

Rock & Worship Roadshow is Friday at ShoWare

  • Mar 15th, 2017 5:30pm

Faith over fear

Community comes together to urge unity, condemn shooting of Sikh man | PHOTOS

  • Mar 13th, 2017 11:25am

Sikh community calls for hate crime investigation into Kent shooting

Police, FBI conducting manhunt

  • Mar 8th, 2017 5:10pm

Nonprofits team up to offer heart screenings

David Finlayson was healthy and strong, a natural leader, skilled as an…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017 4:15pm

Kent woman prepares to go the distance

Kentwood grad, UW student to bicycle across the country for worthy cause

  • Feb 16th, 2017 10:30am

Stayin Alive! Dance for Heart

Kentridge entertainers raise $5,000 for AHA

  • Feb 14th, 2017 12:25pm

Inslee visits Islamic center, delivers message of hope and understanding

Muslim community thanks governor for his fight against Trump’s executive order on immigration

  • Feb 10th, 2017 5:30pm

‘Buckets’ thrills as marksman, showman

Harlem Globetrotters return with World Tour high jinks

  • Feb 10th, 2017 10:30am

Special night: Kent’s Haggin captures Miss Auburn crown | Photos

Song and dance bring out the best in Heather Haggin. Stepping to…

  • Jan 25th, 2017 3:33pm

All charged up | 4A girls basketball

Kentridge runs away from Kentlake, snags co-lead in NPSL Cascade Division

  • Jan 21st, 2017 1:01pm

Volunteers buddy up to beat child hunger

Rotarians spur effort to bring food relief to students away from school

  • Jan 13th, 2017 10:47am

Kent couple embrace the splendor of Cuba

Cuba carries a certain fascination with Phil and Marie Heft. So much…

  • Jan 5th, 2017 7:00pm

Singalong ushers in the new year

Nancy Stewart, a Seattle-based children’s singer-songwriter, performed for families during her Welcome…

  • Jan 4th, 2017 4:09pm

Preparing future generations | 2016 Persons of the Year

Hamadas teaching commitment, hard work in and out of the ring

  • Dec 30th, 2016 10:27am

UW team brings science to life for Mill Creek Middle School students

Science is golden at one Kent middle school, where top researchers and…

  • Dec 29th, 2016 12:13pm

Toymaker to distribute gifts t0 children

For nine years, Vern Heinle has carved and shaped wood into durable,…

  • Dec 12th, 2016 10:42am

No longer forgotten

After 95 years, Civil War veteran and his wife are laid to rest | PHOTOS

  • Dec 11th, 2016 7:19pm

Holiday rush

Roach repeats as Kent’s 10K winner

  • Dec 10th, 2016 4:30pm

Show of heart

Willow’s Place Hope for Families takes in donations for those in need

  • Dec 8th, 2016 3:44pm

Honoring a forgotten Civil War veteran

Kent couple work to give Pvt. Powers, who died 95 years ago, his due: a proper military burial

  • Dec 8th, 2016 12:48pm

Penguins migrate to Kent as temporary art landmark

Creators lease seabirds to KDP for a year

  • Dec 2nd, 2016 3:41pm

Royals look to make some noise in NPSL play | Boys basketball

Hall, Fuentes lead retooled lineup for Kent-Meridian

  • Dec 1st, 2016 1:09pm

Stars come out

Poet, singers, dancers shine in Kent Has Talent program

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 3:53pm

Sprucing up a park for others to enjoy

Kent crew, volunteers converge to celebrate Arbor Day, fall style

  • Nov 22nd, 2016 3:49pm