Mark Klaas

Turf’s up: Knights, Hawks go at it in youth football | PHOTOS

Rivals Kent Knights and Federal Way Hawks tangled in Greater Puget Sound Youth Football League action last Saturday at French Field. The Hawks, behind Jadeon… Continue reading

Newest Dick’s Drive-In coming to Kent | UPDATE

Iconic hamburger chain announced its seventh location – Highway 99, next to Highline College

Taylor-made win

Auburn erupts early, thumps Kent-Meridian to keep series trophy

Reichert announces he will not run in 2018

Seven-term Congressman to step away, devote more time to family

Community pleas for an end to hatred, violence at KBAC program

Young and old took turns to speak out against hate, bigotry and abuse, delivering a loud and clear message heard in the backdrop of a… Continue reading

Kent teen takes Junior Golden Gloves national championship

Fighting bigger, older opponents did little for his record but it had much to do with the shaping of young Nathan Kim into a champion… Continue reading

Swoop to the hoop

Sun comes out for Jim Marsh Classic | PHOTOS

Johnson, Meadway snag Lake Meridian Triathlon wins | PHOTOS

The warm waters of Lake Meridian and the out-and-back bike and running courses never felt more forgiving to Nick Johnson and Ginny Meadway than they… Continue reading

Her patients, community come first

For 40 years, Dr. Twe Sui has gone above and beyond to care for so many people

Passing the game on to kids | PHOTOS

Barry Bonnell roamed the outfield for 10 major-league seasons, including three years with the Seattle Mariners in the 1980s. Following his big-league days, Bonnell has… Continue reading

Outcry’s summer worship tour coming to the ShoWare Center

As the music evolves, the message remains powerful for Chris Quilala and Jesus Culture. The artist and worship pastor and his touring band continue to… Continue reading

Club skaters tune up for nationals

It was an exhibition, a tuneup for the bigger stage. Members of the Kent Valley Figure Skating Club dazzled the audience during its Summer Showcase… Continue reading

Local teens get hands-on experience at Nurse Camp

They share the same last name and compassionate spirit, but Emily and Marian Huynh are not at all related. Just fast friends who met at… Continue reading

Amundsens devote lifetime to service | Meet Kent Cornucopia Days Old Timers King and Queen

Ed and Florence Amundsen have always been true to their roots, big on family and supportive of youth. The Kent couple know no other way.… Continue reading

Fire school provides teens real-life look at emergency service careers

Firefighting is in Kehaulani Planesi’s blood. Her father is a fireman, her grandfather was one, too. Her mother is a cop. Planesi hopes to continue… Continue reading

Kent mayoral candidates tackle many issues in second forum

Kent’s four mayoral candidates agreed on many things – from responsible spending to enhanced livability – during a residents-sponsored 90-minute forum. Each shared similar concerns… Continue reading

Kent, Puget Sound Fire celebrate 72nd Avenue South extension

A long-awaited, missing roadway connecting businesses and vital services in industrial north Kent was finally realized Wednesday with the celebrated opening of 72nd Avenue South.… Continue reading

Community celebrates Juneteenth in the park | PHOTOS

The historic plight of Black America often reduces Charlie James to tears. “I can’t talk about black folks without crying … it’s just that deep… Continue reading

Longtime Kent church to close

Dwindling congregation falls on hard times

Kent Farmers Market opens for a new season | PHOTOS

Linda Butler and her dog, Miss Nisi, look forward to coming to the Kent Farmers Market each spring. The Kent woman and her 9-year-old poodle… Continue reading