Mark Klaas

Conks KO’d in district playoffs | Prep football

Eastlake rolls past Kentwood, ending NPSL Cascade Division champion’s season

Candidates expand on issues as election looms

Local candidates, including familiar personalities who occupy seats in the state House of Representatives, agreed on many issues during a two-hour forum Oct. 19 at Kent Commons.

Candidates expand on issues as election looms

Local candidates, including familiar personalities who occupy seats in the state House of Representatives, agreed on many issues during a two-hour forum Oct. 19 at Kent Commons.

ReLeaf effort: volunteers work to restore growth at park | SLIDESHOW

An energetic force of 60 volunteers, young and old, invaded Clark Lake Park on a clear mission under cloudy skies last Saturday morning.

ReLeaf effort: volunteers work to restore growth at park | SLIDESHOW

An energetic force of 60 volunteers, young and old, invaded Clark Lake Park on a clear mission under cloudy skies last Saturday morning.

Welcomed station for area riders: Light rail extension comes to SeaTac | SLIDESHOW

Area light rail continued its southerly march down the Interstate 5 corridor with the official opening of its Angle Lake Station in SeaTac last Saturday.

Lawyer, writer finds unique notes in book of music history

Few American music history books take a comprehensive look into the birth of rock ‘n’ roll, soul and country.

Community leaders call for improvement, unity during MLK tribute | SLIDESHOW

Calvin Watts has a dream, too. The second-year Kent School District superintendent wants every student to succeed, regardless of race and other differences,

Kent woman receives a grand gift – a new smile

Graced with a new set of teeth, India Coleman can smile wide and with pride these days.

Former opera singer, now priest, creates Narnia adventure for Kent community

Church, theater and music can work together to make a difference in people's lives.

At 90, fence builder defies age, stays on the job

Like a stout fence he put up with his bare, weathered hands, Walt Easter stands tall with time.

WSDOT engineer rides 400 miles to raise money, awareness for PICC

Knee skinned, legs and lungs heavy, a weary Tom Quick sat in front of the Pediatric Interim Care Center on Kent’s Fourth Avenue South last Saturday afternoon.

Community stage lights up: ART presents ‘Sweeney Todd’

As Jennifer Grajewski understands, the community's a stage, and all are merely players.

Kent RFA answers residents’ questions in wake of fire fatality

Call it an after-the-fire chat, an opportunity to calm fears, educate others and reassure residents who may have been caught in the throes of a damaging blaze.

Students experience hands-on, skilled nursing at camp

Nursing is in the blood, so naturally John Bato-Borja and Sara Koenig are following their parents' footsteps to careers in the health care world.

Community helps veteran race car driver get back on the track after fire

A devastating fire nearly five months ago charred Kenny O’Keefe’s Algona home and destroyed the garage, taking with it his treasured championship hot rod.

Sparking an interest: Teens explore firefighting at weeklong camp | SLIDESHOW

A slight and conscientious Holli McKenzie is determined to be with the boys and pull her own weight, regardless of the demanding firefighting drill.

Kent celebrates Juneteenth in the park | SLIDESHOW

Father's Day and an important date in African-American history helped shape Kendrick Glover's message Sunday.

Independent boutique finds its niche on Kent’s East Hill

Surrounded by fine fabric, jewelry and other wares, Linda Sparks appears comfortable and content in her carefully designed retail clothing store.

Lecrae, Switchfoot to perform at ShoWare

One is a hip-hop artist from the South, the other an alternative rock band from the West Coast.