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A lingering strike is taking its toll on 85 Davis Wire mill employees in Kent and their families who joined labor and religious leaders and elected officials to voice their dismay with the impasse at an emotional community rally Tuesday.
James Roach had passed this way before. Only this time, he ran freely and in front of the crowd Saturday.
He's a big kid at heart, a modern day Mister Geppetto who brings joy to children with the simplest of creations.
A historic Kent neighborhood has become a registered landmark, the first of its kind in South King County.
Far off though he was, the young sailor witnessed the ebb and flow of monumental, bloody battles, as American amphibious forces landed on enemy-occupied islands in the Pacific theater of World War II.
She has a warm personality, part Brooklyn spice and genuinely most everything nice.
Faced with opposition from a concerned community, a proposed homeless shelter is no longer a possibility for one downtown Kent location.
Exposure, growth and education are important to a Kent nonprofit organization committed to acknowledging and advancing the work of African Americans in South King County. To catch and showcase that, organizers with the Kent Black Action Commission (KBAC) are busy preparing for its second annual Juneteenth celebration, set for June 15 at the Kent Senior Center. The community-wide event will feature programs, information, vendors, food, entertainment and speakers while commemorating African American freedom and emphasizing education and achievement.
They jammed the parking lot, packed the small gymnasium and formed a long line that spilled into the narrow hallway and surrounded the front of the building.
A storied Kent area may soon become the first historic neighborhood district in South King County.
Maly Wan Song has found hope in hard times. The Kent woman and mother of four is back to work, thanks to a partnership between Tacoma Goodwill and a community jobs program through the state Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
It's summer hockey on ice, all for a good cause. Fifty-two area players, including one who flew in from San Francisco, competed on four teams at the sixth annual DJ Baskin Memorial Hockey Tournament at the Kent Valley Ice Centre this weekend.
Ringing cellphone in hand, Sam Virk sat at a corner table in his newly opened restaurant, answering questions from his kitchen staff and others from contractors who were scrambling to apply last-minute touches to the lobby and banquet hall upstairs.
One of Kent's longest-running service clubs celebrates 50 years this year.
Volunteers joined city and community leaders for a planting party last Saturday.
Roscoe is a lively and friendly Labrador, a 2-year-old bundle of energy who is ready for a loving home. Anthony Srey knows as much.
The youth pastor and veteran NFL fullback raised the fitness magazine for all to see. Such cover images of chisled, ripped bodybuilders, Eddie Williams warned his young audience at Auburn High School, send the wrong message to growing, impressionable teens. And those quick, even drastic methods for reaching physical greatness are chock full of lies.
Tom Ethen considers himself a pioneer in one of the country's fastest-growing industries.
Elite volleyball has brought out the best in Courtney Thompson.
Kent-Meridian's quick-strike offense thrives on the pass but devastates teams with an occasional punch on the run.