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As photos and videos of his thunderous, smoke-spewing dragster flashed across a screen in a darkened room, Jerry Ruth picked up the mic and tried to put his past into perspective.
The restaurant business can be consuming and challenging, but it also can be fulfilling and rewarding.
With a turn of a page Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas read a story, engaging a small group of imaginative minds huddled in the corner of a classroom.
No longer David, Gonzaga is a Goliath in college basketball. Gary Bell Jr. and his teammates know as much. They are fully aware of their lofty position as the top-ranked Bulldogs head into the Big Dance with a bull's-eye squarely placed on their chests.
For Ashley Wagner, it's more than just show and tell. Events like the Hilton HHonors Skate America at the ShoWare Center on Oct. 19-21 bring out the best in the reigning U.S ladies figure skating champion.
What began as a small grassroots group with a clear mission has become something bigger in the local community.
The Heimen family came far to be near their favorite American Idol. The foursome from Surrey, British Columbia, made the drive down Interstate 5 to be among the first in line outside the ShoWare Center early Friday evening.
Sidelined with an untimely injury, Evan Lysacek won't be competing in this weekend's Hilton HHonors Skate America at the ShoWare Center in Kent.
Nothing short of excellence is practiced and preached on the baseball field at Kentwood High School each spring.
A large work party came to embrace and spruce up Northwest Harvest.
In the company of family and friends, strangers and paramedics, Ron Jarvis realizes just how fragile life can be – his very own life.
One is a hip-hop artist from the South, the other an alternative rock band from the West Coast.
U.S. Bank employees spent time tidying up the Birch Creek Head Start and ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program) Family Center in Kent last week.
Quietly tucked away in historic downtown, the St. James Thrift Shop continues to speak volumes with its generosity.
It represents a small step in the Kent community's ambitious plan to address a growing homeless problem.
His name was Chase – fitting for a fun-loving, adventurous boy who enjoyed racing. Aboard a powerful, swift motorcycle, Chase Stancil was comfortable and competitive. He challenged many trails, honed his skills and eventually found his way to the local dirt track. He raced against kids his own age, even those older, more experienced behind the handlebars.
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.
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.
City and community leaders came together to celebrate the Kent Lions Club's 75 years of service last Saturday night.
Zhakaysha Garrett vows to shape her community. Her vision is for Kent to one day support and open a multipurpose youth center, something that is important in building a strong bond between active kids and helpful adults.