Allison “Queen Abbo” Simon Lowe sings and dances to a soulful poem, “Mama, Sweet Africa Cries”, at the Juneteenth celebration at Kent’s Morrill Meadows Park last Saturday. A native of Trinidad & Tobago, Lowe is a Seattle-area songwriter, vocalist and cancer survivor. - Mark Klaas, Kent Reporter

Juneteenth celebration shines in Kent | SLIDESHOW

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jun 24, 2015 at 3:55PM

From music to poetry, food to vendors, the Juneteenth celebration sparkled under the sunshine Saturday at Morrill Meadows Park.


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Fiesta Premio Esmeralda celebration comes to Emerald Downs

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jun 27, 2015 at 11:55AM

Emerald Down honors its Latin workers and the Hispanic community on July 19 with Fiesta Premio Esmeralda, a full day of racing, entertainment and activities for families.

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