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Kent’s ShoWare Center enhances security measures

People who attend events at Kent’s ShoWare Center face enhanced security measures, including metal detector wands. SMG, which operates the city-owned arena, started the new… Continue reading

Hot weather safety tips | Puget Sound Fire

The Puget Sound region is expected to experience the hottest temperatures of the year this week when highs reach into the mid-90s. While hot weather… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2017

Kent Historical Museum unveils Smith Brothers Farms exhibit on Aug. 5

The Kent Historical Museum opens a new exhibit on Saturday, Aug. 5, as a part of Experience Historical Kent. Members of the Smith family will… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Kent Downtown Partnership hosts National Night Out ice cream social

The Kent Downtown Partnership hosts an ice cream social as part of National Night Out from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Town… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Kent Downtown Partnership hosts Wine Walk on Aug. 18

The Kent Downtown Partnership hosts a Wine Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. at the former… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Dog Days of Summer coming to Kent Senior Center

The second annual Dog Days of Summer event returns Saturday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Kent Senior Center, 600 E.… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Celebrate Kent’s history at multiple August events

Visitors and residents are invited to celebrate Kent’s past at multiple events in August. Experience Historical Kent showcases local history, features special exhibits and offers… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Auburn alumni direct ‘Pippin’; performances on Green River College stage Aug. 4-5

Most likely to … direct a musical theatre production at Green River College? That may not have been a distinction in the yearbook at Auburn… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Local author hosts book signing, poetry reading at Kona Kai

Kendra Smith, of Kent, hosts a book signing for her first published book, “Pocket Thoughts” at 7 p.m. Friday, July 21, at Kona Kai Coffee,… Continue reading

Reber Ranch awaits Boeing Employee Saddle Club Performance Horse Show

Reber Ranch hosts the Boeing Employee Saddle Club Performance Horse Show on Sunday, July 30. The show is from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2017

The Rainier Youth Choirs’ Day Camp set for Aug. 14-17 in Kent

The Rainier Youth Choirs’ sixth annual Summer Choir Day Camp is Aug. 14-17 at New Hope Presbyterian Church, 19800 108th Ave. SE, Kent. The “Amazing… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2017

City of Kent releases Summer Concert Series lineup

World music, indie pop, Celtic folk, rock rhythms, plenty of kids’ music and more are featured in this year’s city of Kent Summer Concert Series.… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2017

Kentlake graduate Hoefig chosen Miss Cornucopia 2017

Life is really starting to take off for Tara Hoefig. The Kent Lions Club named the future airline pilot as Miss Cornucopia 2017 on Friday… Continue reading

Dog Daze and Feline Fantasies comes to Kent Station Aug. 5

Kent Station will host an afternoon of furry fun dedicated to pets, owners and animal lovers alike from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday,… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2017

Malnutrition affects not only the poor | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson, R.D./For the Reporter When we hear of malnutrition or undernutrition, famine and food insecurities – most prevalent in the developing world and… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2017

King County Fair opens Thursday in Enumclaw

Looking for family fun and a chance to participate in the longest running fair west of the Mississippi? The King County Fair, which began in… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2017

What gives ‘health food’ a bad name? | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson, R.D./For the Reporter The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recently announced the government’s intention to ease school lunch regulations that were… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2017

Easy as pie: contestants crowned at Fourth of July eating contest

Puyallup’s Hugo Roman returned to the scene to claim the Kent Senior Center Pie Eating Contest at the 19th annual Fourth of July Splash at… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2017

Kent students’ works recognized at Holocaust Center for Humanity’s Writing, Art, & Film Contest

Kent Mountain View Academy juniors Joey Simanek and Naomi Knipp and sophomore Timothy Jenkins received honors at the Holocaust Center for Humanity’s 2017 Writing, Art… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2017