Heidi Jacobs

Woman promotes Polynesian culture through community events, festivals

Holiday bazaar comes to Green River College on Saturday, Dec. 16


Kent man charged in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Federal Way

Man had history of physically assaulting woman


Protests at Islamic Center lead to alleged assault

The Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) has condemned anti-Muslim harassment at the Islamic Center of Federal Way and has partnered… Continue reading


New health care enrollment center opens in Federal Way

A health care enrollment center opened on Wednesday in Federal Way to serve residents in South King County. The center, at 1640 South 318th Place,… Continue reading

Royals’ Baerny discovers mental challenges of cross county

Allison Baerny knows cross country is a mentally challenging sport. The Kent-Meridian High School junior secured her second win of the season in last week’s… Continue reading

Teachers seek supplies in wake of Kent School District budget crisis

The Kent School District teachers’ union is hosting a drive this week to collect supplies they say are needed because of budget cuts. But, district… Continue reading

Making a splash: Young coach guides young Chargers in water polo

Hunter Arnold is a young coach leading a young Kentridge High School boys water polo team. This is the 22-year-old’s first year coaching high school… Continue reading

Kentwood’s Seiber follows family tradition of quarterbacking

Being a quarterback runs in Justin Seiber’s family. “My dad played quarterback in high school,” the Kentwood High School senior said. “My uncle played quarterback.… Continue reading

Green River College welcomes students back to campus

As a new quarter began Monday at Green River College, organizations were at the main campus in Auburn to welcome students. Inspirus Credit Union, based… Continue reading

New coach, new season for Thunderbirds

O’Dette takes the helm as WHL champions return to the ice

Kent City Council candidates weigh in on parks funding, B&O tax revenue

City finances, particularly those pertaining to parks and business and occupation (B&O) tax revenues, were among the topics discussed during a City Council candidate forum… Continue reading

With limited opportunities, Caberto pursues passion with K-M volleyball team

Even though Jared Caberto can’t play in games, he is a member of Kent-Meridian’s volleyball team. Without a boys team at the high school, the… Continue reading

Budget woes: Kent School District addresses deficit to balance finances

While the Kent School District ends the fiscal year with a nearly $7 million negative balance, officials are working to make sure that doesn’t happen… Continue reading

Kent School District, teachers reach contract agreement as new school year begins

The Kent Education Association (KEA), the union which represents teachers in the Kent School District, approved a two-year contract on Tuesday, just in time for… Continue reading

Ogata brings new look to Kentridge | Prep football preview

After 16 years at his alma mater Brett Ogata was looking for a change. When the position for head football coach at Kentridge High opened… Continue reading

Dream job

Scott takes charge of Kent-Meridian football | Kickoff ‘17

Kent School District looks to fill vacant board seat

The Kent School District is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy for the District No. 1 school board position. The new board member will serve… Continue reading

Thousands flock to Museum of Flight to view eclipse

Cheers and applause erupted from a crowd of a few thousand of people gathered outside the Museum of Flight in Tukwila on Monday as the… Continue reading

Kent’s Roberts shines on world track stage with 3 medals

After earning three medals at the World Para Athletic Championships last month, Jaleen Roberts has her eyes set on the 2020 Paralympics. The 2017 Kent-Meridian… Continue reading

Students test laptops for school district’s one-to-one program

As the Kent School District moves toward all elementary students having access to laptops, the students themselves have had a say in what that will… Continue reading