Laura Pierce

Another explosive day is upon us in Kent

Many of us will be waking on the Fourth to the opening salvo of gunpowder.

Ultrasound brings up question, memories | Laura Pierce

The size and shape of a pea. Only it’s not a pea. It is in my breast and there is a person with an ultrasound device watching it on a screen.

Kent Town Square party June 28

It’s kick-off time in Kent.

Kent men critically injured in apartment shooting

Two Kent men remained in critical condition Friday from gunshot wounds received in an apparent robbery Thursday at a Kent apartment complex.The double shootings followed… Continue reading

Kent initiative aims to promote health in city

So what does it really mean to be healthy? Most of us would probably think of a fitness program, or a diet – something that involves losing weight and getting stronger. That, of course, is part of the deal. But if you stop and think, good health is a bigger equation than subtracting inches from your waistline. And if you take one more step back, you can see it involves your whole community.

From left: Donna Hyatt

These Kent women mean business

You might call Kent resident Donna Hyatt a mover and a shaker. Heavy on the moving and light on the shaking, if you please.

From left: Donna Hyatt

Kent candidate withdraws from House race

Family crisis spurs Elizabeth Albertson's political departure

Motorists must share the road

It was a drizzly, cold evening May 21 at the James Street Park and Ride lot in Kent.

An adventure in newspapering

I’ve always liked what Mark Twain said about being a newspaper editor: “I am not an editor of a newspaper and shall always try to do right and be good, so that God will not make me one.”

Sukhvir Singh

Resolution in hate-crime case is reached

A Kent cab driver injured in a hate-crime attack last year is continuing on the path to recovery.

Sukhvir Singh

Toddler dies following multi-car wreck on SR167

A multi-vehicle accident Monday on State Route 167 resulted in the death of a toddler and injuries to four other people.

Health isn’t just a personal choice

A recent study I read underscores the fact that good health isn’t just a matter of personal choice for Americans.