Mark Klaas

Kent’s resurfaced Wilson Playfields are back in the game

One of Kent's most heavily used and year-round multi-sports facilities wears a new rug.

Truck crashes into East Hill home

Kent's Renee Keller routinely begins her day with coffee, cuddling with her dog in her front living room and catching up with the latest news on television.

Kent’s Kramers take on the endurance challenge

It's a balancing act, and one Dave Kramer carefully performs.

Hockey tournament supports Cops With Cancer

It's summer hockey on ice, all for a good cause. Fifty-two area players, including one who flew in from San Francisco, competed on four teams at the sixth annual DJ Baskin Memorial Hockey Tournament at the Kent Valley Ice Centre this weekend.

Soroptimist of Kent turns golden

One of Kent's longest-running service clubs celebrates 50 years this year.

Suspect killed, 4 police officers hurt in shootout, explosion

A suspect was killed and four Kent Police officers were injured in a Sunday afternoon shootout and explosion, authorities said.

Teen from Iraq emerges as top boxer

Many kids come and go through Glenn Hamada’s youth boxing gym throughout the year.

From a tune to a tale: author connects with kids

It began as a jingle and wound up being the impetus for a children's Christian book series.

Rarmal crowned Miss Cornucopia

Even if dragon boats are a part of Mithula Rarmal's culture, she has never been near one of the elegant vessels.

Community’s proud grads reach goals

Given the opportunity, Vy Tran was determined to finish school.

Mrs. Kent delivering a message, and crafting a story

The crown would be a nice fit for Angela Darling, a greater means to spread an important message.

Kent celebrates Juneteenth | SLIDESHOW

Mic in hand, the Rev. Jimmie James pointed to the sunny skies and urged followers to take up a chant.

Golden Steer restaurant to celebrate golden anniversary

The restaurant business can be consuming and challenging, but it also can be fulfilling and rewarding.

Fulfilling his duty on hostile seas: Local Navy veteran looks back on his WWII experiences

Far off though he was, the young sailor witnessed the ebb and flow of monumental, bloody battles, as American amphibious forces landed on enemy-occupied islands in the Pacific theater of World War II.

Kentridge comes up short in regional final | Prep baseball

Isaiah Terry had difficulty coping with the sorrow of a stinging, season-ending loss.

Faith lifts Seahawks’ Gresham to greater heights

Football is a snap to Clint Gresham. Overcoming doubt takes time.

Mainstay nurse leaves her mark

She has a warm personality, part Brooklyn spice and genuinely most everything nice.

Community mourns loss of top attorney, generous man | Mark Prothero

Skilled in the courtroom, Mark Prothero was also generous to the community in which he lived.

Top attorney, Kent community leader Prothero passes away

Mark Prothero – prominent criminal defense attorney, civic leader, community volunteer and coach – passed away early Saturday morning at his Kent home with family at his side.

From a poem, a foundation sprouts to make a difference | Klaas

Keith Beach thinks of his daughter every day, a beautiful girl who was killed in a car accident nearly 23 years ago.