Mark Klaas

Her patients, community come first

For 40 years, Dr. Twe Sui has gone above and beyond to care for so many people

Passing the game on to kids | PHOTOS

Barry Bonnell roamed the outfield for 10 major-league seasons, including three years with the Seattle Mariners in the 1980s. Following his big-league days, Bonnell has… Continue reading

Outcry’s summer worship tour coming to the ShoWare Center

As the music evolves, the message remains powerful for Chris Quilala and Jesus Culture. The artist and worship pastor and his touring band continue to… Continue reading

Club skaters tune up for nationals

It was an exhibition, a tuneup for the bigger stage. Members of the Kent Valley Figure Skating Club dazzled the audience during its Summer Showcase… Continue reading

Local teens get hands-on experience at Nurse Camp

They share the same last name and compassionate spirit, but Emily and Marian Huynh are not at all related. Just fast friends who met at… Continue reading

Amundsens devote lifetime to service | Meet Kent Cornucopia Days Old Timers King and Queen

Ed and Florence Amundsen have always been true to their roots, big on family and supportive of youth. The Kent couple know no other way.… Continue reading

Fire school provides teens real-life look at emergency service careers

Firefighting is in Kehaulani Planesi’s blood. Her father is a fireman, her grandfather was one, too. Her mother is a cop. Planesi hopes to continue… Continue reading

Kent mayoral candidates tackle many issues in second forum

Kent’s four mayoral candidates agreed on many things – from responsible spending to enhanced livability – during a residents-sponsored 90-minute forum. Each shared similar concerns… Continue reading

Kent, Puget Sound Fire celebrate 72nd Avenue South extension

A long-awaited, missing roadway connecting businesses and vital services in industrial north Kent was finally realized Wednesday with the celebrated opening of 72nd Avenue South.… Continue reading

Community celebrates Juneteenth in the park | PHOTOS

The historic plight of Black America often reduces Charlie James to tears. “I can’t talk about black folks without crying … it’s just that deep… Continue reading

Longtime Kent church to close

Dwindling congregation falls on hard times

Kent Farmers Market opens for a new season | PHOTOS

Linda Butler and her dog, Miss Nisi, look forward to coming to the Kent Farmers Market each spring. The Kent woman and her 9-year-old poodle… Continue reading

Out of this world: School project makes orbit | VIDEO

It was bold, exciting and new. Teachers and students at Excel Public Charter School in Kent reached for the skies, launching a large, helium-filled weather… Continue reading

Sikh community embraces Khalsa Day Celebration and Parade

The area’s large Sikh community converged in Kent on Sunday to celebrate the 10th annual Khalsa Day – a religious and colorful festival filled with… Continue reading

DAWN finds comfort in new downtown office

The Domestic Abuse Women’s Network (DAWN) has a new home, having completed an extensive move and transition to a downtown Kent office. Peg Coleman, DAWN… Continue reading

Connecting on the court | PHOTOS

Academy, center bring spirit of tennis to special needs players

Thunderbirds get another crack at WHL title

Konowalchuk guides veteran squad into finals showdown against Regina

Tales from the wings of pioneers

Aviation legends bring history to college

Bengali party

With traditional song and dance, prayer and poetry, fashion and food, the Bangladeshi South Puget Sound community celebrated the Bengali New Year on Saturday. About… Continue reading

‘We are better than fear’

Gov. Inslee, interfaith community gather to find ways to address hate crimes