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High school graduates celebrate at Kent campuses

Class of 2021 gathers at schools across town

 

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Kent-Meridian High drama program produces film about pandemic

‘Unstable Connection’ tells story about students navigating remote learning, social isolation

 

People dine outside in downtown Kent in 2020 along First Avenue between Gowe and Titus streets. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent Downtown Partnership

Friday Night Market coming up July 23 in downtown Kent

First Avenue South to be closed to vehicles for pedestrian-oriented marketplace

 

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Councilmembers raise Pride flag at Kent City Hall

Mayor Ralph declared June as Pride Month in Kent

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Courtesy Photo, City of Kent

Kent Arts Commission seeks applicants to fill alternate vacancy

Group helps plan Spotlight Series and summer concerts

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State Rep. Debra Entenman, D-Kent, will be one of the speakers at the second annual PNW Economic Equity Summit virtual event on June 23. COURTESY PHOTO, House Democrats

Local chambers of commerce to present PNW Economic Equity Summit

Virtual event at 11 a.m. on June 23 offered by Kent, Renton, Seattle Southside groups

State Rep. Debra Entenman, D-Kent, will be one of the speakers at the second annual PNW Economic Equity Summit virtual event on June 23. COURTESY PHOTO, House Democrats
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Vintage car races coming to Pacific Raceways in Kent

Old Yeller II among numerous cars to be at July 2-4 event

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Steel Magic Northwest will perform at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 18 at Kent Station. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Station

Youth steel drum band to perform June 18 at Kent Station

Steel Magic Northwest to play from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Steel Magic Northwest will perform at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 18 at Kent Station. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Station
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Kent woman receives honor for volunteer work in schools

Mary Floyd is part of a foster grandparent program that mentors children

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A Pride flag flies above Federal Way City Hall this month. In addition to the traditional six colors, the flag also includes a black stripe for diversity and a brown stripe for inclusivity. Kent city leaders will raise a Pride flag at City Hall on June 14. OLIVIA SULLIVAN, Sound Publishing

Pride flag to fly at Kent City Hall June 14-20

Mayor Ralph declares June as Pride Month

A Pride flag flies above Federal Way City Hall this month. In addition to the traditional six colors, the flag also includes a black stripe for diversity and a brown stripe for inclusivity. Kent city leaders will raise a Pride flag at City Hall on June 14. OLIVIA SULLIVAN, Sound Publishing
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Link light rail to increase frequency starting June 12

Will run every eight minutes during peak hours rather than every 12 minutes

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Two Scenic Hill Elementary School teachers in Kent attained national board certification this year. A teacher each from Meadow Ridge Elementary and The Outreach Program also earned certification. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Four Kent teachers earn National Board Certification

School nurse also attains national certification

Two Scenic Hill Elementary School teachers in Kent attained national board certification this year. A teacher each from Meadow Ridge Elementary and The Outreach Program also earned certification. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
Kent Police are looking for help to find NiAni Rashaad, a missing autistic adult last seen May 31 near the Riverwood Apartments. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

Kent Police seek public’s help to find missing autistic woman

Last seen May 31 near Riverwood Apartments

Kent Police are looking for help to find NiAni Rashaad, a missing autistic adult last seen May 31 near the Riverwood Apartments. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police
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Kent School District announces employee of the year winners

Eleven staff members recognized

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City of Kent sets summer recycling event for June 5

Will take items that are not normally accepted at the curb

Courtesy Photo, City of Kent
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Four Seattle Thunderbirds ranked for NHL Draft

Roulette, Hanzel, Ciona and Milic recognized by NHL Central Scouting

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Kent School District sets private screening of ‘Revolution Remix’

Partners with Kingmakers of Oakland to show film created by youth in response to 2020 protests

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A rendering of a new street and sidewalks to be built to connect the Kent/Des Moines light rail station to Highline College.

Sound Transit extends deadline for input on Kent development

Transit-oriented projects on 4 acres near Kent/Des Moines light rail station

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A rendering of a new street and sidewalks to be built to connect the Kent/Des Moines light rail station to Highline College.
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Sound Transit completes new light rail base in Bellevue

Operations and maintenance facility similar to what’s planned in either Kent or Federal Way

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