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Street of Treats coming up Oct. 30 in downtown Kent

Family fun event to feature treats, costume contest

 

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Kent’s Dave Mitchell named Hometown Hero by Mariners

Recognized for exceptional volunteerism during pandemic

 

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Kent business owner takes over as Impact Washington board chairman

Craig Hanela, president of Buyken Metal Products, replaces Joe Heim

 

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Kent Community Foundation creates Afghan Crisis Fund

Kick-off event Sept. 23 at Olive Tree Mediterranean Restaurant

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Courtesy image, Highline College

Highline College in Des Moines to celebrate 60th year

2021-2022 academic year launches anniversary festivities

Courtesy image, Highline College
Brenda Fincher

Kent’s Fincher appointed to King County mental illness committee

Will serve on Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) Advisory Committee

Brenda Fincher
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Metro offers new on-demand access to transit service in Kent

Launch of Ride Pingo to Transit app for shared rides

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School district opens new Kent Laboratory Academy

Facility combines former Kent Phoenix Academy and Kent Mountain View

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The Seattle Thunderbirds return to play in October. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds

Western Hockey League adopts mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy

Kent’s Seattle Thunderbirds are league member

The Seattle Thunderbirds return to play in October. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds
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City of Kent celebrates grand opening of renovated West Fenwick Park

$3.1 million project features new interactive playground, artificial turf field and main grass field

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Food Truck Frenzy coming to Kent Senior Center Aug. 5

For people 50 and older

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Free Kent Health Fair set for Saturday, Aug. 7

At Kent YMCA on East Hill

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Ramp metering comes to northbound SR 167 at I-405 interchange

As drivers head from Kent to Renton

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Voters can drop off ballots at Panther Lake Library in Kent

Ballot box moved to new site from Kentridge High School

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Kent-based Blue Origin to give 19 $1 million grants to space-based charities

Club for the Future foundation received $28 million from winning bid to ride into space

Courtesy Photo, Blue Origin
Seattle-based Choroloco will perform Saturday, July 10 at the Inside Out Marketplace in downtown Kent along First Avenue South. COURTESY PHOTO, Choroloco

Inside Out Marketplace opens Saturday, July 10 in downtown Kent

Acoustic trio Choroloco to provide musical entertainment

Seattle-based Choroloco will perform Saturday, July 10 at the Inside Out Marketplace in downtown Kent along First Avenue South. COURTESY PHOTO, Choroloco
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Police remind residents that fireworks are illegal in Kent

‘Please resist, be safe and find other ways to make a memorable celebration,’ police say

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Kent’s Scenic Hill Elementary School celebrated its 60th anniversary this year. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Nine Kent schools hit anniversary milestones this year

Scenic Hill Elementary celebrates 60th year

Kent’s Scenic Hill Elementary School celebrated its 60th anniversary this year. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
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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

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