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Ten singers, a drummer, a pianist, a dancer and a dance group are among the 15 finalists for the first "So You Think Kent Has Talent" competition.
The armed Kent man shot and killed Wednesday by the Kent Police has been identified as Robert Raucci by the King County Medical Examiner's Office.
Angela Rypien, daughter of former NFL and Washington State University quarterback Mark Rypien, is expected to quarterback the Seattle Mist in the 2011-12 season of the women's Lingerie Football League, which plays in Kent.
A 31-year-old Kent man was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to five years in prison and three years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of firearms.
Fifty contestants signed up to compete in the first "So You Think Kent Has Talent" competition. Those contestants will participate in a preliminary competition in front of judges May 7 to determine the 15 finalists for the show at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Kent-Meridian High School Performing Arts Center.
Kent Police shot and killed a 58-year-old Kent man armed with either a shotgun or rifle at about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Kent Transit Center in the 300 block of Railroad Avenue in downtown Kent.
When directors of the Kent-Meridian High School orchestra, jazz band, choir or drama department need a drummer, they turn to Brad Hill. Hill, a senior, plays drums in the school's musical "Little Shop of Horrors" that runs at 7 p.m. May 5-7 and 11-13 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center.
Tim Higgins could hardly wait to share that the ShoWare Center in Kent made a profit in the first three months of 2011. "I like to go right to the bottom," said Higgins, the arena's general manager, said as he prepared to tell the Public Facilities District board Thursday about the income statement for January through March. "We were in the black for the first quarter at about $12,000."
The Kent School Board has approved cuts to 110 employees in the 2011-12 district budget because of a loss of federal and state funding.
Fans of Kent's Stefano Langone will have to go to Everett if they want to see him sing as part of the 2011 "American Idols Live" tour.
Happy days are certainly ahead for Robert Poole. Before Poole stars as Richie Cunningham May 4-7 and 11-14 in the Kentridge High School musical "Happy Days," he heads off for a four-day visit to Stanford University to help him decide whether to attend the Palo Alto, Calif., school, Princeton University or the University of Southern California.
After striking a barrier in Pierce County, the driver of a Chevrolet pickup drove northbound Interstate 5 on three tires for an estimated 10 miles before a State Patrol trooper stopped the driver off the South 200th Street exit near Kent.
Kent Police released photographs Tuesday of a man they believe to be associated with the April 20 shooting on a Metro bus in Kent.
The body found Friday, April 22 in the Green River near Kent has been identified as Leah McHugo, 84, of Auburn, by the King County Medical Examiner's Office.
Kent Police arrested a man for investigation of fourth-degree assault after he reportedly busted a bedroom window that cut his male roommate in the face with the broken glass.
The extended run on "American Idol" came to an end for Kent's Stefano Langone. Langone, 22, was eliminated from the Fox show Thursday night. He was in the bottom three for the fourth time in five weeks but failed to survive this time after more than 52 million votes by viewers.
High collision and injury rates on the highway prompts City Council to act.
Both occupants escaped injury as a small-engine plane emergency landed safely Wednesday afternoon near the Smith Brothers Farms in Kent after its engine reportedly failed on takeoff from the Auburn Municipal Airport.
Can Kent's Stefano Langone finally avoid the bottom three this week on "American Idol?" Langone, 22, performed a rendition of "Closer" by Ne-Yo Wednesday night on Fox as the seven remaining contestants performed songs from the 21st Century, the broadest selection the show has required of the singers. Six contestants will advance to next week.
If change is good, then Kent just might end up with the best team in the professional Indoor Football League. New owner Tom Dowling made it official at a press conference Friday at the ShoWare Center that the team will be called the Seattle Timberwolves rather than the Kent Predators and be coached by Sean Ponder rather than Keith Evans.