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City of Kent announces summer concert lineup

Performances to feature country, rock, rhythm and blues

 

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country

By Larry Lark, contributor In the overcrowded SUV market niche, if you’re not getting better, you’re falling behind. And that’s true even for America’s best-selling… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2021

 

Newly constructed playground at West Fenwick Park. CAMERON SHEPPARD, Sound Publishing

Fancy playground among new features at Kent’s West Fenwick Park

Equipment allows for a real-life, playable version of the Chutes and Ladders board game

 

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

By Larry Lark, contributor How do you top the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat? With the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, of course. Introduced last year,… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

Car review: 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

By Larry Lark, contributor If you want something truly special, get in line to buy the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD sports utility vehicle.… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021
2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD
Kentridge High School’s Madison Wooley will compete April 9-11 at Benaroya Hall in Seattle as part of Key to Change’s annual Solo String Festival. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Kent students to compete in string festival at Benaroya Hall in Seattle

Seven musicians from high schools and middle schools in April 9-11 event

Kentridge High School’s Madison Wooley will compete April 9-11 at Benaroya Hall in Seattle as part of Key to Change’s annual Solo String Festival. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

Car review: 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige is a leader in design and luxury-focused technology. Starting with its oversized crest grill,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021
2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige
2021 GR Supra 2.0

Car review: 2021 GR Supra 2.0

By Larry Lark, contributor Cars seem to be built for stages of life. I enjoyed a Mustang Fastback and Chevy Camaro in my younger years,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021
2021 GR Supra 2.0
A shelter at Lake Meridian Park. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

City of Kent taking reservations for park shelters

Available May 1 through Sept. 30

A shelter at Lake Meridian Park. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
The city of Kent canceled the 2021 Fourth of July Splash event at Lake Meridian Park due to COVID-19 restrictions. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

City of Kent cancels Fourth of July Splash event due to COVID-19

Second consecutive year without celebration at Lake Meridian Park

The city of Kent canceled the 2021 Fourth of July Splash event at Lake Meridian Park due to COVID-19 restrictions. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
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Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Custom Trail Boss four-wheel drive pickup truck provides owners with lots of capability, lots… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2021
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2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

Car review: 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor Subaru has made a few tweaks to improve the 2020 Crosstrek Sport compact SUV. The biggest change is the addition of… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2021
2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport
The Kent Farmers Market won’t be back in 2021. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent Farmers Market

Kent Lions Club cancels Cornucopia Days, Farmers Market

Summer events won’t be back

The Kent Farmers Market won’t be back in 2021. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent Farmers Market
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Kent Station releases summer concert lineup

Scheduled to run July 14 through Aug. 18 if COVID-19 protocols allow

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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country

Car review: 2021 Chevy Tahoe 4WD High Country

By Larry Lark, contributor Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) for short, in the big scheme of things, are a recent development. Chevrolet, on the other hand,… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country
2021 Lexus NX 300h

Car review: 2021 Lexus NX 300h

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Lexus NX 300h luxury sports utility vehicle provides owners guilt-free mobility. The lower-case h is the key. This hybrid… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2021
2021 Lexus NX 300h
We Banjo 3. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
We Banjo 3. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
Mazda’s 2021 CX-5 compact sports utility vehicle. Courtesy photo

Car review: Mazda’s 2021 CX-5 compact sports utility vehicle

By Larry Lark, contributor Mazda’s 2021 CX-5 compact sports utility vehicle continues to be an underrated performer in this competitive category. The top-of-the-line Signature all-wheel… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2021
Mazda’s 2021 CX-5 compact sports utility vehicle. Courtesy photo
COURTESY PHOTO, AMC

AMC Kent Station reopens Feb. 5 for movies

At 25% capacity under Phase 2

COURTESY PHOTO, AMC
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