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ShoWare Center in Kent to offer drive-in movies | Update

Opening films July 8-12 are ‘The Land Before Time’ and ‘Jurassic Park’

  • Jun 26, 2020

 

West Fenwick Park in Kent to close July 1 for $3.1 million renovation

New field, picnic shelter, playground

 

City of Kent opens more park amenities

Playgrounds, restrooms, basketball courts, tennis courts

  • Jun 23, 2020

 

Vote today for the Kent Reporter’s Best of Kent 2020 contest

Vote for your favorite restaurants, businesses, civic leaders and more.

  • Jun 19, 2020

Kent neighborhoods honor 2020 grads with car parade | Photos

Students celebrated at Misty Meadows/Pheasants Hollow

  • Jun 16, 2020
TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Local production company seeking film, TV pitches from young minority creatives

The Big Pitch competition, put on by TLG Motion Pictures (“Hoarders”), started about six months ago.

TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.
There will be no Kent Cornucopia Days street fair this summer in downtown Kent and the Kent Farmers Market has been postponed until at least July. COURTESY FILE PHOTO

A summer of change in downtown Kent

No Cornucopia Days street fair; Farmers Market postponed

There will be no Kent Cornucopia Days street fair this summer in downtown Kent and the Kent Farmers Market has been postponed until at least July. COURTESY FILE PHOTO

Relay for Life of South King County moves online

American Cancer Society donations to be taken during May 30 virtual gathering

  • May 29, 2020

City of Kent cancels annual Fourth of July Splash event

Called off because of COVID-19 outbreak and state guidelines about social distancing

Zan Fiskum, of Maple Valley, didn’t advance Tuesday to the final five on NBC’s ‘The Voice.’ John Fiskum, her father, works for the city of Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Local singer Zan Fiskum fails to advance to final five on ‘The Voice’

Maple Valley resident says show was ‘one of the best experiences of my life’

Zan Fiskum, of Maple Valley, didn’t advance Tuesday to the final five on NBC’s ‘The Voice.’ John Fiskum, her father, works for the city of Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Local writer designs book for parents, children to read out loud, play together

“Let’s Play Pretend…” came about when Maple Valley’s Scott Field was traveling away from his family

Zan Fiskum, 22, of Maple Valley, is one of nine finalists on NBC’s ‘The Voice.’ Her father John Fiskum works for the city of Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Local singer Zan Fiskum advances to final 9 on ‘The Voice’

Maple Valley singer has ties to Kent

Zan Fiskum, 22, of Maple Valley, is one of nine finalists on NBC’s ‘The Voice.’ Her father John Fiskum works for the city of Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Magical Strings announces virtual concert for Mother’s Day

On Facebook from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, May 10

  • May 4, 2020

Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-21 season

Begins with Summer Series scheduled to start June 21

  • Apr 27, 2020

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

  • Apr 24, 2020

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn lays off employees

No specific numbers given

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

Auburn dance studio finds creative solutions to keep going during COVID-19

Pacific Ballroom Dance moves to online classes; group returned home early from national competition

  • Apr 2, 2020

KCLS ends ebook boycott with Macmillan Publishers

System will resume purchasing new eBooks from Macmillan and its publishing imprints

  • Mar 19, 2020
Rock Group STYX, from left: Chuck Panozzo, Ricky Phillips, Todd Sucherman, Tommy Shaw, James “J.Y.” Young and Lawrence Gowan. COURTESY PHOTO, Rick Diamond/Getty Images for STYX)

State Fair welcomes classic rock artists Styx and REO Speedwagon on Sept. 23

Legendary rock artists Styx and REO Speedwagon perform at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup on Wednesday, Sept. 23, part of the Columbia Bank Concert… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2020
Rock Group STYX, from left: Chuck Panozzo, Ricky Phillips, Todd Sucherman, Tommy Shaw, James “J.Y.” Young and Lawrence Gowan. COURTESY PHOTO, Rick Diamond/Getty Images for STYX)