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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’

 

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)

Auburn Symphony Orchestra Gala postponed; concert cancelled

Due to the escalating situation surrounding COVID-19, including Gov. Inslee’s most recent school closures through at least April 24, Auburn Symphony Orchestra’s (ASO) Gala scheduled… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020
Ice Cube. COURTESY PHOTO

State fair welcomes hip-hop artist Ice Cube with special guest Ginuwine on Sept. 6

Hip-hop artist Ice Cube with special guest Ginuwine take center stage at the Washington State Fair on Sunday, Sept. 6, part of the Columbia Bank… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020
Ice Cube. COURTESY PHOTO

Neely Mansion hosts ‘Women’s Votes, Women’s Voices’ author

Bookmarks & Landmarks series programs set for Auburn, Kent

  • Mar 2, 2020
Darius Rucker. COURTESY PHOTO

Award-winning country artist Darius Rucker coming to the state fair Sept. 26.

Tickets to go on sale this week

  • Mar 2, 2020
Darius Rucker. COURTESY PHOTO

Kent library program listings | March

Activities for families and children, teens and adults

  • Mar 1, 2020

Auburn Symphony presents Uncommon Voices: Music for Woodwind Quintet

Performances set for Kent, Auburn churches on March 6, 8

Kent Spotlight Series to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

March 13 at Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center

  • Feb 25, 2020
Top cowboys will compete in the ProRodeo Tour Playoffs at the Washington State Fair, Sept. 10-13. COURTESY PHOTO

Rodeo action, country stars coming to the state fair Sept. 10-13

Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, Jimmie Allen and 38 Special to join the country party

  • Feb 24, 2020
Top cowboys will compete in the ProRodeo Tour Playoffs at the Washington State Fair, Sept. 10-13. COURTESY PHOTO