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2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S

Car review: 2021 Mercedes AMG E63 S sedan

By Larry Lark, contributor The latest incarnation of the Mercedes AMG E63 S sedan exemplifies textbook German engineering. This 2021 model builds on the high-performance… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2021
2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S
2021 Mazda3 Premium Plus

Car review: 2021 Mazda3 Premium Plus

By Larry Lark, contributor The Mazda3 has always looked the part of a sports car. Now, with a Skyactiv-G, 2.5-liter, DOHC turbocharged engine, it acts… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2021
2021 Mazda3 Premium Plus
2021 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 Trail Special Edition

Car review: 2021 Toyota 4Runner 4×4 Trail Special Edition

By Larry Lark, contributor If the great outdoors is your playground, it only makes sense the 2021 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 Trail Special Edition is the… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2021
2021 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 Trail Special Edition
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Kent Arts Commission seeks applicants to fill alternate vacancy

Group helps plan Spotlight Series and summer concerts

Courtesy Photo, City of Kent
Cody Johnson will perform Oct. 16 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Codyjohnsonmusic.com

Concerts begin to come back at ShoWare Center in Kent

Country singer Cody Johnson to perform Oct. 16

Cody Johnson will perform Oct. 16 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Codyjohnsonmusic.com
Kathie Nguyen embraces Eileen & Callie's Place founder Dr. Natalie Ellington. Celebrate 18!, hosted on July 13, 2019, was also the day of Ellington's birthday. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Nonprofit to host birthday party for girls aging out of the foster care system

Eileen & Callie’s Place is hosting Celebrate 18!, a celebration and resource event, Saturday, July 17.

Kathie Nguyen embraces Eileen & Callie's Place founder Dr. Natalie Ellington. Celebrate 18!, hosted on July 13, 2019, was also the day of Ellington's birthday. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
Courtesy Photo, Living Well
Courtesy Photo, Living Well
Courtesy Photo, The Village Farmers Market (Puyallup)

Kent Station to host farmers market starting July 14

Wednesday evenings through Aug. 18 on main street through shopping center

Courtesy Photo, The Village Farmers Market (Puyallup)
Steel Magic Northwest will perform at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 18 at Kent Station. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Station

Youth steel drum band to perform June 18 at Kent Station

Steel Magic Northwest to play from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Steel Magic Northwest will perform at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 18 at Kent Station. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Station
Car review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line

Car review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line

By Larry Lark, contributor Sometimes it’s better to zig when the competition zags. That’s what Hyundai did with the 2021 Sonata N Line, an expansion… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2021
Car review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line
Zooma Falls at Wild Waves Theme & Water Park. Courtesy photo

Wild Waves Theme & Water Park in Federal Way to open June 18

Park reservation is required to visit the outdoor theme and water park.

Zooma Falls at Wild Waves Theme & Water Park. Courtesy photo
2021 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD

By Larry Lark, contributor Kia’s fourth-generation Sorrento sports utility vehicle is a game-changer. Since its debut in 2002, the Sorento is one of Kia’s best-known… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021
2021 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD. Courtesy photo
2021 Mercedes Benz GLB250 4MATIC. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Mercedes Benz GLB250 4MATIC

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 GLB250 4MATIC is a brand-spanking new addition to the Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup. Durable and practical with powerful yet compact… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021
2021 Mercedes Benz GLB250 4MATIC. Courtesy photo
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Wine tasting event set for July 17 in downtown Kent

Tickets available through Kent Downtown Partnership

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City of Kent announces summer concert lineup

Performances to feature country, rock, rhythm and blues

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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
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country. Courtesy photo
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

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