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Kent Farmers Market suspended for rest of 2020 after Aug. 1

Kent Farmers Market suspended for rest of 2020 after Aug. 1

Lions Club decides not safe enough to operate due to COVID-19

Kent Farmers Market suspended for rest of 2020 after Aug. 1
Kent’s ShoWare Center drive-in offers three films Aug. 5-8

Kent’s ShoWare Center drive-in offers three films Aug. 5-8

‘Shrek,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ and ‘Anchorman’

  • Jul 28, 2020
Kent’s ShoWare Center drive-in offers three films Aug. 5-8
Courtesy Graphic, assesso ShoWare Center

ShoWare Center in Kent offers four drive-in films July 29-Aug. 1

Movies shown on large screen in rear parking lot

  • Jul 21, 2020
Courtesy Graphic, assesso ShoWare Center
Kent Farmers Market open each Saturday through Sept. 26

Kent Farmers Market open each Saturday through Sept. 26

Certain restrictions due to COVID-19 outbreak

Kent Farmers Market open each Saturday through Sept. 26
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat | Car review

Ford’s venerable compact Ranger pickup went away for a while. But it has returned as a mid-size truck, ready for adventure and packed with driver-assist… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid | Car review

There’s a reason Honda’s CR-V has been America’s top-selling crossover vehicle over the past 23 years. The 2020 CR-V AWD Touring Hybrid is the most… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo
Summer fun at Lake Meridian in Kent | Photos

Summer fun at Lake Meridian in Kent | Photos

Swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing as people social distance

Summer fun at Lake Meridian in Kent | Photos
ShoWare Center drive-in movie lineup in Kent for July 22-26

ShoWare Center drive-in movie lineup in Kent for July 22-26

‘Trolls,’ ‘Ferri Bueller’s Day Off,’ ‘Miracle’ and ‘Slap Shot’

  • Jul 13, 2020
ShoWare Center drive-in movie lineup in Kent for July 22-26
Washington State Fair cancelled

Washington State Fair cancelled

COVID-19 outbreak claims another event

  • Jul 8, 2020
Washington State Fair cancelled
ShoWare Center announces drive-in movies for July 15-19

ShoWare Center announces drive-in movies for July 15-19

‘The Goonies’ and ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’

  • Jul 6, 2020
ShoWare Center announces drive-in movies for July 15-19
ShoWare Center in Kent to offer drive-in movies | Update

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
ShoWare Center in Kent to offer drive-in movies | Update
West Fenwick Park in Kent to close July 1 for $3.1 million renovation

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

New field, picnic shelter, playground

West Fenwick Park in Kent to close July 1 for $3.1 million renovation
City of Kent opens more park amenities

City of Kent opens more park amenities

Playgrounds, restrooms, basketball courts, tennis courts

  • Jun 23, 2020
City of Kent opens more park amenities
Vote today for the Kent Reporter’s Best of Kent 2020 contest

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
Vote today for the Kent Reporter’s Best of Kent 2020 contest
Kent neighborhoods honor 2020 grads with car parade | Photos

Kent neighborhoods honor 2020 grads with car parade | Photos

Students celebrated at Misty Meadows/Pheasants Hollow

  • Jun 16, 2020
Kent neighborhoods honor 2020 grads with car parade | Photos
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

Relay for Life of South King County moves online

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

  • May 29, 2020
Relay for Life of South King County moves online
City of Kent cancels annual Fourth of July Splash event

City of Kent cancels annual Fourth of July Splash event

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

City of Kent cancels annual Fourth of July Splash event
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