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Kent Senior Center Summer Ball: Join the Kent Reporter for an evening of romance

The Kent Senior Center Summer Ball was a hit Aug. 12, drawing dozens of dancers to enjoy a romantic evening of live music, at the Kent Senior Activity Center. Join the Kent Reporter as we try some dancing with these fleet-footed seniors.

  • Aug 14, 2009

Laughs and vino to flow Friday at Kent winery

On Friday night The Kent Reporter and Castle Bridge Winery will present Round Two of "Laugh the Knights Away," Kent's comedy laugh-off.The fun starts 8… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2009

Heartfelt tribute to K-M teacher Hal Sherman planned at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

It takes a special kind of teacher to leave a lasting effect on your students, especially after 30 years.But that is exactly the kind of… Continue reading

They had fun in the sun at Seafair

What could be better than a hot day on the shores of Lake Washington, watching the Seafair hydroplane races? Join the Kent Reporter for a glimpse at the roaring boats - and the roaring planes.

  • Aug 11, 2009

Two cultures, one great adventure: Japanese and local students share their summer

The tears were flowing Tuesday at Sound Transit Station in Auburn.Two sets of students – neither of whom had set eyes on the other until… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2009

Pirate plans park invasion

Children who love pirates will want to go see The Misadventures of Cap'n Arrr at noon Thursday at West Fenwick Park, 3824 Reith Road.Known as… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2009

Folk duo to sing at Lake Meridian

Catch the popular folk duo of Reilly and Maloney 7 p.m. Thursday at Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St.Ginny Reilly and David Maloney first… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2009

Band to entertain kids

Recess Monkey, which bills itself as Seattle's greatest children's music band, plays noon Wednesday as part of the city-sponsored free Picnic Performances at Town Square… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2009

Circus tickets on sale now

Tickets went on sale July 26 for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baily Circus. The event runs Sept. 3-7 at the ShoWare Center in… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2009

Kent: Hot enough to fry an egg in your car?

Kent Reporter staff writer Brian Beckley attempts to cook an egg Thursday in his editor's car. Did it cook? Watch to see why he will never get the keys to her car again.

  • Jul 31, 2009

And the winner is…

Comedian Sean Anderson of Federal Way was the winner July 24 at Laugh the Knights Away at the Castle Bridge Winery, sponsored in part by… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2009

A visit from Japan

A group of exchange students from Tamba City, Japan, have been getting their first taste of American culture this week.Working through the Kent-Auburn-Tamba Sister Cities… Continue reading

Slide show: Congratulations Kent Little Leaguers!

The Kent Little League 9 and 10-year old All-Star team put on quite a show on Saturday at Valley Ridge Park in SeaTac, knocking off… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2009

Larry Leet, 56, a fixture at Seattle Thunderbirds camp

Larry Leet spent more than half of his lifetime smoking two packs of cigarettes a day. Today, nearly four years since giving up his smoking addiction, the 56-year-old Leet gets his fix on the ice. Instead of smokes, Leet can’t get enough of hockey, a sport he admittedly knew nothing – nor cared anything about – four years ago.

  • Jul 24, 2009

It’s all true: Confessions of a Quiltaholic

By Joyce BeckerWell, here goes. You might be wondering, “Who the heck is Joyce Becker and why the heck should I read her column.” So,… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2009

Slide show: Riding the rails into Puget Sound history

Sound Transit's 13.9-mile Central Link rail connecting Tukwila International Boulevard Station to Westlake Station in Seattle officially opened Saturday. Tickets for the first official run were hard to come by, so if you missed your chance at this historical run, you can see for yourself how the morning ride and opening ceremony went.

Kent winery lines up comedy, vino, for Friday nights

One Kent business is giving South End residents a new reason to laugh this summer, with a comedy competition looking to find the funniest comedian… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2009

Hey kids! Hang out with J.P. Patches in Kent

Pacific Northwest icon J.P. Patches will attend a family fun and safety awareness event in Kent from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 at… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2009

Slideshow: Lingerie Football team has training camp in Kent

The Seattle Mist, a team of the Lingerie Football League, had a training camp at Kent's ShoWare Center this week, which culminated in a media… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2009