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City officials fixed a pump Thursday to get the Rotary sphere water sculpture at the new Town Square Plaza Park operating again after a temporary shutdown.
Kent Police shot two women with Taser guns to stop a fight between them at 1:30 a.m. June 23 outside a Kent gas station in the 1200 block of North Central Avenue.
Staffers told the Kent City Council last week that spending roughly $233,000 in repairs could extend the life of the Kent Meridian Pool for another five years.
The Kent Events Center could wind up costing nearly $6 million more than originally planned. City staff this week asked the Kent City Council for an extra $5.9 million to fund additional costs and features at the Kent Events Center. The City Operations Committee voted 2-1 Tuesday to recommend the Council approve the extra funds for the arena. The Council will consider the proposal at its next regular meeting, July 15.
When Fred Satterstrom attended his 40-year reunion for the Kent-Meridian class of 1967 last September, classmates gave him plenty of positive feedback about the City of Kent.
Lorri Ericsonhas been named assistant city manager of Des Moines. She is currently the planning and research/administrative services manager for the Puyallup Police Department. She starts her new job with Des Moines on July 21.
If high water flows and cold water haven’t proved deadly enough this year, another hazard is threatening users of the Green River.
A Kent Police sting to catch customers of prostitutes resulted in the arrest of a woman for investigation of prostitution at 10:30 p.m. June 17 in the 25200 block of Pacific Highway South.
With so many trees, bushes and flowers to care for, Richard and Stella Land spend a lot of time in the backyard of their home on Scenic Hill, just east of downtown Kent.
Would you like to be buried or cremated? A fancy casket or a biodegradable coffin? Ashes sprinkled over the Puget Sound or launched into space? A somber church service or a party with live music? These are all questions you now can answer - long before you kick the bucket - on one Kent couple’s new Web site, www.thefuneralsite.com.
The Kent School District is sponsoring the Simplified Food Program for Children this summer, providing free lunches to low-income children.
The Kent Historical Museum will remain open as it gets a new coat of paint this month.
• When: Friday, July 4, noon to 11 p.m.
Many children at Kent’s Fourth of July Splash at Lake Meridian Park ask the same question.
A 22-year-old Renton man was struck and killed at about 11:30 p.m. June 27 while walking in the roadway of Des Moines Memorial Drive South.
A roadblock has gone up for bicyclists, joggers and pedestrians along the Green River Trail in Kent.
A stay-at-home mom, an attorney and a middle school teacher are among the seven finalists for the vacant Kent City Council position.