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MultiCare Garage Sale fundraiser: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3
• MultiCare Garage Sale fundraiser: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Kent. MultiCare parking lot, 222 State Ave. N, Kent.
Relay for Life a time to fight back
trying to break into vehicles. “Cancer doesn’t sleep, so for one night neither do we.”
This city worker enjoys stirring multiple pots
Few people know as much about the operations of Kent city government as Julie Pulliam.
Volunteer lauded for selfless work
Even a lifetime of service can sometimes go overlooked, but on Monday, Kent resident Sister Janet Benish’s unselfish life was recognized statewide.
Dispatchers often unsung heroes – but not this month
A vital link in the often life-saving process of a 911 call often goes overlooked.
Kent students learn the ins and outs of job interviews
If you can impress the Kent School District superintendent, you’ll probably be better prepared to impress your future employer.
Women get full spa treatment at club event
Women at the “Glitzy Gals Spa Night” on April 14 got the full princess treatment — back massages, haircuts, foot soaks and make-overs. And chocolate; don’t forget the chocolate.
Kentridge musicians have happy tune to sing
At an awards ceremony emceed by the wizard Merlin and accented by performances by Mickey Mouse and Goofy, the Kentridge High School music department recently proved its sound can be heard far outside Kent city limits.
Kent middle-school teacher gets national nod
Amid the shortage of trained science teachers in elementary and secondary schools across the state and the nation, there are some who are developing their skills to make up for the shortcoming.
Fashion show highlights domestic-violence issues
Fashion shows usually focus on beauty, but at the upcoming Soroptimist International of Kent Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show, the main attraction is pretty ugly.
Firefighter gets international lesson in Kent
After a recent two-week training mission with the Kent Fire Department, Jamaican firefighter Conroy Steve Ghans returned to the Caribbean island armed with new information and techniques to fight fires and make rescues.
Local firefighters make trek to Mexico
Call it the running of the firefighters.
Teenage drinking topic of town hall meeting
Sharelle Claiborne started to drink alcohol at age 11 when she had a beer at a friend’s house.
New warehouse open for business, life changes
At first glance, the large warehouse at 18805 80th Place S. in Kent looks like any other industrial building: a high-roofed metal shell full of stacked boxes, forklifts and an assembly line.
This program has a trickle-down effect
Everyone has the power to protect the environment, says Gina Hungerford, conservation coordinator for the City of Kent — even kids.
Fundraising event was experience in compassion
The Kent School District went largely unscathed by the winter flooding late last year, but school districts in other parts of the state weren’t so fortunate.
St. Anthony’s Chapel will be open for a mass celebrating National Day of Prayer 9 a.m. May 1. All are welcome to attend, and to pray for country, leaders and peace. The chapel will remain open for prayer until 4 p.m. St. Anthony’s Chapel is located at 310 Third Ave. S., Kent.
Jenkins Creek Elementary teacher Connie Compton was recognized on the TV program “Northwest Afternoon” April 16 with an “All Spreading the Love” award.
Kent Police are warning senior citizens to be aware of a man who recently phoned a 67-year-old Kent woman to offer her a free Medicaid card in exchange for personal information.
•Earth Day, April 19