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Conner Roulette handles the puck for the Seattle Thunderbirds during the 2020-2021 season. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds home opener in Kent set for Oct. 9 against Portland

Western Hockey League play to return to ShoWare Center

 

Snoqualmie Casino unveiled the first immersive Seahawks-branded table game experience Sept. 18, 2020, in a ribbon cutting dedication with Snoqualmie Tribe Council members and Snoqualmie Casino executives. Courtesy photo

Gambling Commission OKs pacts with tribes for sports betting

Agreements with 15 tribes await approval by the governor and the feds.

  • Jun 14, 2021

 

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Vintage car races coming to Pacific Raceways in Kent

Old Yeller II among numerous cars to be at July 2-4 event

 

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Four Seattle Thunderbirds ranked for NHL Draft

Roulette, Hanzel, Ciona and Milic recognized by NHL Central Scouting

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Courtesy File Photo, City of Kent

Kent Cornucopia Days 5K will return this year on July 10

Registration open for run that starts at Three Friends Fishing Hole

Courtesy File Photo, City of Kent
Keltie Jeri-Leon played his final game May 9 with the Seattle Thunderbirds as they wrapped up the 2020-2021 shortened season. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

Seattle Thunderbirds end WHL season by beating Spokane

Keltie Jeri-Leon ends WHL career with 250 games played

Keltie Jeri-Leon played his final game May 9 with the Seattle Thunderbirds as they wrapped up the 2020-2021 shortened season. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds
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Emerald Downs to allow fans this horse racing season

At 25% capacity under state guidelines; fans were banned last year due to COVID-19

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Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds promote Colin Campbell to president

Will oversee hockey and business operations

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Former Kent pro soccer team owner sentenced for tax fraud

Dion Earl receives another year in prison in addition to sexual assault sentences

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T-Birds drop two players from roster for ‘inappropriate racial comments’

Comments, actions directed toward teammate in locker room

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Kentwood football. FILE PHOTO

Limited number of fans can attend Kent high school games

Change in policy that banned fans due to COVID-19 restrictions

Kentwood football. FILE PHOTO
Seattle Thunderbirds captains/assistant captains Henrik Rybinski, Keltie Jeri-Leon, Matthew Rempe and Tyrel Bauer. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Thunderbirds

T-Birds name captains for Western Hockey League season

Henrik Rybinski, Keltie Jeri-Leon, Matthew Rempe and Tyrel Bauer

Seattle Thunderbirds captains/assistant captains Henrik Rybinski, Keltie Jeri-Leon, Matthew Rempe and Tyrel Bauer. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Thunderbirds
Conner Roulette (34) returns for the shortened Seattle Thunderbirds season that begins Friday, March 19 against Spokane at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Lieese, Thunderbirds

T-Birds players pumped to return to play at ShoWare Center in Kent

Western Hockey League opener set for March 19

Conner Roulette (34) returns for the shortened Seattle Thunderbirds season that begins Friday, March 19 against Spokane at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Lieese, Thunderbirds
Kentlake High players practice in preparation for playing Kentwood on Friday night, March 12. STEVE HUNTER, Kent Reporter

No fans to be allowed at NPSL, Kent high school games

COVID-19 protocol to keep spectators away; games to be livestreamed

Kentlake High players practice in preparation for playing Kentwood on Friday night, March 12. STEVE HUNTER, Kent Reporter
Jennifer Whitaker atop 2020 Horse of the Meeting Dutton at the opening of training March 5 at Emerald Downs in Auburn. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Training begins at Emerald Downs for 2021 season

210 horses at Auburn track

  • Mar 8, 2021
Jennifer Whitaker atop 2020 Horse of the Meeting Dutton at the opening of training March 5 at Emerald Downs in Auburn. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs
Courtesy Photo, Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds

Four T-Birds games to be shown on television in March

Three against Portland, one against Spokane on JOEtv

Courtesy Photo, Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds
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High school football players prepare for showtime in Kent

After seven-month delay, teams hit the practice field

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Cade McNelly of the Seattle Thunderbirds in the 2019-2020 season. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Seattle Thunderbirds to open hockey season against Spokane March 19 in Kent

No fans to be allowed at games; WHL offers streaming service

Cade McNelly of the Seattle Thunderbirds in the 2019-2020 season. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Lucas Ciona is expected to be one of the Seattle Thunderbirds players who will return to play in March at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

T-Birds, city of Kent modify agreement so hockey can return to ShoWare Center

Portland Winterhawks also expected to play home games in Kent

Lucas Ciona is expected to be one of the Seattle Thunderbirds players who will return to play in March at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
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Don McConnaughey

Longtime Highline College coach, athletic director dies at 90

Don McConnaughey was the ‘architect of the Highline College athletic department.’

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Don McConnaughey