Tagged with 'Kent'

Public comment opens for Sound Transit’s new Operations & Maintenance Facility

Public comment opens for Sound Transit’s new Operations & Maintenance Facility

Public comment regarding potential locations for Sound Transit’s new Operations and Maintenance Facility South begins TODAY – Tuesday, Feb. 19 – and continues through April 1. This is an opportunity... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Normandy Park, Boulevard Park, West Seattle, White Center, Kent, Renton, Star Lake

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Normandy Park, Boulevard Park, West Seattle, White Center, Kent, Renton, Star Lake

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a spacious Normandy Park home that sits in one of the most... [Read more]

VIDEO: Hundreds attend festive grand opening of new Dick’s Drive-In

VIDEO: Hundreds attend festive grand opening of new Dick’s Drive-In

On Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, the air was cold, but the rain had stopped and high school bands and fife corps warmed up hundreds of excited locals waiting for the opening of the new Dick’s Drive-In... [Read more]

Grand Opening for new Dick’s Drive-In will be Wednesday, Dec. 12

Grand Opening for new Dick’s Drive-In will be Wednesday, Dec. 12

From our sister site I Love Kent: It’s so official you can almost smell the fries – the Grand Opening for the new Dick’s Drive-In will be Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, from 10 – 11 a.m. “Join... [Read more]

JOBS: Mikron Industries Job Fair is in Kent this Saturday, Oct. 27

JOBS: Mikron Industries Job Fair is in Kent this Saturday, Oct. 27

Kent’s Mikron Industries is holding a Job Fair this Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Mikron Industries, a subsidiary of Quanex Building Products Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer... [Read more]

Chief says ‘tough week’ for Des Moines Cops who backed Kent Police

Chief says ‘tough week’ for Des Moines Cops who backed Kent Police

By Jack Mayne Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas said it had been a “tough week for the officers” in light of the early Sunday morning (July 22) tragedy when a Kent Police Officer was killed when... [Read more]

Kent Police Officer killed early Sunday morning

Kent Police Officer killed early Sunday morning

From our sister site ILoveKent.net: Early Sunday morning (July 22), a Kent Police Officer was killed when another deputy’s car struck him during a pursuit near Reith Rd and Kent Des Moines Rd. Police... [Read more]

Police chase results in homicide investigation arrest Tuesday night

Police chase results in homicide investigation arrest Tuesday night

After a chase through Des Moines, Kent Police arrested an adult male Tuesday night, June 19, in the investigation into the suspicious circumstances surrounding an 18-year old Des Moines woman’s death. As... [Read more]

Former Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas to take over as Des Moines’ new Chief

Former Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas to take over as Des Moines’ new Chief

Des Moines City Manager Michael Matthias announced on Tuesday, May 15 that the city has reached an agreement with former Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas to serve as the new Police Chief for Des Moines. Thomas... [Read more]

The next ‘Pitch Pit’ Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13

The next ‘Pitch Pit’ Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13

The next “Pitch Pit” Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Create!, located at 216 W. Gowe Street in the Kent Arts District. Here’s how it... [Read more]

Taser-armed suspect carjacks vehicle at Highline College Wednesday

Taser-armed suspect carjacks vehicle at Highline College Wednesday

A suspect armed with a taser carjacked a vehicle from a parking lot at Highline College on Wednesday, Jan. 24, according to Des Moines Police. Police say that the incident occurred at around 1:55 p.m.... [Read more]

South King Media to expand into Kent with acquisition of iLoveKent.net

South King Media to expand into Kent with acquisition of iLoveKent.net

This week iLoveKent.net and South King Media, owner of six local blogs – including The B-Town and Waterland Blogs – celebrated their 10-year anniversaries with a big announcement.  Effective January... [Read more]

Praisealujah Ministries holding ‘Big Blue Barrels Food Drive’ this weekend

Praisealujah Ministries holding ‘Big Blue Barrels Food Drive’ this weekend

Praisealujah Ministries will be holding a ‘Big Blue Barrels Food Drive’ this weekend. “Over 5,000 people in our local communities receive food each month through Praisealujah Food Ministry.... [Read more]

It’s not quite Des Moines, but Dick’s Drive-In will be expanding nearby in Kent

It’s not quite Des Moines, but Dick’s Drive-In will be expanding nearby in Kent

On Thursday morning (Sept. 7), Dick’s Drive-In announced that they will be opening a new location in Kent on Pacific Highway South near Highline College. The new location for the historic burger... [Read more]

33rd District Legislators to host town hall at Kent City Hall on Saturday, Mar. 18

33rd District Legislators to host town hall at Kent City Hall on Saturday, Mar. 18

Your 33rd District Legislators will host a Town Hall on Saturday, March 18 at the Kent City Hall: WHO: State Sen. Karen Keiser, State Rep. Mia Gregerson, and State Rep. Tina Orwall WHA: Town hall meeting WHEN:... [Read more]

No Woodmont drug treatment facility for Des Moines; facility will be in Kent

No Woodmont drug treatment facility for Des Moines; facility will be in Kent

by Jack Mayne The drug and alcohol treatment facility slated for Des Moines’ Woodmont neighborhood will be moved to downtown Kent, Valley Cities said in a news release Thursday morning. “The Recovery... [Read more]