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Recent City News Releases

   City seeks community’s priorities on parks and open space plan

June 23, 2015 - The city invites the Kent community to share its priorities for Kent’s parks and trails system via an online survey at MyKentParks.com.... (more)

   Kent Police stepping up fireworks enforcement for July 4

June 23, 2015  - Emphasis patrols will be in effect with the sole purpose of targeting fireworks violations.... (more)

   Lake Meridian Park to host Kent’s Fourth of July Splash

June 10, 2014 – Celebrate America’s independence at Kent’s seventeenth annual Fourth of July Splash at Lake Meridian Park, 14800 SE 272nd Street. The fun begins at noon and continues until 10:30 p.m... (more)

   Where would we be without the $138 million ShoWare Center has contributed to Kent’s economy?

June 12, 2015 - This opinion/editorial by Ben Wolters, Kent's Economic and Community Development Director, was submitted to the Kent Reporter. Wolters clarifies ShoWare Center’s finances and the City’s contractual obligations, and contrasts them with the considerable economic benefit the building has brought to Kent's economy.  ... (more)

   Registration is open for Kent Cornucopia Days 5K, July 11

June 10, 2015 – Hosted by Kent Parks Recreation and Community Services, the race entrance fee is $10 or $25 (with a technical T-shirt) before July 9.... (more)

   Registration open for Kent Parks’ Teen Camp

June 8, 2015 - Field trips to Game Works, Snoqualmie Falls, LeMay Car Museum, and a Tacoma Rainiers game are among the activities that await 7th, 8th and 9th graders at Kent’s Teen Camp.   ... (more)

   Kent’s Summer Recycling Collection event is Saturday, June 6

June 2, 2015 – The annual Summer Recycling Collection Event and Recycling Products Sale will take place Saturday, June 6 at the Kent Phoenix Academy parking lot at 11000 SE 264th St., from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. ... (more)

   Public invited to celebrate Kent's 125th Anniversary May 19

May 12, 2015  – The city of Kent and the Greater Kent Historical Society and Museum invite residents to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Kent at a reception Tuesday, May 19 at 6 p.m. in the Kent City Hall lobby, 220 4th Ave. S. ... (more)

   15th Annual National Trails Day in Kent June 6

May 11, 2015 – Saturday, June 6, marks the 15th year Kent residents have come together to help build and maintain our 26+ miles of trails. This year, volunteers are needed to add a fresh layer of gravel to a well-worn Clark Lake Park trail.... (more)

   Kent Police ask public for help with any information related to the drive by shooting that resulted in infant’s death

April 30, 2015  Investigators want to talk to anyone who may have seen something suspicious or possibly observed anything out of the ordinary just prior to the shooting on April 16 between 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the shopping complex near the Safeway grocery store located at 210 Washington Ave S., in Kent.... (more)

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