Mark Klaas

Kent teachers, district reach agreement; paraeducators up next

School started on time in Kent. Teachers and the Kent School District reached a late-hour contract agreement Aug. 29, avoiding a likely strike on Aug.… Continue reading

 

School board approves rollover, addendum to superintendent’s contract

The Kent School District Board of Directors approved a rollover and addendum to Superintendent Calvin Watts’ contract at its Aug. 22 meeting. Watts’ contract, which… Continue reading

 

Tiffany Nguyen, 17, left, of Kent, laughs with Tiffany Jinks, 16, of Tacoma, as she attempts to grab candy with an alligator clamp while learning about laparoscopic surgery last week during Nurse Camp at Tacoma General Hospital. Photo by Patrick Hagerty

Getting a hands-on opportunity, a real-life look

MultiCare’s annual Nurse Camp inspires future medical professionals

 

The crowd listens in and looks on as Kentridge senior-to-be Adrian Tirtu, the ASB president, talks about Eric Anderson, the school’s longtime athletic director who passed away at age 57. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kentridge athletic director unexpectedly passes away at age 57

Eric Anderson remembered as a tireless worker, everyone’s friend, a leader who brought out the best in students

The crowd listens in and looks on as Kentridge senior-to-be Adrian Tirtu, the ASB president, talks about Eric Anderson, the school’s longtime athletic director who passed away at age 57. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Remembering the fallen, honoring those who serve in harm’s way

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to military men and women of today and yesterday at Tahoma National Cemetery

Renton youngsters get their turn in the fast lane

Boys, girls race responsibly through Junior Dragster program; teams come out to honor Mark Lyle, beloved NHRA chief starter

City leaders joined Dick’s Drive-In owners, employees and customers, and Cool Bird, the Seattle Thunderbirds’ mascot, for an official groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for the new restaurant off Pacific Highway South on Kent’s West Hill. Story, page 2. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Ground breaks for new Dick’s Drive-In in Kent

Popular family-owned burger joint expected to open in October on West Hill.

City leaders joined Dick’s Drive-In owners, employees and customers, and Cool Bird, the Seattle Thunderbirds’ mascot, for an official groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for the new restaurant off Pacific Highway South on Kent’s West Hill. Story, page 2. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Seattle Seahawks safety fields question at inaugural answers for Elders’ 12 Days of Goodness

Jordan Babineaux fielded questions at Kent Senior Activity Center Dec. 12.

Stacy Edwards runs the GYMGUYZ, a mobile personal training company that brings equipment, trainers and workouts to homes and businesses in the local area. MARK KLAAS, Auburn Reporter

Mobile gym brings working out to you

GYMGUYZ brings equipment,trainers and workouts to homes and businesses in the local area.

Stacy Edwards runs the GYMGUYZ, a mobile personal training company that brings equipment, trainers and workouts to homes and businesses in the local area. MARK KLAAS, Auburn Reporter

Fab four: Kentridge seniors sign to play ball

Four Kentridge High senior standouts signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports on Nov. 8. The foursome – from left, Preston Viltz, Mikey Calllia,… Continue reading

Inslee vows to win fight for climate

Governor visits Green River College in town hall to address state’s environmental concerns

Newest Dick’s Drive-In coming to Kent

Iconic hamburger chain announced its seventh location – Highway 99, next to Highline College

Reichert announces he will not run in 2018

Seven-term Congressman to step away, devote more time to family

Tougher laws: Distracted drivers getting more attention

Distracted driving laws take effect starting July 23.

Sikh community embraces Khalsa Day Celebration and Parade

The area’s large Sikh community converged in Kent on Sunday to celebrate the 10th annual Khalsa Day – a religious and colorful festival filled with… Continue reading

Boeing Employees Tennis Center hosted a two day camp | GALLERY

Between lobs and volleys, there were smiles and hugs. Kids wildly swinging rackets, connecting with the ball, constantly moving to the music and soaking in… Continue reading

‘We are better than fear’

Gov. Inslee, interfaith community gather to find ways to address hate crimes

Hate crime forum brings many together

Public forum about hate crimes was held April 8 at Khasla Gurmat Center in Renton.

Faith over fear

Community comes together to urge unity, condemn shooting of Sikh man | PHOTOS