- 06/24/2019 5:01 pm
Fireworks 101 - Hey, Did You Know...???
The more information that callers can provide to 911 regarding the location and description of the fireworks violations will help the officers enforcement actions. Here are some key points to remember.
- 06/19/2019 4:19 pm
Kent Police are working hard to keep the community safe during the 4th of July holiday
The department is staffing additional officers during the week of the 4th of July Holiday. In addition to a contingent of officers providing security and traffic control at the Splash event at Lake Meridian.
- 06/03/2019 12:35 pm
Summer Family Fun in Kent
Kent has everything from farmers markets and fun runs to historical events and car shows.
- 06/01/2019 8:00 am
Night Work on 208th in Early July
The pavement rehabilitation work will take place during nighttime hours for the safety of our construction workers and to minimize traffic congestion on South 208th Street during the peak commute hours. We apologize in advance for an inconvenience.
Frager Road Relocation: Downey Farmstead Restoration Project
The Downey Farmstead Restoration project is entering the next phase of work, the relocation of Frager Road. A contractor for the City will be grinding up the existing roadway and utilizing this material as material for the new Frager Road.
- 05/22/2019 4:47 pm
Art that Stops Traffic
Whether you live in Kent and walk by them daily, or drive through Kent once in a while, our beautiful traffic signal control boxes are sure to get your attention.
- 05/22/2019 11:44 am
Volunteers Needed to Serve on Parks and Recreation Commission Board
Applications Accepted until Positions are Filled
- 05/15/2019 12:01 pm
Honoring Detective Focht and Officer Moreno During Police Week
This year National Police Week, May 12-18, and Peace Officers Memorial Day, May 15, have a special and significant meaning to us here in Kent. This year there are 371 names being added to the wall, including Kent Police Detective Derrick Focht and Officer Diego Moreno
- 05/14/2019 1:49 pm
Record Number of Volunteers for Spring Clean-up
On May 4, we had a record number of volunteers participate in the City’s spring TeamUp2CleanUp event. We had 174 volunteers of all ages help out, 50 more than last fall and 70 more than last spring!
- 05/14/2019 1:09 pm
Kent Police Chief Explains Pursuit Guidelines
Our officers make a good faith effort to stop and apprehend offenders first, and if they cannot safely stop a suspect within the first couple of minutes, they discontinue the pursuit. Here are the guidelines the department follows in pursuit situations.
Notice of Public Hearing
KENT CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2020-2025 Transportation Improvement Program
- 05/07/2019 3:18 pm
Public Works Operations Storm Team Saves Trapped Ducklings
Just days away from Mother’s Day, the City of Kent’s Public Works’ storm team helps make two mama ducks very happy by rescuing 14 baby ducklings in two separate incidents.
- 04/30/2019 11:31 am
Channel Your Inner Astronaut
In Kent, we make things that not only travel the world, but fly into space. From the first Lunar Rovers developed nearly 50 years ago at Boeing’s Space Center to the creation of next generation rockets.
- 04/29/2019 11:59 am
Kyle Petty's 25th Annual Charity Ride Across America Starts in Kent
This year is the 25th anniversary of the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America. This year the ride starts in Kent, Washington at Manheim Seattle (19711 77th Ave.)
- 04/22/2019 2:04 pm
Neighborhood councils now eligible for event mini-grants
We are excited to announce a new benefit for the City's neighborhood councils – an event mini-grant program! Through this program, neighborhood councils can apply to receive up to $1,000 for activities and events benefiting their neighborhood.
- 04/16/2019 7:48 pm
Officers Jeremiah Johnson and Doug Westcott win lifesaving awards
Off-duty Kent Police Officers Jeremiah Johnson and Doug Westcott were awarded lifesaving awards at the April 16 Kent City Council meeting for their quick work to revive an unresponsive male.
- 04/11/2019 8:15 am
First Quarter Adopt-A-Street and Adopt-A-Spot Results
Our Adopt-A-Spot and Adopt-A-Street volunteers have been hard a work the first quarter of 2019.
- 04/09/2019 8:52 am
Interurban Trail to close as part of 228th St. overpass project
Starting Monday, April 15, the Interurban Trail along the Union Pacific Railroad between James Street and the Connector Trail south of 212th Street will be closed until late 2020.
- 04/19/2019 10:39 am
Camp WALKAPALA now accepting applications for summer camp
Camp WALKAPALA offers children in grades K through 6th (in fall 2019) a safe and entertaining skill-building experience, full of fun and friends, during the summer.
- 04/09/2019 7:52 am
Kent Fun Runs Win Marketing Awards
The Kent Parks & Recreation Department submitted several entries for judging at the Washington State Festival and Events Association 26th Annual Conference and won the Gold Summit Award for best t-shirt design and Christmas Fun Run won Silver for best t-shirt design.