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Kent achieves historic landmark designation for Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicles
South Sound Business (7/30/19)

New Kent YMCA to open this September
South Sound Business (7/29/19)

One giant leap for Kent!
Kent Reporter (7/26/19)

Kent-made Lunar Roving Vehicles designated as historical landmarks
KOMO4 (7/26/19)

One giant leap for preservation: Kent wins landmark status for Boeing's moon buggies
Geekwire (7/25/19)

Apollo Lunar Rovers built in Kent receive historic landmark designation
KING5 (7/25/19)

Kent gets landmark designations for Lunar Rovers on the moon
KIRO7 (7/25/19)

City launches Kent Walks program to tackle neighborhood issues
KING5 (7/23/19)

Kent engineers helped craft lunar rovers during Apollo missions
KING5 (7/19/19)

From rockets to rovers, helping man reach the moon
Kent Reporter (7/19/19)

Kent's newest historic landmarks proposal is out of this world
Crosscut (7/15/19)

Most Washingtonians don't even know about this wildly underrated steakhouse
Only In Your State (6/30/19)

Take a day trip to this farm distillery in Washington for some spirited relaxation
Only In Your State (6/04/19)

Blue Origin, Boeing and other ventures lay out ideas for commercial space stations
GeekWire (5/28/19)

Sound Transit Board approves three sites to study for light rail maintenance facility
Kent Reporter (5/23/19)

Blue Origin: Bezos company aims to take people to the moon by 2024
The Guardian (5/09/19)

City of Kent kicks off lunar rover replica, park fundraising efforts
Kent Reporter (04/30/19)

Construction is well under way for Blue Origin space venture's expanded HQ
GeekWire (04/29/19)

Amazon plans to launch 3,000 satellites as new space race heats up
Seattle Business (04/04/19)

Lunar rover replica to be built for downtown Kent park
Kent Reporter (04/03/19)

Airways Brewing celebrating 9 year anniversary this weekend
Washington Beer Blog (03/26/19)

Sound Cities receives Organization of the Year award
Kent Reporter (03/21/19)

City of Kent, Washington modernizes citywide payments and revenue management with iNovah (03/20/19)

OMAX to join forces with Hypertherm
Modern Metals (03/20/19)

Mayor vows change, wants to share a vision for Kent
Kent Reporter (03/18/19)

Blue Origin shoots NASA experiments into space in test
Seattle Times (01/23/19)

Tuesday, January 22, Downtown Kent, Full Episode on KING5
KING5 Evening Magazine (1/22/19)

A Dick's Drive-In just opened in Kent. Sound Transit might take it away.
The News Tribune (1/17/19)

Kent City Council temporarily saves Lowe's, Dick's Drive-In from Sound Transit Takeover
KING5 (1/17/19)

Kent City Council awards $500,000 in grants to promote business, tourism
Kent Reporter (12/21/18)

23 events in Kent receive 2019 lodging tax grants
South Sound Business (12/20/18)

Dick's Drive-In opens first South Sound location today
South Sound Business (12/12/18)

Toys that lead to careers
KING5 (12/10/18)

Seattle's Project Feast opens doors for immigrants and refugees to become culinary leaders
Good Food Jobs (12/04/18)

Get to know Kent's Mayor Dana Ralph
King 5 New Day Northwest (11/27/18) 

Eric's Heroes: A man making a difference, one piece of garbage at a time
KOMO News (11/14/18) 

Boeing is likely to move upwards of 1,400 jobs to Kent 
770KTTH (11/14/18)

Liam Hughes Highlighted on Janes Saves of the Week – November 13, 2018 
WHL Network (11/13/18)

From ‘glue pot to hot spot’: The Renaissance of the City of Kent 
Q13 (10/18/18)

10 years later, Thunderbirds’ move to Kent has revitalized the franchise – and city
Q13 (10/18/18)

Kent celebrates diversity: 'You're going to see people from all over the world'
Q13 (10/15/18)

As Kent grows, fire department has adapted along with community
Q13 (10/15/18)

Salumi readies huge expansion with Kent production space
Eater Seattle (10/08/18)

Reber Ranch earns top business recognition
Kent Reporter (10/01/18)

Omax breaks $100 million as it expands waterjet cutting machine business to smaller operators
Puget Sound Business Journal (9/13/18)
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Five things that will surprise you about Kent, Washington
Laura Dunning, Small Town Washington (9/09/18)

The pies have it: these bakeries serve up summer fruit creations
USA Today (8/31/18)

'Hands of Unity' - Kent artist paints a colorful, meaningful mural to share with others
Kent Reporter (8/30/18)

Kent city employees donate supplies, money to local high school
KIRO7  (8/28/18)

Green River project underway to save salmon
KING5  (8/27/18)

Kent's YMCA on target for September 2019 opening on East Hill
Kent Reporter  (8/24/18)

City of Kent accepting tourism grant applications
South Sound Business

Downey Farmstead Restoration Begins in Kent
South Sound Business

Kent's ShoWare Center shows profit for the first six months for first time
Kent Reporter (8/3/18)

Beep Ball: The sport that lets blind, visually impaired play ball                                                                                                          Q13 Fox (7/25/18)  

Popular Mexican steakhouse goes big in Kent - and Tacoma is next                                                                                                    Eater Seattle 

Jeff Bezos is said to plan to charge at least $200,000 for space rides
CNBC  (7/13/18)

From Kent to the moon: the most expensive car ever built
Crosscut (7/13/18)

City of Kent raising money for replica moon rover to honor city's past
KING5 (6/27/18)

Tide turning for Kent's accesso ShoWare arena
KIRO7 (6/13/18)

Construction has begun on high-end apartments in Kent
Puget Sound Business Journal (5/25/18)
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Washington Open begins Monday in Kent; Pro-Am raises $90K for Folds of Honor
Q13 Fox (5/20/18)

Beyond the studio: Kent, one of America's fasted growing cities
KING5 (11/08/17

Jeff Bezos-backed indoor farming startup Plenty opens 100KI square-foot facility in Seattle region
GeekWire (11/03/17)