Business

Project Feast launches Ubuntu Street Cafe in Kent

Project Feast, a non-profit dedicated to empowering immigrants and refugees to secure…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

 

Unemployment rate hits nine-year low in Washington

Washington’s economy added 6,100 jobs in February and the state unemployment rate…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

 

Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors

The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

 

Gourley named new CEO of Children’s Therapy Center

Children’s Therapy Center, one of the state’s largest and most comprehensive nonprofit…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Rita’s Italian Ice of Kent hosts grand opening Monday

Rita’s Italian Ice of Kent celebrates its grand opening on Monday, March…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Alaska USA contributes more than $60,000 to community nonprofits

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has donated $60,250 to support nonprofit organizations…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Could Kent land a Dick’s Drive-In? Votes to help decide

Seattle-based Dick’s Drive-In announced plans last week to build a new restaurant…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

State unemployment rate holds steady in January

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held firm in January at 5.1…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Kent realtor honored

Marti Reeder, realtor and managing broker with John L. Scott’s Covington-Kent-Maple Valley…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Kent Station presents Moolah for Schoolah scholarship fundraiser

Kent Station hosts its annual college scholarship fundraiser – Moolah for Schoolah…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Kent City Council considers B&O tax filing changes

About 1,600 small businesses in Kent might not have to file business…

Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Seattle-based Amazon announced on Thursday a new initiative to generate clean energy…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Highline College hosts free job fair March 15

Nearly 50 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job openings will…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Kent’s Airways Brewery to celebrate seventh anniversary

Kent’s Airways Brewery and Tap Room, 8611 S. 212th St., will celebrate…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

National magazines recognize WGU Washington for supporting military

Two national publications again honored Western Governors University (WGU) for helping meet…

  • Feb 26th, 2017

85°C Bakery Cafe opens first Washington location in Tukwila

People lined up around the outside of the 85°C Bakery Cafe on…

Mattress Firm’s PJ Bowl to support local foster kids

Mattress Firm’s 12th annual Pajama Bowl is set for Sunday, April 2,…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Northwest Flower & Garden Show opens next week

The Northwest Flower & Garden Show opens next Wednesday – blending spectacular…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

Seattle Home Show features latest trends; event runs Feb. 18-26

Tiny homes are big, pools and spas are now digital and the…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

Kent’s Torklift Central founder Jon Kay dies at age 76

Jon Kay, the founder of Kent’s Torklift Central, died at the age…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

WGU Washington names new chancellor

Cummins has more than 25 years’ experience in Washington higher ed to new role

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Denali Home Loans adds Wells to Kent office | Briefs

Denali Home Loans has added Glenn Wells as mortgage loan originator to…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Mattress merger

Sleep Train and Mattress Firm unify under one brand

  • Feb 9th, 2017

King County judge orders 5-hour Energy to pay $4.3 million in penalties, fees

A King County judge ordered the makers of 5-hour Energy to pay…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Western Washington pending home sales higher than listings in January

Western Washington’s “high velocity” market continued during January with the number of…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

KDP’s Downtown Breakfast Hour returns Feb. 17

Kent Downtown Partnership hosts its next Downtown Breakfast Hour on Friday, Feb.…

  • Feb 5th, 2017

New food safety rating system coming to Kent in July

It has been two weeks since Public Health – Seattle & King…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Machinists at Kent’s Hytek Finishes to get pay raises

Machinists Union members who work at Hytek Finishes in Kent will see…

  • Jan 31st, 2017

Safe driving course coming to Pacific Raceways

Students receive classroom session, hands-on driving challenges

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Record 2016 passenger travel vaults Sea-Tac Airport to 9th busiest in U.S., up from 13th

For the sixth year in a row, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has set…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Jacksons Food Stores helps fight against domestic violence | Video

Partnership raises $168,361 in six states

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Reichert responds to President Trump’s executive action to withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership

Congressman Dave Reichert (R-WA), chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

OMAX receives 2016 Tibbetts Award for Micro abrasive waterjet technology

Kent-based OMAX Corporation was one of 37 companies to receive the Tibbetts…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

What ‘Trumponomics’ could mean for businesses in 2017

New president poses good, bad and ugly policies

  • Jan 22nd, 2017

RAM Restaurant and Brewery raises nearly $8,000 for the American Cancer Society

In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The RAM Restaurant Group partnered…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Rampathon accepting applications for free ramps for families struggling with mobility

The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, through its Rampathon…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

Costco to pay $11.75 million settlement for lax pharmacy controls

Costco Wholesale will pay $11.75 million to settle allegations that its pharmacies…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

State unemployment hits new low in December

Lowest rate since May 2008

  • Jan 19th, 2017

King County unveils new food safety program, signs for restaurants

Public Health – Seattle & King County has unveiled new signs that…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Kent Downtown Partnership to lobby state legislators to raise B&O tax incentive cap

Representatives of the Kent Downtown Partnership will head to Olympia on Jan.…

  • Jan 13th, 2017