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Kent attorney honored for his performance

American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys recognizes Kaeding

  • Nov 30th, 2016

 

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Holiday spirit comes to Kent Station

Santa House opens for visits

  • Dec 1st, 2016

 

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Airways Brewing to raffle off Seahawks tickets for Kent Food Bank fundraiser

Airways Brewing of Kent will raffle off Seahawks tickets to help raise…

  • Dec 1st, 2016

 

Broaden your horizons with Connect2Classes

The Seattle area is home to professionals in a multitude of disciplines…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Kent Turkey Challenge raises $30,243 for food bank

The sixth annual Kent Turkey Challenge raised $30,243 and 8,651 pounds of…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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CHI Franciscan Health and CityMD open second urgent care center in Kent

New center to meet region’s growing need for service

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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Santa to arrive at Kent Station

Santa house to open for photos

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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State says Kent site no longer contaminated

The state Department of Ecology proposes to remove a Kent property from…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Small Business Saturday has big impact in Kent | GOINGS

Support your Main Street merchants, local shops

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Act today: 5 Tips for selecting your Medicare coverage before Dec. 7 deadline

If you have Medicare but haven’t selected a 2017 Medicare Advantage or…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Kent soil cleanup site remains safe

The 1990s cleanup of contaminated soil at the Pacific Propeller site at…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Kent Downtown Partnership cancels Holiday Sip ‘n Shop | Update

Kent Downtown Partnership has cancelled its inaugural Holiday Sip ‘n Shop on…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Boeing to move 1,000 jobs from Kent to Tukwila

Boeing plans to move 1,000 positions from its Kent site to Tukwila…

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Washington labor market continues to improve

Report: State’s economy adds more jobs in October; unemployment rate falls to 5.4 percent

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Kent-based Sleep Train receives top civic honor | Briefs

Mattress company receives Corporations for Communities Award

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Brown Bear Car Wash: saluting veterans and service military with free car washes

Brown Bear offers free “Bear Essentials” car washes at 23 tunnel wash area locations to all current service or former members of the military on Veteran’s Day – Friday, Nov. 11.

  • Nov 10th, 2016
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Schlotzsky’s to open in Kent

Schlotzsky’s sandwich shop will have a grand opening at its new Kent…

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Foster Farms donates 640 turkeys to Northwest Harvest

In preparation of the upcoming holiday season, Foster Farms donated 640 turkeys…

  • Nov 7th, 2016
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Home sales, prices still climbing in Puget Sound area

Home sales around Western Washington out-gained new listings again in October, fueling…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Kent’s Valley Self Storage agrees to U-Haul partnership

Valley Self Storage in Kent has signed an agreement to serve as…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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WGU Washington offering scholarships for veterans and their spouses

Online, competency-based university celebrates Veterans Day with Salute to Veterans Scholarship

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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Grocery Manufacturers Association to pay $18M campaign finance penalty

In a historic decision, a Thurston County Superior Court judge on Wednesday…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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WSDOT: Extra helpings of Amtrak Cascades trains between Seattle and Portland for Thanksgiving

Amtrak Cascades will once again provide holiday travelers with more options for getting to destinations in the Pacific Northwest this Thanksgiving season.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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Sonic Drive-In plans July opening in Kent

Sonic Drive-In plans to open its first Kent location in July.

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Amazon hiring for seasonal jobs

So far this year, Amazon has created tens of thousands of new full-time jobs at its U.S. fulfillment and customer service centers

  • Oct 14th, 2016
Tom Albro talks to the Kent Chamber of Commerce during a luncheon on Oct. 7. MARK KLAAS

Kent receives Port of Seattle funding to promote local businesses

The City of Kent has received a $65,000 grant from the Port of Seattle to support local community economic development activities.

  • Oct 12th, 2016
Tom Albro talks to the Kent Chamber of Commerce during a luncheon on Oct. 7. MARK KLAAS
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Kent’s Scotch and Vine restaurant celebrates grand opening on Oct. 10

The Scotch and Vine restaurant at Kent's Riverbend Golf Complex is having its official grand opening celebration from 11a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10.

  • Oct 10th, 2016
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Kent Police chief to speak at Business Block Watch event

Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas will speak and answer questions at the Kent Downtown Partnership's annual Business Block Watch meeting from 9-10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at Down Home Catering, 211 First Ave. S.

  • Oct 10th, 2016
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Kent’s PPI to become primary propeller repair/overhaul center worldwide | Briefs

Kent-based Pacific Propeller International LLC (PPI) has been designated as the primary repair and overhaul center for the 54H60 propeller system by UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS).

  • Oct 6th, 2016
The Mosaic Hills Apartments are on the East Hill of Kent. Courtesy Photo

San Diego company buys Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent for $51.6 million

San Diego-based MG Properties Group has purchased The Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent, 10811 S.E. 239th St., for $51.6 million.

  • Sep 30th, 2016
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REI will move its headquarters to Bellevue from Kent in 2020. File Photo

REI finalizes plans to move headquarters from Kent to Bellevue

REI announced on Thursday that it has finalized an agreement to relocate its headquarters from Kent to the Spring District in Bellevue in 2020.

  • Sep 29th, 2016
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Blitz helps Anytime Fitness celebrate grand opening

Anytime Fitness, a 24-hour co-ed fitness franchise in Kent, celebrated its grand opening on Monday afternoon with an open house and appearance by Seattle Seahawks mascot Blitz.

  • Sep 29th, 2016
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Terreno announces lease in Kent for 158,000 square feet

Terreno Realty Corp., a San Francisco-based acquirer, owner and operator of industrial real estate in six major coastal U.S. markets, announced on Tuesday that it has executed a full building lease for 158,000 square feet in Kent with a leading e-commerce firm.

  • Sep 27th, 2016
Kmart in Kent will remain open despite another round of closing stores by the company.

Kent’s Kmart to stay open; company to close 64 stores across nation

The Kmart in Kent isn't on the latest list of 64 Kmart stores closing across the nation.

Kmart in Kent will remain open despite another round of closing stores by the company.
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NOAA awards 5-year support contract to Kent’s Pacific Propeller International

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded Kent-based Pacific Propeller International a five-year support contract for the Lockheed WP-3D Orion "Hurricane Hunter" propeller assembly.

  • Sep 22nd, 2016
The 54H60-77 propeller system operates on a pair of NOAA’s four engine Lockheed WP-3D Orion ‘Hurricane Hunter’ aircraft
L’Oréal USA will lay off 120 at its Kent and Redmond facilities.

L’Oréal USA to lay off 120 in Kent, Redmond

L'Oréal USA will lay off 120 employees at its Kent distribution center and Redmond manufacturing facility.

L’Oréal USA will lay off 120 at its Kent and Redmond facilities.
Kigo Kitchen prides itself in combining a passion for high-quality food and innovation to create an exceptional experience for their customers and communities. COURTESY

Kigo Kitchen coming to Kent Station | Briefs

Kigo Kitchen, specializing in Asian-inspired dishes, is coming to Kent Station

  • Sep 19th, 2016
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Rita’s plans to open its ice and custard store this fall at the Marketplace at Lake Meridian in Kent.

Rita’s to open ice, custard store in Kent

Rita's, whose motto is 'Ice, custard, happiness," will open a store this fall in Kent at the Marketplace at Lake Meridian.

Rita’s plans to open its ice and custard store this fall at the Marketplace at Lake Meridian in Kent.
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Kent attorney honored for his performance

The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Keith Hall as Two Years 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction.

  • Sep 1st, 2016
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Brown Bear Car Wash tunnel wash at 1202 W. Meeker St.

Celebrating its 59th anniversary, Brown Bear Car Wash to offer free car washes

26,437 free washes at all tunnel wash locations during the 2015's "birthday" event

  • Aug 18th, 2016
Brown Bear Car Wash tunnel wash at 1202 W. Meeker St.