Business

WGU Washington is up for business award

AWB to honor employers for innovation, community involvement and environmental stewardship Nov. 29

  • Nov 21, 2017

 

Kent Turkey Challenge raises more than $28,000 to feed families at Thanksgiving

Annual event also gathers 11,500 pounds of items for Kent Food Bank.

  • Nov 21, 2017

 

Camas papermill may be harbinger | Brunell

Editor’s note: In 1978, I was hired by Crown Zellerbach. Part of my responsibility was to help with the permitting, incentives and public support for… Continue reading

 

Kent to rename street Oberto Drive to honor company’s 100th anniversary

Oberto requests change from South 238th Street

Novinium hires Chau as director of marketing

Kent-based Novinium, a supplier of underground electrical cable rejuvenation products to electric utilities including a new product to prevent manhole events, has hired Kim Chau… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Amazon to hire 500 at Kent fulfillment center

Amazon is hiring for more than 500 positions for its local fulfillment center in Kent. Applicants can apply by attending one of hiring events Nov.… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

October state unemployment rate matches record low

Washington’s unemployment rate fell from 4.6 to 4.5 percent in October – equaling the state’s all-time low for unemployment set earlier this year, according to… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Banking, marketing experts join business center at Green River College

Taryn Hornby, a former executive in the banking industry, has joined the Washington Small Business Development Center at Green River College to provide one-to-one, confidential,… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Kent to get large, indoor organic produce farm

Once known decades ago for its many fields of greens as the “Lettuce Capital of the World,” Kent’s about to get its first large indoor… Continue reading

KDP turns silver: Downtown organization celebrates 25 years of work

In commemorating its silver anniversary, Kent Downtown Partnership highlighted some golden moments. Like welcoming new businesses, bringing different events and making improvements to a downtown… Continue reading

Brown Bear Car Wash: saluting veterans and service military with free car washes

Brown Bear offers free “Beary Clean” car washes at 24 tunnel wash area locations to current or former members of the military on Veteran’s Day… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Free job fair at Highline College; nearly 60 employers expected at Oct. 18 event

Nearly 60 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job openings will be represented at Highline College’s Fall Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Holiday toy drive for military children starts at Dollar Tree stores

Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree will once again join forces this year to make the holidays brighter for military families with the nonprofit’s Holiday Toy… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Toy Drive for Foster Kids is on through Dec. 18

The holidays are nearly here, and Mattress Firm’s Toy Drive is seeking the community’s help to ensure that local foster kids have a Merry Christmas.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

End of daylight saving time, get prepared; PSE offers ways to stay safe

As families turn back their clocks with the end of daylight saving time on Sunday, Nov. 5, Puget Sound Energy is reminding the community to… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Kent’s Holiday Craft Market set for Nov. 3-4

Check out the city of Kent’s free 31st annual Holiday Craft Market on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, at the Kent Senior Center, 600 E.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Kent Turkey Challenge seeks more donations for food bank

With two weeks remaining in the seventh annual Kent Turkey Challenge, participants have reported collecting 800 items of food and $3,000 in donations for the… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

SBA accepting National Small Business Week Awards nominations

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Seattle District Office is accepting nominations for its 2018 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Washington Small… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2017

Airways Brewing Co. celebrates sixth anniversary of its downtown Kent restaurant

The Airways Brewing Co. Bistro celebrate six years of growth on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Airways Brewing opened its second location on the same day in… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Kent attorney honored for his work

The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (AIOCLA) has recognized the exceptional performance of Kent criminal law attorney Joshua R. Brumley as one of the… Continue reading