Business

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

 

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

 

WGU Washington names new chancellor

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

  • Feb 10th, 2017

 

Northwest Flower & Garden Show opens next week

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

  • Feb 17th, 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

Denali Home Loans adds Wells to Kent office | Briefs

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

  • Feb 9th, 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 16th, 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

Free income tax preparation available at Highline College

Community members can get their taxes done for free, thanks to a…

  • Jan 12th, 2017

WGU Washington Chancellor Jean Floten to retire

WGU Washington Chancellor Jean Floten, who has led the nonprofit, online university…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Columbia Bank Warm Hearts raises more than $31,000 in donations in King County

Columbia Bank announced Monday that $209,335.96 and 8,140 items were raised for…

  • Jan 9th, 2017

Don’t Drip & Drive program returns to help local drivers and Puget Sound

Free inspections, discounted solutions encourage drivers to fix leaks

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Kent real estate broker honored

Kent real estate broker Mark Thorne has been named a Five Star…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Kent’s Amazon center ships more than one million items in one day

Business boomed over the holidays at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kent.…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Help local foster children sleep cozy; Sleep Train hosts pajama drive

When foster children enter a new and unfamiliar home, simple comfort items…

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Unemployment benefits website gets a facelift

More self-service opportunities, tighter security

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Kent-based shoe company donates $174,000 of product in 2016

Kent Shoe Company donates $174,000 of product Wear a Big Smile –…

  • Dec 28th, 2016

Kent driving school awards scholarship in honor of former Washington State Highway Patrol trooper

911 Driving Schools, which has a location in Kent, has awarded the…

  • Dec 19th, 2016

Kent’s Airways Bistro hires new head chef

Jed Lutge is the new head chef at the Airways Brewing Co.…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Columbia Bank launches the annual Warm Hearts Winter Drive

Wintertime campaign benefits homeless shelters across the Northwest

  • Dec 16th, 2016

‘Gronk’, Sherman team up with Oberto Beef Jerky to host Ugly Sweater Social contest

When it comes to football, All-Pros Rob Gronkowski and Richard Sherman are…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Kent companies give back

Bellevue’s Kindering gets facelift from local home builders, volunteers, and the Master Builders Association

  • Dec 14th, 2016

AWB statement on governor’s education funding proposal

The Association of Washington Business, one of Washington state’s largest business associations…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Unemployment rate drops in November

Lowest rate since start of Great Recession

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Group sells Waters Edge Apartments in Kent

Admiral Capital Group and Security Properties on Thursday announced the sale of…

  • Dec 9th, 2016