Business

KDP receives National Main Street accreditation

Kent Downtown Partnership has been designated as an accredited Main Street America…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

 

State reaches new record for unemployment

Washington’s unemployment rate dropped from 4.6 to 4.5 percent in May, establishing…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

 

Kent’s chances to land Dick’s Drive-In drop; but Sonic coming in 2018

The chances of a Dick’s Drive-In coming to Kent suffered a serious…

 

Republic Services reaches tentative contract agreement with recycle, yard waste drivers

Teamsters Local 117 achieved a fully recommended tentative agreement with Republic Services…

  • Jun 12th, 2017

Altha’s Louisiana Cajun Seasoning & Spices finds a new home

Reginald Robinson’s ragin’ Cajun business has found a new home at the…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Republic Services recycle, yard waste drivers vote to strike | Talks continue

Teamster recycle and yard waste drivers who work at Republic Services voted…

  • Jun 5th, 2017

AWB launches brand update, new logo

Washington’s oldest, largest employer group communicates evolution with a new brand

  • Jun 1st, 2017

OMAX to showcase new abrasive waterjet line at EMO 2017

Kent-based will showcase its newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive waterjet at Sept.…

  • May 25th, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Clothing Drive for Foster Kids seeks donations

May is National Foster Care Month and Mattress Firm is making it…

  • May 25th, 2017

Valley Medical Center reduces workforce by 60 positions

Valley Medical Center in Renton has eliminated 60 positions – a little…

Community welcomes First Citizens Bank

First Citizens Bank, a new tenant in Van Doren’s Landing Office Plaza…

  • May 19th, 2017

DAWN finds comfort in new downtown office

The Domestic Abuse Women’s Network (DAWN) has a new home, having completed…

State unemployment rate hits historic low in April

Washington’s added 1,200 new jobs in April and the unemployment rate fell…

  • May 17th, 2017

Developer delays opening of Kent’s Sonic Drive-In

Fans of Sonic Drive-In coming to Kent will have to hold their…

Kent Downtown Partnership Dinner Auction set for June 9

The Kent Downtown Partnership Dinner Auction – Under the Stars-A Night at…

  • May 15th, 2017

Sweet success: Pie Lab wins blue ribbon at nationals

Pie Lab in Kent won best strawberry pie in the independent retail…

  • May 10th, 2017

Better Business Bureau warns of Mother’s Day scams

Millions of families splurge on gifts for moms every year for Mother’s…

  • May 9th, 2017

Ford kicks off annual peanut butter drive

Northwest Ford dealers are teaming up with Ford Motor Company Fund to…

  • May 4th, 2017

Torklift hosts job fair on May 19

Torklift is hosting a job fair for multiple positions for hire at…

  • May 4th, 2017

Main street businesses better supported under Senate-approved bill

Community organizations working to revitalize main street businesses could receive more donations…

  • May 3rd, 2017

Amazon Fresh to move warehouse to Kent from Bellevue

Amazon Fresh is moving its warehouse operations later this year to Kent…

Paint Kent Station Purple and support Relay for Life

Paint Kent Station Purple during the month of May by purchasing a…

  • May 1st, 2017

Report: Kent among the top 10 fastest growing cities in total population change

The region grew by more than 86,000 people last year and two-thirds…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

$30,000 in scholarship funds available to college students enrolled in residential construction programs

The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA) is offering…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Why property taxes are going up in King County | John Wilson

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

King County Housing Authority sees major increase in poverty among voucher applicants

During the two-week application period, which ended on April 18, the King…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Pie Lab in Kent to compete at nationals

Pie Lab in Kent competes in the American Pie Council’s National Pie…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Kent’s Haffner receives Excellence on Main Award

Greg Haffner, attorney at Curran Law Firm and avid community volunteer in…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Kent real estate and investment broker honored

Kent’s Chad Gleason, a commercial real estate and investment broker, recently received…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

State unemployment rate dropped to near-record low in March

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.9 to 4.7 percent in…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Former Kent bar owner receives prison sentence for tax evasion of $800,000

A former Kent bar owner received an eight-month prison sentence last Friday…

Bowen Scarff Ford-Lincoln hosts Drive One 4UR Community event

Communities In Schools of Kent has teamed up with Bowen Scarff to…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Kent promotes West Hill site for new Dick’s Drive-In

Kent’s West Hill could be just the spot for a new Dick’s…

Boeing 737 celebrates 50th birthday at Museum of Flight on Sunday

The Museum of Flight in Tukwila will celebrate the 50th anniversary of…

  • Apr 9th, 2017

Kent Tractor Supply hosts backyard poultry event Sunday

The birds are back in town. The Tractor Supply Co. store, 8420…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Many homes selling within first 30 days in Puget Sound housing market

Housing prices in the Puget Sound market continue to go up and…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Pajama Bowl raises $114K for foster kids

Mattress Firm’s 12th annual Pajama Bowl was a striking success, raising more…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

McLendon Hardware announces acquisition by Central Network Retail Group

The transaction is set to finalize in April.

Nonthaveth joins HomeStreet Bank in Kent

HomeStreet Bank has hired Douang Nonthaveth as a commercial lending officer in…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Veterans Resource Fair seeks providers, volunteers

Event returns to Tacoma Dome on May 13

  • Mar 30th, 2017