Business

Labor market takes a step up in July

State’s unemployment rate of 4.7 percent matches a historical low

  • Aug 15, 2018

 

Kent Downtown Partnership invites public to participate in online survey

Purpose is to gain feedback, help KDP’s board set short and long-term goals for the downtown’s future

  • Aug 14, 2018

 

SHAG & Independent Living, Inc., hosts career fair Aug. 17

SHAG & Independent Living, Inc., hosts a career fair on Friday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Celebration Senior Living, 1524 S.… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

 

King County Library System’s new eCard is available

Provides online access opportunity for users

  • Aug 10, 2018

$5 million available to help customers pay their PSE bills

Funds available for customers in 10 counties, including Seattle and Tacoma

  • Aug 7, 2018

Kent CrossFit plans Officer Moreno fundraiser

Workout event set for Aug. 11

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Kent Station Primary Care & Quick Care Clinic to open

Open House celebration for new center is Aug. 18

  • Aug 1, 2018
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Department of Licensing to launch new, fully modernized driver licensing system

For the Reporter The Washington State Department of Licensing is preparing to launch a modernized driver licensing system at the end of August, and customers… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018
COURTESY PHOTO, state fair

Washington State Fair hosts job fair to fill hundreds of positions

Apply in person July 31 at the Expo Hall in Puyallup

  • Jul 26, 2018
COURTESY PHOTO, state fair

Kent’s Kmart store to close this fall

Liquidation sales to start July 26

Green River College students build fan app for Thunderbirds

Live feed enhances the game-day experience

  • Jul 6, 2018

Pecos Pit Bar-B-Que opens corporate headquarters and training center in Kent

Facility to support the company’s expansion plans, beginning with nine new restaurants in the Seattle region

  • Jul 5, 2018

Washington’s average annual wage nears $61,900 in 2017

Washington’s average annual wage grew by 5.0 percent in 2017 to $61,887, according to the state Employment Security Department – representing the largest percentage increase… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2018

Kent-area industrial facilities honored for environmental compliance in 2017

Businesses’ practices supported vibrant economy while protecting regional water quality

  • Jun 20, 2018

Hungry Kent welcomes opening of Sonic Drive-In

New location on East Hill represents the 18th Sonic in the state, ninth regionally

Kent Chamber delivers Business Excellence Awards at recent gala

Individuals, companies honored for their work, service

  • Jun 15, 2018

Sonic Drive-In plans June 18 opening in Kent

At corner of 116th Avenue SE and Kent Kangley Road

Labor market strengthens further in May

8,500 jobs jobs added statewide for the month

  • Jun 13, 2018

Northwest Harvest receives new solar panels

PSE’s Green Power program funds project for Kent warehouse

  • Jun 7, 2018