Business

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

 

Amazon Fresh to move warehouse to Kent from Bellevue

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

 

$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

 

Paint Kent Station Purple and support Relay for Life

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

  • 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

Kent-based Blue Origin releases photos of capsule that could carry people into space

Kent-based Blue Origin released photos on Wednesday of its flight capsule that…

Kent in the running for new Dick’s Drive-In

Kent’s in the running for a new Dick’s Drive-In. Voters on Dick’s…

Kent’s SKIS Painting wins industry award

SKIS Painting, Inc., of Kent, recently received a Picture it Painted Perfectly…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors

The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Unemployment rate hits nine-year low in Washington

Washington’s economy added 6,100 jobs in February and the state unemployment rate…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Project Feast launches Ubuntu Street Cafe in Kent

Project Feast, a non-profit dedicated to empowering immigrants and refugees to secure…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Rita’s Italian Ice of Kent hosts grand opening Monday

Rita’s Italian Ice of Kent celebrates its grand opening on Monday, March…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Alaska USA contributes more than $60,000 to community nonprofits

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has donated $60,250 to support nonprofit organizations…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Gourley named new CEO of Children’s Therapy Center

Children’s Therapy Center, one of the state’s largest and most comprehensive nonprofit…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Could Kent land a Dick’s Drive-In? Votes to help decide

Seattle-based Dick’s Drive-In announced plans last week to build a new restaurant…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

State unemployment rate holds steady in January

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held firm in January at 5.1…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Kent realtor honored

Marti Reeder, realtor and managing broker with John L. Scott’s Covington-Kent-Maple Valley…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Kent Station presents Moolah for Schoolah scholarship fundraiser

Kent Station hosts its annual college scholarship fundraiser – Moolah for Schoolah…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Kent City Council considers B&O tax filing changes

About 1,600 small businesses in Kent might not have to file business…

Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Seattle-based Amazon announced on Thursday a new initiative to generate clean energy…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Highline College hosts free job fair March 15

Nearly 50 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job openings will…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Kent’s Airways Brewery to celebrate seventh anniversary

Kent’s Airways Brewery and Tap Room, 8611 S. 212th St., will celebrate…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

National magazines recognize WGU Washington for supporting military

Two national publications again honored Western Governors University (WGU) for helping meet…

  • Feb 26th, 2017

Safe driving course coming to Pacific Raceways

Students receive classroom session, hands-on driving challenges

  • Feb 24th, 2017

85°C Bakery Cafe opens first Washington location in Tukwila

People lined up around the outside of the 85°C Bakery Cafe on…