Business

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

Soon-to-open Dave & Buster’s to host recruitment day

Auburn team to hire front and back-of-house positions during walk-in interviews

  • Oct 20, 2017

Unemployment rate unchanged in September

Washington’s unemployment rate held at 4.6 percent in September and preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show the state gained 13,800 jobs… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Kent Expo embraces ShoWare | PHOTOS

Kent’s diverse, growing business community came together under one large roof last week. More than 90 companies – big and small – filled the arena… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

Kent to get new hotel near Central Avenue

Kent could be getting a 122-room hotel near Central Avenue North, just south of Bowen Scarff Ford Lincoln. Bellevue-based West 77 Partners plans to build… Continue reading

Port of Seattle names managing director of Maritime Division

The Port of Seattle has named Stephanie Jones Stebbins the new managing director of its Maritime Division. Jones Stebbins will be responsible for directing the… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Community invited to TeamUp2CleanUp Kent on Oct. 14; volunteers needed

The city of Kent – in association with the Kent Downtown Partnership, Kent Station, Republic Services, Doorman Services and the Lions Club – invites the… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Shoe Drive for Foster Kids begins

Remember receiving a new pair of shoes as a kid and the excitement and confidence that came with them? To help ensure that local foster… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2017

Local businesses join Seattle Home Show 2

Several Auburn and Kent businesses are part of the lineup at the Seattle Home Show 2 on Oct. 6-8 at the CenturyLink Field Event Center,… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2017

Classic Accessories breaks ground on new, larger facility | Briefs

Classic Accessories, a large manufacturer of retail covers and accessories, is getting more room to do business. The longtime Kent company and developer CenterPoint Properties… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

Time to register for 7th annual Kent Turkey Challenge fundraiser

It’s time for businesses and organizations to sign up to compete in the 7th annual Kent Turkey Challenge for donations of money and food to… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Shoe Drive for Foster Kids begins

Remember receiving a new pair of shoes as a kid and the excitement and confidence that came with them? To help ensure that local foster… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

More than $41 million headed to consumers in LCD price-fixing case

Beginning next week, checks will be in the mail for consumers affected by an elaborate price-fixing conspiracy by LCD manufacturers, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Amazon’s Kent center helps raise awareness about childhood cancer

Cheering, pajama-clad Amazon associates recently welcomed children and families who have been affected by childhood cancer to Amazon’s Kent fulfillment center. The Sept. 6 event… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Food trucks coming to downtown Kent

The Washington State Food Truck Association has partnered with the city of Kent to bring food trucks downtown to the Town Square Plaza, 426 W.… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Unemployment rate moves up marginally in August

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.5 to 4.6 percent in August, primarily due to a jump in the state’s labor force,… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Panera Bread offers delivery service in Kent

Panera Bread on Tuesday began to offer home or office delivery of its lunch menu in the Kent area. Delivery orders can be placed up… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017