Business

Boeing CEO praises tax bill passed by Congress

Says company to spend $300 million in investments

  • Dec 20, 2017

Report: state unemployment rate steady at 4.5 percent

Washington economy continues to improve

  • Dec 20, 2017

AG Ferguson files multi-million dollar lawsuit against Value Village

Claims consumers deceived by ads, sometimes zero dollars actually went to charity

  • Dec 20, 2017

Olive Garden makes a difference fighting hunger in Kent and Auburn communities

For the Reporter According to Feeding America, one in eight Americans are food insecure. That’s just one of the reasons why Olive Garden has a… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2017

Kent-based Open Doors for Multicultural Families receives $50,000 through BECU’s People Helping People Awards

Nonprofits honored for making a difference in the community

  • Dec 14, 2017

Liberty Tax Service hosts job fair and open house in Auburn on Saturday

Liberty Tax Service hosts an open house on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its office, 901-B Auburn Way N. The… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Jacksons Food Stores join Washington fight against domestic violence

Jacksons Food Stores and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence recently launched the Give the Gift of Peace campaign, a holiday season effort that… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017

MOD Pizza opens at Kent Station

Grand opening-day sales donated to charity

  • Dec 11, 2017

Hotel, apartments in Tukwila’s 19-story building slated to open in spring

Developers also own Kent’s Great Wall Shopping Mall

  • Dec 8, 2017

New unemployment tax rates released; 81 percent of employers will have the same tax rate or lower

For the Reporter The Employment Security Department has issued 2018 tax rate notices to employers and updated its website with new information. Tax rates in… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

‘Gym on wheels’ brings flexible fitness to customers

Local man’s company equips van to go just about anywhere

Arco AM/PM store, car wash coming to Kent’s East Hill

Going up at corner of 116th Avenue SE and SE 240th Street.

Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care Job Fair is Dec. 9

Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care offers a job fair on Dec. 9 for a variety of positions throughout King County within the health care industry.… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

Microsoft announces massive expansion to Redmond campus

Microsoft announced Tuesday that it will begin construction on a massive overhaul and expansion of its facilities in Redmond. Microsoft, which settled in the city… Continue reading

The RAM Restaurant Group raise more than $10,500 for the American Cancer Society

In conjunction with October Breast Cancer Awareness month, The RAM Restaurant Group partnered with Making Strides and the American Cancer Society to raise more than… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Inslee to speak at South Sound Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition Breakfast

Gov. Jay Inslee is the keynote speaker at the South Sound Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition Breakfast on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at Emerald Downs. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2017

WGU Washington is up for business award

AWB to honor employers for innovation, community involvement and environmental stewardship Nov. 29

  • Nov 21, 2017

Kent Turkey Challenge raises more than $28,000 to feed families at Thanksgiving

Annual event also gathers 11,500 pounds of items for Kent Food Bank.

  • Nov 21, 2017

Camas papermill may be harbinger | Brunell

Editor’s note: In 1978, I was hired by Crown Zellerbach. Part of my responsibility was to help with the permitting, incentives and public support for… Continue reading

Kent to rename street Oberto Drive to honor company’s 100th anniversary

Oberto requests change from South 238th Street