Business

Washington economy adds jobs, unemployment low

For the Reporter Washington’s economy added 6,100 jobs in December and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate came in at 4.5 percent, according to… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018

Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care job fairs set for Jan, 20, 27

Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care offers job fairs Jan. 20 and 27 for a variety of positions within the health care industry. Fairs are open… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

Kent Downtown Partnership recognized as a Neighborhood Council

City program to enhance organization’s many efforts

  • Jan 8, 2018
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Oberto named Puget Sound Business Journal Family Business of the Year

Kent sausage company to be honored at symposium on Feb. 1

  • Jan 5, 2018
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Help foster kids sleep easier this new year

Mattress Firm’s pajama drive is on throught Feb. 18

  • Jan 4, 2018

Sonic Drive-In could open this spring in Kent

Starbucks also coming to 116th, Kent-Kangley corner

Online sales good for Washington papermakers | Brunell

Curbside recycling bins are packed with cardboard shipping boxes from Christmas online shopping. The uptick in consumer shipments is not only good news for the… Continue reading

State AG sues Motel 6 for violating privacy of, discriminating against thousands

Motel 6 provided guests’ personal information to law enforcement without warrant

  • Jan 3, 2018

Blue Origin buys 31 acres in Kent

Aerospace company keeps on growing as it aims to carry people into space

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