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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

MultiCare Kent clinic reaches construction milestone on the way to 2019 opening

$17.5 million facility will replace the existing one

  • Jun 1, 2018

Food trucks coming to Kent’s Town Square Plaza

Wednesdays, Saturdays June through September; farmers market opens new season Saturday

  • May 30, 2018

Tukwila’s 19-story hotel, apartments open near Southcenter

Complex north of Kent features 185-room Hotel Interurban

  • May 24, 2018

Kent Downtown Partnership to host annual celebration June 1

Event features Boeing historian; Lunar Rover project retiree

  • May 19, 2018

Kent street gets new name of Oberto Drive

In honor of company’s 100th anniversary

Roof lights brighten downtown Kent Historic District

Miller receives award for project that includes 51 buildings

Alaska Airlines pilots fund expansion at Children’s Therapy Center

$20,000 grant will support outdoor facilities in Kent

  • May 9, 2018

Kent-based Oberto signs Bobby Wagner to promote product

Seahawks linebacker to help market jerky

  • May 7, 2018

Kent’s Blue Origin launches eighth test flight

Successful mission in Texas

  • Apr 30, 2018

Covington Medical Center’s new 58-bed hospital opens for business

Multi-specialty clinic is just east of Kent

  • Apr 23, 2018
Kent Mayor Dana Ralph and Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and the Auburn Area and Kent Chambers of Commerce joined company representatives at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the WinnComm facility in Kent on April 19. COURTESY PHOTO

Marketing, PR development firm opens in Kent

WinnComm launches with enterprise services

  • Apr 20, 2018
Kent Mayor Dana Ralph and Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and the Auburn Area and Kent Chambers of Commerce joined company representatives at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the WinnComm facility in Kent on April 19. COURTESY PHOTO

Former owner of popular Kent country bar dies

Galanti served recent prison sentence for tax evasion