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Port of Seattle commends 25 tenants for going Strawless in Seattle

The Port of Seattle commends a diverse list of 25 dining tenants for their commitment to the environment by participating in Strawless in Seattle. The… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Uber partners with Sound Transit, cities to offer discounts on rides to, from light rail stations

In order to encourage area riders to pair rideshare trips with mass transit, Uber has partnered with Sound Transit and the cities of Tukwila and… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Puget Safety now a division of Kent-founded National Safety, Inc. | Briefs

National Safety, Inc., has announce the acquisition of Puget Safety Equipment Company in Bellingham. The acquisition adds a third location to National Safety, the other… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

Reber Ranch gathering support for the Save A Forgotten Equine drive

Reber Ranch is accepting donations for Save A Forgotten Equine (SAFE) effort during its Purina Check-R-Board Days celebration in September. Customers can stop by the… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

AAA and MAPFRE Insurance offer signal-blocking cellphone bags

The state’s new Distracted Driving law went into effect on July 23, but as you’ve probably noticed, it can be hard to stop the urge… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2017

Reminder: Aug. 31 is deadline to nominate Washington companies for state honor

People have until the Aug. 31 deadline to nominate a Washington company for a 2017 Corporations for Communities Award. Nomination forms can be found at… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2017

Ford Driving Skills for Life brings free, hands-on training event to Emerald Downs

The Ford Driving Skills for Life safety program, on its 13th national tour, makes a stop Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26-27 at Emerald Downs, 2300… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2017

Reminder: Aug. 31 is deadline to nominate Washington companies for state honor

People have until the Aug. 31 deadline to nominate a Washington company for a 2017 Corporations for Communities Award. Nomination forms can be found at… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2017

Record low unemployment continues in Washington

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate clocked in at 4.5 percent for the third consecutive month in July, according to the state Employment Security Department. “The… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

Brown Bear Car Wash celebrates 60th anniversary with free ‘Beary Clean’ car washes on Aug. 24

Brown Bear Car Wash celebrates its 60th anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 24, by offering free “Beary Clean” car washes at 24 tunnel wash locations from… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2017

State Fair hosts job fair to fill hundreds of positions

The Washington State Fair is looking to fill hundreds of positions for its Sept. 1-24 run at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Apply in person for seasonal… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2017

Summer doldrums for home sales not happening around Western Washington

New figures from Kirkland-based Northwest Multiple Listing Service indicate home sales and prices, like July’s temperatures, sizzled. Prices area-wide rose slightly more than 9 percent… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Hundreds seek work during Amazon Jobs Day

Hundreds of people lined up outside of Amazon’s Kent fulfillment center on Wednesday morning in hopes of securing a job. The Seattle-based company hosted its… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2017

Small-scale producers wanted to supply emerging south end farmers markets

Molokai spinach, white okra, gbogname eggplant and bitter melons are all vegetables in high demand by South King County’s international communities. Unfortunately, they are not… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2017

Treehouse seeks community organizations to host back-to-school drives to benefit foster children

The Paramount Hotel will donate backpacks to Treehouse, the Seattle-based nonprofit which gives youth in foster care a childhood and a future, as part of… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Skip the Line this summer at DOL, renew online | VIDEO

Summer is a busy time at Department of Licensing (DOL) licensing service offices (LSOs), especially in densely populated locations such as Seattle where customer wait… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

East King County Career Fair coming Friday

The public is invited to attend the East King County Career Fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, July 28 at the Embassy Suites Bellevue, 3225… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2017

Kent Regional Library to host Community Resource Fair

Eileen & Callie’s Place hosts the inaugural Community Resource Fair on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Kent Regional Library, 212… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2017

State unemployment rate holds firm in June

Washington’s record-low unemployment rate held firm in June at 4.5 percent, despite preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showing the state gained… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2017

Community welcomes the opening of Chafetz Brumley Hull’s law office in Kent

The Kent Chamber of Commerce recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, celebrating the opening of Chafetz Brumley Hull’s law office in Kent at 1209 Central… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2017