Business

‘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

Novinium hires Chau as director of marketing

Kent-based Novinium, a supplier of underground electrical cable rejuvenation products to electric utilities including a new product to prevent manhole events, has hired Kim Chau… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Amazon to hire 500 at Kent fulfillment center

Amazon is hiring for more than 500 positions for its local fulfillment center in Kent. Applicants can apply by attending one of hiring events Nov.… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

October state unemployment rate matches record low

Washington’s unemployment rate fell from 4.6 to 4.5 percent in October – equaling the state’s all-time low for unemployment set earlier this year, according to… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Banking, marketing experts join business center at Green River College

Taryn Hornby, a former executive in the banking industry, has joined the Washington Small Business Development Center at Green River College to provide one-to-one, confidential,… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Kent to get large, indoor organic produce farm

Once known decades ago for its many fields of greens as the “Lettuce Capital of the World,” Kent’s about to get its first large indoor… Continue reading

KDP turns silver: Downtown organization celebrates 25 years of work

In commemorating its silver anniversary, Kent Downtown Partnership highlighted some golden moments. Like welcoming new businesses, bringing different events and making improvements to a downtown… Continue reading

Brown Bear Car Wash: saluting veterans and service military with free car washes

Brown Bear offers free “Beary Clean” car washes at 24 tunnel wash area locations to current or former members of the military on Veteran’s Day… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Free job fair at Highline College; nearly 60 employers expected at Oct. 18 event

Nearly 60 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job openings will be represented at Highline College’s Fall Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Holiday toy drive for military children starts at Dollar Tree stores

Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree will once again join forces this year to make the holidays brighter for military families with the nonprofit’s Holiday Toy… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Toy Drive for Foster Kids is on through Dec. 18

The holidays are nearly here, and Mattress Firm’s Toy Drive is seeking the community’s help to ensure that local foster kids have a Merry Christmas.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017