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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

Washingtonians asked to nominate companies that give back to communities

Do you know a business that gives back to its community? Washington’s Office of the Secretary of State has an opportunity to recognize those for-profit… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2017

More than $7 million remains available to help PSE customers

With the past winter season the coldest on record for the past 30 years, some Puget Sound Energy customers may struggle into the summer months… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017

Community welcomes the opening of OnPoint Physical Therapy

The Kent Chamber of Commerce recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, celebrating the opening of OnPoint Physical Therapy, 13215 SE 240th St., Suite D, Kent.… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2017

Kent welcomes the opening of Martha’s Loft

The Kent Chamber of Commerce recently participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony, celebrating the opening of Martha’s Loft, 8316 S. 259th St. Martha’s Loft mission is… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2017

Mattress Firm’s School Supply Drive for Foster Kids is on

Summer vacation is underway, but a new school year is right around the corner. For local foster kids who might be headed to a new… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2017

Help end hunger by saving energy; PSE rebates will benefit Food Lifeline

Every year, children and families struggle to replace the missing meals provided by schools through free and reduced lunch programs. To mark the last day… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2017