Business

Alaska USA contributes more than $60,000 to community nonprofits

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has donated $60,250 to support nonprofit organizations as part of its annual grant program. This year 73 nonprofits in the… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2017

Gourley named new CEO of Children’s Therapy Center

Children’s Therapy Center, one of the state’s largest and most comprehensive nonprofit pediatric therapy programs with centers in Kent, Tacoma and Burien, has announced the… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2017

Could Kent land a Dick’s Drive-In? Votes to help decide

Seattle-based Dick’s Drive-In announced plans last week to build a new restaurant either east or south of their current locations. Kent is one of the… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2017

State unemployment rate holds steady in January

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held firm in January at 5.1 percent, despite preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2017

Kent realtor honored

Marti Reeder, realtor and managing broker with John L. Scott’s Covington-Kent-Maple Valley office, has earned the Chairman’s Circle Award for the third consecutive year. Reeder… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2017

Kent Station presents Moolah for Schoolah scholarship fundraiser

Kent Station hosts its annual college scholarship fundraiser – Moolah for Schoolah – for Green River College students throughout March. Kent Station began the program… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2017

Kent City Council considers B&O tax filing changes

About 1,600 small businesses in Kent might not have to file business and occupation tax forms with the city anymore because they don’t bring in… Continue reading

Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Seattle-based Amazon announced on Thursday a new initiative to generate clean energy by installing solar panels on its fulfillment facilities around the world. The company… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2017

Highline College hosts free job fair March 15

Nearly 50 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job openings will be on hand for Highline College’s Spring Job Fair on Wednesday, March 15.… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2017

Kent’s Airways Brewery to celebrate seventh anniversary

Kent’s Airways Brewery and Tap Room, 8611 S. 212th St., will celebrate its seventh anniversary from 2 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. The… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2017

National magazines recognize WGU Washington for supporting military

Two national publications again honored Western Governors University (WGU) for helping meet the educational needs of the nation’s armed forces community. Military Advanced Education &… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2017

Safe driving course coming to Pacific Raceways

Students receive classroom session, hands-on driving challenges

  • Feb 24, 2017

85°C Bakery Cafe opens first Washington location in Tukwila

People lined up around the outside of the 85°C Bakery Cafe on Friday morning, awaiting the chance to be among its first customers. The Taiwanese… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2017
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Mattress Firm’s PJ Bowl to support local foster kids

Mattress Firm’s 12th annual Pajama Bowl is set for Sunday, April 2, from 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., at Acme Bow, 100 Andover Park Way,… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2017

Northwest Flower & Garden Show opens next week

The Northwest Flower & Garden Show opens next Wednesday – blending spectacular garden displays with a major focus on edible and sustainable gardening trends. The… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2017

Seattle Home Show features latest trends; event runs Feb. 18-26

Tiny homes are big, pools and spas are now digital and the smart home is now the smartphone home – and more – when the… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2017

Kent’s Torklift Central founder Jon Kay dies at age 76

Jon Kay, the founder of Kent’s Torklift Central, died at the age of 76 the night of Feb. 2, while holding the hand of his… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2017

WGU Washington names new chancellor

Cummins has more than 25 years’ experience in Washington higher ed to new role

  • Feb 10, 2017

Denali Home Loans adds Wells to Kent office | Briefs

Denali Home Loans has added Glenn Wells as mortgage loan originator to its Kent office, 19802 62nd Ave. S., Suite 101. Wells will be responsible… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2017

Mattress merger

Sleep Train and Mattress Firm unify under one brand

  • Feb 9, 2017