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

End of daylight saving time, get prepared; PSE offers ways to stay safe

As families turn back their clocks with the end of daylight saving time on Sunday, Nov. 5, Puget Sound Energy is reminding the community to… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Kent’s Holiday Craft Market set for Nov. 3-4

Check out the city of Kent’s free 31st annual Holiday Craft Market on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, at the Kent Senior Center, 600 E.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Kent Turkey Challenge seeks more donations for food bank

With two weeks remaining in the seventh annual Kent Turkey Challenge, participants have reported collecting 800 items of food and $3,000 in donations for the… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

SBA accepting National Small Business Week Awards nominations

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Seattle District Office is accepting nominations for its 2018 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Washington Small… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2017

Airways Brewing Co. celebrates sixth anniversary of its downtown Kent restaurant

The Airways Brewing Co. Bistro celebrate six years of growth on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Airways Brewing opened its second location on the same day in… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Kent attorney honored for his work

The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (AIOCLA) has recognized the exceptional performance of Kent criminal law attorney Joshua R. Brumley as one of the… Continue reading

Soon-to-open Dave & Buster’s to host recruitment day

Auburn team to hire front and back-of-house positions during walk-in interviews

  • Oct 20, 2017

Unemployment rate unchanged in September

Washington’s unemployment rate held at 4.6 percent in September and preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show the state gained 13,800 jobs… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Kent Expo embraces ShoWare | PHOTOS

Kent’s diverse, growing business community came together under one large roof last week. More than 90 companies – big and small – filled the arena… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

Kent to get new hotel near Central Avenue

Kent could be getting a 122-room hotel near Central Avenue North, just south of Bowen Scarff Ford Lincoln. Bellevue-based West 77 Partners plans to build… Continue reading

Port of Seattle names managing director of Maritime Division

The Port of Seattle has named Stephanie Jones Stebbins the new managing director of its Maritime Division. Jones Stebbins will be responsible for directing the… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Community invited to TeamUp2CleanUp Kent on Oct. 14; volunteers needed

The city of Kent – in association with the Kent Downtown Partnership, Kent Station, Republic Services, Doorman Services and the Lions Club – invites the… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Shoe Drive for Foster Kids begins

Remember receiving a new pair of shoes as a kid and the excitement and confidence that came with them? To help ensure that local foster… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2017

Local businesses join Seattle Home Show 2

Several Auburn and Kent businesses are part of the lineup at the Seattle Home Show 2 on Oct. 6-8 at the CenturyLink Field Event Center,… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2017

Classic Accessories breaks ground on new, larger facility | Briefs

Classic Accessories, a large manufacturer of retail covers and accessories, is getting more room to do business. The longtime Kent company and developer CenterPoint Properties… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017