Business

Time to register for 7th annual Kent Turkey Challenge fundraiser

It’s time for businesses and organizations to sign up to compete in the 7th annual Kent Turkey Challenge for donations of money and food to… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 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 14, 2017

More than $41 million headed to consumers in LCD price-fixing case

Beginning next week, checks will be in the mail for consumers affected by an elaborate price-fixing conspiracy by LCD manufacturers, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Amazon’s Kent center helps raise awareness about childhood cancer

Cheering, pajama-clad Amazon associates recently welcomed children and families who have been affected by childhood cancer to Amazon’s Kent fulfillment center. The Sept. 6 event… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Food trucks coming to downtown Kent

The Washington State Food Truck Association has partnered with the city of Kent to bring food trucks downtown to the Town Square Plaza, 426 W.… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Unemployment rate moves up marginally in August

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.5 to 4.6 percent in August, primarily due to a jump in the state’s labor force,… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Panera Bread offers delivery service in Kent

Panera Bread on Tuesday began to offer home or office delivery of its lunch menu in the Kent area. Delivery orders can be placed up… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

Newest Dick’s Drive-In coming to Kent | UPDATE

Iconic hamburger chain announced its seventh location – Highway 99, next to Highline College

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