Developer plans five-story apartment complex in Kent on Novak Lane

Approximately 195 units and commercial space with planned opening in 2024


Raining teddy bears in Kent at Seattle Thunderbirds game

Season-high crowd at ShoWare Center brings more than 5,000 bears to donate to children


Rainier Youth Choirs to present holiday sing-along concert in Kent

Sunday, Dec. 11 at New Hope Presbyterian Church


Trees light up during annual Kent Winterfest ceremony

It’s a celebration at Town Square Plaza

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Canada lynx. (Photo courtesy of David Moskowitz)

New partnership conducts research on state’s Canada lynx population

Washington lists the animal as endangered.

Patricia Kibbe, President/CEO of Evergreen Business Capital Community Finance. EBCCF is part of a network of nonprofit, community-based lenders providing the Small Business Flex Fund in Washington State.

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Renton suspect arrested for 1998 cold case homicide of Marysville woman

Jennifer Brinkman, 19, was found dead in her Marysville home with axe wounds over 20 years ago.


Sound Transit may suspend Sounder service due to national rail strike

Unless settlement reached or Congress intervenes, strike could start Dec. 9

Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Detectives seek information on homicide, arson near Federal Way

King County Sheriff’s Office offers up to $10,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest.

As the Greater Federal Way Chamber works to create living wage jobs, grow its bottom line and support affordable lifestyles, it’s important to look at the whole picture, then measure what opportunities are within reach, notes Chamber CEO Rebecca Martin.

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Best Western in Kent receives honors at company convention

Plaza by the Green meets levels of quality, guest satisfaction and dedication to the brand standards



Puget Law Group opens Kent office; sponsors Thunderbirds

Kent becomes sixth location of firm that started in 2013



Kent’s Christmas Rush walk and run coming up Dec. 10 at Hogan Park

40th year of event; register online for 5K and 10K


Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He is a former president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and lives in Vancouver. Contact thebrunells@msn.com.

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