Business

County’s new solid waste disposal rate to support facility upgrades, service improvements

A small increase in King County’s solid waste disposal rates takes effect Jan. 1, 2019, and includes a discounted fee for low-income customers. “The discounted… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

 

Workshop helps property owners deal with alder trees

Red alder can be a vexing species for property owners as older trees quickly become diseased and fall apart, leaving unsightly areas that lack ecological… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

 

Minuteman Press opens in Kent

For the Reporter Minuteman Press – a full-service printing and marketing design company – has opened in Kent. Dawn and Jeff Brown bought and opened… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2018

 

‘In it for the long haul’

Members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 302 (IUOE) picket outside the Magnum Crane Services, LLC, office on S. 228th St., Kent, on… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2018

Credit card service provider moves to Kent

Company contracts with credit unions

Engineering interns embrace Kent-based Novinium’s summer program

Company celebrates 11th year of competitive, comprehensive offerings

  • Aug 31, 2018

Wastemobile makes collection stop in Kent on Sept. 7-9

The Wastemobile, a roving household hazardous waste collection service, continues its 2018 season with a collection event in Kent on Sept. 7-9. The Wastemobile will… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

From the ground up

Construction continues for the Marquee on Meeker project

  • Aug 30, 2018

Local organizations host Biz Fair on Sept. 29

New seminars on food trucks, 3-D printing and online reputation management added to schedule

  • Aug 24, 2018

Kroger to phase out single-use plastic bags by 2025

Company to start with QFC stores, including Kent location

  • Aug 23, 2018

Brown Bear Car Wash celebrates 61rst birthday on Aug. 23 with free car washes

Brown Bear Car Wash turns “61” next Thursday, Aug. 23, and celebrates by offering free “Beary Clean” car washes to customers from 8 a.m. to… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2018

Labor market takes a step up in July

State’s unemployment rate of 4.7 percent matches a historical low

  • Aug 15, 2018

Kent Downtown Partnership invites public to participate in online survey

Purpose is to gain feedback, help KDP’s board set short and long-term goals for the downtown’s future

  • Aug 14, 2018

SHAG & Independent Living, Inc., hosts career fair Aug. 17

SHAG & Independent Living, Inc., hosts a career fair on Friday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Celebration Senior Living, 1524 S.… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

King County Library System’s new eCard is available

Provides online access opportunity for users

  • Aug 10, 2018

$5 million available to help customers pay their PSE bills

Funds available for customers in 10 counties, including Seattle and Tacoma

  • Aug 7, 2018

Kent CrossFit plans Officer Moreno fundraiser

Workout event set for Aug. 11

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Kent Station Primary Care & Quick Care Clinic to open

Open House celebration for new center is Aug. 18

  • Aug 1, 2018
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Department of Licensing to launch new, fully modernized driver licensing system

For the Reporter The Washington State Department of Licensing is preparing to launch a modernized driver licensing system at the end of August, and customers… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018
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Washington State Fair hosts job fair to fill hundreds of positions

Apply in person July 31 at the Expo Hall in Puyallup

  • Jul 26, 2018
COURTESY PHOTO, state fair