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Merle and Marti Reeder. COURTESY PHOTO

Merle Reeder joins Kent’s Team Marti of John L. Scott real estate

Husband to work with wife as operations manager and broker-partner

 

The Moe Vegan food truck serves meals at the city of Kent’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

King County fire marshals offer regulatory relief to food trucks

39 fire authorities have reportedly agreed to standardize fire codes and inspections.

 

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Federal Way approves $3 hazard pay raise for grocery store workers

The city ordinance was passed with a 5-2 council vote on May 4.

 

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Kent aircraft parts supplier to lay off 46 employees

Kent one of four U.S. locations for Germany-based Hydro Systems USA

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Wienermobile makes stop in Kent

Visited Kent Station to help promote need for blood donations

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People take advantage in 2020 in downtown Kent of the outdoor dining along First Avenue between Gowe and Titus streets on Saturdays in the summer. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent Downtown Partnership

Downtown Kent open air dining and marketplace set for this summer

On Saturdays July 10 through Aug. 28 on First Avenue South

People take advantage in 2020 in downtown Kent of the outdoor dining along First Avenue between Gowe and Titus streets on Saturdays in the summer. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Kent Downtown Partnership
Safeway at 101 Auburn Way South. FILE PHOTO

Auburn debates hazard pay ordinance for grocery workers, delays vote

City Council study session planned for May 10

Safeway at 101 Auburn Way South. FILE PHOTO
Owner Reginald Robinson sits in front of his deli (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

Altha’s Louisiana Cajun Seasoning and Spices thrives during pandemic

Shop and deli owner says his authetic cajun products sourced from Louisiana are what sets him apart.

Owner Reginald Robinson sits in front of his deli (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
The Fred Meyer store on the East Hill of Kent. STEVE HUNTER, Kent Reporter

Kent City Council declines to move forward on pay hike for grocery workers

Majority says city shouldn’t play role in telling businesses to raise pay

The Fred Meyer store on the East Hill of Kent. STEVE HUNTER, Kent Reporter
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Terreno Realty acquires Kent property for $10 million

4.4-acre site in Kent Valley along 68th Avenue South

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Kent-based Blue Origin conducts astronaut rehearsal for future customer flights

Company completes another successful mission April 14

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Kent’s Blue Origin plans to hire 80 technicians, machinists

Aerospace company employs more than 2,500 in town

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Keiser bill would provide additional $500 million in tax relief to businesses

Aid to small businessses impacted by pandemic

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Cash Cards Unlimited partners, left: Nick Nugwynne, right: Cassius Marsh (photo credit: Cash Cards Unlimited)

Former Seahawks player Cassius Marsh cashes in on trading cards

Marsh and his friend open physical and online trading card store as collectibles boom amid pandemic.

Cash Cards Unlimited partners, left: Nick Nugwynne, right: Cassius Marsh (photo credit: Cash Cards Unlimited)
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Grocery store workers seek hazardous pay hike from Kent City Council

Asking for an ordinance to increase pay by $5 per hour due to COVID-19

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First large-scale, human composting facility in the world will open in Auburn

“It’s what nature meant us to do. We just do it faster.”

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Gigantic mixed-use development to begin in Tukwila

Segale Properties markets 250 acres just north of Kent; first deal signed

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The Easter Bunny will be at Kent Station for photos by appointment only on March 20, 26 and 27. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Station

Kent Station offers egg hunt, Easter Bunny photos

Restrictions due to COVID-19, but events are on

The Easter Bunny will be at Kent Station for photos by appointment only on March 20, 26 and 27. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Station
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Auburn to consider hazard pay for grocery workers at large stores

Seattle, Burien among cities that adopted pay hike due to COVID-19

Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
Whole Foods grocery store entrance (Shutterstock)

King County considers grocery store worker hazard pay for those in unincorporated areas

The King County Metropolitan Council will vote during its next meeting on whether to grant hazard pay to grocery store workers employed by large stores… Continue reading

Whole Foods grocery store entrance (Shutterstock)