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Kent-based Blue Origin leases warehouse space for further expansion

Other new aerospace companies in Kent Valley started by former Blue Origin engineers

 

Snoqualmie Casino. Courtesy photo

Kirkland-based company sues to challenge ‘tribal gaming monopoly’ in Washington

Company called the state’s policy an “erroneous application of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.”

 

COURTESY PHOTO, Domino’s

Domino’s Supply Chain Center in Kent hiring for all positions

Facility produces fresh pizza dough, toppings and ingredients for stores in Washington

 

Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

The forces behind our current COVID-induced inflation | Guest column

Recent inflation numbers have been quite high and at levels not seen for 40 years. As financial planners, inflation is important element of our financial… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2022
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
“Just Walk Out” technology allows customers to add items to their cart and skip the checkout lines. Photo courtesy of Amazon

Amazon Fresh grocery store opening in Federal Way at The Commons

The technology company has not yet announced an official opening date.

“Just Walk Out” technology allows customers to add items to their cart and skip the checkout lines. Photo courtesy of Amazon
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

The ‘year end’ elements of financial planning | Guest column

With the end of the year fast approaching, we remind clients that now is a good time to review key aspects of their finances. As… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2021
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
Meals are packed for the Christmas Day dinner giveaway by Nana’s Southern Kitchen. The restaurant distributed about 1,200 free meals between its two locations in Kent and Covington. COURTESY PHOTO, Nana’s Southern Kitchen

Free meals given to 1,200 on Christmas at Nana’s Southern Kitchen

Distributed at Kent and Covington locations

Meals are packed for the Christmas Day dinner giveaway by Nana’s Southern Kitchen. The restaurant distributed about 1,200 free meals between its two locations in Kent and Covington. COURTESY PHOTO, Nana’s Southern Kitchen
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Kent Chamber of Commerce to move January events to Zoom

Moving away from in-person gatherings due to COVID-19

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Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent gave away 400 meals on Christmas Day, 2020.

Nana’s Southern Kitchen and Microsoft executives team up to give away 1,200 meals on Christmas Day

Kent and Covington locations will each give away 600 free meals to the public.

COURTESY PHOTO, Nana’s Southern Kitchen
Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent gave away 400 meals on Christmas Day, 2020.
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Large warehouse in Kent to replace KOA campground

California developer bought property for $10.3 million; camping sites opened in 1978

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Developer plans to remodel Hawthorne Suites in Kent into apartments

Hotel sits along South 212th Street near 64th Avenue South

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ABC Supply selects Tardiff as Kent location manager

Wholesale distributor of roofing, siding, windows, gutters

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Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

How financial planners address plan uncertainty | Guest column

One of the key challenges we face as financial planners is dealing with the uncertainties around forecasts and assumptions in the planning process. I like… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2021
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
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The Goddard School opens first Kent location for preschoolers

National franchised system offers enrollment for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years

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Airways Brewing Bistro & Beer Garden in Kent to celebrate 10th anniversary

Special menu items, deals Nov. 5-7; Airways to expand patio seating in 2022

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Kent-based Blue Origin helping to develop commercial space station

Partners with Sierra Space, Boeing and others on project

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Nana’s Southern Kitchen opens Covington location

Restaurant started in Kent in 2019

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Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

Is cryptocurrency really an investment? | Guest column

Undoubtedly you have heard about the new form of money known as digital or “crypto” currencies. It is a fascinating new development in the financial… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2021
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
Courtesy of Taco Time NW

Taco Time Northwest tries raising wages to $20 hours

Local fast-food chain will pilot the new wage increase at three King County locations.

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Katsu Burger’s Tokyo Classic with Nori Fries. Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing

Katsu Burger opens new Kent location

The restaurant offers breaded hamburgers inspired by traditional Japanese comfort food.

Katsu Burger’s Tokyo Classic with Nori Fries. Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing