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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…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

 

Record low unemployment continues in Washington

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate clocked in at 4.5 percent for the…

  • Aug 16th, 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,…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

 

State Fair hosts job fair to fill hundreds of positions

The Washington State Fair is looking to fill hundreds of positions for…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Summer doldrums for home sales not happening around Western Washington

New figures from Kirkland-based Northwest Multiple Listing Service indicate home sales and…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Hundreds seek work during Amazon Jobs Day

Hundreds of people lined up outside of Amazon’s Kent fulfillment center on…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Small-scale producers wanted to supply emerging south end farmers markets

Molokai spinach, white okra, gbogname eggplant and bitter melons are all vegetables…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Treehouse seeks community organizations to host back-to-school drives to benefit foster children

The Paramount Hotel will donate backpacks to Treehouse, the Seattle-based nonprofit which…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Skip the Line this summer at DOL, renew online | VIDEO

Summer is a busy time at Department of Licensing (DOL) licensing service…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

East King County Career Fair coming Friday

The public is invited to attend the East King County Career Fair…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Kent Regional Library to host Community Resource Fair

Eileen & Callie’s Place hosts the inaugural Community Resource Fair on Saturday,…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

State unemployment rate holds firm in June

Washington’s record-low unemployment rate held firm in June at 4.5 percent, despite…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Community welcomes the opening of Chafetz Brumley Hull’s law office in Kent

The Kent Chamber of Commerce recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, celebrating…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Washingtonians asked to nominate companies that give back to communities

Do you know a business that gives back to its community? Washington’s…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

More than $7 million remains available to help PSE customers

With the past winter season the coldest on record for the past…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Community welcomes the opening of OnPoint Physical Therapy

The Kent Chamber of Commerce recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, celebrating…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Kent welcomes the opening of Martha’s Loft

The Kent Chamber of Commerce recently participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony, celebrating…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Mattress Firm’s School Supply Drive for Foster Kids is on

Summer vacation is underway, but a new school year is right around…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Help end hunger by saving energy; PSE rebates will benefit Food Lifeline

Every year, children and families struggle to replace the missing meals provided…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Murray, Reichert introduce bill to help U.S. ports compete

Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Rep. Dave Reichert,…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Washington’s average wage nears $59,000 in 2016

Washington’s average annual wage grew by 4.8 percent in 2016 to $58,957,…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

King County Council approves sale of property to State Convention Center

King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement after the King…

  • Jun 26th, 2017

KDP receives National Main Street accreditation

Kent Downtown Partnership has been designated as an accredited Main Street America…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

State reaches new record for unemployment

Washington’s unemployment rate dropped from 4.6 to 4.5 percent in May, establishing…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Kent’s chances to land Dick’s Drive-In drop; but Sonic coming in 2018

The chances of a Dick’s Drive-In coming to Kent suffered a serious…

Republic Services reaches tentative contract agreement with recycle, yard waste drivers

Teamsters Local 117 achieved a fully recommended tentative agreement with Republic Services…

  • Jun 12th, 2017

Altha’s Louisiana Cajun Seasoning & Spices finds a new home

Reginald Robinson’s ragin’ Cajun business has found a new home at the…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Republic Services recycle, yard waste drivers vote to strike | Talks continue

Teamster recycle and yard waste drivers who work at Republic Services voted…

  • Jun 5th, 2017

AWB launches brand update, new logo

Washington’s oldest, largest employer group communicates evolution with a new brand

  • Jun 1st, 2017

OMAX to showcase new abrasive waterjet line at EMO 2017

Kent-based will showcase its newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive waterjet at Sept.…

  • May 25th, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Clothing Drive for Foster Kids seeks donations

May is National Foster Care Month and Mattress Firm is making it…

  • May 25th, 2017

Valley Medical Center reduces workforce by 60 positions

Valley Medical Center in Renton has eliminated 60 positions – a little…

Community welcomes First Citizens Bank

First Citizens Bank, a new tenant in Van Doren’s Landing Office Plaza…

  • May 19th, 2017

DAWN finds comfort in new downtown office

The Domestic Abuse Women’s Network (DAWN) has a new home, having completed…

State unemployment rate hits historic low in April

Washington’s added 1,200 new jobs in April and the unemployment rate fell…

  • May 17th, 2017

Developer delays opening of Kent’s Sonic Drive-In

Fans of Sonic Drive-In coming to Kent will have to hold their…

Kent Downtown Partnership Dinner Auction set for June 9

The Kent Downtown Partnership Dinner Auction – Under the Stars-A Night at…

  • May 15th, 2017

Sweet success: Pie Lab wins blue ribbon at nationals

Pie Lab in Kent won best strawberry pie in the independent retail…

  • May 10th, 2017

Better Business Bureau warns of Mother’s Day scams

Millions of families splurge on gifts for moms every year for Mother’s…

  • May 9th, 2017

Ford kicks off annual peanut butter drive

Northwest Ford dealers are teaming up with Ford Motor Company Fund to…

  • May 4th, 2017