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Claire Hansen, center, is handed card No. 1 on Aug. 11 outside of Amazon Fresh in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Amazon Fresh opens for business in Federal Way

The grocery store is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

 

Unlike a driving range, Topgolf is for perfecting skills in accuracy and also fun. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing

Washington state’s first Topgolf officially opens in Renton

After five years of planning and months of waiting, the state’s first Topgolf is finally open to the public in Renton. On July 29, Renton… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@fedwaymirror.com

 

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Andover closes lease deals on Kent industrial, office spaces

Seven industrial, two office space leases

 

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28 Fresh Look brokers to join John L. Scott Kent North office

Company acquired Bellevue real estate firm

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Grand opening attracts customers to Daiso at Kent Station

Japanese variety store features many items between $1.75 to $1.99

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

Financial planning perspective on life milestones | Money Matters

By Robert Toomey

  • Jun 17, 2022
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
A heatmap showing the inclusivity of each state, which is based on the total Business Climate Score. The green states are the most inclusive, while the red are least inclusive; yellow and orange fall in the middle. Courtesy of Out Leadership.

Washington ranks 13th in State LGBTQ+ Business Climate Index

Washington’s lowest score was 13 out of 20 points in the Work Environment and Employment section.

A heatmap showing the inclusivity of each state, which is based on the total Business Climate Score. The green states are the most inclusive, while the red are least inclusive; yellow and orange fall in the middle. Courtesy of Out Leadership.
COURTESY PHOTO, Andover Company

Andover closes Kent deals on office, industrial space

Five industrial spaces, one office lease in Kent Valley

COURTESY PHOTO, Andover Company
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Kent-based Blue Origin completes fifth human spaceflight

Six-member crew launched from West Texas on June 4 for 10-minute flight

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

News of market volatility has felt like a pinball machine lately | Guest column

Webster’s dictionary defines the word volatility as “characterized by or subject to rapid or unexpected change.” Interestingly, Webster cites the stock market as one example… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2022
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
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Kent-based Blue Origin’s fifth human space flight set for May 20

New Shepard rocket will have six-person crew

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Samaki Kaanga dry fish with collard greens and Ugali.

Rafiki Restaurant and Lounge offers traditional Kenyan food in Downtown Kent

How many people reading this right now can say they have tried Kenyan food before? Well, now at least I can. When researching what kind… Continue reading

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Samaki Kaanga dry fish with collard greens and Ugali.
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Dick’s Drive-In to open new location in Federal Way

This will be Dick’s ninth burger restaurant; plans to open in 2023.

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Amazon selects Kent’s Blue Origin to help launch internet satellites

One of three companies picked by Amazon for Project Kuiper

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The crew of New Shepard NS-20. Pictured from left to right: Gary Lai, Jim Kitchen, Marty Allen, Sharon Hagle, Marc Hagle and George Nield. COURTESY PHOTO, Blue Origin

Kent’s Blue Origin successfully completes fourth human spaceflight

Fourth human spaceflight for New Shepard

The crew of New Shepard NS-20. Pictured from left to right: Gary Lai, Jim Kitchen, Marty Allen, Sharon Hagle, Marc Hagle and George Nield. COURTESY PHOTO, Blue Origin
A rendering of a proposed technology center in Kent at the city-owned Naden property. COURTESY GRAPHIC, Avenue 55

Technology center could be coming to Kent’s Naden property

Aerospace companies, cider brewery show interest in becoming tenants

A rendering of a proposed technology center in Kent at the city-owned Naden property. COURTESY GRAPHIC, Avenue 55
Pete Davidson. COURTESY PHOTO, Blue Origin

Pete Davidson won’t be flying to space with Kent’s Blue Origin

Company delays flight for more tests leading to scheduling conflict

Pete Davidson. COURTESY PHOTO, Blue Origin
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Pete Davidson.
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Pete Davidson.
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Kent Police Business Crime Prevention Summit set for March 24

Topics include building an effective partnership, homelessness, gangs and graffiti

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