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City leaders attempted to get the U.S. government to select Kent as the site for a new U.S. Space Command headquarters. COURTESY PHOTO, Air Force

Kent strikes out on getting U.S. Space Command headquarters

Air Force narrows finalist sites to six, none in Washington

 

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Kent City Council adds delivery fee cap to support local restaurants

The cap prevents third party delivery services from charging partner restaurants high fees

 

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Dick’s Drive-In to reopen in Kent after COVID-19 closure | Update

Back in business Wednesday, Nov. 11 after two employees tested positive

 

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Holiday event set for Nov. 28 in downtown Kent

Inside Out Open Air Dining and Marketplace to go from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; tree lighting at 6:30 p.m.

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Jack Timmons pauses for a smoke next to his two giant smokers at Jack’s BBQ, which he opened Oct. 31 on West Valley Highway in Algona.

New restaurant in Algona serves up real Central Texas barbecue

Jack’s BBQ opens at former Royal Bear Pub location

Jack Timmons pauses for a smoke next to his two giant smokers at Jack’s BBQ, which he opened Oct. 31 on West Valley Highway in Algona.
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Dick’s Drive-In remains closed in Kent until further notice

Reopening date to be determined after two employees test positive for COVID-19

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A Hilton Garden Inn in Boise, Idaho, similar to what was proposed for Kent on the Naden property. COURTESY PHOTO, Braintree Hospitality

Hotel deal off at city-owned Naden property in Kent

Proposed Hilton Garden Inn won’t be built

A Hilton Garden Inn in Boise, Idaho, similar to what was proposed for Kent on the Naden property. COURTESY PHOTO, Braintree Hospitality
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Kent-based Blue Origin’s New Shepard successfully completes mission

Vehicle carries NASA precision lunar landing technology

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Rite Aid purchases Bartell Drugs for $95 million

First Bartell’s store opened in 1890 in Seattle

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Domino’s opens new Kent location

Near Hampton Inn on South 211th Street

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Golden Steer changes ownership in Kent after 22 years

Golden Steer changes ownership in Kent after 22 years

Jim and Suzanne Berrios bid farewell

Golden Steer changes ownership in Kent after 22 years
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Enjoy specials, deals during Kent Restaurant Week Oct. 8-22

Participating restaurants across town offer discounts

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State’s 2021 minimum wage to reach $13.69 on Jan. 1

Increase to impact overtime, salaried execs

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Donations of chicken by Foster Farms arrive Sept. 30 at the Northwest Harvest warehouse in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Foster Farms

Foster Farms donates 19 tons of chicken to Northwest Harvest in Kent

Hunger relief efforts during COVID-19

Donations of chicken by Foster Farms arrive Sept. 30 at the Northwest Harvest warehouse in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Foster Farms
The new Glint Car Wash is now open at the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent Kangley Road in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Glint Car Wash opens on Kent Kangley Road

At same corner as Sonic Drive-In, Starbucks

The new Glint Car Wash is now open at the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent Kangley Road in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
Dowell Co. closing after 55 years

Dowell Co. closing after 55 years

‘An icon of Kent’

Dowell Co. closing after 55 years
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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

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Kent-based Blue Origin plans rocket launch to test key technologies in returning to the Moon
Kent-based Blue Origin plans rocket launch to test key technologies in returning to the Moon
City of Kent to add large, outdoor warehousing activities to B&O tax

City of Kent to add large, outdoor warehousing activities to B&O tax

Extension will increase revenue by about $2.1M per year

City of Kent to add large, outdoor warehousing activities to B&O tax
Drone footage shows partial demolition of the Gateway Movies 8 theater along S. 317th Street in Federal Way on Sept. 13. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

Show is over for Federal Way’s Gateway Movies 8 theater

Demolition of building makes room for incoming Sound Transit Federal Way Link Extension.

Drone footage shows partial demolition of the Gateway Movies 8 theater along S. 317th Street in Federal Way on Sept. 13. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda