Business

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

 

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Kent-based Blue Origin’s New Shepard successfully completes mission

Vehicle carries NASA precision lunar landing technology

 

Courtesy Photo, Bartell Drugs

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

Jim and Suzanne Berrios bid farewell

COURTESY GRAPHIC

Enjoy specials, deals during Kent Restaurant Week Oct. 8-22

Participating restaurants across town offer discounts

COURTESY GRAPHIC
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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

‘An icon of Kent’

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

Extension will increase revenue by about $2.1M per year

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

Pacific Propeller in Kent pays $66,300 EPA penalty

Company failed to report hazardous chemical storage

City of Kent awards grants of $6,500 to 300-plus small businesses

$2.1 million from federal CARES Act funds to combat COVID-19 impact

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

Business stays strong at Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent

New restaurant survives economic challenges

Kent-based Flow International provides 200,000 COVID-19 face shields to state

Waterjet manufacturer repurposes operations to produce high-grade PPE

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

A team of computational scientists has developed web-based software that maps the virus’ protein spikes.