Business

City of Kent to award $4,500 grants to small businesses for COVID-19 relief
City of Kent to award $4,500 grants to small businesses for COVID-19 relief
Huntington Learning Center opens Kent location

Huntington Learning Center opens Kent location

Feast & Foliage opens downtown cafe

Huntington Learning Center opens Kent location
A young chef carefully spreads sauce onto pizza dough during a cooking class at Young Chefs Academy of Covington. Courtesy photo/YCA Covington

Kids culinary school opens in Covington

The school takes the unknown out of cooking for kids, owner Deb O’Brien said.

  • Jun 25, 2020
A young chef carefully spreads sauce onto pizza dough during a cooking class at Young Chefs Academy of Covington. Courtesy photo/YCA Covington
A new measure from the King County Council could increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas of King County. File photo

County measure would increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas

Staff report Legislation the King County Council passed June 23 could lead to increased flexibility for restaurants, retail shops, and providers of certain personal services… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2020
A new measure from the King County Council could increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas of King County. File photo
City of Kent to distribute $1 million in CARES Act funds to small businesses

City of Kent to distribute $1 million in CARES Act funds to small businesses

Plans for eligibility, applications yet to be determined

City of Kent to distribute $1 million in CARES Act funds to small businesses
Comcast to continue 60 days of free internet service to new, eligible customers

Comcast to continue 60 days of free internet service to new, eligible customers

Low-income monthly options also available

  • Jun 18, 2020
Comcast to continue 60 days of free internet service to new, eligible customers
24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton

24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton

Panther Lake Kent location scheduled to reopen next month

24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton
Kent Downtown Partnership launches Kent Strong campaign

Kent Downtown Partnership launches Kent Strong campaign

T-shirts, hoodies for sale as fundraiser for KDP

  • Jun 15, 2020
Kent Downtown Partnership launches Kent Strong campaign
Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15

Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15

Modified hours; safety protocols

  • Jun 12, 2020
Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15
Goodwill to reopen donation centers, stores in King, Pierce counties

Goodwill to reopen donation centers, stores in King, Pierce counties

Including Kent, Auburn, Federal Way locations

  • Jun 8, 2020
Goodwill to reopen donation centers, stores in King, Pierce counties
New Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma to open June 8

New Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma to open June 8

$400M, 310,000-square-foot facility will open with COVID-19 precautions

  • Jun 2, 2020
  • By Steve Hunter shunter@soundpublishing.com
New Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma to open June 8
Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26

Face masks to be required of guests and employees

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26
Large Kent produce warehouse part of federal food distribution program

Large Kent produce warehouse part of federal food distribution program

Oregon-based Pacific Fruit Co., receives $24.8 million USDA contract

Large Kent produce warehouse part of federal food distribution program
What to do if you are a victim of unemployment fraud

What to do if you are a victim of unemployment fraud

Kent Police release list of local, state, federal contacts

  • May 18, 2020
What to do if you are a victim of unemployment fraud
Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo

Inslee changes course, says diners won’t have to sign in

Restaurants may still ask customers for information that contact tracers could use to stop an outbreak.

  • May 16, 2020
  • By Jerry Cornfield Herald Writer
  • Coronavirus
Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo
Cox Automotive in Kent to furlough 123 employees | Update

Cox Automotive in Kent to furlough 123 employees | Update

A wholesale vehicle auction business

Cox Automotive in Kent to furlough 123 employees | Update
Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey

Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey

Regional effort in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

  • May 11, 2020
Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey
Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Brown Bear opens locations May 8

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update
NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin to help return humans to the Moon

NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin to help return humans to the Moon

Goal to land the first woman and next man on the surface by 2024

NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin to help return humans to the Moon
Airways Brewing in Kent offers beer delivery

Airways Brewing in Kent offers beer delivery

To homes in Kent, Renton, Covington

  • Apr 29, 2020
Airways Brewing in Kent offers beer delivery