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Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Interactive map provides details

  • Apr 28, 2020
Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area
Kent mayor orders construction permit extension by 180 days

Kent mayor orders construction permit extension by 180 days

To allow developers to navigate challenges of COVID-19

Kent mayor orders construction permit extension by 180 days
Construction worker installs siding to a building in Snoqualmie. File photo

Inslee gives construction a green light

It was unclear when sites would re-open, but employees will have to have PPE and stay six feet apart.

Construction worker installs siding to a building in Snoqualmie. File photo
Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

70% of employees laid off or furloughed, eight in 10 hotel rooms empty

  • Apr 24, 2020
Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide
10 mayors from South King County ask Inslee to reopen construction industry

10 mayors from South King County ask Inslee to reopen construction industry

Take safeguards, but economy needs boost

10 mayors from South King County ask Inslee to reopen construction industry
Hexcel lays off 160 at Kent aerospace manufacturing plant

Hexcel lays off 160 at Kent aerospace manufacturing plant

Impacts of Boeing 737 MAX grounding, COVID-19 pandemic

Hexcel lays off 160 at Kent aerospace manufacturing plant
Allstate Agency owners give $120,000 grant to Northwest food banks

Allstate Agency owners give $120,000 grant to Northwest food banks

The Allstate Foundation will donate $20,000 to Northwest Harvest

  • Apr 20, 2020
Allstate Agency owners give $120,000 grant to Northwest food banks
State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits

State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits

Employment Security Department had challenges with the volume

  • Apr 20, 2020
State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits
Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic

Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic

Remarks come on Senate floor: ‘We need the media. …and need to help them’

  • Apr 20, 2020
Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic
Gyms, fitness centers must allow members to cancel memberships or face legal consequences

Gyms, fitness centers must allow members to cancel memberships or face legal consequences

State attorney general responds to consumer complaints during COVID-19 outbreak

Gyms, fitness centers must allow members to cancel memberships or face legal consequences
Terreno Realty Corp. acquires Kent industrial property for $4.5 million
Terreno Realty Corp. acquires Kent industrial property for $4.5 million
Boeing to resume Washington airplane production next week

Boeing to resume Washington airplane production next week

More than 27,000 employees are expected to return to work at the Everett campus starting Monday.

Boeing to resume Washington airplane production next week
60% of Kent businesses considered high risk for layoffs from COVID-19 outbreak
60% of Kent businesses considered high risk for layoffs from COVID-19 outbreak
REI reduces staff at Kent headquarters

REI reduces staff at Kent headquarters

CEO Eric Artz announces layoffs

REI reduces staff at Kent headquarters
Initial state claims for unemployment benefits remain at historical highs
Initial state claims for unemployment benefits remain at historical highs
Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

The Brewmaster’s Foundation weekly Community Supported Agriculture box includes fresh produce from local farms and beers from Washington breweries.

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic
Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time

Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time

Steps taken to allow social distancing

Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time
Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19

Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19

At new headquarters that opened in January

Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19
Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

State Insurance Commissioner Kreidler issues request

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers
Courtesy File Photo, Amazon

Group calls on Amazon to take urgent steps at Kent Fulfillment Center

MLK County Working Families Party sends letter to Bezos

Courtesy File Photo, Amazon