Business

Kent Downtown Partnership offers Breakfast Power Hour Feb. 13

Kent Downtown Partnership offers Breakfast Power Hour Feb. 13

Chance to make business connections

  • Jan 6, 2020
Kent Downtown Partnership offers Breakfast Power Hour Feb. 13
Plastic bag ban coming to Kent March 1

Plastic bag ban coming to Kent March 1

City emailing reminders

  • Dec 31, 2019
Plastic bag ban coming to Kent March 1
Kent Downtown Partnership sets open house for Jan. 14

Kent Downtown Partnership sets open house for Jan. 14

Learn how to become more involved in community

  • Dec 30, 2019
Kent Downtown Partnership sets open house for Jan. 14
Les Schwab tire store company up for sale

Les Schwab tire store company up for sale

Three locations in Kent

  • Dec 26, 2019
Les Schwab tire store company up for sale
Hilton Garden Inn could be built in Kent

Hilton Garden Inn could be built in Kent

City reaches tentative agreement to sell Naden property

Hilton Garden Inn could be built in Kent
New financing to create, preserve affordable apartments at Kent community

New financing to create, preserve affordable apartments at Kent community

The Washington State Housing Finance Commission has approved more than $331 million in financing that will build or renovate and preserve more than 1,000 apartments… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2019
New financing to create, preserve affordable apartments at Kent community
Payroll hiring bounces back in November

Payroll hiring bounces back in November

Washington picks up 12,200 jobs in November; unemployment rate falls to 4.4 percent

  • Dec 18, 2019
Payroll hiring bounces back in November
Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production
The 2010s were a decade of perseverance for small businesses

The 2010s were a decade of perseverance for small businesses

By Jeremy Field, Regional administrator, Pacific Northwest, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2019 is an exuberant end to the decade. There has never been a… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2019
The 2010s were a decade of perseverance for small businesses
Kent-based Blue Origin’s mission a success

Kent-based Blue Origin’s mission a success

New Shepard launch in Texas

  • Dec 11, 2019
Kent-based Blue Origin’s mission a success
Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County
Kent Turkey Challenge raises $16,762, collects 10,573 pounds of food

Kent Turkey Challenge raises $16,762, collects 10,573 pounds of food

Donations to Kent Food Bank provided Thanksgiving meals for hundreds of families

  • Dec 6, 2019
Kent Turkey Challenge raises $16,762, collects 10,573 pounds of food
Seahawks’ Clowney opens up his heart to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound through holiday sponsorship

Seahawks’ Clowney opens up his heart to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound through holiday sponsorship

Jadeveon Clowney has a passion of giving back to kids. The Seattle Seahawks defensive end teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters Puget Sound to… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2019
Seahawks’ Clowney opens up his heart to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound through holiday sponsorship
Gift of Peace campaign: Jacksons Food Stores call on the community to help end domestic violence

Gift of Peace campaign: Jacksons Food Stores call on the community to help end domestic violence

During this season of giving, now through Dec. 25, Jacksons Food Stores will match tax-deductible donations dollar-for-dollar in support of the 15th annual Gift of… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019
Gift of Peace campaign: Jacksons Food Stores call on the community to help end domestic violence
Two Kent dentists get 7 days in prison, fined for tax-cheating scheme

Two Kent dentists get 7 days in prison, fined for tax-cheating scheme

Pair hid more than $460,000 in income taxes at dental practice

Two Kent dentists get 7 days in prison, fined for tax-cheating scheme
Company buys Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent for $81 million

Company buys Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent for $81 million

Third purchase this year of Kent apartment complexes by Rise Properties Trust

  • Nov 22, 2019
Company buys Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent for $81 million
Kent Downtown Partnership offers Penguin Savings Card

Kent Downtown Partnership offers Penguin Savings Card

Discounts at participating merchants

  • Nov 21, 2019
Kent Downtown Partnership offers Penguin Savings Card
Downtown Kent celebrates 10th annual Small Business Saturday

Downtown Kent celebrates 10th annual Small Business Saturday

KDP joins festivities on Nov. 30

  • Nov 19, 2019
Downtown Kent celebrates 10th annual Small Business Saturday
Payroll employment moves lower in October; unemployment rate slightly lower

Payroll employment moves lower in October; unemployment rate slightly lower

Washington’s economy lost 1,600 jobs in October and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October fell slightly to 4.5 percent according to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019
Payroll employment moves lower in October; unemployment rate slightly lower
Office Depot will pay $900,000 over deceptive virus screening, state AG says

Office Depot will pay $900,000 over deceptive virus screening, state AG says

An estimated 14,000 Washingtonians paid for repair services they may not have needed

  • Nov 13, 2019
Office Depot will pay $900,000 over deceptive virus screening, state AG says