Business

Gutierrez hired as new executive director of Kent Downtown Partnership

Woman brings experience in civic work, event planning and program development

  • May 28, 2019

Red Cross offers free smoke alarms and installation

Households in need encouraged to visit: GetASmokeAlarm.org

  • May 24, 2019

Café on Fourth serves up opportunity in downtown Kent

From Costco to coffee: Smith takes on the bean business

Memorial Day reminder for Waste Management customers

Waste Management customers in cities in King County will be serviced as usual on Monday, Memorial Day, May 27. For year-round holiday schedules and other… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019

Jobs report: hiring continues strong in April

Washington’s economy gained 13,500 jobs in April and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for April rose slightly to 4.7 percent according to the… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019

New industrial facility coming to Kent Valley

Bridge Point Kent 100 to open in 2020

  • May 10, 2019

Local colleges, universities declare Affordable Housing Week, May 13–17

They join 25 cities and King County in recognizing the importance of safe, healthy, affordable housing

  • May 8, 2019

Filipino Max’s Restaurant opens in Tukwila

Max’s Restaurant, a leading Philippines’s casual dining chain, opened its first franchised branch in Washington and its 11th location in the U.S. It is between… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Tractor Supply Market Day highlights artisans, producers and craft makers | Briefs

Kent is full of skilled makers, bakers and producers, and the Kent Tractor Supply store is bringing the talented individuals and businesses together for a… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2019

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to develop luxury hotel at Auburn casino

Opening in 2021, dynamic resort experience to meet guest demand, the tribe says

Small businesses intricately woven into our daily lives

By Jeremy Field, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) I have a challenge for you: Try to go one day without having a small business impact… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

Bartell’s collects more than 49,000 bears during annual donation drive

2019’s Teddy Bear Patrol drive was the best in 30-year partnership

  • May 1, 2019

Kent-based OMAX announces two promotions within management team

For the Kent Reporter OMAX Corporation has announced two changes to its management team. Mike Ruppenthal has been promoted from vice president of North American… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

Kent Downtown Partnership receives 2019 National Main Street accreditation

Kent Downtown Partnership has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

New player pursues property on Auburn’s north end

Old Valley 6 Drive-In Theaters site attracts buyer with a development proposal – and a big ask of the city

Report: State adds more jobs in March; monthly unemployment rate up slightly to 4.6 percent

Washington’s economy gained 27,900 jobs in March and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for March rose slightly to 4.6 percent, according to the… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

RAM Restaurant & Brewery raises money for American Cancer Society

The RAM Restaurant & Brewery recently partnered with Making Strides and the American Cancer Society (ACS) to raise money with their Drink Pink Fight to… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2019

Allstate agents giving away disaster preparedness kits to residents

Starting Monday, participating Allstate agents are giving away disaster preparedness kits to residents. With wildfire season heating up, Allstate agents are doing their part to… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2019

50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing exhibit opens at Museum of Flight

Northwest businesses join museum to celebrate Seattle’s Summer of Space

  • Apr 12, 2019