Business

Altha’s Louisiana Cajun Seasoning & Spices adds a deli

Cajun food is ragin’ in Kent. So says Reginald Robinson, whose store, Altha’s Louisiana Cajun Seasoning & Spices, has turned into something bigger at the… Continue reading

Harris ready to lead Kent Chamber of Commerce

Business community welcomes new CEO

KDP’s Smith earns Leadership on Main Award

Retiring director of downtown organization ‘absolutely shocked’ to receive Washington State Main Street Program honor

Bartell’s Teddy Bear Patrol donation drive begins

In moments of distress, it’s not easy to help console those affected. First responders, emergency room personnel and law enforcement officials do what they can… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2019
John L. Scott Real Estate’s Sol Avzaradel speaks at the March 21 event. COURTESY PHOTO

John L. Scott-KMS Kent north office transitions from franchise to company-owned

Market-leading franchise office to build on storied 42-year legacy

  • Mar 29, 2019
John L. Scott Real Estate’s Sol Avzaradel speaks at the March 21 event. COURTESY PHOTO

Report: Washington experienced continued economic growth in 2018

Economic growth in Washington expanded in the first half of 2018, building on the 4.7 percent growth in 2017, according to the Labor Market and… Continue reading

State’s economy loses jobs in February; unemployment rate stays at 4.5 percent

Washington’s economy lost 8,700 jobs in February and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for February was 4.5 percent, according to the Employment Security… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2019

Journey for women entrepreneurs full of risk, determination and support

Women-owned small businesses rise in Washington state

  • Mar 14, 2019

La Quinta Inn gets $5.5 million renovation | Photos

Federal Way Chamber, elected officials celebrate with ribbon cutting.

HealthPoint opens new Urgent Care Clinic in Kent

Offers fast, convenient, quality care to the community

  • Mar 6, 2019

Strong payroll hiring continues into January

Monthly report: Washington adds 12,300 jobs; unemployment rate at 4.5 percent

  • Mar 6, 2019

Dick’s Drive-In rallying support to save Kent location

Sound Transit might remove restaurant for new light rail maintenance facility

  • Mar 4, 2019
Microsoft has expanded their AccountGuard service to 12 new European Countries. Yellow: European countries already protected. Blue: European countries now protected. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Microsoft warns of hacking ahead of elections

Launching defense services in Europe.

Microsoft has expanded their AccountGuard service to 12 new European Countries. Yellow: European countries already protected. Blue: European countries now protected. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

BigWu Fitness hosts grand opening March 17

Fully-geared training facility celebrates expansion

  • Mar 1, 2019

Get the Gator at Kent Station

Program supports scholarships for Green River College students

  • Feb 26, 2019
MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Chili day

Thai restaurant opens in Kent’s historic district

  • Feb 26, 2019
MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
COURTESY PHOTO, BNSF

BNSF plans $175 million capital program in Washington for 2019

BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Railway Company plans to invest about $175 million in Washington this year as part of the railroad’s capital expenditure program.… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, BNSF

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

Smith to retire as KDP executive director

Committee formed to find a successor

  • Feb 19, 2019