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Better Business Bureau issues warning about Kent construction company

DJE Concrete & Construction receives F rating from agency after failing to complete jobs

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Photos by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing
June Paik (left) and her employees at Master Hair Care can work with clients for hours to find the perfect wig or hair piece.

Master Hair Care offers quality wigs, warm service for cancer patients

Located in Federal Way, this woman-owned small business is one of the most recommended in the area for people experiencing hair loss.

Photos by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing
June Paik (left) and her employees at Master Hair Care can work with clients for hours to find the perfect wig or hair piece.
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AWB manufacturing week tour makes stops in Kent, Auburn

Tour highlights Motors and Controls; Boeing Additive Manufacturing plant

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FAA closes Kent-based Blue Origin flight mishap investigation

Agency requires company to implement 21 corrective actions before next launch

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Simpson Strong-Tie opens new Kent distribution center

Company makes structural connectors for construction industry; facility on former Boeing property

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Kent salon owner bounces back from shop’s building fire

Wilder and Free Beauty Company sustains damage in Sept. 2 fire; seeks temporary location

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Seattle Children’s to close downtown Kent thrift store

Kent Bargain Boutique opened 28 years ago

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Employees wear shirts with the big Big Chicken chicken on the back. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.

Bok-bok: Shaquille O’Neal’s Big Chicken opens in Renton

The restaurant had its grand opening Dec. 17.

Employees wear shirts with the big Big Chicken chicken on the back. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
Dante is from the Netherlands and currently lives at Serenity Equine. He is a therapy horse who works with veterans from the Odyssey Project for Wounded Warriors. (Photos by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing)

King County horse rescue organization falls on hard times

The Serenity Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation in Maple Valley is one of the top local horse rescues, but it’s struggling amid the aftermath of the pandemic and the increasing cost of hay. The rescue will hold a fundraising benefit Sept. 9.

  • Aug 22, 2023
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
Dante is from the Netherlands and currently lives at Serenity Equine. He is a therapy horse who works with veterans from the Odyssey Project for Wounded Warriors. (Photos by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing)
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Environmental law group threatens to sue tire manufacturers over pollutants

Chemicals in tires allegedly end up in waterways and harm salmon populations.

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In total, Boeing has awarded $500,000 in grants to Renton School Foundation. Photo courtesy of Renton School Foundation.

Boeing awards $250k grant to Renton School Foundation

The grant will help support mathematic development in the Renton School District

  • Aug 9, 2023
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
In total, Boeing has awarded $500,000 in grants to Renton School Foundation. Photo courtesy of Renton School Foundation.
Dick’s Drive-In opened July 27 on the west side of the Commons Mall, facing Pacific Highway South. (Photo by Bruce Honda)

Order up: Dick’s Drive-In now open in Federal Way

Opened July 27 at The Commons Mall at South 320th Street and Pacific Highway South

Dick’s Drive-In opened July 27 on the west side of the Commons Mall, facing Pacific Highway South. (Photo by Bruce Honda)
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Grant funding goes to King County hospitality businesses

Washington State Dept. of Commerce gives $79 million across the state’s hospitality sector.

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NASA awards $35M contract to Blue Origin in Kent for solar power on the Moon

Company plans to turn Moon dust, crushed rock into solar-power systems

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14 Kent hospitality businesses receive pandemic recovery grants

State Department of Commerce awards funds to hotels, bars, restaurants

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Bridge Industrial buys 13-acre site in Kent for large warehouse

Property purchased for $8.5 million; site of former aluminium smelter to be cleaned up

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Washington State Space Summit puts Kent front and center | Photos

Kent-based Blue Origin hosts NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, U.S. Sen. Cantwell and industry leaders

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Best of Kent 2023 nominations can be made at vote.kentreporter.com.

Best of Kent nomination round is now open

Nominations will be tabulated, and the top 5 will advance to the voting round in August.

  • Jun 28, 2023
Best of Kent 2023 nominations can be made at vote.kentreporter.com.
A rendering of the Federal Way location. Image courtesy of Dick’s Drive-in

Dick’s Drive-In to open Federal Way location July 27

The grand opening begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 27 at South 320th Street and Pacific Highway.

A rendering of the Federal Way location. Image courtesy of Dick’s Drive-in
Scam suspects caught on security video in Downtown Renton. Screenshot from Renton Police Facebook post

Renton Police warn businesses of point-of-sale scam method

Suspects have gotten access to point-of-sale systems and given themselves refunds.

Scam suspects caught on security video in Downtown Renton. Screenshot from Renton Police Facebook post