Business

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

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection comes to Kent-Des Moines on April 19-21

The Wastemobile roving household hazardous waste collection service continues its 2019 season with a collection event in the Kent-Des Moines area on April 19-21. The… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019

City to limit large warehouses in the Kent Valley

Council adopts interim land-use change; hopes to attract other types of businesses

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