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Donations of chicken by Foster Farms arrive Sept. 30 at the Northwest Harvest warehouse in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Foster Farms

Foster Farms donates 19 tons of chicken to Northwest Harvest in Kent

Hunger relief efforts during COVID-19

Donations of chicken by Foster Farms arrive Sept. 30 at the Northwest Harvest warehouse in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Foster Farms
The new Glint Car Wash is now open at the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent Kangley Road in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Glint Car Wash opens on Kent Kangley Road

At same corner as Sonic Drive-In, Starbucks

The new Glint Car Wash is now open at the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent Kangley Road in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
Dowell Co. closing after 55 years

Dowell Co. closing after 55 years

‘An icon of Kent’

Dowell Co. closing after 55 years
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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

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Kent-based Blue Origin plans rocket launch to test key technologies in returning to the Moon
Kent-based Blue Origin plans rocket launch to test key technologies in returning to the Moon
City of Kent to add large, outdoor warehousing activities to B&O tax

City of Kent to add large, outdoor warehousing activities to B&O tax

Extension will increase revenue by about $2.1M per year

City of Kent to add large, outdoor warehousing activities to B&O tax
Drone footage shows partial demolition of the Gateway Movies 8 theater along S. 317th Street in Federal Way on Sept. 13. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

Show is over for Federal Way’s Gateway Movies 8 theater

Demolition of building makes room for incoming Sound Transit Federal Way Link Extension.

Drone footage shows partial demolition of the Gateway Movies 8 theater along S. 317th Street in Federal Way on Sept. 13. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda
Pacific Propeller in Kent pays $66,300 EPA penalty

Pacific Propeller in Kent pays $66,300 EPA penalty

Company failed to report hazardous chemical storage

Pacific Propeller in Kent pays $66,300 EPA penalty
City of Kent awards grants of $6,500 to 300-plus small businesses

City of Kent awards grants of $6,500 to 300-plus small businesses

$2.1 million from federal CARES Act funds to combat COVID-19 impact

City of Kent awards grants of $6,500 to 300-plus small businesses
Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters
Business stays strong at Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent

Business stays strong at Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent

New restaurant survives economic challenges

Business stays strong at Nana’s Southern Kitchen in Kent
Kent-based Flow International provides 200,000 COVID-19 face shields to state

Kent-based Flow International provides 200,000 COVID-19 face shields to state

Waterjet manufacturer repurposes operations to produce high-grade PPE

Kent-based Flow International provides 200,000 COVID-19 face shields to state
The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

A team of computational scientists has developed web-based software that maps the virus’ protein spikes.

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus
Terreno Realty completes redevelopment of Kent industrial property

Terreno Realty completes redevelopment of Kent industrial property

220,000-square-foot, rear-load industrial distribution building on 12 acres

Terreno Realty completes redevelopment of Kent industrial property
Amazon 4-star store opens at Westfield Southcenter in Tukwila

Amazon 4-star store opens at Westfield Southcenter in Tukwila

Just second location in Washington

Amazon 4-star store opens at Westfield Southcenter in Tukwila
Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Stores to distribute 750,000 purchased by King County starting Aug. 24

  • Aug 24, 2020
Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations
Kent-based Blue Origin, other companies deliver lunar lander mockup to NASA

Kent-based Blue Origin, other companies deliver lunar lander mockup to NASA

Part of National Team to help return astronauts to the Moon in 2024

Kent-based Blue Origin, other companies deliver lunar lander mockup to NASA
Reds Wine Bar to reopen at Kent Station

Reds Wine Bar to reopen at Kent Station

Opening is Tuesday, Aug. 18

Reds Wine Bar to reopen at Kent Station
595 employees to lose jobs with closure of Kent aerospace company

595 employees to lose jobs with closure of Kent aerospace company

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies impacted by decline in air travel

595 employees to lose jobs with closure of Kent aerospace company
REI CEO Eric Artz.

REI still leaving Kent headquarters but not for Bellevue | Update

Company confirms Kent closure; to focus on remote work

REI CEO Eric Artz.