With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)

Senate Dems: $5 million to help businesses disrupted by coronavirus

Overseas port closures hurt WA companies that depend on international shipping.

  • Feb 27, 2020
With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)

Kent’s plastic bag ban begins March 1

Customers encouraged to bring reusable bags or must pay 8 cents per bag

  • Feb 25, 2020

Kent’s Blue Origin opens rocket factory in Alabama

Facility to employ more than 300

  • Feb 20, 2020

Spicers Paper finds new Kent location

At Bridge Point Kent facility

  • Feb 19, 2020

Comcast opens new Xfinity store in Kent

Comcast has opened a new Xfinity Branded Partner store in Kent to meet the growing needs of its local customers. Located in the Canyon Ridge… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2020

OMAX trio selected for Best Paper at Water Jet 2019 Conference

Three members of the OMAX research and development team – Michael Lo, Kevin Hay and Dr. Axel Henning – have won the Best Paper at… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2020

Pacific Raceways hosts swap meet Saturday, Sunday

Track reaches concession deal with Four Horsemen

  • Feb 5, 2020

KDP announces Main Street Tax Incentive Program

Businesses can apply for credit

  • Feb 5, 2020

Pets And You Reiki supports healthy body, spirit for people and pets

Offering a form of alternative medicine know as energy healing

UFCW 21 endorses Bernie Sanders; Medicare For All

‘Sanders has by far the most pro-worker labor agenda of any candidate’

  • Jan 29, 2020

United Way’s 33 free tax preparation sites to help struggling individuals, families

Kent is among the locations open throughout King County

  • Jan 27, 2020

Get a 19-cent burger on Jan. 30 at Dick’s in Kent

Price rolled back to celebrate 66th anniversary

  • Jan 27, 2020

Free income tax help at Highline College

United Way and Highline continue partnership

  • Jan 27, 2020

Report: Unemployment falls to new low in December

Washington’s economy gained 10,900 jobs in December and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for December fell slightly to 4.3 percent according to the… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2020

Kent’s Oberto pays penalty for failing to timely report hazardous chemicals storage

U.S. EPA fines company that stores diesel, nitrogen, lead

  • Jan 24, 2020

Kent City Council approves property sale to hotel developer

Plans to build Hilton Garden Inn on Willis Street

Blue Origin opens new headquarters in Kent

Aerospace company continues to expand

  • Jan 6, 2020

Kent Downtown Partnership offers Breakfast Power Hour Feb. 13

Chance to make business connections

  • Jan 6, 2020

Plastic bag ban coming to Kent March 1

City emailing reminders

  • Dec 31, 2019