Business

Kent Downtown Partnership sets open house for Jan. 14

Learn how to become more involved in community

  • Dec 30, 2019

Les Schwab tire store company up for sale

Three locations in Kent

  • Dec 26, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn could be built in Kent

City reaches tentative agreement to sell Naden property

New financing to create, preserve affordable apartments at Kent community

The Washington State Housing Finance Commission has approved more than $331 million in financing that will build or renovate and preserve more than 1,000 apartments… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2019

Payroll hiring bounces back in November

Washington picks up 12,200 jobs in November; unemployment rate falls to 4.4 percent

  • Dec 18, 2019

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

The 2010s were a decade of perseverance for small businesses

By Jeremy Field, Regional administrator, Pacific Northwest, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2019 is an exuberant end to the decade. There has never been a… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2019

Kent-based Blue Origin’s mission a success

New Shepard launch in Texas

  • Dec 11, 2019

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.

Kent Turkey Challenge raises $16,762, collects 10,573 pounds of food

Donations to Kent Food Bank provided Thanksgiving meals for hundreds of families

  • Dec 6, 2019

Seahawks’ Clowney opens up his heart to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound through holiday sponsorship

Jadeveon Clowney has a passion of giving back to kids. The Seattle Seahawks defensive end teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters Puget Sound to… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2019

Gift of Peace campaign: Jacksons Food Stores call on the community to help end domestic violence

During this season of giving, now through Dec. 25, Jacksons Food Stores will match tax-deductible donations dollar-for-dollar in support of the 15th annual Gift of… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Two Kent dentists get 7 days in prison, fined for tax-cheating scheme

Pair hid more than $460,000 in income taxes at dental practice

Company buys Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent for $81 million

Third purchase this year of Kent apartment complexes by Rise Properties Trust

  • Nov 22, 2019

Kent Downtown Partnership offers Penguin Savings Card

Discounts at participating merchants

  • Nov 21, 2019

Downtown Kent celebrates 10th annual Small Business Saturday

KDP joins festivities on Nov. 30

  • Nov 19, 2019

Payroll employment moves lower in October; unemployment rate slightly lower

Washington’s economy lost 1,600 jobs in October and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October fell slightly to 4.5 percent according to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

Office Depot will pay $900,000 over deceptive virus screening, state AG says

An estimated 14,000 Washingtonians paid for repair services they may not have needed

  • Nov 13, 2019

Airways Brewing plans Shop with a Cop fundraiser Nov. 22

Monies for children to buy holiday gifts

  • Nov 11, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office