Business

24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton

24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton

Panther Lake Kent location scheduled to reopen next month

24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton
Kent Downtown Partnership launches Kent Strong campaign

Kent Downtown Partnership launches Kent Strong campaign

T-shirts, hoodies for sale as fundraiser for KDP

  • Jun 15, 2020
Kent Downtown Partnership launches Kent Strong campaign
Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15

Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15

Modified hours; safety protocols

  • Jun 12, 2020
Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15
Goodwill to reopen donation centers, stores in King, Pierce counties

Goodwill to reopen donation centers, stores in King, Pierce counties

Including Kent, Auburn, Federal Way locations

  • Jun 8, 2020
Goodwill to reopen donation centers, stores in King, Pierce counties
New Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma to open June 8

New Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma to open June 8

$400M, 310,000-square-foot facility will open with COVID-19 precautions

  • Jun 2, 2020
New Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma to open June 8
Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26

Face masks to be required of guests and employees

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26
Large Kent produce warehouse part of federal food distribution program

Large Kent produce warehouse part of federal food distribution program

Oregon-based Pacific Fruit Co., receives $24.8 million USDA contract

Large Kent produce warehouse part of federal food distribution program
What to do if you are a victim of unemployment fraud

What to do if you are a victim of unemployment fraud

Kent Police release list of local, state, federal contacts

  • May 18, 2020
What to do if you are a victim of unemployment fraud
Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo

Inslee changes course, says diners won’t have to sign in

Restaurants may still ask customers for information that contact tracers could use to stop an outbreak.

Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo
Cox Automotive in Kent to furlough 123 employees | Update

Cox Automotive in Kent to furlough 123 employees | Update

A wholesale vehicle auction business

Cox Automotive in Kent to furlough 123 employees | Update
Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey

Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey

Regional effort in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

  • May 11, 2020
Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey
Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Brown Bear opens locations May 8

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update
NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin to help return humans to the Moon

NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin to help return humans to the Moon

Goal to land the first woman and next man on the surface by 2024

NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin to help return humans to the Moon
Airways Brewing in Kent offers beer delivery

Airways Brewing in Kent offers beer delivery

To homes in Kent, Renton, Covington

  • Apr 29, 2020
Airways Brewing in Kent offers beer delivery
Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Interactive map provides details

  • Apr 28, 2020
Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area
Kent mayor orders construction permit extension by 180 days

Kent mayor orders construction permit extension by 180 days

To allow developers to navigate challenges of COVID-19

Kent mayor orders construction permit extension by 180 days
Construction worker installs siding to a building in Snoqualmie. File photo

Inslee gives construction a green light

It was unclear when sites would re-open, but employees will have to have PPE and stay six feet apart.

Construction worker installs siding to a building in Snoqualmie. File photo
Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

70% of employees laid off or furloughed, eight in 10 hotel rooms empty

  • Apr 24, 2020
Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide
10 mayors from South King County ask Inslee to reopen construction industry

10 mayors from South King County ask Inslee to reopen construction industry

Take safeguards, but economy needs boost

10 mayors from South King County ask Inslee to reopen construction industry
Hexcel lays off 160 at Kent aerospace manufacturing plant

Hexcel lays off 160 at Kent aerospace manufacturing plant

Impacts of Boeing 737 MAX grounding, COVID-19 pandemic

Hexcel lays off 160 at Kent aerospace manufacturing plant