Business

Medicare 2019 open enrollment starts Oct. 15; get help in your local community

Medicare’s 2019 annual open enrollment period for prescription drug plans (Part D) and Medicare Advantage plans starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2018

FedEx to hire 850 positions in Seattle to help with the holiday season

Part-time positions. Big-time potential. FedEx expects to add more than 55,000 seasonal positions throughout its networks to help deliver the holidays this year, including more… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2018

KDP presents inaugural Award Celebration on Nov. 7

Evening to recognize businesses and people who make a difference

  • Oct 10, 2018

Kent’s Blue Origin shooting for the moon

Aerospace company to work with Germany-based firms on moon travel

Teens and educators can learn what local companies make, tour a facility and take in demonstrations. COURTESY PHOTO

Out of the Box Manufacturing to host area students

Part of national Manufacturing Day event on Friday

  • Oct 3, 2018
Teens and educators can learn what local companies make, tour a facility and take in demonstrations. COURTESY PHOTO

Amazon to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour

Company employs more than 2,000 at Kent fulfillment center

Reber Ranch earns top business recognition

One of three Kent small companies honored by King County

Dick’s Drive-In targets late November opening in Kent

Restaurant going up on West Hill along Pacific Highway South

Signature Window & Door Replacement moves from Auburn to Kent

Signature Window & Door Replacement, which serves Puget Sound region homeowners, from Everett to Olympia, has a new home. After 19 years of operating in… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2018

H&R Block’s Oliver receives award for excellence

H&R Block recently recognized 30 company and franchise associates, including Amanda Oliver of Kent, for going above and beyond for their clients with the 2018… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

8th Annual Kent Turkey Challenge fundraiser starts soon

Businesses, groups can sign up starting Oct. 13

State’s economy makes way for more jobs in August

Unemployment rate dips slightly to 4.5 percent

  • Sep 19, 2018

County’s new solid waste disposal rate to support facility upgrades, service improvements

A small increase in King County’s solid waste disposal rates takes effect Jan. 1, 2019, and includes a discounted fee for low-income customers. “The discounted… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

Workshop helps property owners deal with alder trees

Red alder can be a vexing species for property owners as older trees quickly become diseased and fall apart, leaving unsightly areas that lack ecological… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

Minuteman Press opens in Kent

For the Reporter Minuteman Press – a full-service printing and marketing design company – has opened in Kent. Dawn and Jeff Brown bought and opened… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2018

‘In it for the long haul’

Members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 302 (IUOE) picket outside the Magnum Crane Services, LLC, office on S. 228th St., Kent, on… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2018

Credit card service provider moves to Kent

Company contracts with credit unions