Business

Celebration of life service set for longtime Kent businessman Warren Secord

Secord, 81, ran automotive shop for many years

KDP calling on volunteers

Residents needed to serve on committees

  • Nov 29, 2018

Gift of Peace campaign: Jacksons Food Stores raising funds to end domestic violence

Jacksons Food Stores presents its annual campaign to help end domestic violence in six Western States, including Washington. Now through Dec. 25, customers can donate… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2018

Boeing considers moving 1,400 jobs to Kent

Transfers could start in first quarter of 2019

Bartells continues 16-year holiday tradition with Salvation Army donation drive

For the past 16 years, in partnership with The Salvation Army and two local radio stations, Bartells has hosted Toy N’ Joy, a program designed… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2018

State unemployment rate falls again

Washington’s economy added 12,400 jobs in October and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October was 4.3 percent according to the Employment Security… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

King County Parks visitors encouraged to participate in online survey aimed at improving amenities, services

As part of its commitment to improving visitor experience, King County Parks is looking for visitor opinions – what’s great about King County’s parks, trails,… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2018

KDP honors the best in downtown business, community efforts

The Doorman Service Company’s Stewart receives President’s Award | PHOTOS

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Blanc ‘n Schwartz Salon celebrates grand re-opening Nov. 1

Blanc ‘n Schwartz Salon is back at its original location, 207 E. Meeker St., Kent, and celebrates the occasion with a grand re-opening on Thursday,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018
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Distributing sheet music far and wide

J.W. Pepper’s work to be featured on national television Tuesday, Wednesday

  • Oct 29, 2018

Terreno Realty buys Kent industrial property for $12.4 million

12.7 acres along South 192nd Street

Brown Bear Veteran’s Day free car wash is Nov. 11

As a way of saying “thank you” to the country’s military, Brown Bear Car Wash offers free washes to all current or former members of… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2018

Novinium hires chief operating officer

Kent-based Novinium, a provider of underground electrical cable rejuvenation services to electric utilities, has hired Kerrin Smith as the company’s new chief operating officer. Smith… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2018

State unemployment rate falls to new low

Washington’s economy added 4,500 jobs in September and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for September was 4.4 percent according to the Employment Security… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2018

King County assessor launches taxpayer transparency tool for November election

King County Assessor John Wilson today launched his November 2018 Taxpayer Transparency Tool, a website which provides each King County taxpayer an individualized accounting of… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Free job fair comes to Highline College on Oct. 23; more than 50 employers expected

More than 50 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job openings will be represented at Highline College’s Fall Job Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 23.… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

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