Berry good

Season pickings: strawberries, raspberries and more from a Kent patch

  • Jun 24, 2019

Kent dentist offers free exams, teeth cleanings for kids and veterans on Fridays

Kent dentist Mike Hsieh is offering free exams and teeth cleanings for children and veterans in the community from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, June… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019

Payroll hiring moderates slightly in May

State’s unemployment rate stays at 4.7 percent

  • Jun 19, 2019

Founder, co-owner of The BoxMaker, a Kent company, passes away

David Hill driven to ‘do something different’ as innovative leader

  • Jun 18, 2019

50 electric buses coming to local transit agencies; $13.3M from VW settlement used to reduce diesel pollution

The number of electric buses rolling through Washington communities will more than double in the months ahead as the Washington Department of Ecology invests $13.3… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Washington’s average wage tops $65,000 in 2018

Washington’s average annual wage grew by 5.5 percent in 2018 to $65,301, according to the state Employment Security Department – representing the largest percentage increase… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Group buys Kent’s Bryson Square Apartments for $43.2 million

198-unit complex built in 1988 on East Hill

  • Jun 11, 2019

Makerspaces essential solution to job gap | SBA

By Jeremy Field, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) When it comes to finding skilled workers to fill the estimated 7.5 million job openings in the… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2019

Farmers market season opens

Lisa Rasmussen, owner of Designs by Lisa, Inc, above, displays some of her shirts at the Kent Farmers Market, which opened its season last Saturday… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Companies purchase Kent’s Waterford at the Lakes Apartments for $83.2 million

344-unit complex in Kent Valley built in 1989

  • May 31, 2019

Tukwila H&R Block franchisee elected to national council

Virgil Knedlik, an H&R Block franchise owner in Tukwila, has been elected to the H&R Block Franchise Leadership Council (FLC). The FLC is a representative… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

Kent School District joins program to help educators buy homes

The Kent School District announced Wednesday its partnership with Landed, a down payment assistance and home-buyer education program aimed at helping public school teachers and… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

Gutierrez hired as new executive director of Kent Downtown Partnership

Woman brings experience in civic work, event planning and program development

  • May 28, 2019

Red Cross offers free smoke alarms and installation

Households in need encouraged to visit:

  • May 24, 2019

Café on Fourth serves up opportunity in downtown Kent

From Costco to coffee: Smith takes on the bean business

Memorial Day reminder for Waste Management customers

Waste Management customers in cities in King County will be serviced as usual on Monday, Memorial Day, May 27. For year-round holiday schedules and other… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019

Jobs report: hiring continues strong in April

Washington’s economy gained 13,500 jobs in April and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for April rose slightly to 4.7 percent according to the… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019

New industrial facility coming to Kent Valley

Bridge Point Kent 100 to open in 2020

  • May 10, 2019

Local colleges, universities declare Affordable Housing Week, May 13–17

They join 25 cities and King County in recognizing the importance of safe, healthy, affordable housing

  • May 8, 2019