BNSF plans $175 million capital program in Washington for 2019

BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Railway Company plans to invest about $175 million in Washington this year as part of the railroad’s capital expenditure program.… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

Smith to retire as KDP executive director

Committee formed to find a successor

  • Feb 19, 2019

Fred Meyer, QFC stores in the Puget Sound limit hours

Stores in the region will close tonight at 7, reopen at 8 Sunday morning

  • Feb 11, 2019

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

Puget Sound companies join to create middle-income housing

Several are the same companies that opposed Seattle’s head tax last year.

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

United Way’s 32 free tax prep sites open throughout King County to help struggling individuals, families

United Way of King County is ready to help individuals and families who earn less than $66,000 file their taxes. When tax time comes around,… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2019

Kent Sunrise Rotary Club honors Northwood Middle School students, staff

Recognized for academic achievement, service

  • Jan 28, 2019

Kent’s Blue Origin breaks ground on engine production facility in Alabama

Company has locations in four states

  • Jan 25, 2019

Extended hours for free income tax help at Highline College

Community members can get their taxes done for free, thanks to a partnership between United Way of King County and Highline College. Households that make… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2019

Final days for Kent’s Franz Bakery Outlet

West Hill location to close Feb. 1

  • Jan 24, 2019

PSE plugs into new type of hybrid electric vehicles for its fleet

Puget Sound Energy adding 10 Ford F-250 XL trucks

  • Jan 23, 2019

Half Lion Brewing to open restaurant at Kent’s Riverbend Golf Complex

City staff makes lease deal to try to snap streak of failed eateries

Keikkala steps down as Kent Chamber of Commerce CEO, takes on new challenge

Andrea Keikkala, the Kent Chamber of Commerce chief executive officer for the past 10 years, stepped down from her position, the organization announced this week.… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2019

Kent welcomes MultiCare’s $17.5 million comprehensive family health clinic

New facility to replace the old one on State Avenue North

  • Jan 16, 2019

State added 11,400 jobs in December; unemployment rate stays at 4.3 percent

Washington’s economy added 11,400 jobs in December and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for December was 4.3 percent according to the Employment Security… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2019

Kent’s Torklift Central receives Family Business of the Year honors

Seattle Business magazine selects company