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Sitting on a desk in the corner of Denise Harig’s home office is a small, glass vase with three strong sprouts of bamboo reaching out… Continue reading
Customers headed to Butterfly Salon and Spa in Kent Station during the past few weeks have arrived to find the shop unexpectedly closed down and… Continue reading
The official ribbon cutting of the new LA Fitness facility, located in the old King County Journal press plant on Washington Avenue, took place Jan.… Continue reading
Apna Dhaba Indian restaurant opened its doors this past week at 415 Central Ave., the site of the old Clay Oven.
Kent city officials want residents to help watch for and report mobile fleet-washing companies and others that are reportedly stealing water from municipal fire hydrants.The… Continue reading
There's a slight raise around the corner for Washington workers when a new minimum wage takes effect Jan. 1. As of the first of the year, the new minimum rate in Washington State will be $8.55 per hour, up from the current wage of $8.07. A full-time employee earning the minimum wage in 2009 will earn $17,784 per year - $1,000 more than 2008 and $4,160 more than the federal minimum of $6.55 per hour.
In an already difficult economy, a major snowstorm on the weekend before Christmas was not on the wish list of retailers and restaurants around the… Continue reading
Workers who lost pay because their employer closed due to the December snow storms potentially qualify for unemployment benefits, according to officials at the Washington State Employment Security Department.
For the members of the East Hill Partnership Steering Committee, the main goal is simple: Change the public perception of East Hill to encourage the… Continue reading
As shoppers all across the country are expected to tighten their belts for this holiday season, many businesses in Kent’s downtown are nervous as to… Continue reading
After more than two years in the city’s historic downtown, Renaissance Yarns has moved from its location on East Meeker Street and reopening in Kent… Continue reading
A local Kent business was recently named the 2008 medium-sized family business of the year and they are, um, udder-ly thrilled.Medosweet Farms, a local-sourced dairy… Continue reading
Angie Martinez and her 14-year-old daughter Marissa make the trek to Children’s Bookshop and Teaching Supplies from their home in Renton several times a year. Mom is looking for books to help supplement Marissa’s studies and likes the selection available at the Kent mainstay.