Archive of: Kent

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Transit ridership gains 12% in Q3

The regional transit authority and taxing district is reporting growing numbers of Washingtonians riding commuter trains, light rail passenger services and express buses.

November 2017
Amazon gifts locally for STEM

Amazon gifts locally for STEM

Acknowledging its major distribution center in Kent that opened March 2016, Amazon has given $10,000 to that local school district to support science, technology, engineering and math programs.

October 2017

40/40: Families, Community & Justice

A former charter fishing boat captain turned homes facilitator and an attorney who seeks to bring effective legal representation to clients who might feel 'priced out' of other established law firms are today's "40 Under Forty" honorees.

September 2017
40 Under Forty reaches 600 in 2017

40 Under Forty reaches 600 in 2017

Business owners and executives, entrepreneurs, bankers, attorneys, architects, non-profit leaders, pastors and managers of key government operations are all included on the 2017 "40 Under Forty" list of honorees announced today.

September 2017

Food trucks headed to downtown Kent

Downtown Kent folks will have some new lunch options starting next Wednesday, as various food trucks gather to test the market for their offerings.

September 2017

More commuter trains coming

With more commuter trains to Seattle from the South Sound running standing-room only, the transit system is adding more trips, starting later in September.

August 2017

Link, Sounder boardings up over 2016

More South Sound residents are regularly riding Sounder rail trips heading north, and there is an increased traffic on downtown's Tacoma Link, too. Most of the light rail gain is attributed to concert traffic to and from Tacoma Dome.

August 2017

New execs for water, mall and credit union

As summer heads into autumn, more executive leadership assignments are being announced, including these for a local city water system, a regional shopping mall and the Kent branch of a regional credit union.

August 2017

Week-long concrete drivers' strike ends

A new labor agreement between concrete suppliers and their union delivery drivers operating in the greater Seattle market reached this morning ended a week-long strike, ending the threat to half King County's building boom.

August 2017

Bank awards 7 scholarships to staff children

A significant employee benefit can include post-secondary education scholarships for the next generation, according to the plan of a local financial institution.

June 2017
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