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Best of Kent 2022: Vote today for your local favorites

Welcome to the voting round of the Best of Kent 2022! Vote today at vote.kentreporter.com. Voting will close on Sept. 25. Categories include food, health/fitness,… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2022

 

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A new look to the busy Kent corner where REI once stood

Two blue and white industrial buildings, open green space occupy spot

 

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Tukwila’s Continental Mills changes name to The Krusteaz Company

Decision made in honor of 90th anniversary of brand; company has Kent manufacturing facility

 

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Boeing plans to stay in Kent but presence remains smaller

Company once employed over 5,000; now employs about 1,000 after large property sales

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Kent-based Blue Origin to help find future space workforce

Named to work with White House’s National Space Council

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Kent small business finalist for BBB Torch Awards in Washington

JLT Web Solutions up against four other companies

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Art Oberto dies at age 95; helped build success of snack sausage company

Company in 1978 moved headquarters to Kent from Seattle

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Medical debt lawsuit against Providence now includes collection agencies

Agencies violated the Collection Agency Act and Consumer Protection Act, according to attorney general.

  • Aug 25, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@fedwaymirror.com
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Claire Hansen, center, is handed card No. 1 on Aug. 11 outside of Amazon Fresh in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Amazon Fresh opens for business in Federal Way

The grocery store is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Claire Hansen, center, is handed card No. 1 on Aug. 11 outside of Amazon Fresh in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Unlike a driving range, Topgolf is for perfecting skills in accuracy and also fun. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing

Washington state’s first Topgolf officially opens in Renton

After five years of planning and months of waiting, the state’s first Topgolf is finally open to the public in Renton. On July 29, Renton… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@fedwaymirror.com
Unlike a driving range, Topgolf is for perfecting skills in accuracy and also fun. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing
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Andover closes lease deals on Kent industrial, office spaces

Seven industrial, two office space leases

COURTESY PHOTO, Andover Company
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28 Fresh Look brokers to join John L. Scott Kent North office

Company acquired Bellevue real estate firm

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Grand opening attracts customers to Daiso at Kent Station

Japanese variety store features many items between $1.75 to $1.99

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Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

Financial planning perspective on life milestones | Money Matters

By Robert Toomey

  • Jun 17, 2022
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
A heatmap showing the inclusivity of each state, which is based on the total Business Climate Score. The green states are the most inclusive, while the red are least inclusive; yellow and orange fall in the middle. Courtesy of Out Leadership.

Washington ranks 13th in State LGBTQ+ Business Climate Index

Washington’s lowest score was 13 out of 20 points in the Work Environment and Employment section.

A heatmap showing the inclusivity of each state, which is based on the total Business Climate Score. The green states are the most inclusive, while the red are least inclusive; yellow and orange fall in the middle. Courtesy of Out Leadership.
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Andover closes Kent deals on office, industrial space

Five industrial spaces, one office lease in Kent Valley

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Kent-based Blue Origin completes fifth human spaceflight

Six-member crew launched from West Texas on June 4 for 10-minute flight

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Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

News of market volatility has felt like a pinball machine lately | Guest column

Webster’s dictionary defines the word volatility as “characterized by or subject to rapid or unexpected change.” Interestingly, Webster cites the stock market as one example… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2022
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
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Kent-based Blue Origin’s fifth human space flight set for May 20

New Shepard rocket will have six-person crew

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