Kent Local Business
Local business in Kent, WA
15 hrs ago | via Kent Reporter
A 51-year-old Kent man who raced BMX-style bicycles while claiming he was too disabled to work stands accused of defrauding the state. The Washington Attorney General's Office filed first-degree theft charges against Tony T. Perry Sr. Perry, 51, is scheduled to appear on the felony charge in Thurston County Superior Court on Tuesday, according to a state Department of Labor & Industries media release on Monday. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Reuters
Idaho authorities said on Friday the truck driver suspected of holding 37,000 pounds of frozen chicken for ransom before ditching the trailer and leaving the fowl to rot at a Montana truck stop has been arrested. Christopher Hall, 42, was apprehended in Meridian, Idaho by a fugitive task force led by the U.S. Marshals Service on Friday afternoon, Nampa Police Lieutenant Eric Skoglund said. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Kent Reporter
Kent home prices were down 0.6 percent in August compared to the same month in 2013 with a median price of $260,000. Sales dropped 13.7 percent with 120 homes sold, according to a Sept. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via CNews
Authorities in Idaho are seeking a truck driver who held 37,000 pounds of frozen chicken for ransom demanding money for expenses before he let it rot at a truck stop in Montana where it is releasing putrid odors and liquids, police said on Thursday. The refrigerated semi-trailer containing the chicken was to arrive in Washington state last month. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via Kent Reporter
King County will use a federal grant to coordinate a regional fight against obesity and tobacco by taking on the marketing of junk food, sugary sodas, and new tobacco products. The coalition will help local residents make healthy decisions, help schools provide healthier meals and more opportunities for exercise, and help cities design more bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly communities. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Kent Reporter
Gov. Jay Inslee puts a Washingtonian of the Day apple pin on Larry Ruffino, a laminator and new hire, at the Hexcel Aerospace plant in Kent last Friday. Like his policies or not, Gov. Jay Inslee is gaining credibility and making progress in helping many long-term unemployed Washingtonians find work. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 17 | via Business Journal
The BE-4 will be a much-larger iteration of the hydrogen-powered BE-3 engine, which Blue Origin successfully tested last December. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced Wednesday that his rocket launch company, Blue Origin, will be developing a new rocket engine called the BE-4 for the United Launch Alliance. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 16 | via Business Journal
The UpTake : Doing business on Earth may not be enough for the increasingly versatile Jeff Bezos. Through his hush-hush space exploration startup Blue Origin, the Amazon chief has reportedly been working with Boeing on a space taxi to move astronauts. Comment?
Monday Sep 15 | via Seattle Times
In the 33rd Legislative District, The Seattle Times editorial board recommends Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, for House Pos. 1, Rep. Mia Gregerson, D-SeaTac for House Pos. Comment?
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