Business

Payroll hiring slows in August; stte unemployment rate remains 4.6 percent

Washington’s economy gained 2,300 jobs in August and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for the month was unchanged at 4.6 percent, according to… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

 

3No Networking mixer visits the Holiday Inn on Thursday, Sept. 19

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Holiday Inn, 507 C St SW,… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

 

It’s time to prepare for flu season: Bartell’s offers immunizations

The key to protection from the flu is getting the immunization at the right time. “Getting vaccinated early in the season helps reduce the spread… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

 

Kent’s Blue Origin celebrates 19th year

Headquarters opened in 2000

  • Sep 11, 2019

French judges drop case against Air France for 2009 crash

Victims’ groups and France’s main pilots’ union plan to appeal.

  • Sep 5, 2019

Retail job fair arrives at Westfield Southcenter on Sept. 13

Port Jobs’ Center for Onboarding and Advancement in Retail (COAR) hosts a job fair on Friday, Sept. 13, from 2:30 to 5 p.m., in the… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

Boeing to sell about 50 acres at Kent site

Five buildings coming down as company continues to consolidate but keep presence in town

Claims process now open in $12 million Motel 6 privacy case

More than 100,000 guests had private information shared with ICE, including SeaTac locations

  • Aug 29, 2019

King County Council passes measure to invest millions of dollars for affordable housing

Legislation helps address the countywide need of 244,000 affordable housing units by 2040

  • Aug 29, 2019

Jersey Mike’s to pay $150K to state to resolve no-poach lawsuit

Chain has two locations in Kent; 41 in the state

  • Aug 23, 2019

Labor Day reminder for Waste Management customers in Auburn, King County

Waste Management customers in Auburn and King County will receive service as usual on Monday, Labor Day, Sept. 2. For year-round holiday schedules and other… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019

King Council Council passes ordinance, streamlining process to correct property tax errors

The King County Council on Wednesday passed Ordinance 2019-0268, sponsored by Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles at the request of King County Assessor John Wilson. The ordinance… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019

Sumner-Pacific Manufacturing Industrial Center wins Vision 2040 Award

Sumner and Pacific have won 2019 Vision 2040 Awards from the Puget Sound Regional Council for their joint Manufacturing Industrial Center Subarea Plan. The awards… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2019
Angelica Roberts, owner of Blast and Dash, demonstrates how a skilled hand should hold a Nerf gun. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Auburn woman’s mobile business delights young and old with Nerf-gun mayhem

Angelica Roberts has seen it happen over and over since she launched her mobile party entertainment business, Blast and Dash, this past spring. “All the… Continue reading

Angelica Roberts, owner of Blast and Dash, demonstrates how a skilled hand should hold a Nerf gun. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Entrepreneurship alternative to military spouse employment

By Jeremy Field, regional administrator, Pacific Northwest, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) As the nation experiences unprecedented economic growth and nearly the lowest unemployment rates… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2019

State’s labor market continued to improve in July

Washington’s economy gained 13,400 jobs in July and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for July was unchanged at 4.6 percent according to the… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2019
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Crane over Auburn

The foundation takes shape for Teutsch Partners’ residential apartment project at 1st Street Southeast and South Division Street. The project calls for seven stories of… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019
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Property valuation notices are in the mail; values rose 3.8% in Algona, Pacific

The King County Assessor’s Office has begun the annual process of mailing valuation notices to more than 700,000 property owners. Notices should be arriving soon… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019

WorkSource sets veterans jobs fair Aug. 16

WorkSource hosts a veterans jobs fair on Friday, Aug. 16, in Auburn, 2702 I St. NE. WorkSource is looking for businesses that are hiring. There… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Brown Bear celebrates 62nd birthday on Aug. 22, with free car washes at 26 tunnel locations

Family-owned company sets goal to exceed record-setting 32,789 free washes given away during 2018 celebration

  • Aug 6, 2019