Business

Kids take flight at circus school

Auburn center teaches skills, confidence as students reach for whatever heights they wish to achieve

Why now is the time for millennials, Gen Xers to buy a small business

By Jeremy Field, SBA, for the Reporter When it comes to growing the economy, we often focus on job growth through starting a new business.… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019
The first of three forums – set for April 11 – looks at the requirements for starting a business. COURTESY PHOTO

City offering free Innovation Partnership Zone classes

The city of Auburn Economic Development Department offers free Innovation Partnership Zone (IPZ) classes to those looking to jump-start their business. Forums offered: Start Your… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019
The first of three forums – set for April 11 – looks at the requirements for starting a business. COURTESY PHOTO

Bartell’s Teddy Bear Patrol donation drive begins

In moments of distress, it’s not easy to help console those affected. First responders, emergency room personnel and law enforcement officials do what they can… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2019

Serving up the savory and smooth tastes at Bella’s

Larry and Joyce Ward open new Italian restaurant in south Auburn

3No Networking mixer returns to Iron Horse Casino on Thursday, March 28

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at Iron Horse Casino, 333 15th St. NE,… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2019

Report: Washington experienced continued economic growth in 2018

Economic growth in Washington expanded in the first half of 2018, building on the 4.7 percent growth in 2017, according to the Labor Market and… Continue reading

State’s economy loses jobs in February; unemployment rate stays at 4.5 percent

Washington’s economy lost 8,700 jobs in February and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for February was 4.5 percent, according to the Employment Security… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2019

3No Networking mixer returns to Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro on Thursday, March 21

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro, 18 Auburn… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2019

ADA presents St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl

Celebration at downtown locations

  • Mar 14, 2019

Journey for women entrepreneurs full of risk, determination and support

Women-owned small businesses rise in Washington state

  • Mar 14, 2019

3No Networking mixer visits Mod Pizza at Lakeland Hills on Thursday, March 14

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Mod Pizza, 7060 Lakeland Hills Way, Auburn.… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2019

Strong payroll hiring continues into January

Monthly report: Washington adds 12,300 jobs; unemployment rate at 4.5 percent

  • Mar 6, 2019
Microsoft has expanded their AccountGuard service to 12 new European Countries. Yellow: European countries already protected. Blue: European countries now protected. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Microsoft warns of hacking ahead of elections

Launching defense services in Europe.

Microsoft has expanded their AccountGuard service to 12 new European Countries. Yellow: European countries already protected. Blue: European countries now protected. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

City offering free Innovation Partnership Zone classes

The city of Auburn Economic Development Department offers free Innovation Partnership Zone (IPZ) classes to those looking to jump-start their business. Auburn’s IPZ is an… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2019

3No Networking mixer comes to Geaux Brewing on Thursday, Feb. 27

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Geaux Brewing, 425 E. Main St., Auburn.… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2019

Two Payless ShoeSource stores in Auburn to close when company folds

Payless ShoeSource last Friday announced plans to shutter its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, including the stores at 1215 Auburn Way… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, BNSF

BNSF plans $175 million capital program in Washington for 2019

BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Railway Company plans to invest about $175 million in Washington this year as part of the railroad’s capital expenditure program.… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, BNSF

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

Muckleshoot Tribe to add conference center, more gaming space and amenities to casino

Tribe expects to complete latest project in early 2020

  • Feb 21, 2019