Business

Top Food & Drug supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Auburn Top Food & Drug stores are supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October with an employee fundraiser and information for customers.Top Food employees are… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2008

Auburn couple finds peace, potential profit among the alpacas

When the farm boy in Robert McRae whispered in his ear, he suggested raising something entirely different on his green pastures. Heeding that call transformed McCrae’s peaceful, 10-acre spread in bucolic east Auburn into a physically therapeutic and potentially money making venture.

Keller Williams to host grand opening Thursday

Keller Williams Realty is holding a grand opening from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at its new location, 1002 15th St. SW, Suite 106, Auburn.There… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2008

Auburn Business Briefs | Sept. 24

Skipper’s no longer occupies its familiar spot off Auburn Way North. The long-established fish-n-chips eatery officially closed its doors last week.

  • Sep 23, 2008

Auburn to hold Sustainability Fair

Business leaders throughout the state will come together Friday for the second annual Sustainability Fair in Auburn.The educational seminar will help organizations define strategies and… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2008

Wal-Mart begins work on mega-store project at Supermall

Wal-Mart has begun initial work on its 201,000-square-foot super store project north and west of the Regal Cinemas.But don't expect to see any actual construction… Continue reading

Iron Horse Casino to unveil new look

The Iron Horse Casino, 333 15th St. NE, Auburn, officially will unveil their newly renovated gaming and entertainment complex to the public on Thursday.The grand… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2008

PSE plans area upgrade projects

Puget Sound Energy is investing approximately $421 million in service-area infrastructure improvements in 2008, of which about $247 million is earmarked for capacity and reliability… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2008

Business briefs

• Megan Huffington was named manager for Wells Fargo’s Lake Tapps banking store. Huffington leads an eight-member team at the Lake Tapps banking store inside Top Food & Drugs, 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway E. She recently worked as the manager of Wells Fargo’s Enumclaw banking store, and previously worked as a service manager and a teller for Wells Fargo.

  • Sep 16, 2008

Olympic medalist to introduce BMX to local boys, girls

Jill Kintner, Olympic BMX racing medalist from Kirkland, will be returning to the home track where she grew up racing to meet local boys and girls who would like to try the sport.

  • Sep 15, 2008

Back in business: Couple ends retirement to serve up taste of Trotter’s

A devoted restaurateur for 30 years, Jenny Xenakis figured she was ready to put away the durable utensils, shed the apron and fill the last cook orders.

Timberland Homes reaches milestone

Timberland Homes, one of the largest builders of modular homes in the Pacific Northwest, recently sold its 2,600th home. The Auburn-based company continues to perform well in a difficult housing market climate. Timberland Homes recently received Inc. Magazines’ award for being one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies for the four years ending in 2007 with a growth in revenues of 71.7 percent.

  • Sep 10, 2008

Auburn Reporter Business Briefs | Aug. 30

• Permanent Concrete Solutions, under owner Pete Christensen and manager Mike Myers, has relocated to 3702 W. Valley Highway N., Suite 106, in Auburn.

  • Aug 29, 2008

New spot

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  • Aug 29, 2008

Business briefs

Sleep Country USA, the Northwest’s largest seller of premium mattresses, recently opened its newest store in Auburn – part of its continued expansion into Northwest communities.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Auburn Reporter Business Briefs | Aug. 16

• Robin Hood Pizza now is open at 3108 A St. SE, Suite D, under the operation of Biclass Singh and Surinder Kaur.

  • Aug 15, 2008

Auburn Business Briefs | August 2

• Valley Community Bancshares, Inc., the parent of Valley Bank, reported record operating earnings for the six-month period ended June 30. For the period, earnings increased 29 percent to $1,242,000, or $1.08 per diluted share compared to $961,000 or $0.83 per diluted share during the same period a year ago. Assets at June 30, 2008 totaled $205 million.

  • Aug 1, 2008

Auburn Business Briefs | July 19

• Auburn’s Cheryl J. Bidleman was hired as the new human resource director at Tacoma Goodwill, effective July 7.

  • Jul 18, 2008