Business

Unemployment rate moves up marginally in August

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.5 to 4.6 percent in August, primarily due to a jump in the state’s labor force,… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Port of Seattle commends 25 tenants for going Strawless in Seattle

The Port of Seattle commends a diverse list of 25 dining tenants for their commitment to the environment by participating in Strawless in Seattle. The… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Newest Dick’s Drive-In coming to Kent

Iconic hamburger chain announced its seventh location – Highway 99, next to Highline College

3No Networking mixer comes to Vinifera Bistro on Thursday

Business leaders and guests are invited to the 3No Networking gathering at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Vinifera Bistro, 18 Auburn Way S. The informal mixer… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2017

Reber Ranch gathering support for the Save A Forgotten Equine drive

Reber Ranch is accepting donations for Save A Forgotten Equine (SAFE) effort during its Purina Check-R-Board Days celebration in September. Customers can stop by the… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2017

3No Networking mixer returns to Geaux Brewing on Thursday | New location

Business leaders and guests are invited to the 3No Networking gathering at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Geaux Brewing, 425 E. Main St., Auburn. The informal… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

AAA and MAPFRE Insurance offer signal-blocking cellphone bags

The state’s new Distracted Driving law went into effect on July 23, but as you’ve probably noticed, it can be hard to stop the urge… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2017

Reminder: Aug. 31 is deadline to nominate Washington companies for state honor

People have until the Aug. 31 deadline to nominate a Washington company for a 2017 Corporations for Communities Award. Nomination forms can be found at… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2017

3No Networking mixer series comes to Vinifera Bistro on Aug. 24

Business leaders and guests are invited to the 3No Networking gathering at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Vinifera Bistro, 18 Auburn Way S. The informal mixer… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2017

Ford Driving Skills for Life brings free, hands-on training event to Emerald Downs

The Ford Driving Skills for Life safety program, on its 13th national tour, makes a stop Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26-27 at Emerald Downs, 2300… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2017

Tourism board launches new website

The City of Auburn Tourism Board has launched a new website, exploreauburn.com, to promote the great things for locals and visitors alike to do in… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

3No Networking mixer series visits Quality Inn on Aug. 17

Business leaders and guests are invited to the 3No Networking gathering at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Quality Inn, 415 Ellington Road, Pacific. The informal mixer… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

Record low unemployment continues in Washington

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate clocked in at 4.5 percent for the third consecutive month in July, according to the state Employment Security Department. “The… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

Brown Bear Car Wash celebrates 60th anniversary with free ‘Beary Clean’ car washes on Aug. 24

Brown Bear Car Wash celebrates its 60th anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 24, by offering free “Beary Clean” car washes at 24 tunnel wash locations from… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2017

Spunky Monkey celebrates 20th anniversary with a bash on Sunday

The Spunky Monkey’s 20th anniversary Beer Garden Beach Party celebration is Sunday, Aug. 13, from 2 to 8 p.m. The restaurant, 124 Second St. SE,… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2017

Good Samaritan Hospital recognized as one of best hospitals in Seattle metro, state by U.S. News and World Report

MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup earned a spot on the 2017-2018 U.S. News and World Report “Best Hospital” list within the state of Washington,… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2017

Summer doldrums for home sales not happening around Western Washington

New figures from Kirkland-based Northwest Multiple Listing Service indicate home sales and prices, like July’s temperatures, sizzled. Prices area-wide rose slightly more than 9 percent… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2017

3No Networking mixer series visits Small Business Incubator on Aug. 10

Business leaders and guests are invited to the 3No Networking gathering at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the City of Auburn Small Business Incubator, 110 2nd… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2017

State Fair hosts job fair to fill hundreds of positions

The Washington State Fair is looking to fill hundreds of positions for its Sept. 1-24 run at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Apply in person for seasonal… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2017

King County’s Industrial Waste Program awards Auburn’s Tri-Way Industries Inc.

King County’s Industrial Waste Program recently honored Auburn’s Tri-Way Industries Inc., with the Commitment-to-Compliance Award for meeting permit requirements every month for five consecutive years… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2017