Business

3No Networking mixer comes to the Clarion Inn on Thursday, Oct. 17

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Clarion Inn, 9 16th St. NW,… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019

 

City awards $2.8 million airport runway extension contract to Sumner contractor

By extending Auburn Municipal Airport’s runway from 3,400 to 3,841 lineal feet, the city hopes to make it safer, better able to handle today’s and… Continue reading

 

Seattle Home Show 2 coming up Oct. 12-13

Kent, Auburn companies part of the event

  • Oct 3, 2019

 

Welcome to the JA World family: PEMCO joins learning facility lineup

Community members admire original artwork from local students at The PEMCO Achievement Zone in the Junior Achievement of Washington’s JA World learning facility in Auburn.… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2019
From left, Ken Mahoney, SVP of Operations at Bartell Drugs; Hannah Kubiak, communications manager at Bartell Drugs; and Michael Gillespie, senior director of Corporate Engagement at World Vision. COURTESY PHOTO

More than $116,000 collected during Bartell’s School Tools donation drive

2019 was the best campaign in 17-year partnership

  • Sep 30, 2019
From left, Ken Mahoney, SVP of Operations at Bartell Drugs; Hannah Kubiak, communications manager at Bartell Drugs; and Michael Gillespie, senior director of Corporate Engagement at World Vision. COURTESY PHOTO

Junior Achievement, PEMCO Insurance to unveil community gathering space

A renovated, collaborative space benefiting Junior Achievement of Washington’s “JA World” learning facility in Auburn opens after a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept.… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019
Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier, left, and Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, the past two winners of the Bill Kyle Service Award. COURTESY PHOTO, Chamber

Pacific Mayor Guier receives Bill Kyle Service Award at gala

Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier received the Bill Kyle Service Award at the annual Auburn Area Connect Chamber of Commerce Spotlight Awards Gala at the Muckleshoot… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019
Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier, left, and Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, the past two winners of the Bill Kyle Service Award. COURTESY PHOTO, Chamber

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Auburn Downtown celebrates open house

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Auburn Downtown, 507 C St. SW, celebrated its grand opening with a gathering and ribbon cutting on Sept.… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

PSE supports Auburn Food Bank during Hunger Action Month

Puget Sound Energy has donated more than $75,000 to nonprofits, including the Auburn Food Bank, to help them fight hunger this year. September is Hunger… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

Dentists of Lakeland Hills – a Smile Generation-trusted practice – opens

Dentists of Lakeland Hills, a Smile Generation-trusted dental practice, has opened at 7084 Lakeland Hills Way, Suite 104, Auburn. The new King County-based dental practice… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

Auburn Valley Humane Society Thrift Store celebrates 5 successful years

Five years have passed since the Auburn Valley Humane Society swung the doors open at its thrift store in the old Peckenpaugh Pharmacy on the… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

Much done, more to do on Green River levee projects

A dozen years of work to improve flood protection, fish habitat

Payroll hiring slows in August; state 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 25, 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