Business

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

The Brewmaster’s Foundation weekly Community Supported Agriculture box includes fresh produce from local farms and beers from Washington breweries.

 

Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time

Steps taken to allow social distancing

 

Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19

At new headquarters that opened in January

 

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

State Insurance Commissioner Kreidler issues request

Amazon.com still has listings for medical equipment, but the website includes a caveat and other protections to ensure equipment is supplied to those who need it. Screenshot

Five businesses warned for price gouging

Ferguson sent cease and desist letters to five businesses, including one in Issaquah.

  • Apr 1, 2020
Amazon.com still has listings for medical equipment, but the website includes a caveat and other protections to ensure equipment is supplied to those who need it. Screenshot

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn extends closure through at least April 14

Tribe had hoped for March 31 reopening

Sound Publishing operates the following titles in King County: Federal Way Mirror, Auburn Reporter, Kent-Covington Reporter, Renton Reporter, Enumclaw Courier-Herald, Kirkland Reporter, Bellevue Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Issaquah Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter and the Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber.

Auburn Reporter to suspend print publication

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rapidly evolve across the globe, the Auburn Reporter must also adapt in order to ensure the continuation of high-quality… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2020
Sound Publishing operates the following titles in King County: Federal Way Mirror, Auburn Reporter, Kent-Covington Reporter, Renton Reporter, Enumclaw Courier-Herald, Kirkland Reporter, Bellevue Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Issaquah Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter and the Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber.

COVID-19 gathering restriction delays funerals

For one funeral home owner, the confusion came to a head after a recent service.

  • Mar 25, 2020

Boeing plants in Puget Sound area to close; infected Everett worker dies

To the relief of anxious employees, the company said it will shut down factory operations for two weeks.

Customers buying high volume of products at cannabis shops

Retail establishments get the green light to remain open during COVID-19 pandemic.

New unemployment claims increased over 116 percent during week of March 8-14

During the week of March 8-14, 14,154 new claims for unemployment benefits were filed with the Employment Security Department (ESD) which was an increase of… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020

Westfield Southcenter mall in Tukwila closes because of coronavirus

Reopening date remains to be determined

AG Ferguson warns of scams related to COVID-19

Washingtonians should be skeptical of claims about virus

  • Mar 19, 2020

Westfield Southcenter mall in Tukwila closes because of coronavirus

Reopening date remains to be determined

SBA to provide small businesses impacted by coronavirus up to $2M in disaster assistance loans

Administrator: ‘SBA will continue to provide every small business with the most effective and customer-focused response possible during these times of uncertainty’

  • Mar 17, 2020
A Boeing 777X during a taxi test. (Boeing Co.)

Companywide, Boeing reports 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Boeing will equip more employees to work remotely, but for now factory workers will stay on the line.

A Boeing 777X during a taxi test. (Boeing Co.)

SBA offers disaster assistance to Washington small businesses economically impacted by the coronavirus

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Washington small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2020

Comcast boosts access of discounted internet for low-income Auburn residents

Comcast Washington is offering free service and faster internet speeds to help Auburn families deal with the coronavirus health crisis. The company announced immediate changes… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2020

3NoNetworking meetings temporarily suspended over coronavirus concerns

Due to recommendations by the Department of Public Health, the 3NoNetworking meetings will be temporarily suspended. Additional information may be found at auburnwa.gov/COVID19. The weekly… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2020

Pick-Quick Drive In closes in Auburn, ending nearly a 9-year run | UPDATE

City was the first expansion for the family-owned operation since it originally opened for business in Fife in 1949