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Payroll hiring moderates slightly in May

Payroll hiring moderates slightly in May

State’s unemployment rate stays at 4.7 percent

  • Jun 19, 2019
Payroll hiring moderates slightly in May

50 electric buses coming to local transit agencies; $13.3M from VW settlement used to reduce diesel pollution

The number of electric buses rolling through Washington communities will more than double in the months ahead as the Washington Department of Ecology invests $13.3… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019
Washington’s average wage tops $65,000 in 2018

Washington’s average wage tops $65,000 in 2018

Washington’s average annual wage grew by 5.5 percent in 2018 to $65,301, according to the state Employment Security Department – representing the largest percentage increase… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019
Washington’s average wage tops $65,000 in 2018
Makerspaces essential solution to job gap | SBA

Makerspaces essential solution to job gap | SBA

By Jeremy Field, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) When it comes to finding skilled workers to fill the estimated 7.5 million job openings in the… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2019
Makerspaces essential solution to job gap | SBA

Forbes names MultiCare to America’s Best Employers By State list

Forbes announced Wednesday that MultiCare has been included on their first “America’s Best Employers By State” list – ranking in the top third of 36… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019
New Auburn clinic trying to bridge gap in health care

New Auburn clinic trying to bridge gap in health care

Husband, wife team up: doctors open Docere Integrated Medicine

  • Jun 4, 2019
New Auburn clinic trying to bridge gap in health care
PNW Coffee Co. opens second location in the Auburn area

PNW Coffee Co. opens second location in the Auburn area

PNW Coffee Co. has opened a café at the Auburn Station in downtown, its second location in the area. Connie Krier and Jenniffer Trinidad –… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2019
PNW Coffee Co. opens second location in the Auburn area
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Remodeled Pizza at Muckleshoot Casino opens

Newly remodeled, Pizza at Muckleshoot Casino has reopened with a large menu of pizza, sandwiches and salads. The restaurant, inside the casino at 2402 Auburn… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019
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Red Cross offers free smoke alarms and installation

Red Cross offers free smoke alarms and installation

Households in need encouraged to visit: GetASmokeAlarm.org

  • May 29, 2019
Red Cross offers free smoke alarms and installation
Clinic helps with the recovery

Clinic helps with the recovery

Olympic Sport and Spine helps rehabilitate athletes, and the rest of us

Clinic helps with the recovery

Class series: Start Up & Grow Your Business is Tuesday, May 28

Join Tuesday’s class on Start Up & Grow Your Business, presented by the City of Auburn Economic Development Department. The class is 6-8 p.m. at… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019
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Auburn High School Spring Plant Sale continues this weekend

Auburn High School Spring Plant Sale is Friday and Saturday. A variety of plants are available for purchase near the bus dropoff zone in the… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019
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Memorial Day reminder for Waste Management customers

Memorial Day reminder for Waste Management customers

Waste Management customers in cities in King County will be serviced as usual on Monday, Memorial Day, May 27. For year-round holiday schedules and other… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2019
Memorial Day reminder for Waste Management customers
Guardians give ‘neighborhood grandparents’ new roof

Guardians give ‘neighborhood grandparents’ new roof

Community nominates Federal Way couple facing hardships for Guardian Roofing’s Halo Project; company based in Auburn

Guardians give ‘neighborhood grandparents’ new roof
Downtown dig

Downtown dig

Work underway to build new residential apartment complex

  • May 16, 2019
Downtown dig
Jobs report: hiring continues strong in April

Jobs report: hiring continues strong in April

Washington’s economy gained 13,500 jobs in April and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for April rose slightly to 4.7 percent according to the… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019
Jobs report: hiring continues strong in April
Orion Industries names new CEO

Orion Industries names new CEO

Auburn-based nonprofit providing pathways to employment changes leadership

  • May 9, 2019
Orion Industries names new CEO
Auburn Valley Humane Society honors von Reichbauer with Wet Nose Award

Auburn Valley Humane Society honors von Reichbauer with Wet Nose Award

King County Councilmember Pete Von Reichbauer was among the recipients of Auburn Valley Humane Society’s Wet Nose Awards at the organization’s recent gala and auction.… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2019
Auburn Valley Humane Society honors von Reichbauer with Wet Nose Award
Local colleges, universities declare Affordable Housing Week, May 13–17

Local colleges, universities declare Affordable Housing Week, May 13–17

They join 25 cities and King County in recognizing the importance of safe, healthy, affordable housing

  • May 8, 2019
Local colleges, universities declare Affordable Housing Week, May 13–17
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to develop luxury hotel at Auburn casino

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to develop luxury hotel at Auburn casino

Opening in 2021, dynamic resort experience to meet guest demand, the tribe says

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to develop luxury hotel at Auburn casino