Business

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

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
Junior Achievement, PEMCO Insurance to unveil community gathering space
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

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
Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Auburn Downtown celebrates open house
PSE supports Auburn Food Bank during Hunger Action Month

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
PSE supports Auburn Food Bank during Hunger Action Month
Dentists of Lakeland Hills – a Smile Generation-trusted practice – opens

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
Dentists of Lakeland Hills – a Smile Generation-trusted practice – opens
Auburn Valley Humane Society Thrift Store celebrates 5 successful years

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
Auburn Valley Humane Society Thrift Store celebrates 5 successful years
Much done, more to do on Green River levee projects

Much done, more to do on Green River levee projects

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

Much done, more to do on Green River levee projects
Payroll hiring slows in August; state unemployment rate remains 4.6 percent

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
Payroll hiring slows in August; state unemployment rate remains 4.6 percent
It’s time to prepare for flu season: Bartell’s offers immunizations

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
It’s time to prepare for flu season: Bartell’s offers immunizations
Kent’s Blue Origin celebrates 19th year

Kent’s Blue Origin celebrates 19th year

Headquarters opened in 2000

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • By Steve Hunter shunter@soundpublishing.com
Kent’s Blue Origin celebrates 19th year

French judges drop case against Air France for 2009 crash

Victims’ groups and France’s main pilots’ union plan to appeal.

  • Sep 5, 2019
  • By SYLVIE CORBET Associated Press
Retail job fair arrives at Westfield Southcenter on Sept. 13

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
Retail job fair arrives at Westfield Southcenter on Sept. 13
Boeing to sell about 50 acres at Kent site

Boeing to sell about 50 acres at Kent site

Five buildings coming down as company continues to consolidate but keep presence in town

Boeing to sell about 50 acres at Kent site
Claims process now open in $12 million Motel 6 privacy case

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
Claims process now open in $12 million Motel 6 privacy case
King County Council passes measure to invest millions of dollars for affordable housing

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
King County Council passes measure to invest millions of dollars for affordable housing
Jersey Mike’s to pay $150K to state to resolve no-poach lawsuit

Jersey Mike’s to pay $150K to state to resolve no-poach lawsuit

Chain has two locations in Kent; 41 in the state

  • Aug 23, 2019
Jersey Mike’s to pay $150K to state to resolve no-poach lawsuit
Labor Day reminder for Waste Management customers in Auburn, King County

Labor Day reminder for Waste Management customers in Auburn, King County

Waste Management customers in Auburn and King County will receive service as usual on Monday, Labor Day, Sept. 2. For year-round holiday schedules and other… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019
Labor Day reminder for Waste Management customers in Auburn, King County

King Council Council passes ordinance, streamlining process to correct property tax errors

The King County Council on Wednesday passed Ordinance 2019-0268, sponsored by Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles at the request of King County Assessor John Wilson. The ordinance… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019
Sumner-Pacific Manufacturing Industrial Center wins Vision 2040 Award

Sumner-Pacific Manufacturing Industrial Center wins Vision 2040 Award

Sumner and Pacific have won 2019 Vision 2040 Awards from the Puget Sound Regional Council for their joint Manufacturing Industrial Center Subarea Plan. The awards… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2019
Sumner-Pacific Manufacturing Industrial Center wins Vision 2040 Award