Business

Village Concepts honored at Seattle Family Business Awards with the gold award for Large Family Business

Auburn’s Village Concepts, a third-generation family owned business that provides care for seniors in their retirement and assisted living communities throughout Washington state, was recently… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2019

Christmas and New Year’s Day reminder for Waste Management customers in King County

There will be no service for Waste Management customers in King County and cities in the county on Wednesday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day and Wednesday,… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2019

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

The 2010s were a decade of perseverance for small businesses

By Jeremy Field, Regional administrator, Pacific Northwest, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2019 is an exuberant end to the decade. There has never been a… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2019

Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce hosts 3No Networking mixer on Dec. 19

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 at the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce, 420… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2019

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.

Seahawks’ Clowney opens up his heart to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound through holiday sponsorship

Jadeveon Clowney has a passion of giving back to kids. The Seattle Seahawks defensive end teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters Puget Sound to… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2019

CEVA Logistics to lay off 13 workers

CEVA Logistics, a logistics and freight management solutions provider in Auburn, is laying off 13 workers, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN)… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2019

Gift of Peace campaign: Jacksons Food Stores call on the community to help end domestic violence

During this season of giving, now through Dec. 25, Jacksons Food Stores will match tax-deductible donations dollar-for-dollar in support of the 15th annual Gift of… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Decal promotes local businesses

Sharp eyes out and about Auburn in the coming days and weeks may notice something new in the windows of local businesses. A decal. Says,… Continue reading

Coastal announces new company president

Coastal Farm and Ranch has announced that its chief operating officer, Lori McKinnon, has been named president of the company. “Lori’s day-to-day leadership and management… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2019

Small businesses are original ‘experiential shopping’ experience

By Jeremy Field, regional administrator, PNW, U.S. Small Business Administration As online shopping has steadily grown during the past decade, brick and mortar retail businesses… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2019

Thanksgiving Day reminder for Waste Management customers

There will be no service for Waste Management customers in King, Snohomish and Kitsap counties or the cities in the three counties on Thursday, Thanksgiving… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2019

Renters’ Commission to be established to better protect King County tenants

King County renters will soon have a stronger voice with elected leaders and county departments. The King County Council on Wednesday approved an ordinance to… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

Payroll employment moves lower in October; unemployment rate slightly lower

Washington’s economy lost 1,600 jobs in October and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October fell slightly to 4.5 percent according to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Celebrating the holidays, Orion Industries 0ffers first limited edition christmas ornament

All proceeds go to supporting the mission of Orion

  • Nov 8, 2019
Auburn welcomes Edward Don & Company, a nationwide distributor of food service equipment and supplies. COURTESY PHOTO

Edward Don & Company opens new distribution center in Auburn

Plans for new facility began after company acquired Kent-based Smith & Greene

  • Nov 7, 2019
Auburn welcomes Edward Don & Company, a nationwide distributor of food service equipment and supplies. COURTESY PHOTO

Proposed developer faces year-end deadline

Inland Group LLC has big plans for the old Valley 6 Outdoor Theater site, but must begin work before 2019 ends or lose critical financial help

Brown Bear Car Wash salutes veterans, active military with free car washes on Veterans Day

As a way of saying “thank you” to the country’s military, Brown Bear Car Wash offers free washes to all current or former members of… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2019