Business

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

State’s unemployment rate drops again, falls to record low

Washington’s economy picks up 6,800 jobs in January

  • Mar 4, 2020
A flight takes off at SeaTac International Airport. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle

Port of Seattle, airlines respond to COVID-19 with new health measures

Changes at Sea-Tac Airport include more hand sanitizer, training for biohazard cleaning.

A flight takes off at SeaTac International Airport. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle

Bartell’s annual teddy bear drive expands to include wide range of organizations

When a child is involved in an unfavorable situation, it can be challenging for individuals assisting that child to help them feel comforted. Alleviating feelings… Continue reading

  • Feb 29, 2020
With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)

Senate Dems: $5 million to help businesses disrupted by coronavirus

Overseas port closures hurt WA companies that depend on international shipping.

  • Feb 27, 2020
With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)

New owners take over at Zola’s, promise the same, just more of it

Zola’s will keep “the same funky vibe,” with all the local artwork on the walls, keep brewing up that great coffee from Cafe D’Arte, continue… Continue reading

3No Networking mixer visits the Iron Horse on Feb. 20

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Iron Horse, 333 15th St. NE,… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2020

Auburn’s Song named a national finalist in ABA’s video contest

Yakima Federal Savings and Loan’s Lights, Camera, Save! winner Ryan Song of Auburn has been named a national finalist by the American Bankers Association Foundation.… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2020

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

Waste Management will provide service as usual for customers in Auburn, and King, Snohomish and Kitsap counties as well as the cities in the three… Continue reading

3No Networking mixer returns to Painting with a Twist on Feb. 13

Business leaders and guests are invited to a 3No Networking mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 at Painting with a Twist, 920 15th St.… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2020