Business

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
Time to “fall back” by setting clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Fall back and save energy

PSE offers tips for the end of daylight saving time

  • Nov 1, 2019
Time to “fall back” by setting clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Orion Industries receives 2019 Community Impact Award

Seattle Business Magazine recognizes Auburn nonprofit

  • Oct 30, 2019

Big Lots plans grand opening of remodeled Kent store

Nov. 9 at West Meeker Street

  • Oct 28, 2019

Local events highlight ‘Vetrepreneurship’

SBA Seattle District hosts educational event for veterans, service members, military spousesin Tacoma

  • Oct 24, 2019

Payroll hiring continues to slow in September; unemployment rate unchanged

Washington’s economy lost 3,100 jobs in September and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for September was unchanged at 4.6 percent, according to the… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

City awards $2.8 million airport runway extension contract to Sumner contractor

By extending Auburn Municipal Airport’s runway from 3,400 to 3,841 lineal feet, the city hopes to make it safer, better able to handle today’s and… Continue reading

Seattle Home Show 2 coming up Oct. 12-13

Kent, Auburn companies part of the event

  • Oct 3, 2019

Welcome to the JA World family: PEMCO joins learning facility lineup

Community members admire original artwork from local students at The PEMCO Achievement Zone in the Junior Achievement of Washington’s JA World learning facility in Auburn.… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 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

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

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