Business

Taking aim at better health and diet: Former Husky star Ryan Appleby going to work for his patients at Auburn clinic

Gone are the long locks, but the boyish expression remains.Tall, sleek and fit, Ryan Appleby appears ready to take his next shot in life –… Continue reading

Discussions underway to help local business owners find flood insurance

South King County lawmakers are working with businesses to address the flood insurance crisis in the Green River Valley.Although the federal government, through FEMA, provides… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2009

Trade Route Brewing Co. & Taphouse now open in Pacific

The Trade Route Brewing Co. & Taphouse recently opened its doors in Pacific. The new business, located at 1091 Valentine Ave. SE, brews, sells and… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2009

Auburn officials, chamber warn citizens of fraudulent flood-prep business practices

Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis and Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce President & COO Nancy Wyatt are urging residents to be aware that some unfair business… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2009

Looking to finish the job: Habitat for Humanity needs help

One look at the two-story home in its quiet Pacific neighborhood sparks Diane Gallegos' memory.There's some unfinished business."We're staying on schedule, but we just need… Continue reading

Valley Bank names VP, commercial loan officer | Briefs

Leo Bundick was named vice president and commercial loan officer at Valley Bank. “We are pleased to have Leo join our team,” said David Brown,… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2009

Participate in the city’s Tree of Giving program

Businesses and organizations are invited to participate in the City of Auburn’s Tree of Giving program and help share the spirit of the holidays with… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2009

Just the place for drones of a didge, blares of brass instruments

As musical instruments go, it is unusual in appearance, sound and scope.In Australian culture, it is known as a didgeridoo, commonly claimed by musical historians… Continue reading

Auburn man earns top honors | Briefs

Nikolajs Pastuhovs of Auburn, an apprentice with Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers’ (BAC) Local 1 Washington, earned the distinction of top apprentice in the Marble competition… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2009

State unemployment rate rose in September

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to an estimated 9.3 percent in September, up from a revised rate of 9 percent in August, according to… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2009

Trade Route Brewing Co. opens in Pacific

Inspired by time-honored brewing traditions of the world, a local group is expanding the beer frontier and fermenting something new for savory suds buffs.

Fall residential recycling event set for Oct. 24

King County Solid Waste will be hosting a residential recycling event at Auburn Riverside High School located at 501 Oravetz Road SE on Oct. 24… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2009

Company fills Auburn Park 277 | Briefs

Pacific Cascade leased the remaining 48,885 square feet at Auburn Park 277, Panattoni Development, The Andover Company, Inc./CORFAC International, recently announced.Auburn Park 277, a new… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2009

Mel’s comes down

Crews demolished the former Mel's Lumber and True Value Hardware Store at 120 First St. The building had served the Auburn community for a half-century,… Continue reading

Cin: Ford making inroads as it changes with the times

Ford Motor Company is successfully overcoming auto industry challenges through aggressively meeting financial and product goals, according to Ford Regional Manager Eric Cin.“Ford’s long-term success… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2009

Marching into Auburn’s War Zone

Step upstairs and enter the War Zone. Let Tim Stark, military historian, model builder, curator and Army veteran, show the way.

Mel’s, versatile haven to many, to be razed

Mel's Lumber and True Value Hardware Store at 120 First St., northwest of Auburn City Hall served the Auburn community for a half-century, but it has been closed for many years.

Briefs: Chamber to hold Auburn Area Trade Fair

The Auburn Area Trade Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Auburn SuperMall, next to the Black Market Minerals outlet. Admission is free.

  • Sep 30, 2009

Number of completed Recovery Act highway projects on the rise

As the summer construction season winds down, the number of completed Recovery Act projects is beginning to climb.

  • Sep 30, 2009

Report: Nearly 1.2 million take in the fair

Attendance at the Sept. 11-27 Puyallup Fair totaled 1,183,035, the 19th highest since the fair started in 1900. This year’s fair greeted 19,066 more guests… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2009