Business

Wedding Open House to showcase Millennium Room, local service providers

Soon to be brides, grooms, and other individuals planning for upcoming weddings are invited to attend the Millennium Room Wedding Open House on Friday, from… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2009

Local leaders celebrate 281 new carpenter apprentice graduates

Members of the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters, area contractors and other local officials held a banquet at the SeaTac Hilton to celebrate the… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2009

Kelly Latte’s bringing the espresso taste closer to home

Operating a tiny espresso stand in Kent was one thing, but Kelly and Chad McGraw were looking for something different.The coffee-loving couple was thinking big.So… Continue reading

State unemployment rate inched up in August

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 9.2 percent in August, up from July’s revised rate of 8.9 percent, according to the state Employment Security… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2009

Unemployed on Labor Day? New law expands eligibility for state’s unemployed workers

Labor Day 2009 could become “Train for a New Career” Day for many unemployed workers in Washington.Under a new state law that takes effect on… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2009

AAA: Late Labor Day reduces number of vacationers

AAA projects the number of Americans traveling this Labor Day weekend will be heavily impacted by when Labor Day falls on the calendar.Approximately 39.1 million… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2009

Free seminars designed to help those gain public works jobs

How to get public works construction jobs?Construction law attorneys Saphronia R. Young, J.D. and Rita F. Amer J.D., M.A., will explain how with a pair… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2009

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Fields & Co. Restaurant

The chamber also celebrated the official grand opening of Fields & Co. Restaurant, at 110 Second St. SW, No. 125. Appearing at the ribbon-cutting ceremony… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2009

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Lakeland Sports and Spine

The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of Lakeland Sports and Spine, located at 1418 Lake Tapps Parkway E., Suite E106.… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2009

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Cascade Eye & Skin Center

Opening for business is Cascade Eye & Skin Center, 921 Harvey Road, Suite B. Wanda Davis, the center's head administrator, accompanied the staff of doctors… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2009

Sockeye Homes garners top honors

An Auburn couple found the right opportunity and fit in the homebuilding and remodeling industry.Having weathered an economic downturn, Auburn-based Sockeye Homes continues to stand… Continue reading

After close shave, downtown barbershop returns to full operation

For the stylists who work at the Auburn Valley Barber Shop, the completion of reconstructive therapy on their van-damaged building means a lot.

SuperMall launches ‘Earning for Learning’ program

The Auburn SuperMall launched its "Earning for Learning" partnership program designed to promote education in local school districts.The program encourages families and friends to shop… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2009

State’s unemployment rate dipped in July

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 9.1 percent in July, down from June’s revised rate of 9.2 percent, according to the state Employment Security… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2009

Dunn charged up about electric stations at county sites

Citing the County’s interest in embracing new and greener technologies, Metropolitan King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn on Thursday introduced a motion calling on the County… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2009

City, YMCA to offer free Swap Meet

The City of Auburn and the Auburn Valley YMCA will hold a free community swap meet Saturday.Organizers say the meet gives residents a chance to… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2009

Edward Jones ushers in school supplies donation drive

The four Auburn Edward Jones financial advisors are supporting a donation campaign by using their branch offices as drop-off locations for a school supplies drive.Local… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2009

Foursome sprinkles some spice on new wholesale business

After spending a lot of time in the kitchen, these chefs decided to step outside the box and whip up their own recipe for success.

Locals look forward to 3,000 job openings at the Puyallup Fair

Locals count on The Puyallup Fair for 3,000 annual jobs, and this year’s Fair, Sept. 11-27, is no different. Hiring will begin on Wednesday, Aug.… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2009