Business

Rue 21 opens in the Auburn SuperMall

Rue21, one of the leading specialty fashion teen retailers, recently held a grand opening of its new store in the Auburn SuperMall. Rue21 offers a… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2009

Scarff Ford earns President’s Award

Even in the most difficult of times for the U.S. automobile industry, Scarff Ford continues to shine.Auburn’s oldest business and one of the longest-running dealerships… Continue reading

State’s unemployment rate up in May

Washington’s unemployment rate rose to 9.4 percent in May, tying the U.S. unemployment rate, according to the state Employment Security Department.The state’s employers eliminated another… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2009

FUSION, Valley Cities Counseling & Consultation partner to help homeless families

FUSION (Friends United to Shelter the Indigent. Oppressed and Needy) awarded its contract for case management and support services to Valley Cities Counseling & Consultation… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2009

Auburn welcomes new Texaco station

The Auburn Way North Texaco is now open. The service station and mini-mart is located at 5148 Auburn Way N.Mayor Pete Lewis joined station owner… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2009

Congressman tours NW Territorial Mint, witnesses thriving company

Congressman Adam Smith’s recently toured Northwest Territorial Mint. The growing Northwest company recently was named Medium Private Employer of the Year by the Washington Governor’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2009

Fingertip rescue: New phone applications teach CPR, choking aid

Apple iPod Touch phone and Google phone users in King County and around the world now can learn about cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and choking aid… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2009

Uninsured in the state jumps nearly 21 percent

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler revealed in a news conference this morning that last year’s 726,000 uninsured has spiked 21 percent to a record 876,000.“This year… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2009

Auburn company plugs into saving energy, costs for clients

More cost-conscious companies are coming to the conclusion that improving energy efficiency means saving money.Perhaps nowhere is this more important than in data centers, which… Continue reading

Pacific Ballroom Dance embraces new studio

Pacific Ballroom Dance recently celebrated the opening of its new studio, located in an Auburn business park near the SuperMall, at 1604 15th St. SW,… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2009

State job openings continue to decline

Job vacancies in Washington in April were 35 percent fewer than six months earlier, according to the latest job-vacancy report from the Employment Security Department.The… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2009

Business briefs | June 4

• Pawsitively Purrfect Pet Grooming – specializing in care for pets of all sizes and needs – is open at 4329 A St. SE, Suite… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2009

Court approves GM’s continue participation in BBB auto line program

The U.S. Court overseeing General Motor’s bankruptcy has approved GM’s request to continue honoring vehicle warranties, including GM’s participation in the BBB AUTO LINE program… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2009

Classic cars ready to return to Big Daddy’s

An Auburn tradition returns Friday when classic car owners converge at Big Daddy's Drive In.The long-established restaurant along Auburn Way South will hold the first… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2009

Marketers accused of using misleading ads to drive car sales

Attorney General Rob McKenna’s office is sounding the siren on marketing firms accused of using deceptive advertising and prize promotions to steer consumers to buy… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2009

Direct deposit for unemployment benefits: secure and convenient

Laid-off workers should consider having their unemployment benefits deposited directly into their bank accounts, say officials with the state’s Employment Security Department.Direct deposit is secure… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2009

Couple find adventure, good business through books

Robert Blevins was just a fifth-grader when he first got the notion to write.According to Blevins, 55, it was author Jules Verne who first put… Continue reading

SBA to offer floor plan financing to auto, RV, other dealerships

The U.S. Small Business Administration will offer government guaranteed loans to finance inventory for eligible auto, recreational vehicle, boat and other dealerships under a new… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2009