Business briefs | April 3

• The Kitsch-en – a breakfast and lunch sandwich-soup shop – recently opened at 141 A Place SE, Auburn.The restaurant, under owner/manager Colleen Barry, is… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2009

Chamber elects board members for ’09-10

Rod Luke, assistant superintendent of student learning with the Auburn School District, was elected chairman of the board for the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce.Luke… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2009

Auburn builder earns award for excellence

Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington recently honored Donovan Brothers Inc., with the Industrial Construction award in recognitions for its work on Woodtone.The Auburn… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2009

Pastor bringing back that homemade taste

That mouthwatering, homemade taste had been missing too long from the local barbecue scene, so the former street-corner preacher resurrected it.Craig Jackson, a friendly, good-natured… Continue reading

MultiCare ready to unveil new oncology clinic

Meet Dr. Daniel Moore, a medical oncologist.Dr. Moore will be on hand Saturday when the MultiCare Health System opens a comprehensive medical oncology clinic in… Continue reading

Washingtonians have until end of March to apply for aid

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, D-WA, reminds Washingtonians affected by the January severe winter storm, landslides, mudslides, and flooding that they have until Tuesday to apply… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2009

Emerald Aire honored for excellence

The Auburn-Area Chamber of Commerce recently honored Emerald Aire with an “excellence in business award” for the quarter.Emerald Aire – a leading heating, ventilating and… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2009

Department of Revenue offers tax workshop

The Seattle office of the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners on Wednesday, April 1,… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2009 launches first government-sponsored online community for small businesses

SBA’s Business Gateway Program announced today the launch of a new Web initiative – – the first government-sponsored online community built specifically for small… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2009

PSE backs youth fundraising efforts with CFL bulbs

With budget cuts threatening youth programming statewide, Puget Sound Energy and the organizers of ITSCOOL, a service-learning fundraising initiative, announced today that PSE will provide… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2009

MultiCare to open oncology clinic

MultiCare Health System will open a comprehensive medical oncology clinic in Auburn on March 28, offering residents vital services close to home. The new services… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2009

Centex to hold free homebuyer forum in Auburn

Centex will be hosting a free home-buying seminar in Auburn designed to help potential homeowners understand and navigate the process of buying a new home… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2009

Ace lineup comes aboard at AgriShop

AgriShop, Auburn’s family-run lawn, garden and equipment store since 1975, held a grand opening last weekend to introduce the addition of its Ace Hardware lineup.AgriShop,… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2009

Phone companies continue to generate the most complaints at AG’s Office

Washington consumers filed 25,197 written complaints with the Attorney General’s Office in 2008 – the greatest number since 2002. Gripes about health care businesses and… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2009

Highline to hold free workshop series for job seekers

Highline Community College will conduct free "Navigating the Future" workshops to assist job seekers.The workshops will be held on the main campus, Building 99, room… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2009

State unemployment rate inches up to 7.8 percent

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 7.8 percent in January, up from December’s rate of 7.1 percent, according to the state Employment Security Department.The… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2009

Microsoft to offer technology training

Microsoft Corp. has announced a new initiative called Elevate America, which is intended to provide up to 2 million people over the next three years… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2009

Microsoft says it overpaid severance money to employees

Microsoft Corp. admitted on Monday that it overpaid at least $100,000 in severance money for several employees after launching wide-scale layoffs last month. The Redmond-based… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2009