Business briefs | Feb. 12

Rachelle Mentink is the owner and director of the new Kumon Math and Reading Center, located in Auburn's Ellingson Crossing Shopping Center, 4017 A. Suite… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2009

BBB warns job hunters to steer clear of rebate processing job scams

Better Business Bureau is warning job hunters to beware of opportunities to work from home processing rebates.While the job offer may claim that people can… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2009

Phone scam targeting Hispanics

The Washington Attorney General’s Office is alerting residents about a phone scam in which Spanish-speaking callers claim to be representatives of an insurance company.Hispanic residents… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2009

18 Auburn businesses sold alcohol to minors Jan. 16

On Jan. 16, 18 Auburn businesses failed liquor compliance checks conducted as part of a joint enforcement effort by the Washington State Liquor Control Board… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2009

Report reveals recession-resistant industries, jobs

Career planning has taken on new urgency for many workers in recent months, and a new report identifying the top recession-resistant industries and jobs in… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2009

Disaster unemployment benefits now available in 8 counties

People who live or work in King, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Snohomish, Thurston and Wahkiakum counties may be eligible for disaster unemployment benefits if they… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2009

‘Green’ expo at UPS set for Feb. 21

The South Sound Sustainability Expo, featuring “green” exhibits, new ideas, organic food, and plenty of items for the home, will be held Saturday, Feb. 21,… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2009

Employment Security Department extends call-center hours

Faced with unprecedented call volumes from people applying for unemployment benefits, the state Employment Security Department today announced that its call centers will now be… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2009

ACAP is officially back in business

City officials, staff and board members celebrated the recent re-opening of ACAP Child and Family Services, now located at the White River Presbyterian Church, 526… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2009

Collection program expanded, extended for businesses generating small quantities of hazardous waste

A pilot program that provides King County businesses with a safe, convenient and free way of disposing small quantities of hazardous waste has been extended… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2009

Attorney General warns of bogus employment scams

Unemployed workers in Washington and the rest of the country are targets for crooks posing as headhunters, the Attorney General’s Office warned today. Scams include… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2009

Microsoft to lay off 5,000 workers over the next 18 months

Redmond-based Microsoft Corp. eliminated 1,400 jobs Thursday morning, including 872 at its Redmond campus — and there are more cuts to come.Microsoft announced that it… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2009

Indicators: Area taking a hit by the recession, but there is some hope

The economy is tough and it will get worse before better — but with hard work and optimism, it will turn.This was the message this… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2009

PSE: Help available for those struggling to pay heating bills

As Washington state recovers from the recent winter cold weather and storms, Puget Sound Energy is reminding customers having trouble paying their heating bills that… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2009

Rodriguez is the new master chef at Trotter’s

• Ernesto Rodriguez is the new master chef at Trotter’s Family Restaurant, 825 Harvey Road, Auburn.

  • Dec 29, 2008

HCC helps people get back to work

Highline Community College can offer immediate help for workers displaced amid the current economic troubles.The Worker Retraining program helps people who are unemployed or facing… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2008

Web scam targets the unemployed

Filing for unemployment online? Beware of a consumer scam that preys on unemployed workers by offering to help file their claim – for a fee.That’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2008

Auburn Reporter Business Briefs | Dec. 17

• Glenn Jenkins is expanding his presence in downtown Auburn with the opening of MAC,TOO at 123 E. Main St. The store carries infant and nursery accessories, wall art, statues, home decor, gift items and greeting cards. MAC,TOO is named after Jenkins’ other store next door, Mercantile Antiques

  • Dec 16, 2008