Business

PSE plans area upgrade projects

Puget Sound Energy is investing approximately $421 million in service-area infrastructure improvements in 2008, of which about $247 million is earmarked for capacity and reliability… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2008

Business briefs

• Megan Huffington was named manager for Wells Fargo’s Lake Tapps banking store. Huffington leads an eight-member team at the Lake Tapps banking store inside Top Food & Drugs, 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway E. She recently worked as the manager of Wells Fargo’s Enumclaw banking store, and previously worked as a service manager and a teller for Wells Fargo.

  • Sep 16, 2008

Olympic medalist to introduce BMX to local boys, girls

Jill Kintner, Olympic BMX racing medalist from Kirkland, will be returning to the home track where she grew up racing to meet local boys and girls who would like to try the sport.

  • Sep 15, 2008

Back in business: Couple ends retirement to serve up taste of Trotter’s

A devoted restaurateur for 30 years, Jenny Xenakis figured she was ready to put away the durable utensils, shed the apron and fill the last cook orders.

Timberland Homes reaches milestone

Timberland Homes, one of the largest builders of modular homes in the Pacific Northwest, recently sold its 2,600th home. The Auburn-based company continues to perform well in a difficult housing market climate. Timberland Homes recently received Inc. Magazines’ award for being one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies for the four years ending in 2007 with a growth in revenues of 71.7 percent.

  • Sep 10, 2008

Auburn Reporter Business Briefs | Aug. 30

• Permanent Concrete Solutions, under owner Pete Christensen and manager Mike Myers, has relocated to 3702 W. Valley Highway N., Suite 106, in Auburn.

  • Aug 29, 2008

New spot

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  • Aug 29, 2008

Business briefs

Sleep Country USA, the Northwest’s largest seller of premium mattresses, recently opened its newest store in Auburn – part of its continued expansion into Northwest communities.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Auburn Reporter Business Briefs | Aug. 16

• Robin Hood Pizza now is open at 3108 A St. SE, Suite D, under the operation of Biclass Singh and Surinder Kaur.

  • Aug 15, 2008

Auburn Business Briefs | August 2

• Valley Community Bancshares, Inc., the parent of Valley Bank, reported record operating earnings for the six-month period ended June 30. For the period, earnings increased 29 percent to $1,242,000, or $1.08 per diluted share compared to $961,000 or $0.83 per diluted share during the same period a year ago. Assets at June 30, 2008 totaled $205 million.

  • Aug 1, 2008

Auburn Business Briefs | July 19

• Auburn’s Cheryl J. Bidleman was hired as the new human resource director at Tacoma Goodwill, effective July 7.

  • Jul 18, 2008

ADA needs volunteers for board

The Auburn Downtown Association is currently seeking volunteers to fill openings on the board of directors and formulate

  • Jul 18, 2008

Jetta goes the extra mile in fuel challenge

Matthew Welch, the general manager of Auburn Volkswagen, practices what he preaches. He believes the new Jetta Turbo Diesel can match or beat the leading… Continue reading

Auburn Business Briefs | July 16

• Roy Putra is the new store manager at Stone Mountain Flooring Outlet of Auburn.

  • Jul 15, 2008

Fields & Co. restaurant at Auburn Transit Station looks to open

An ambitious Auburn couple has a dream, and their refreshing concept – dinner by the train – hopefully will succeed in the months ahead. Cyndi and Bruce Fields are determined to complete the final steps that would open the doors to a 2,900-square-foot, 65-seat full-service restaurant at the Auburn Transit Station. The project – Fields & Co., at 110 Second St. SW, Suite 125 – is about 90 percent done.

Auburn sports memorabilia store opens

• Player’s Sports opened for business on July 1 at 620 Auburn Way S. in Suite E. Owner Jeff Hulse invites customers to “find something for the player in you.”

  • Jul 9, 2008

Vintage furniture store celebrates 20 years | Auburn Business Briefs

A look at what's happening in the Auburn business world.

  • Jun 30, 2008