• Permanent Concrete Solutions, under owner Pete Christensen and manager Mike Myers, has relocated to 3702 W. Valley Highway N., Suite 106, in Auburn.
• 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.
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.
The boys are back.
The popular produce stand along West Valley Highway – Fresh Finds: Fresh Fruit & Vegetables – is open with a larger inventory of fruits and vegetables.
“The main reason we came back is the relationships we created. We had many people asking us to come back,” said Joe Brandt, one of the stand’s chief operators who introduced the business to Auburn-area customers last spring.