The Iron Horse Casino & Restaurant fashions a new look these days. New paints, colors and textures grace the interior…
When the farm boy in Robert McRae whispered in his ear, he suggested raising something entirely different on his green pastures.
Heeding that call transformed McCrae’s peaceful, 10-acre spread in bucolic east Auburn into a physically therapeutic and potentially money making venture.
• 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.
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.
• 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.