Business

Boeing calls WTO ruling on tax subsidies a ‘complete victory’

The WTO today rejected almost all challenges to the European Union’s Washington state tax incentives.

 

Gas prices down as Thanksgiving weekend approaches

Gas is cheaper than last month, but up from last year at this time.

  • Nov 21st, 2016

 

IKEA looking to hire 50 at new Renton store

The 399,000-square-foot store is being built on the 29-acre IKEA lot in Renton.

  • Nov 19th, 2016

 

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Holiday festivities begin with Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday and Downtown Tree Lighting is Nov. 26, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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Renton dentist ordered to cease and desist loyalty program

Program not registered with the state, as per law.

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New tenants sprouting at Cortona building

Small businesses Urban Sprouts and Griot Gallery make Cortona building their new home.

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Puget Sound Energy joins western Energy Imbalance Market

The EIM is an energy supply market that serves real-time demand every 15 minutes and dispatches power every five minutes with the lowest cost energy.

  • Oct 3rd, 2016

Pop-up event to celebrate new businesses

The Community and Economic Development department is organizing Pop-Up Downtown on Sept. 16, a celebration that’s coinciding with the unveiling of the Cortona Building - the old Renton Western Wear building — on South Third Street.

  • Sep 9th, 2016

Pop-up event to celebrate new businesses

The Community and Economic Development department is organizing Pop-Up Downtown on Sept. 16, a celebration that’s coinciding with the unveiling of the Cortona Building - the old Renton Western Wear building — on South Third Street.

  • Sep 9th, 2016

IKEA to add solar panels to roof of new store

The store’s 244,504-square-foot solar array will consist of a 1.18 megawatt (MW) system, built with 3,420 panels, and will produce approximately 1,319,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity annually for the store.

  • Aug 25th, 2016

IKEA to add solar panels to roof of new store

The store’s 244,504-square-foot solar array will consist of a 1.18 megawatt (MW) system, built with 3,420 panels, and will produce approximately 1,319,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity annually for the store.

  • Aug 25th, 2016
Nutpods are new non-dairy creamers created by a local woman.

A non-dairy alternative that’s creaming the competition

Two years ago, Madeline Haydon grew weary of waiting for the perfect creamer for her coffee.

Nutpods are new non-dairy creamers created by a local woman.
Nutpods are new non-dairy creamers created by a local woman.

A non-dairy alternative that’s creaming the competition

Two years ago, Madeline Haydon grew weary of waiting for the perfect creamer for her coffee.

Nutpods are new non-dairy creamers created by a local woman.

Eight Renton businesses make “Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling” list

Last year, businesses and institutions in King County sent more than 276,000 tons of recyclable materials to the landfill.

Boeing to add ‘Space Bins’ to existing Alaska Airlines 737 fleet

Boeing’s new overhead bins increases the room for carry-on baggage by up to 50 percent, depending on the airline’s configuration.

  • Jul 29th, 2016

Boeing to add ‘Space Bins’ to existing Alaska Airlines 737 fleet

Boeing’s new overhead bins increases the room for carry-on baggage by up to 50 percent, depending on the airline’s configuration.

  • Jul 29th, 2016

Boeing debuts 737 MAX flight demonstration video

The video was captured in Moses Lake, Wash., as Capts. Mike Bryan, Greg McCann and Chris Dobb, Boeing test pilots, practiced the flight demonstration performed at the Farnborough International Airshow earlier this month.

  • Jul 27th, 2016

Boeing debuts 737 MAX flight demonstration video

The video was captured in Moses Lake, Wash., as Capts. Mike Bryan, Greg McCann and Chris Dobb, Boeing test pilots, practiced the flight demonstration performed at the Farnborough International Airshow earlier this month.

  • Jul 27th, 2016

New Sonic restaurant coming to Hardie Avenue

The new, 2,558-square-foot restaurant will be the first foray into King County for the Oklahoma-based retailer.

New Sonic restaurant coming to Hardie Avenue

The new, 2,558-square-foot restaurant will be the first foray into King County for the Oklahoma-based retailer.

Ferrari Concours d'Elegance 2016 fires up the city

Ferrari Concours fires up Renton | SLIDESHOW

Hundreds gathered at 2016 Ferrari Concours d'Elegance July 10 to see more than 75 Ferraris and two 250 GTOs.

Ferrari Concours d'Elegance 2016 fires up the city
Ferrari Concours d'Elegance 2016 fires up the city

Ferrari Concours fires up Renton | SLIDESHOW

Hundreds gathered at 2016 Ferrari Concours d'Elegance July 10 to see more than 75 Ferraris and two 250 GTOs.

Ferrari Concours d'Elegance 2016 fires up the city

Boeing, EGYPTAIR announce order for nine Next-Generation 737-800s

The deal, valued at $864 million at current list prices, was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Order & Deliveries website.

  • Jul 14th, 2016

Boeing, EGYPTAIR announce order for nine Next-Generation 737-800s

The deal, valued at $864 million at current list prices, was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Order & Deliveries website.

  • Jul 14th, 2016

Boeing announces billions of dollars in new 737 sales

Three new deals were announced Monday at the Farnsborough International Airshow.

Boeing announces billions of dollars in new 737 sales

Three new deals were announced Monday at the Farnsborough International Airshow.

There's a new taproom coming to town! The Brewmaster's Taproom

New taproom caters to craft beer fans

But the owner of Brewmaster Taproom started to get in good with her in-laws

There's a new taproom coming to town! The Brewmaster's Taproom
There's a new taproom coming to town! The Brewmaster's Taproom

New taproom caters to craft beer fans

But the owner of Brewmaster Taproom started to get in good with her in-laws

There's a new taproom coming to town! The Brewmaster's Taproom

PACCAR celebrates opening of new distribution center

It serves 91 prime dealerships throughout the Northwestern United States and Western Canada, and is one of 17 PDCs worldwide with capacity to store 38,000 different aftermarket parts for all makes of trucks, trailers and buses.

  • Jul 8th, 2016

PACCAR celebrates opening of new distribution center

It serves 91 prime dealerships throughout the Northwestern United States and Western Canada, and is one of 17 PDCs worldwide with capacity to store 38,000 different aftermarket parts for all makes of trucks, trailers and buses.

  • Jul 8th, 2016
Workers  install the new sign on the iconic blue wall of the new IKEA store being built on Southwest 41st Street.

Gimme an ‘E’!

This week, workers from Heath Northwest hoisted into place the four, 8-foot letters that make up the store's name on to the new, two-story IKEA building currently under construction on Southwest 41st Street.

  • Jun 22nd, 2016
Workers  install the new sign on the iconic blue wall of the new IKEA store being built on Southwest 41st Street.
Robert Morrison currently teaches nearly 200 students in martial arts and fitness classes at his Renton school and 75 students at Maple Valley.

Lee’s celebrates two decades of making a difference

Robert Morrison teaches nearly 200 students martial arts at the same school he attended as a student.

Robert Morrison currently teaches nearly 200 students in martial arts and fitness classes at his Renton school and 75 students at Maple Valley.

VietJet Aviation orders 100 737 Max 200 airplanes

The deal is valued at valued at approximately $11.3 billion at current list prices.

  • May 23rd, 2016

VietJet Aviation orders 100 737 Max 200 airplanes

The deal is valued at valued at approximately $11.3 billion at current list prices.

  • May 23rd, 2016

Chamber’s next roundtable offers tips for small busineses | GUEST COMMENTARY

"One of the common denominators with chamber CEOs is that we relish working in the business industry with entrepreneurs."

  • May 20th, 2016

Chamber’s next roundtable offers tips for small busineses | GUEST COMMENTARY

"One of the common denominators with chamber CEOs is that we relish working in the business industry with entrepreneurs."

  • May 20th, 2016
Myles Kahn and ‘budtender’ Alissa Ruth

After two-year battle, Buddy’s is finally ready to open its doors

Myles Kahn won the third recreational marijuana license for Renton, but spent two years locked in a legal battle over a place to open and will finally host a grand opening this weekend.

Myles Kahn and ‘budtender’ Alissa Ruth
Myles Kahn and ‘budtender’ Alissa Ruth

After two-year battle, Buddy’s is finally ready to open its doors

Myles Kahn won the third recreational marijuana license for Renton, but spent two years locked in a legal battle over a place to open and will finally host a grand opening this weekend.

Myles Kahn and ‘budtender’ Alissa Ruth
Abyssinia Hair & Beauty Clinic

Immigrant’s salon caters to every kind of hair

The name “Abyssinia” refers the Ethiopian empire that covered the northern half of Ethiopia till 1974. Even though Taffese is a Kenyan native, she named her salon in honor of her Ethiopian roots.

Abyssinia Hair & Beauty Clinic

Boeing 737 MAX makes first international journey for flight testing

Flight testing for the 737 MAX is on schedule with three test airplanes having completed more than 100 flights combined.

  • May 2nd, 2016