Mattress Firm’s Clothing Drive for Foster Kids seeks donations

May is National Foster Care Month and Mattress Firm is making it…

  • May 26th, 2017


College Spark grant supports new English courses at RTC

RTC was awarded a $49,994 grant to develop tailored English courses.

  • May 23rd, 2017


Renton Downtown Partnership organizes inaugural Wine Walk

The event, scheduled for June 9, will highlight 11 regional wines and wineries.


Hyatt Regency announces waterfront restaurant

The new hotel is set to open in June. The restaurant will seat 236 guests.

  • May 20th, 2017

Hyatt Regency to host job fair

The hotel, scheduled to open in June near Lake Washington, is looking to fill over 100 positions.

  • May 12th, 2017

Evergreen Market to open third store in Renton

The 3,000-square-foot store will open Friday, May 12.

  • May 10th, 2017

La Hacienda reopens after potential norovirus outbreak

The restaurant was temporarily closed on April 27 after reports of people becoming ill.

Smile Power vehicle rolls into town

Charlette Shoecraft was honored during the April 25 stop in the South Seattle/Renton area.

  • May 4th, 2017

Wild Willy’s in Federal Way sells work-wear at discount

Since it opened March 2016, Wild Willy’s Workwear on Pacific Highway South…

GiveBIG event to impact Renton nonprofits

Seattle Foundation’s annual GiveBIG event on May 10 will benefit more than…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Many homes selling within first 30 days in Puget Sound housing market

Housing prices in the Puget Sound market continue to go up and…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

A closer look into what the sale of McLendon means to the business, customers

McLendon sale set to finalize this month

Mattress Firm’s Pajama Bowl raises $114K for foster kids

Mattress Firm’s 12th annual Pajama Bowl was a striking success, raising more…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Dreamliner completes first flight

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner took off for the first time in South…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Veterans Resource Fair seeks providers, volunteers

Event returns to Tacoma Dome on May 13

  • Apr 1st, 2017

McLendon Hardware announces acquisition by Central Network Retail Group

The transaction is set to finalize in April.

New director discusses CISR’s role in community | COMMENTARY

All students can learn and achieve at high levels if they are…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Port of Seattle offers 150 paid high school and college summer internship

The Port of Seattle is offering 150 paid summer internships for high…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Unemployment rate hits nine-year low in Washington

Washington’s state unemployment rate fell from 5.1 to 4.9 percent — lowest report since March 2008.

  • Mar 26th, 2017

Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors

The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative…

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Seattle-based Amazon announced on Thursday a new initiative to generate clean energy…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

PACCAR dives into driverless technology | COMMENTARY

PACCAR announced its plan to build driverless trucks, which is “good for Washington” according to Brunell.

Alaska USA contributes more than $60,000 to community nonprofits

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has donated $60,250 to support nonprofit organizations…

  • Mar 19th, 2017

Union works with community group to help local families

Volunteers with the Machinists Union District Lodge 751 have teamed up with…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes celebrates 10 years

The dream of the shop started in a prayer closet over a decade ago.

Mattress Firm’s PJ Bowl to support local foster kids

Mattress Firm’s 12th annual Pajama Bowl is set for Sunday, April 2,…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

State unemployment rate holds steady in January

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held firm in January at 5.1…

  • Mar 12th, 2017

Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Seattle-based Amazon announced on Thursday a new initiative to generate clean energy…

  • Mar 12th, 2017

Monica Parker joins Rainier Scholars as new associate executive director

Monica R. Parker joins Rainier Scholars as the new associate executive director.…

  • Mar 12th, 2017

85°C Bakery Cafe opens first Washington location in Tukwila

People lined up around the outside of the 85°C Bakery Cafe on…

Going green has become second nature at 1630

Beauty is pain, but it can also be green. One Renton salon…

Kent company recalls 79 pounds of mislabeled meatloaf

The two recalled products contain known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

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

Holiday festivities begin with Small Business Saturday

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

Renton dentist ordered to cease and desist loyalty program

Program not registered with the state, as per law.

New tenants sprouting at Cortona building

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

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