Business

Yogi’s wisdom we must adhere to

“How many of you have turned off your television and radio because commentators keep yelling at and over one another?”

Skilled trade jobs go unfilled in our robust economy

Why is there a shortage of skilled craft workers? One reason, we’ve tended to look down on those jobs.

New Subway in Renton to open May 4

The grand opening celebration will be held 10 a.m. at the new store location, 15279 Maple Valley Hwy, Suite 600.

  • Apr 26, 2018

Hotel Interurban’s opening set for June

The hotel is the tallest building in Tukwila at 19 stories high.

Startup 425 aims to help small businesses on the Eastside

The program is a partnership between the cities of Renton, Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland, Redmond and the Port of Seattle.

A trade war could hit Washington state hard

“Avoiding that possibility should be our primary goal.”

City leaders joined Dick’s Drive-In owners, employees and customers, and Cool Bird, the Seattle Thunderbirds’ mascot, for an official groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for the new restaurant off Pacific Highway South on Kent’s West Hill. Story, page 2. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Ground breaks for new Dick’s Drive-In in Kent

Popular family-owned burger joint expected to open in October on West Hill.

City leaders joined Dick’s Drive-In owners, employees and customers, and Cool Bird, the Seattle Thunderbirds’ mascot, for an official groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for the new restaurant off Pacific Highway South on Kent’s West Hill. Story, page 2. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
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Ivar’s and Kidd Valley seeking teacher nominations

Teachers will be awarded $500 to use toward school supplies as part of the annual Teacher of the Year program.

  • Apr 5, 2018
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A forgotten side of the Alamo

“Just as Alamo visitors often overlook important parts of history, Washington can benefit from a more complete look at the benefits of irrigated agriculture.”

Renton Community Foundation exec Lynn Bohart to retire

Bohart’s replacement, LeAnne Moss, is set to take over April 2.

  • Mar 27, 2018

More jobs added to payrolls, unemployment rate unchanged

Washington’s economy added 8,700 jobs in February.

  • Mar 25, 2018

Boeing’s first 737 MAX 9 airplane delivered

The airplane will go into service with Thai Lion Air.

  • Mar 23, 2018

China now driving car market

“Nine out of 10 electric vehicles sold [in China] are made by Chinese automakers.”

Puget Sound Training Center celebrates 20 years

The center provides skills training and employment services to immigrants, refugees and low-income residents.

Puget Sound Energy is upgrading its fleet of 40 vehicles, converting them into cleaner-burning gas/electric hybrids. COURTESY PHOTO

Puget Sound Energy fleet gets cleaner

New hybrid vehicles will reduce carbon emissions

  • Mar 18, 2018
Puget Sound Energy is upgrading its fleet of 40 vehicles, converting them into cleaner-burning gas/electric hybrids. COURTESY PHOTO
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On the road for spring break? Include a review of your insurance on your packing list

NW Insurance Council encourages residents to consider reviewing insurances before going on vacation.

  • Mar 15, 2018
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Celebrating the 10,000th 737

Boeing reached a significant milestone — it produced its 10,000th 737 jetliner. Hundreds of Boeing employees gathered at the 737 plant in Renton on the… Continue reading

Two-time “American Ninja Warrior” contestant LaTaunya Witherspoon has opened a gym in Renton. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

‘American Ninja Warrior’ contestant opens gym in Renton

LaTaunya Witherspoon is the owner of the new gym SpoonFed Training located at 2000 Benson Road South.

Two-time “American Ninja Warrior” contestant LaTaunya Witherspoon has opened a gym in Renton. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

Learning from Ireland: Cleaner, greener and more prosperous

“The Irish learned that not only do visitors want good entertainment and welcoming people, but they want uncluttered communities, shores, and country side as well.”

Washington state Parks to hire aides for summer

Applications are open now through August.

  • Mar 5, 2018