Business

Deadline to nominate your favorite Renton educator is approaching

Cast your 2018 Ahead of the Class nominations by midnight, Feb. 16.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Carbon tax in Washington state versus B.C.

“The key question is if Washington’s carbon tax is simply an added way to fund state government.”

Several Renton businesses to exhibit at Seattle Home Show

The Seattle Home Show kicks off Feb. 17 at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Beijing-based restaurant coming to Southport in September

Black Rooster is a Chinese fine dining restaurant that is focused on the use of fresh, local ingredients.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington added to AAA’s Four Diamond award list.

The other hotels that made the list include W Bellevue, Inn at the Market and Motif Seattle.

  • Feb 1, 2018

North Korean guest workers booted

“What is going in North Korea ought to be a lesson to all of us.”

NFIB to host Small Business Day at the Capitol Feb. 1

Sen. Guy Palumbo will give the luncheon keynote address.

  • Jan 24, 2018

Eyes on Renton breakfast is Feb. 7

The event is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

  • Jan 24, 2018

Job fair for Renton Sam’s Club employees scheduled for Jan. 24

About 63 Sam’s Club locations around the nation, including the one in Renton, will close permanently in March.

China’s new policy cuts deep into recycling

What are the implications of China’s “national sword” policy that bans many recyclable materials it traditionally imported?

Renton City Comic Con announces multi-con collaboration event

Kick off the Cons Party! is scheduled for noon to 10 p.m. on Jan. 27.

Washington economy adds jobs, unemployment low

The state’s economy added 6,100 jobs in December.

  • Jan 17, 2018

Good manners still count in business

“Chick-fil-A employees were the most likely of the 15 chains to say “please” and “thank you,” and to smile at drive-thru customers.”

Renton Business and Professional Women Organization to host meeting Jan. 12.

Featured speaker for the meeting will be Kristin Hirano, author of “Bite of Wisdom.”

Help foster kids sleep easier this new year

Mattress Firm’s pajama drive is on now through Feb. 18.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Online sales good for Washington papermakers

“In Washington alone, forests absorb and store 28.6 percent of the state’s climate emissions in live trees and harvested products.”

BECU grants $500,000 to nonprofits

18 nonprofits received awards ranging from $15,000 to $50,000.

Liberty Tax Service to host job fair and open house in Renton

The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 16 at 10827 SE Petrovitsky Rd.

  • Dec 14, 2017

81 percent of employers will have the same tax rate or lower in 2018

Tax rates in all 40 rate classes remained the same as in 2017, according to the Employment Security Department.

  • Dec 10, 2017

Renton car dealer nominated for top award

Brad Brotherton was nominated for the 2018 TIME Dealer of the Year award.