Business

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.

East King County Chambers Coalition to host legislative breakfast Jan. 4

The business community will gather to hear what legislators will prioritize in the 60 day regular session.

  • Dec 4, 2017

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington wins award

The Renton hotel was named Hospitality Development of the Year.

  • Nov 26, 2017

Renton CarMax now open, still accepting job applications

The new store is located 3715 E. Valley Road.

  • Nov 25, 2017

October state unemployment rate matches record low

Washington’s unemployment rate fell from 4.6 to 4.5 percent in October – equaling the state’s all-time low for unemployment set earlier this year, according to… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2017

Amazon to hire 500 at Kent fulfillment center

Amazon is hiring for more than 500 positions for its local fulfillment center in Kent. Applicants can apply by attending one of hiring events Nov.… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

Free entree at Ivar’s or Kidd Valley Saturday

Veterans and active duty military will receive a complimentary meal all day Saturday, Nov. 11.

  • Nov 10, 2017

IKEA to host hiring event on Thursday

The event is from 2 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 9. The Renton IKEA is located at 601 SW 41st St.

  • Nov 7, 2017

Fundraiser set for Nov. 12 at The Brewmaster’s

Funds will be raised for King Ridge Foundation’s Sonoma Pride from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Mattress Firm hosts toy drive for foster kids

The drive is now until Dec. 18. Drop off new, unwrapped gifts at any Mattress Firm.

  • Nov 3, 2017

Free car washes for veterans on Veterans Day

Brown Bear Car Wash is offering free washes to current or former members of the military on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. The free “Beary… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

And the Woman of the Year is…

Renton Business and Professional Women Organization selected its Woman of the Year Oct. 13.

Unemployment rate unchanged in September

Washington’s unemployment rate held at 4.6 percent in September.

  • Oct 27, 2017

Budkis Fund Bingo on Oct. 20

The bingo night is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Pit Stop Taproom & Pub in Burien.

  • Oct 18, 2017

Free job fair at Highline College; nearly 60 employers expected at Oct. 18 event

Nearly 60 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job openings will be represented at Highline College’s Fall Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017