Business

CarMax in Renton is hiring

The company is looking to fill 50 positions, including full time and part time positions.

  • Oct 4, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Shoe Drive for Foster Kids begins

Remember receiving a new pair of shoes as a kid and the excitement and confidence that came with them? To help ensure that local foster… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2017

First Financial Northwest Bank wins award

It was awarded Best Branch Experience.

  • Sep 27, 2017

More than $41 million headed to consumers in LCD price-fixing case

Beginning next week, checks will be in the mail for consumers affected by an elaborate price-fixing conspiracy by LCD manufacturers, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Hyatt Regency announces waterfront restaurant

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

  • Sep 19, 2017

Unemployment rate moves up marginally in August

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.5 to 4.6 percent in August, primarily due to a jump in the state’s labor force,… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Mattress Firm hosts shoe drive for foster kids

Donations are accepted at stores from now until Oct. 31.

  • Sep 11, 2017

AAA and MAPFRE Insurance offer signal-blocking cellphone bags

The state’s new Distracted Driving law went into effect on July 23, but as you’ve probably noticed, it can be hard to stop the urge… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Newest Dick’s Drive-In coming to Kent

Iconic hamburger chain announced its seventh location – Highway 99, next to Highline College

5 Chamber Breakfast starts Sept. 8

The networking opportunity starts 7:30 a.m. at the Issaquah Hilton Garden Inn.

  • Sep 6, 2017

Uber partners with Sound Transit, cities to offer discounts on rides to, from light rail stations

In order to encourage area riders to pair rideshare trips with mass transit, Uber has partnered with Sound Transit and the cities of Tukwila and… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2017

Providence hands out nearly 200 pink slips

Most of the layoffs were administrative and shared service support positions.

Reminder: Aug. 31 is deadline to nominate Washington companies for state honor

People have until the Aug. 31 deadline to nominate a Washington company for a 2017 Corporations for Communities Award. Nomination forms can be found at… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2017

Panera Bread now delivers off their lunch menu

On Tuesday, Panera Bread began delivery services of their lunch menu to homes or offices in the Renton area. Orders can be placed up to… Continue reading

Record low unemployment continues in Washington

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate clocked in at 4.5 percent for the third consecutive month in July, according to the state Employment Security Department. “The… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

Brown Bear Car Wash to offer free ‘Beary Clean’ car washes on Aug. 24

The offer is part of their 60 years celebration.

  • Aug 14, 2017

Taproom celebrates one year anniversary on Aug. 12

The Brewmaster’s Taproom will release special beers to mark the occasion.

  • Aug 11, 2017

Summer doldrums for home sales not happening around Western Washington

New figures from Kirkland-based Northwest Multiple Listing Service indicate home sales and prices, like July’s temperatures, sizzled. Prices area-wide rose slightly more than 9 percent… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Panera Bread in Renton to host job fair on Aug. 3

The job fair for delivery drivers will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Renton location, 921 N 10th St.

  • Aug 1, 2017

Local businesses — be aware of phishing scams

Washington Department of Revenue is warning local businesses to be aware of email phishing scams.

  • Jul 28, 2017