Business

Monica Parker joins Rainier Scholars as new associate executive director

Monica R. Parker joins Rainier Scholars as the new associate executive director. She has special expertise in professional and leadership development, design and implementation of… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2017

85°C Bakery Cafe opens first Washington location in Tukwila

People lined up around the outside of the 85°C Bakery Cafe on Friday morning, awaiting the chance to be among its first customers. The Taiwanese… Continue reading

Going green has become second nature at 1630

Beauty is pain, but it can also be green. One Renton salon is reducing their carbon footprint with the perfect blowout. 1630 Hair Artisans is… Continue reading

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 21, 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 19, 2016

Renton dentist ordered to cease and desist loyalty program

Program not registered with the state, as per law.

Holiday festivities begin with Small Business Saturday

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

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 3, 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 9, 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 9, 2016

IKEA to add solar panels to roof of new store

The store’s 244,504-square-foot solar array will consist of a 1.18 megawatt (MW) system, built with 3,420 panels, and will produce approximately 1,319,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity annually for the store.

  • Aug 24, 2016

IKEA to add solar panels to roof of new store

The store’s 244,504-square-foot solar array will consist of a 1.18 megawatt (MW) system, built with 3,420 panels, and will produce approximately 1,319,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity annually for the store.

  • Aug 24, 2016

A non-dairy alternative that’s creaming the competition

Two years ago, Madeline Haydon grew weary of waiting for the perfect creamer for her coffee.

A non-dairy alternative that’s creaming the competition

Two years ago, Madeline Haydon grew weary of waiting for the perfect creamer for her coffee.

Eight Renton businesses make “Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling” list

Last year, businesses and institutions in King County sent more than 276,000 tons of recyclable materials to the landfill.

Boeing to add ‘Space Bins’ to existing Alaska Airlines 737 fleet

Boeing’s new overhead bins increases the room for carry-on baggage by up to 50 percent, depending on the airline’s configuration.

  • Jul 29, 2016

Boeing to add ‘Space Bins’ to existing Alaska Airlines 737 fleet

Boeing’s new overhead bins increases the room for carry-on baggage by up to 50 percent, depending on the airline’s configuration.

  • Jul 29, 2016