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Help foster kids sleep easier this new year

Help foster kids sleep easier this new year

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

  • Jan 8, 2018
Help foster kids sleep easier this new year
Online sales good for Washington papermakers

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.”

Online sales good for Washington papermakers
BECU grants $500,000 to nonprofits

BECU grants $500,000 to nonprofits

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

BECU grants $500,000 to nonprofits
Liberty Tax Service to host job fair and open house in Renton

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
Liberty Tax Service to host job fair and open house in Renton
81 percent of employers will have the same tax rate or lower in 2018

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
81 percent of employers will have the same tax rate or lower in 2018
Renton car dealer nominated for top award

Renton car dealer nominated for top award

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

Renton car dealer nominated for top award
East King County Chambers Coalition to host legislative breakfast Jan. 4

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
East King County Chambers Coalition to host legislative breakfast Jan. 4
Hyatt Regency Lake Washington wins award

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington wins award

The Renton hotel was named Hospitality Development of the Year.

  • Nov 26, 2017
Hyatt Regency Lake Washington wins award
Renton CarMax now open, still accepting job applications

Renton CarMax now open, still accepting job applications

The new store is located 3715 E. Valley Road.

  • Nov 25, 2017
Renton CarMax now open, still accepting job applications
October state unemployment rate matches record low

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
October state unemployment rate matches record low
Amazon to hire 500 at Kent fulfillment center

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
Amazon to hire 500 at Kent fulfillment center
Free entree at Ivar’s or Kidd Valley Saturday

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
Free entree at Ivar’s or Kidd Valley Saturday
IKEA to host hiring event on Thursday

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
IKEA to host hiring event on Thursday
Fundraiser set for Nov. 12 at The Brewmaster’s

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.

Fundraiser set for Nov. 12 at The Brewmaster’s
Mattress Firm hosts toy drive for foster kids

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
Mattress Firm hosts toy drive for foster kids
Free car washes for veterans on Veterans Day

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
Free car washes for veterans on Veterans Day
And the Woman of the Year is…

And the Woman of the Year is…

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

And the Woman of the Year is…
Unemployment rate unchanged in September

Unemployment rate unchanged in September

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

  • Oct 27, 2017
Unemployment rate unchanged in September
Budkis Fund Bingo on Oct. 20

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
Budkis Fund Bingo on Oct. 20
Free job fair at Highline College; nearly 60 employers expected at Oct. 18 event

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