Business

Alaska USA contributes more than $60,000 to community nonprofits

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has donated $60,250 to support nonprofit organizations as part of its annual grant program. This year 73 nonprofits in the… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2017

Union works with community group to help local families

Volunteers with the Machinists Union District Lodge 751 have teamed up with other community groups to help low income families in crisis in Maple Valley… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2017

Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes celebrates 10 years

The dream of the shop started in a prayer closet over a decade ago.

Mattress Firm’s PJ Bowl to support local foster kids

Mattress Firm’s 12th annual Pajama Bowl is set for Sunday, April 2, from 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., at Acme Bow, 100 Andover Park Way,… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2017

State unemployment rate holds steady in January

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held firm in January at 5.1 percent, despite preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2017

Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Seattle-based Amazon announced on Thursday a new initiative to generate clean energy by installing solar panels on its fulfillment facilities around the world. The company… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2017

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