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CarMax in Renton is hiring

CarMax in Renton is hiring

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

  • Oct 4, 2017
CarMax in Renton is hiring
Mattress Firm’s Shoe Drive for Foster Kids begins

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
Mattress Firm’s Shoe Drive for Foster Kids begins
First Financial Northwest Bank has a location at The Landing. (Photo courtesy)

First Financial Northwest Bank wins award

It was awarded Best Branch Experience.

  • Sep 27, 2017
First Financial Northwest Bank has a location at The Landing. (Photo courtesy)
More than $41 million headed to consumers in LCD price-fixing case

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
More than $41 million headed to consumers in LCD price-fixing case
Hyatt Regency announces waterfront restaurant

Hyatt Regency announces waterfront restaurant

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

  • Sep 19, 2017
Hyatt Regency announces waterfront restaurant
Unemployment rate moves up marginally in August

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
Unemployment rate moves up marginally in August
Mattress Firm hosts shoe drive for foster kids

Mattress Firm hosts shoe drive for foster kids

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

  • Sep 11, 2017
Mattress Firm hosts shoe drive for foster kids
AAA and MAPFRE Insurance offer signal-blocking cellphone bags

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
AAA and MAPFRE Insurance offer signal-blocking cellphone bags
Mayor Suzette Cooke joins Cool Bird, the Seattle Thunderbirds’ mascot, in celebrating the announcement that Dick’s Drive-In is coming to Kent’s West Hill on Highway 99. COURTESY PHOTO, Dick’s Drive-In

Newest Dick’s Drive-In coming to Kent

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

Mayor Suzette Cooke joins Cool Bird, the Seattle Thunderbirds’ mascot, in celebrating the announcement that Dick’s Drive-In is coming to Kent’s West Hill on Highway 99. COURTESY PHOTO, Dick’s Drive-In
5 Chamber Breakfast starts Sept. 8

5 Chamber Breakfast starts Sept. 8

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

  • Sep 6, 2017
5 Chamber Breakfast starts Sept. 8
Uber partners with Sound Transit, cities to offer discounts on rides to, from light rail stations

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
Uber partners with Sound Transit, cities to offer discounts on rides to, from light rail stations
Providence hands out nearly 200 pink slips

Providence hands out nearly 200 pink slips

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

Providence hands out nearly 200 pink slips
Reminder: Aug. 31 is deadline to nominate Washington companies for state honor

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
Reminder: Aug. 31 is deadline to nominate Washington companies for state honor
Panera Bread now delivers off their lunch menu

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

Panera Bread now delivers off their lunch menu
Record low unemployment continues in Washington

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
Record low unemployment continues in Washington
Brown Bear Car Wash to offer free ‘Beary Clean’ car washes on Aug. 24

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
Brown Bear Car Wash to offer free ‘Beary Clean’ car washes on Aug. 24
Taproom celebrates one year anniversary on Aug. 12

Taproom celebrates one year anniversary on Aug. 12

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

  • Aug 11, 2017
Taproom celebrates one year anniversary on Aug. 12
Summer doldrums for home sales not happening around Western Washington

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
Summer doldrums for home sales not happening around Western Washington
Panera Bread in Renton to host job fair on Aug. 3

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
Panera Bread in Renton to host job fair on Aug. 3
Local businesses — be aware of phishing scams

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
Local businesses — be aware of phishing scams