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State Department of Commerce awards grants to more than 7,800 small businesses

Newest $100 million grant round prioritized restaurants, fitness centers

  • Dec 31, 2020
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Sound Publishing offers grants to local businesses

Sound Publishing has launched a local business stimulus program to help businesses adapt in a rapidly evolving economic environment. Sound Publishing, based in Everett, is… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2020
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Fisher Scones parent company fined for overworking teenage employees

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries found more than 1,500 instances of violations including missing meal breaks, working during school hours and more.

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Ways to shop small on the Eastside

The city of Bellevue has developed a quick list of easy ways to support local businesses

  • Nov 20, 2020
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Artists Sunday, following Black Friday, puts out call for participants before Nov. 29

The movement has a website that offers a free directory of artists and art organizations that participate

  • Nov 5, 2020
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PSE offering four businesses an energy upgrade

PSE offering four businesses an energy upgrade

You can nominate your favorite business by Oct. 18

  • Sep 28, 2020
PSE offering four businesses an energy upgrade
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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

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Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters
200 Mill project still expected for downtown Renton

200 Mill project still expected for downtown Renton

Despite the economic difficulties with COVID-19, only main difference is uncertainty of hotel

200 Mill project still expected for downtown Renton
The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

A team of computational scientists has developed web-based software that maps the virus’ protein spikes.

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus
New bookstore in downtown Renton hopes to appeal to local readers

New bookstore in downtown Renton hopes to appeal to local readers

Owner of Apparition Books hopes it will become the cozy neighborhood used bookstore.

New bookstore in downtown Renton hopes to appeal to local readers
Chamber offering PPE kits for small businesses

Chamber offering PPE kits for small businesses

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday will be distribution days for the kits of masks and hand sanitizer.

  • Aug 25, 2020
Chamber offering PPE kits for small businesses
Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Stores to distribute 750,000 purchased by King County starting Aug. 24

  • Aug 24, 2020
Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations
Renton resident uses TikTok to sell her message of kindness

Renton resident uses TikTok to sell her message of kindness

Just Be Kind co. has been a way for the Bella Wolfe to explore her passions for design and spreading positivity

Renton resident uses TikTok to sell her message of kindness
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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

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New program to help ensure safe start compliance in restaurants, taverns

Launched by Public Health – Seattle & King County

  • Aug 6, 2020
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Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington

Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington

Wearing a mask saves lives and saves jobs. And all across the state, Washington employers are leading by example in the fight to stop the… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2020
Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington
City offering ways for businesses to expand outdoors during pandemic

City offering ways for businesses to expand outdoors during pandemic

An emergency ordinance passed July 13 offers permits for sidewalk and parking lot use and increased temporary advertising outside businesses

  • Jul 17, 2020
City offering ways for businesses to expand outdoors during pandemic
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2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT | Car review

OK folks, buckle your seatbelts. This week’s tester is the 2020 Dodge Charge SRT Hellcat Widebody, the most powerful, and fastest mass-produced sedan in the… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020
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