Business

Chamber plans nonprofit workshop

The Renton Chamber of Commerce will host a Nonprofit Workshop 1 p.m.-4 p.m. May 15 at Harambee Church, 316 S. Third St., in downtown Renton.The… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2009

Survive and Thrive in 2009 workshop to deal with social media

The fourth in a series of Survive and Thrive in 2009 workshops at the Renton Chamber of Commerce is “Social Media Marketing.”Kevin Hoult, director for… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2009

Community Room available at The Landing

Harvest Partners, the developer of The Landing in Renton, is offering a Community Room at The Landing for use by community groups and organizations.There is… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2009

Renton Transmission using lessons from recessions to meet challenges

By Pete JancolaRenton Transmission is a family owned and operated auto-repair business that has been serving Renton in the same location since 1985. In the… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2009

Harley dealership grand opening

A huge crowd attended the grand opening of the Downtown Harley Davidson motorcycle dealership on East Valley Road last Saturday. The day included a ribbon-cutting… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2009

Pancakes, conservation information available at McLendon

McLendon Hardware’s free Pancake Breakfast this Saturday will feature good things to eat, plus Puget Sound Energy will hand out energy conservation information.Puget Sound Energy… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2009

Boeing earnings per share drops 47 percent for first quarter

The Boeing Co. announced on Wednesday that its earnings per share for the first quarter of 2009 decreased 47 percent, to 86 cents.The decline includes… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2009

Harley dealership opens in Renton

Ray Paglia of Kent, whose family has strong ties to Renton, jokes he’s not a “bad boy,” but he sure likes his Harley.Paglia was at… Continue reading

Rare chance to taste culture of Africa with good friends

I’d like to share with you one of the more meaningful experiences of my life in our Renton community that I had recently with a… Continue reading

Boeing delivers the 6,000th 737, built in Renton and the world’s most popular jetliner

The Boeing Co. marked on Thursday a milestone for the Renton-built 737 – the delivery of the 6,000th jetliner, according to a company press release.The… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2009

Everything Party has 30,000 items to make any event a huge success

Six weeks. That’s how long it took Linda Potter to plan her Halloween party each year. Much of that time, some 15 years ago, was… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2009

Bob Bridge Toyota of Renton wins President’s Award for seventh time

For the seventh time, Bob Bridge Toyota in downtown Renton has won the Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.’s President’s Award for outstanding sales and service.Bob… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2009

Chamber of Commerce ‘Survive and Thrive in 2009″ workshop on marketing is Wednesday

The third in a series of “Survive and Thrive in 2009” workshops is “Your One Page Marketing Plan” Wednesday, April 8.Kevin Hoult, adviser with the… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2009

Home sales showing signs of recovery in Western Washington

Pending sales around Western Washington for March reached the highest level in six months, according to the latest figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service.Compared to… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2009

Prime contractor for The landing recognized

The prime contractor of The Landing in north Renton, the S.D. Deacon Corp. of Washington, has received the Mixed-Use Construction Award from the Associated Builders… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009

Renton Chamber of Commerce announces 2009 Business Excellence Awards finalists

The Greater Renton Chamber of Commerce will honor 15 Renton-area businesses and name the winners of the Business Excellence Awards at an awards ceremony on… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2009

Rotary CAPER shows generous spirits

Last Saturday, the Rotary Club of Renton held its 43rd annual CAPER auction. CAPER for those of you that don’t know, stands for Community Auction… Continue reading

The end of the American Dream? Not at CD Danza

“10,000 people laid off at Microsoft! It’s the end of the American Dream!” I overheard a woman, who like me, was having her hair washed… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2009

The Landing adds more places to eat

The Landing is rapidly adding to its menu of restaurants.The restaurants all add international fare – and flair – to the north Renton shopping experience.•… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2009