Business

Michael Servis

The Met recognized for helping food, clothes banks

The Renton Lions Club has presented a Certificate of Appreciation to The Met Coffee and Wine Bar for its efforts to provide donations for the… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2009
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Michael Servis

Two Renton auto-repair shops make AAA Top Shops list

Jeff’s Auto Repair and Mathewson’s Auto and Tire, both in Renton, have been recognized as AAA Washington Top Shops.Each year, AAA Washington evaluates the quality… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2009
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Renton Chamber of Commerce presents Business Excellence Awards

Four Renton businesses and one non-profit organization were honored Thursday night by the Renton Chamber of Commerce with a Business Excellence Award.The recipients are:Customer Service… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2009
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KeyBank will open its new branch in The Landing this Monday. It's the bank's second branch in Renton

KeyBank to open branch Monday in The Landing in Renton

KeyBank will open its state-of-the-art branch at the Landing in Renton Monday.The new 4,695-square-foot branch is at 710 N. 10th St. in Renton, within The… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2009
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KeyBank will open its new branch in The Landing this Monday. It's the bank's second branch in Renton
Gary Garvin  works in the well on the air-conditioning unit of one of his customer’s cars recently.

Castrol 11-minute Oil Change relies on experience

Gary GarvinCastrol 11-minute Oil Change opened in late 1985 as a family owned and operated business. This store was the first of its kind to… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2009
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Gary Garvin  works in the well on the air-conditioning unit of one of his customer’s cars recently.
Sylvia Cerna hands over the money for her skinny white chocolate latte on a recent day outside Jammin Java. Cerna is handing the money to Andre Johnson

18-year-old brewing up a career

Andre Johnson is only 18, but he already has his own business.On weekdays from 5 a.m.-2 p.m., Johnson sells Americanos, lattes, mochas and more out… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2009
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Sylvia Cerna hands over the money for her skinny white chocolate latte on a recent day outside Jammin Java. Cerna is handing the money to Andre Johnson

Renton hosting clinic for entrepreneurs

The City of Renton is hosting an Alliance of Angels 10-Minute Pitch Clinic for Entrepreneurs on Tuesday.The clinic is an educational event tailored specifically to… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2009
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Renton surgeon honored as Humanitarian of Year

Valley Orthopedic Associates surgeon Dr. Robert Veith was recently awarded the 2009 Humanitarian of the Year award by the Prosthetics Outreach Foundation. The award is… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2009
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Alpine Nursery, Minters Earlington Greenhouse honored as natural yard-care nurseries

Alpine Nursery and Minter's Earlington Greenhouse and Nursery, both in Renton, are on the 2009 list of natural yard-care nurseries that offer safe, natural lawn… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2009
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County seeking applications for ‘Best Workplaces for Recycling” recognition

The King County Solid Waste Division is sponsoring its third-annual “Best Workplaces for Recycling” list as a way to spotlight those businesses that save money… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2009
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Shannon Carpenter holds a spring bouquet in Malesis Flowers & Gifts

Malesis Flowers returns to downtown Renton

Malesis Flowers & Gifts is back on Rainier Avenue in Renton, after a two-month stint in Kent.The 46-year-old business moved south at the end of… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2009
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Shannon Carpenter holds a spring bouquet in Malesis Flowers & Gifts

For first time, Triton Towers in on Grady Way are 100 percent full

Despite a weak and deteriorating office market, Triton Towers office campus has bucked current real estate trends by achieving its first ever 100 percent occupancy,… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2009
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Free tax workshop for small businesses is Wednesday

The South King County office of the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners 1 to… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2009
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Renton High senior Armin Basic works on the bench press while Luka Hocevar spots him. Hocevar runs Hocevar Performance

Hocevar Performance a different gym experience

For Luka Hocevar it has always been about getting stronger, faster and bigger.Born in Slovenia (Yugoslavia at the time), Hocevar has played just about every… Continue reading

Renton High senior Armin Basic works on the bench press while Luka Hocevar spots him. Hocevar runs Hocevar Performance

Turkish Airlines orders $1.3 billion worth of Boeing 777s

The Boeing Co. and Turkish Airlines have signed an order for five Boeing 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes valued at $1.36 billion at current list prices.This… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2009
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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
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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
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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
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Pete Jancola

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
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Pete Jancola