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Raina Labrum plays with her dog, Riven, right, as well as Daisy, center, and Poby, left, at Piper’s Playground indoor dog park in Federal Way. Heidi Sanders, the Mirror

Piper’s Playground offers indoor play space for dogs

Federal Way’s first indoor dog park opened Jan. 18.

Raina Labrum plays with her dog, Riven, right, as well as Daisy, center, and Poby, left, at Piper’s Playground indoor dog park in Federal Way. Heidi Sanders, the Mirror
South Korea success goes beyond Olympics

South Korea success goes beyond Olympics

“Give the South Koreans credit for overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles to pull the games off.”

South Korea success goes beyond Olympics
Resume-writing rules to break — and ones you should not

Resume-writing rules to break — and ones you should not

King County Career Fair set for March 5 in Bellevue.

Resume-writing rules to break — and ones you should not
King County Career Fair set for March 5 in Bellevue

King County Career Fair set for March 5 in Bellevue

The free event will feature dozens of top employers from region.

King County Career Fair set for March 5 in Bellevue
Military leaders can transform education

Military leaders can transform education

“They are good at sizing up situations, take calculated risks and work to find plausible solutions.”

Military leaders can transform education
25th annual Rampathon accepting free mobility ramp applications

25th annual Rampathon accepting free mobility ramp applications

MBAKS members and community volunteers head to home sites to build ramps during May for free.

  • Feb 16, 2018
25th annual Rampathon accepting free mobility ramp applications
Deadline to nominate your favorite Renton educator is approaching

Deadline to nominate your favorite Renton educator is approaching

Cast your 2018 Ahead of the Class nominations by midnight, Feb. 16.

  • Feb 14, 2018
Deadline to nominate your favorite Renton educator is approaching
Carbon tax in Washington state versus B.C.

Carbon tax in Washington state versus B.C.

“The key question is if Washington’s carbon tax is simply an added way to fund state government.”

Carbon tax in Washington state versus B.C.
Several Renton businesses to exhibit at Seattle Home Show

Several Renton businesses to exhibit at Seattle Home Show

The Seattle Home Show kicks off Feb. 17 at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle.

  • Feb 7, 2018
Several Renton businesses to exhibit at Seattle Home Show
Beijing-based restaurant coming to Southport in September

Beijing-based restaurant coming to Southport in September

Black Rooster is a Chinese fine dining restaurant that is focused on the use of fresh, local ingredients.

  • Feb 6, 2018
Beijing-based restaurant coming to Southport in September
Hyatt Regency Lake Washington added to AAA’s Four Diamond award list.

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington added to AAA’s Four Diamond award list.

The other hotels that made the list include W Bellevue, Inn at the Market and Motif Seattle.

  • Feb 1, 2018
Hyatt Regency Lake Washington added to AAA’s Four Diamond award list.
North Korean guest workers booted

North Korean guest workers booted

“What is going in North Korea ought to be a lesson to all of us.”

North Korean guest workers booted
NFIB to host Small Business Day at the Capitol Feb. 1

NFIB to host Small Business Day at the Capitol Feb. 1

Sen. Guy Palumbo will give the luncheon keynote address.

  • Jan 24, 2018
NFIB to host Small Business Day at the Capitol Feb. 1
Eyes on Renton breakfast is Feb. 7

Eyes on Renton breakfast is Feb. 7

The event is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

  • Jan 24, 2018
Eyes on Renton breakfast is Feb. 7
Job fair for Renton Sam’s Club employees scheduled for Jan. 24

Job fair for Renton Sam’s Club employees scheduled for Jan. 24

About 63 Sam’s Club locations around the nation, including the one in Renton, will close permanently in March.

Job fair for Renton Sam’s Club employees scheduled for Jan. 24
China’s new policy cuts deep into recycling

China’s new policy cuts deep into recycling

What are the implications of China’s “national sword” policy that bans many recyclable materials it traditionally imported?

China’s new policy cuts deep into recycling
Renton City Comic Con announces multi-con collaboration event

Renton City Comic Con announces multi-con collaboration event

Kick off the Cons Party! is scheduled for noon to 10 p.m. on Jan. 27.

Renton City Comic Con announces multi-con collaboration event
Washington economy adds jobs, unemployment low

Washington economy adds jobs, unemployment low

The state’s economy added 6,100 jobs in December.

  • Jan 17, 2018
Washington economy adds jobs, unemployment low
Good manners still count in business

Good manners still count in business

“Chick-fil-A employees were the most likely of the 15 chains to say “please” and “thank you,” and to smile at drive-thru customers.”

Good manners still count in business
Renton Business and Professional Women Organization to host meeting Jan. 12.

Renton Business and Professional Women Organization to host meeting Jan. 12.

Featured speaker for the meeting will be Kristin Hirano, author of “Bite of Wisdom.”

Renton Business and Professional Women Organization to host meeting Jan. 12.