Business

From Army man to businessman

Military training lends to local veteran’s business acumen in carpet cleaning business.

 

Microsoft has expanded their AccountGuard service to 12 new European Countries. Yellow: European countries already protected. Blue: European countries now protected. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Microsoft warns of hacking ahead of elections

Launching defense services in Europe.

 

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

 

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

Student debt draining retired income

Lots is written about students exiting college saddled with hefty student loans; however, the impact on retired parents went largely unnoticed. Recently, Wall Street Journal… Continue reading

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

Puget Sound companies join to create middle-income housing

Several are the same companies that opposed Seattle’s head tax last year.

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

Christmas wreaths help ease pain

Christmas is a difficult time for anyone grieving the death of a loved one. It is especially hard when they were slain in the line-of-duty… Continue reading

The Dick’s sign along Pacific Highway South. STEVE HUNTER,Kent Reporter

Dick’s Drive-In celebrates grand opening in Kent

On West Hill along Pacific Highway South | Photos

The Dick’s sign along Pacific Highway South. STEVE HUNTER,Kent Reporter

Small Business Saturday

Your vote may already be cast and counted in this year’s election. Your wallet, however, contains another valuable “vote” this holiday season: where you spend… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2018

Costs matter in hiring | Brunell

While both sides argue the merits of Seattle’s escalating minimum wage, there are other issues, such as the total cost per worker, which enter into… Continue reading

Revenue offers free webinar about business taxes

The following is a press release from the Washington State Department of Revenue. Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2018

County’s new solid waste disposal rate to support facility upgrades, service improvements

A small increase in King County’s solid waste disposal rates takes effect Jan. 1, 2019, and includes a discounted fee for low-income customers. “The discounted… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018

Dentists of Covington to open next week

Dentists of Covington will be opening its doors next week on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Dentists of Covington is a general dentistry office that see patients… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2018

Seattle’s Misstep highlights need for new approach

Last week, Seattle’s City Council did an “about face” revoking the onerous corporate head tax it unanimously enacted less than one month ago. Its city… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018
Employees at The Chopped Leaf prepare fresh ingredients for the restaurant’s bowls, salads and wraps. Courtesy Kevin Dueck

The Chopped Leaf offers healthy dining alternative

Federal Way couple opens first U.S. location of Canadian restaurant

Employees at The Chopped Leaf prepare fresh ingredients for the restaurant’s bowls, salads and wraps. Courtesy Kevin Dueck

Joe The Computer Guy|New Business

Daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Joe McClimon, owner of Joe The Computer Guy LLC, is a licensed, insured, veteran-owned business providing in home… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2018
From left, Jeff Smith, Sergey Alter and Joseph Drake pose for a photo. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Puget Sound Training Center celebrates 20 years

The center provides skills training and employment services to immigrants, refugees and low-income residents.

From left, Jeff Smith, Sergey Alter and Joseph Drake pose for a photo. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Annastina Beauty Lounge is open for business in Maple Valley

A new beauty lounge has opened its doors in Maple Valley — the Annastina Beauty Lounge is now open for business. A grand opening celebration… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2018
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
Get your resume ready for the King County Career Fair, which will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday, March 5 at the Embassy Suites Bellevue.

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

King County Career Fair set for March 5 in Bellevue.

Get your resume ready for the King County Career Fair, which will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday, March 5 at the Embassy Suites Bellevue.