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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.
Hundreds attended the King County Career Fair last July at the Embassy Suites in Bellevue, which featured exhibitors from top employers throughout the area. File photo

King County Career Fair set for March 5 in Bellevue

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

Hundreds attended the King County Career Fair last July at the Embassy Suites in Bellevue, which featured exhibitors from top employers throughout the area. File photo

Register for the 2018 Community Police Academy

The following is a press release from the Community Police Academy. Registration for the popular Community Police Academy (CPA) is now opened until filled. The… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2018

SBA emerging leaders initiative returns to Seattle

For the eighth year in a row, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Seattle District Office is offering the Emerging Leaders training initiative for local… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Seattle Home Show to feature all that’s trendy for the northwest home

The following is a press release from the Seattle Home Show. From Tiny Homes to Outdoor Living, Seattle Home Show to Feature all That’s Hot… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Small business owners to gather in Olympia

This annual event draws Main Street entrepreneurs from around Washington state.

  • Jan 30, 2018

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

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

  • Jan 17, 2018

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?