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Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection comes to Kent-Des Moines on April 19-21

Visit website for details about acceptable materials and amounts, plus upcoming collection events and convenient, permanent disposal sites

  • Apr 16, 2019

 

Lawmakers need to re-examine budget before adjourning

Before lawmakers wrap-up their work in Olympia, they should re-examine their hefty new state spending plan. The budget may not be sustainable even with a… Continue reading

 

Journey for women entrepreneurs full of risk, determination and support

Women-owned small businesses rise in Washington state

  • Apr 1, 2019

 

Inconvenient truth about batteries

Each year Americans throw away more than three billion batteries constituting 180,000 tons of hazardous material and the situation is likely to get much worse… Continue reading

Darker side of renewables

Before our country, in haste, dives totally into renewable energy, we must carefully evaluate its impacts. By just focusing on eliminating natural gas, liquid fuels… Continue reading

Oil companies betting on electric technology

Across the pond, London-based BP and Netherlands-headquartered Shell are looking to invest in innovative electric technology which is very good news. The two international oil… Continue reading

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.

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

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

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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