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Since the construction of Grand Coulee and Bonneville dams, Washington has enjoyed an abundance of low cost, reliable hydropower. It has been one-key competitive advantage for energy intensive industries and now it is vital to our state burgeoning “clean tech industries.”
In the presidential campaign leading up to the November elections, hopefully we will hear about ways to “Make America Great Again!”
Better Business Bureau Northwest wants to serve an alley-oop to spectators attending the 2016 NCAA Tournament. This year the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team are the No. 1 seed, Oregon State Beavers are No. 7 and the Gonzaga Bulldogs are the No. 11 seed. These teams will battle it out to make it to the Final Four.
As we enter into the New Year, a lot of people focus on bettering themselves. More workouts and fewer vices are the usual focus of resolutions this time of year. But for business owners, here are some simple resolutions with your businesses well-being in mind:
Pacific Northwest fishermen have good and very good news this Christmas.
hile shoppers gear up for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, Better Business Bureau reminds consumers to not get overwhelmed with door buster sales. According to the National Retail Federation, shoppers plan to spend an average of $463 on family members this holiday season.
Small businesses have the power to propel the local economy and uplift the community. When our small businesses do well, our community does well too. Please join thousands of your neighbors and shop small on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28, to support your local business owners and support the local economy. With the holiday season upon us, I cannot think of a better time to recommit in honoring our neighborhood champions.
Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report.
Ninety-six percent of the world’s consumers live outside of the United States and represent two-thirds of the world’s purchasing power.
Kim and Jack Emmons merge Maple Valley real estate office with Kent-Covington John L. Scott Real Estate
Pie Lab, at 12966 SE Kent Kangley Road, Kent, is open 8 a.m. daily. To learn more, visit thepielabbakery.com. The grand opening celebration is Sept. 4
The first 50 online registrants to check-in at the Sound Publishing booth, you get two free Mariner tickets
At the Maple Valley City Council meeting Monday, Aug. 24, City Manager David Johnston presented Finance Director Shawn Hunstock with the Professional Finance Officer Award in recognition for his continued professional development and achievements in the governmental finance arenas
Out-of-state companies could see some changes to their Washington state tax obligations due to new legislation taking effect Sept. 1
Business crime statistics from Maple Valley Police Department
The ability to work from home is an attractive proposition, especially when a company promises high income for little effort. The Better Business Bureau has received reports of a fraudulent company posing as a legitimate business, offering “jobs” to consumers that never pay
For businesses, here are some ideas to protect you from outside intrusion
Environmental features of a business or shopping center can contribute to our feelings of safety or danger
Starting a business can be overwhelming. You have to set up a legal structure, find office space, and apply for multiple licenses and permits, before you can even open your doors to customers
The Lost Dutchman, a sports bar in Maple Valley, took the place of the former Blockbuster in Wilderness Village