A steel beam from the World Trade Center New York’s 9/11 aftermath will be on display at this week’s World Trade Center Tacoma Globe Awards.
President Obama and the newly appointed Congressional federal debt reduction committee will need to look under every rock to find ways to save money and do things differently. Now, they’re getting some help from the private sector.
King County Executive Dow Constantine has named 21 finalists in seven categories for the first annual King County Executive’s Small Business Awards.
Multi-Service Center is seeking internship sites in area businesses and organizations for adults needing current on-the-job experience to prepare them for re-entry into the workforce.
At the same time President Obama and Congress were locked in combat over raising the nation’s debt ceiling, leaders of state manufacturing associations from across America were meeting right here in Washington.
Americans live in an idealistic world where, no matter what happens, we’ll still be able to go home at night and switch on the lights or pull into a filling station and gas up the family SUV.
The ballots for the “Best of Covington/Maple Valley/Black Diamond will be in the Friday, July 8 edition and the July 15, 22 and 29th editions
Later this month, state legislators will begin discussions about designing and implementing a health-care exchange.
If experience is a guide — and it is — Washington lawmakers should tread very carefully because recent events have shown how perilous such efforts can be.
The 76 gas station on state Route 169 and Kent-Kangley Road opened its renovated Circle K Store last week.
Construction on the store started on March 8, roughly a year after owner Ghirmai Abraha, 42, decided that the station’s auto repair shop wasn’t financially viable.
U-Top It, a frozen yogurt eatery in Covington, sells its yogurt like Washington gas stations sell gas. The customer does it all themselves.
The idea came about after Jennifer Ketels, who founded U-Top It in 2008, spent 18 months researching other businesses which follow a self-serve style formula to come up with her own concept which would both sell frozen yogurt and be tailored for children.
The RE/MAX Leading Edge real estate business celebrated their grand opening May 19 in Black Diamond.
By 2025, the TransAlta energy facility in Centralia must replace coal with natural gas to generate electricity, but Washington has no gas to offer. Fortunately, we have neighbors with an abundance of gas — natural gas, that is — to ship to us.
State lawmakers in Olympia received a much-needed boost recently in the form of $320 million in new tax revenue, the result of a new tax amnesty program. The amnesty, first proposed in 2009 by State Auditor Brian Sonntag, was vigorously championed by the Association of Washington Business as a way to settle disputed tax assessments.
At the corner of 3rd Avenue and Lawrence Street in Black Diamond, the small Italian Fresh Pizza building has the veneer of a drive-by eating establishment.
A daily special of $5.99 for a 14 inch cheese or pepperoni pizza gives the impression that quality is sacrificed for speediness, a place for people on-the-go.
With a new device called Square, businesses can now have their customers make credit card purchases on iPhones or Android devices.
The technology is utilized by people like 25-year-old Levi Anderson, who runs Boyrista, a coffee stand he started two years ago.
As the price of gas passes $4 on its way to $5 a gallon, the finger pointing in Washington, D.C. has reached a frenzy as politicians rush to place blame. “Wall Street profiteers!” “Speculators!” “Big Oil!”
Patti Jenson of Allstate has received the first 2011 Business of the Quarter Award by The Greater Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce
Cedar Heights PTSA President Juliet Perry named Education Volunteer of the Year at chamber’s March luncheon
U-Top It, a quality purveyor of all-natural frozen yogurt, is collaborating with Karen Chin-Reasoner and Kurt Reasoner to open a new location in the heart of Covington. The up-and-coming concept, based out of Redding CA, provides only the freshest and finest ingredients for customers at a build-it-yourself style shop.
The Covington U-Top It location at 27177 185th Ave. SE D-103, opened March 25th, and be open daily from 11am-9pm and until 10pm on Friday and Saturdays.
Trapper’s Sushi in Covington will be wrapping up a food drive on April 14 with a little heavy lifting the day before.
Grant Higa of Covington will show off his strong man skills in support of the food drive which is also a friendly competition between the three sushi restaurants — in Puyallup, Bonney Lake and Covington — owned by Trapper O’Keefe.