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The Honda 2010 Insight hit the market April 22.

Along for a drive in the Honda 2010 Insight

Along for the drive in Kirkland…At the turn of the century when Honda introduced the first generation Insight, I found the hybrid to be an… Continue reading

The Honda 2010 Insight hit the market April 22.
Andrea Pickett of Baked Goodies in the booth at the Maple Valley Farmers Market on June 20

Mother, daughter duo bake tasty treats

Myrna Leickem was elbow deep in dough last Friday morning. Leickem was making cinnamon rolls for her new business with daughter Andrea Pickett, which sells only on Saturdays at the Maple Valley Farmers Market at Rock Creek Elementary School.

Andrea Pickett of Baked Goodies in the booth at the Maple Valley Farmers Market on June 20
Pictured are owner Trapper O’Keeffe

Trapper’s Sushi in Covington opens the doors

The tenants of Trapper’s Sushi and the Covington Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the completion of a new facility with an official ribbon cutting and… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2009
Pictured are owner Trapper O’Keeffe

Covington and King County hosting business recycling event

The city of Covington in coordination with King County Solid Waste Division is co-hosting a business recycling collection event at the Kent Fire Station No.… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2009

IRS advises it is time to check tax withholding levels

The Internal Revenue Service reminds Washington state taxpayers with 2009 nearly half over there is no better time to check their federal income tax withholding… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2009

The Greater Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce announce new board members

The Greater Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce announced the election of three new board members – Doug Corbin, Puget Sound Energy; Patti Jenson, Allstate,… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2009

Maple Valley Rotary Club and the Seattle Mariners team up to strike out polio

The Maple Valley community is invited to have fun, save money and raise some serious money for our fight to end polio in this great… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2009

Energy taxes on business will be passed on to the rest of us

Higher energy prices are a hidden undeclared tax. If you doubt that, just remember the feeling you had pumping $4 per gallon gasoline in your… Continue reading

Lynn Roberts

Maple Valley Rotary thanks participants and sponsors of golf tournament

The 13th annual golf tournament to benefit the Maple Valley Rotary scholarship fund and Greater Maple Valley Community Center (GMVCC) youth programs took place on… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2009
Lynn Roberts

King County to receive $79 million in federal stimulas funds

King County has been awarded nine federal economic stimulus grants totaling almost $79 million, funds which will be used to create or retain 192 jobs,… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2009

Ask the AG: Consumer Protection Tips from Attorney General Rob McKenna

Shop Closed: Consumer options are limited when businesses go bankruptConsumer: My fiancé and I paid $2,500 to reserve a venue for our upcoming wedding. Weeks… Continue reading

Health reform Is too important to rush through without close scrutiny

There’s an old saying, “Act in haste, repent at leisure.” It means that acting too quickly causes major problems later.The same can be said for… Continue reading

The Maple Valley Rotary recognizes students for  academics

SLIDE SHOW: Maple Valley Rotary Club honors students for academics and leadership

Students of the Month from Tahoma High School were recognized by the Maple Valley Rotary at the club’s breakfast meetings in May and June. Two students are selected each month based upon academic, leadership and community service criteria.

  • Jun 11, 2009
The Maple Valley Rotary recognizes students for  academics

Hudson Portraits to use photos, Facebook to gather food

Bruce Hudson, owner of Hudson’s Portrait Design in Renton, is determined to get cell phone self portraits off people’s Facebook pages and gather food for… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2009

Free tax workshop for small business owners

The south King County office of the state Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for small business owners from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 17 at the Fairwood Library, 17009 140th S.E., Renton.

  • Jun 6, 2009

Maple Valley Business of the Year is announced by Chamber of Commerce

The Board of Directors of the Greater Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce announced the 2009 Business of the Year award went to John L.… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2009
Dace Anderson and Arielle Young switch fret boards while they jam on Motorhead’s “Ace of Spades.” The pair are in a band
Dace Anderson and Arielle Young switch fret boards while they jam on Motorhead’s “Ace of Spades.” The pair are in a band

Protectionism may cause trade war with our neighbors

As President Obama visited Canada and flew across the Atlantic to the G-20 Summit (Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors) in London… Continue reading