Daniel Ross Salon marks new location

Daniel Ross Salon and Skin Care marked its move to a new location in Covington with grand-opening celebration Jan. 9.The 13-year-old business, now at 17407… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2009

Free storm inspections for businesses, homes

King County is offering free inspections of damaged buildings in unincorporated areas to help speed the repair process for residents, officials said.County inspectors will evaluate… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2009

County unemployment at 5.3 percent

The jobless rate in King County was 5.3 percent, part of a record statewide run on unemployment benefits, according to Washington's Employment Security Department.Officials said… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2009

Boeing cutting 4,500 local jobs

By DEAN RADFORDReporter NewspapersThe Boeing Co. announced today that it plans to reduce the workforce of its Renton-based Commercial Airplanes division by 4,500 workers this… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2009

Temporary meeting place for MV-BD Chamber

The next monthly membership meeting of Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for Jan. 21 at Lake Wilderness Golf Course, the temporary venue… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2009

Minimum wage rings in with new year

Washington's new minimum wage of $8.55 per hour takes effect Jan. 1.The new rate, the highest in the nation, is a 48-cent increase from the… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2008

Unemployment claims can be free

The state Employment Security Department has issued a warning that jobless people should be cautious about any offers to help them file their unemployment claims… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2008

King County jobless rate rises

King County's unemployment rate increased in November, as did the statewide jobless percentage, according to the Washington Employment Security Department.The state agency today reported a… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2008

Sales for rural home-based businesses get easier

Home-based businesses in rural King County now have more flexibility in what they can sell on their property, according to County Council members who on… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2008

Moratorium in downtown aired

The Covington City Council will conduct a public hearing next Tuesday on whether to continue a temporary moratorium on downtown development.The hearing will be part… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2008

Businesses boost toy drives

Among local businesses that are serving as collection sites for toy drives are Noobs Game Center and Daniel Ross Salon and Skin Care, both in… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2008

New store buys, sells kids’ and maternity items

Kid to Kid, a retail franchise that buys and sells children’s and maternity goods, has opened a store in Covington at 16908 SE. 269th Pl.

  • Dec 4, 2008
Welcoming Dachelle Pand (second from right) of Valley Bank as a new member of the Rotary Club of Covington are club leaders (from left) Barry Anderson
Welcoming Dachelle Pand (second from right) of Valley Bank as a new member of the Rotary Club of Covington are club leaders (from left) Barry Anderson

Chambers of Commerce meet

Covington Chamber of Commerce’s monthly membership meeting is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. next Thursday at Radcliffe Place, 13510 SE. 272nd St.

  • Dec 3, 2008

Boeing engineers accept new contract

An engineers' union has accepted a new four-year contract with Boeing.Among participating members of Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) Local 2001 –… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2008

Lumps of coal for Christmas

Looking for a gag gift for someone on your Christmas list? Palmer Coking Coal Co. has a "dark" suggestion.The Black Diamond company is continuing its… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2008

Covington Costco opens with self-checkout, other tweaks

More than four years in the making, the grand opening of Costco in Covington tomorrow is being hailed as a significant moment for both the wholesale warehouse company and the city.

King County home sales dropped in October

Prices that sellers in King County and regionally are getting for their homes have followed the economy’s downturn, according to Northwest Multiple Listing Service, a residential real estate organization that tracks the housing market in western Washington.

  • Nov 13, 2008

Entrepreneur 101: South King County mom shares her story

I have been encouraged to share my story. I must admit it is not your everyday story. Instead, it is a unique experience had by a young mom with a shop full of 3,000 boxes.

  • Nov 13, 2008

Striking Boeing workers accept contract

By a 74 percent majority, striking members of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) voted Saturday to accept a new four-year contract from… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2008