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Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County
A detailed journey - From homeless to business owner

A detailed journey – From homeless to business owner

Local entrepreneur talks compassion, homelessness and car detailing

A detailed journey - From homeless to business owner
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to develop luxury hotel at Auburn casino

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to develop luxury hotel at Auburn casino

Opening in 2021, dynamic resort experience to meet guest demand, the tribe says

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to develop luxury hotel at Auburn casino
Mora Iced Creamery comes to Covington

Mora Iced Creamery comes to Covington

Franchise hosts grand opening at 17327 SE 270th Place.

Mora Iced Creamery comes to Covington
Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection comes to Kent-Des Moines on April 19-21

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
Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection comes to Kent-Des Moines on April 19-21
Lawmakers need to re-examine budget before adjourning

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

Lawmakers need to re-examine budget before adjourning
Journey for women entrepreneurs full of risk, determination and support

Journey for women entrepreneurs full of risk, determination and support

Women-owned small businesses rise in Washington state

  • Apr 1, 2019
Journey for women entrepreneurs full of risk, determination and support
Inconvenient truth about batteries

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

Inconvenient truth about batteries
Darker side of renewables

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

Darker side of renewables
Oil companies betting on electric technology

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

Oil companies betting on electric technology
From Army man to businessman

From Army man to businessman

Military training lends to local veteran’s business acumen in carpet cleaning business.

From Army man to businessman
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

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO
OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar
Student debt draining retired income

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

Student debt draining retired income
Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

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 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

Christmas wreaths help ease pain
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

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
Small Business Saturday