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Westfield Southcenter mall in Tukwila closes because of coronavirus

Westfield Southcenter mall in Tukwila closes because of coronavirus

Reopening date remains to be determined

Westfield Southcenter mall in Tukwila closes because of coronavirus
A Boeing 777X during a taxi test. (Boeing Co.)

Companywide, Boeing reports 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Boeing will equip more employees to work remotely, but for now factory workers will stay on the line.

A Boeing 777X during a taxi test. (Boeing Co.)
A flight takes off at SeaTac International Airport. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle

Port of Seattle, airlines respond to COVID-19 with new health measures

Changes at Sea-Tac Airport include more hand sanitizer, training for biohazard cleaning.

A flight takes off at SeaTac International Airport. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle
With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)

Senate Dems: $5 million to help businesses disrupted by coronavirus

Overseas port closures hurt WA companies that depend on international shipping.

  • Feb 27, 2020
With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)
Lakepointe project in limbo

Lakepointe project in limbo

Developers must wait for road projects halted by passage of I-976

Lakepointe project in limbo
Multicare saves Covington Days Parade

Multicare saves Covington Days Parade

Multicare and the Chamber of Commerce dedicated $12,000 to event

Multicare saves Covington Days Parade
Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production
Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Maple Valley Crockett’s Public House was packed with Maple Valley residents and IRONMAN enthusiasts alike for the announcement of the triathlon’s premiere in Maple Valley, and King County, for the first time in six years.

IRONMAN 70.3 races into Maple Valley

The city will host the world-famous triathlon in September

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Maple Valley Crockett’s Public House was packed with Maple Valley residents and IRONMAN enthusiasts alike for the announcement of the triathlon’s premiere in Maple Valley, and King County, for the first time in six years.
Contentious fireworks ban adopted in Covington

Contentious fireworks ban adopted in Covington

Council, residents debate the advisory vote and law enforcement

Contentious fireworks ban adopted in Covington
The Vineyard Park Memory Care center at Mount Lake Terrace.                                 Photo courtesy of Vineyard Park.

Memory Care center slated for Wax Road

Vineyard Park of Covington plans to open in 2021

The Vineyard Park Memory Care center at Mount Lake Terrace.                                 Photo courtesy of Vineyard Park.
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