There’s an old saying that people living in glass houses shouldn’t throw rocks. The moral is that before criticizing others, you should make sure your own house is in order. Companies, such as REI, supporting Gov. Inslee’s climate change legislation should heed that advice.
After operating Almost Necessities for 21 years at Enumclaw’s busiest intersection, Peggy Wenham decided it was time for a change. The result is Almost Necessities Chapter 2, which opened for business May 1, still at the corner of Cole Street and Griffin Avenue.
Cascade Place, an assisted living facility, is now serving the local community. Owned by Enlivant Senior Living, Cascade Place offers 24-hour care, with a licensed nurse on call every day. Residents are provided three meals daily, each created by a licensed dietician, and there is weekly housekeeping and laundry service.
How is Seattle’s Lighthouse for the Blind connected to the Export-Import Bank? Very closely. Since 1918, The Lighthouse for the Blind has provided education, training and manufacturing jobs for people with visual and hearing disabilities. Of the 400 people currently employed there, approximately 240 are blind or deaf-blind.
The Utilities and Transportation Commission and Better Business Bureau have some words of caution for consumers who need to hire a moving company for an in-state move: check with the state before it’s too late.
The Longshoremen’s work slowdown that snarled west coast ports for nine months is over, leaving behind bitter memories and billions in economic damages. But the global trends that foreshadowed that port disruption remain.
To many, giving President Obama more authority is a bad idea. However, regardless of how you feel about him, the President of the United States needs the power to negotiate trade agreements.
A new shop with roots in the Plateau’s wine-loving community has opened its doors in downtown Enumclaw. The shop is headed by Maria Kok, a sommelier with more than 35 years of experience in the wine retail business.
For the third year in a row, the crew from Enumclaw’s Olson’s Meats and Smokehouse captured the Silver Platter, awarded to the all-around grand champion at the Northwest Meat Processors Association annual convention.
Entrepreneurs can compete for opportunity to participate in national small business competition.
A new martial arts school, diesel vehicle service business and a hot new candle business have come to the Plateau.
California is in the midst of a fierce water war, a conflict that holds lessons for us in Washington State. In many ways, we are alike. Both of our states’ populations are growing and we have some of the world’s most prolific agriculture regions which require lots of water. Washington is served by a vast network of storage reservoirs that make up the Columbia River drainage. It stretches from the northern Canadian Rockies to as far south as Wyoming.
The state’s taxable retail sales increased to $33.25 billion for the third quarter of 2014 (July through September), up by 7.3 percent over the same period in 2013. Retail trade, a subset of total taxable retail sales, rose 5.5 percent to $14.58 billion.
Did you know two out of every three new private sector jobs are created by small businesses?
All of Enumclaw – but the business community in particular – is invited to a kickoff event for LiveLocal98022.
George Shin has returned to Enumclaw following a four-year absence, ready to train students how to live a balanced and healthy life through exercise, nutrition and karate. Shin notes that his family-oriented approach promotes health “from the inside out.” Experienced instructors focus on longevity, life-changing nutritional information, proper exercise techniques, body mechanics and traditional Okinowain karate. The goal is to promote health, sportsmanship, respect, friendship and integrity.
As Washingtonians prepare for another tax season, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington, along with several federal agencies—is reminding them to beware of scams and identity theft.
With the deadline for annual tax filings just around the corner, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is offering some tips to help businesses file their taxes on time.
Mark your calendars: minority-, woman- and small-business owners interested in participating on transportation contracts are invited to attend multiple opportunity forums being held across the state in late January and early February.
Plateau Rehab is not new to Enumclaw, but recently moved to a new quarters to better utilize the staff’s special equipment and training. The clinic now occupies space in the Becker Building, 1427 Jefferson Ave.