As the filing deadline quickly approaches, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is warning tax-paying consumers to file cautiously.
As part of its “Boots to Business” program, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it has awarded a $3 million grant to Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) to deliver entrepreneurship education and training to transitioning service members.
Offering more than two decades of experience working with animals, Melinda Ruiz has opened K9 Complete Care on Enumclaw’s east side.
One of the problems with the minimum wage debate is the name itself. If we want to ensure that we don’t hurt lower-income workers, we should consider total compensation, not just wages.
When President Obama permanently grounded America’s space shuttles a couple of years ago, he made a huge mistake. He gave Russia carte blanche over the International Space Station and we now pay $70 million each for our astronauts to hitch a ride.
A solar company that increased staff by nearly 50 percent, a medical equipment firm that opened a retail division, a trucking company revolutionizing the way truckers are paid in a struggling industry, and a storage company that opened a new location – these are a few examples of the successful, sustainable growth achieved by Seattle-area graduates of the Emerging Leaders initiative.
Floods are a threat for areas hit by heavy late-winter snowfalls. Severe storms—sometimes in the form of deadly tornadoes or massive rainfall—often wreak havoc across the U.S. during spring.
Our nation’s veterans have served our country proudly and bravely. They are true American heroes, and we must make sure that we’re doing everything possible to support them, once they re-enter civilian life.
Anyone looking to get fit and build strength is a potential customer for the owners of ACME Crossfit, a new offering on the Enumclaw business scene
If you’re planning to host a Super Bowl party this Sunday, be sure to add safety and common sense to your playbook before guests arrive. As hosts of a party, homeowners and renters could be liable for the safety of their guests – even after they leave the party.
First recognized by Better Business Bureaus on the East Coast, the “One Ring” phone scam is now being reported across the United States. As an industry leader in identifying and tracking emerging scam trends, BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is alerting the public to this simple—yet extremely effective—ploy that can result in unauthorized charges on wireless statements.
Standing in front of the room, that first time, my hands shook, my arms trembled, my whole body quivered.
The Seattle Seahawks are headed to Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, making The 12th Man’s quest to attend difficult and expensive.
Consumer units (households) in the Seattle area spent an average of $60,674 per year in 2011-2012, 20 percent above the $50,581 U.S. average.
The doors to the Mint Restaurant and Ale House, a longtime fixture in downtown Enumclaw, had been closed for months. That all changed in August when the popular venue was reopened by new owners Ryan Lundeen and Scott Megargle.
The U.S. Small Business Administration will present Not Just Contracts: The SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program, the first of a free, two-part webinar series on Jan.15 at 2 p.m. EST.
The U.S. Small Business Administration and Operation HOPE, Inc., signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM) to encourage entrepreneurship and economic empowerment through increased collaboration on entrepreneurial and financial education for small business owners.
The U.S. Treasury Department announced today that it will allow qualifying Washington businesses to get tax credits to help pay for up to 50 percent of their employees’ health insurance premium next year.
The U.S. Small Business Administration will present the concluding chapter of its two-part webinar series on How Small Businesses Can Gain Competitive Advantage through HUBZone Certification, on Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. EST.
The holidays are quickly approaching and shoppers will be rushing to purchase and ship last minute gifts. At the top of many lists are the latest toys and electronics for kids.