Business

Like Poland, America needs change | Brunell

Rioting, burning and looting don’t get us anywhere.

 

A new measure from the King County Council could increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas of King County. File photo

County measure would increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas

Staff report Legislation the King County Council passed June 23 could lead to increased flexibility for restaurants, retail shops, and providers of certain personal services… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2020

 

Washington needs to change to stay on top | Don Brunell

In June, Washington had the best state economy in the country. COVID-19 wrecked that achievement.

 

Plans still in works for downtown parking lot

The Thunder Dome Car Museum is looking at building a commercial building on the site.

Comcast to continue 60 days of free internet service to new, eligible customers

Low-income monthly options also available

  • Jun 18, 2020

MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond

The Diamond Square complex is also looking for other local businesses to move in.

24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton

Panther Lake Kent location scheduled to reopen next month

China’s push for high-tech dominance

The country’s control of rare earth metals will give it a key advantage in this fight.

Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15

Modified hours; safety protocols

  • Jun 12, 2020

Enumclaw High students earn state FFA honors

Together, these eight students have completed a combined 2,880 hours of classroom instruction and 2,400 hours of work on their Supervised Agricultural Experience projects.

Goodwill to reopen donation centers, stores in King, Pierce counties

Including Kent, Auburn, Federal Way locations

  • Jun 8, 2020

Sound Publishing offering matching advertisement grants

Your local paper is offering $200,000 in matching grants so local businesses can stretch their advertising budgets.

  • Jun 5, 2020

New Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma to open June 8

$400M, 310,000-square-foot facility will open with COVID-19 precautions

  • Jun 2, 2020

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26

Face masks to be required of guests and employees

A brighter future for papermakers | Brunell

COVID-19 had a surprising effect on locally-manufactured paper products.

Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo

Inslee changes course, says diners won’t have to sign in

Restaurants may still ask customers for information that contact tracers could use to stop an outbreak.

Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo

Coronavirus, work must coexist | Don Brunell

A cure isn’t available, but we can’t stay shut down.

Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey

Regional effort in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

  • May 11, 2020

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Brown Bear opens locations May 8

Unemployment payments provide necessary cushions for jobless Americans | Don Brunell

The numbers you read on the news are likely lower than the true impact.