Business

‘Lights out’ in Seattle in 2022 | Don Brunell

‘Lights out’ in Seattle in 2022 | Don Brunell

Seattle’s tax increases on businesses may make the one-proud city a ghost town.

‘Lights out’ in Seattle in 2022 | Don Brunell
Like Poland, America needs change | Brunell

Like Poland, America needs change | Brunell

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

Like Poland, America needs change | Brunell
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
A new measure from the King County Council could increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas of King County. File photo
Washington needs to change to stay on top | Don Brunell

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.

Washington needs to change to stay on top | Don Brunell
Plans still in works for downtown parking lot

Plans still in works for downtown parking lot

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

Plans still in works for downtown parking lot
Comcast to continue 60 days of free internet service to new, eligible customers

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

Low-income monthly options also available

  • Jun 18, 2020
Comcast to continue 60 days of free internet service to new, eligible customers
MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond

MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond

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

MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond
24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton

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

Panther Lake Kent location scheduled to reopen next month

24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton
China’s push for high-tech dominance

China’s push for high-tech dominance

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

China’s push for high-tech dominance
Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15

Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15

Modified hours; safety protocols

  • Jun 12, 2020
Westfield Southcenter Mall to reopen June 15
Enumclaw High students earn state FFA honors

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.

Enumclaw High students earn state FFA honors
Goodwill to reopen donation centers, stores in King, Pierce counties

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

Including Kent, Auburn, Federal Way locations

  • Jun 8, 2020
Goodwill to reopen donation centers, stores in King, Pierce counties
Sound Publishing offering matching advertisement grants

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
Sound Publishing offering matching advertisement grants
New Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma to open June 8

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
New Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma to open June 8
Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26

Face masks to be required of guests and employees

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26
A brighter future for papermakers | Brunell

A brighter future for papermakers | Brunell

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

A brighter future for papermakers | Brunell
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

Coronavirus, work must coexist | Don Brunell

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

Coronavirus, work must coexist | Don Brunell
Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey

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

Regional effort in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

  • May 11, 2020
Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey
Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Brown Bear opens locations May 8

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update