Business

Mutual of Enumclaw to purchase Nevada-based insurance companies

Enumclaw Insurance Group announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase 100 percent of the stock of Chicago-Vegas Holding Company which owns Nevada General Insurance Company (NGIC) and Auto Insurance America Insurance Agency (AIC).

  • Oct 21, 2010

PartyPail celebrates its success

There was a little celebration at PartyPail Sept. 29, as the Enumclaw-based e-retailer served its 100,000th customer.

Doga a stretch for owners and pooches

Yoga practitioners have long used the “downward facing dog” posture to strengthen muscles, stretch the spine and calm the soul.

Plateau gains three new auto shops

Plateau car owners have three more options for caring for their vehicles – Ron’s Auto Care Center, True Care Automotive and Mike’s Shop.

Join the chamber, open doors

Why should we join the Chamber of Commerce, what do they do, what’s in it for me?

  • Oct 11, 2010

Short season limits pumpkins

What is Halloween without pumpkins? The orange gourds won’t be any less prevalent this season, but an abbreviated growing season has led to a shrunken inventory for local farms that do Halloween business.

Pumpkins short for Halloween

What is Halloween without pumpkins? The orange gourds won’t disappear this season, but an abbreviated growing season has led to a shrunken inventory for local farms that do Halloween business.

WRHS grad named manager of Bonney Lake paint retailer

Bo Hubbard, a 2004 White River High School graduate, has been promoted to manager of the Sherwin-Williams store in Bonney Lake.

Hematology-oncology clinic expands to Bonney Lake

Rainier Hematology-Oncology, a clinic specializing in blood and cancer care, has established an interim office in Bonney Lake.

After 52 years in family, shop sold

Walt & Vern’s Truck and Auto Parts, a Buckley shop family owned and operated since 1958, has been purchased by a national corporation operating out of Chicago, Ill.

Hot dogs become a popular stop

The first thing customers may notice about Buckley’s newest eatery is the pair of anthropomorphic frankfurters standing in the gravel near the intersection of state Route 410 and Mundy Loss Road, pouring ketchup on themselves and licking their lips.

State ends medication headache

Attorney General Rob McKenna announced Sept. 1 that Washington state has joined with other states in reaching an agreement with the manufacturer of a drug to treat epilepsy and migraines.

  • Sep 7, 2010

Diamonds were a club’s best friend

The Diamond Lounge, a sometimes infamous fixture of Bonney Lake’s nightlife, has closed its doors after four years of business.

Entrepreneur makes tasty investment

The first thing one may notice about Buckley’s newest eatery is the pair of anthropomorphic frankfurters standing in the gravel near the intersection of state Route 410 and Mundy Loss Road, pouring ketchup on themselves and licking their lips.

Sumner company receives health and safety certification

Simmons Bedding Company in Sumner is the recipient of an award for its strong record of safety and health.

Bill Marcum leaving Courier-Herald

Bill Marcum’s near-decade reign as publisher of Courier-Herald newspapers is coming to an end.

Restauranteurs open adult home

It’s hard to select a new family. That’s how Rose Fahimi Ighani and her husband Paul Webber view the process of interviewing residents for their new adult family home in Bonney Lake.

Roach Gymnastics expands facility

When Melanie and Dan Roach were asked to move their gymnastics center from its downtown Sumner location a couple of years ago it was devastating, but now the move has turned into a blessing.

Marcum will leave newspaper

Bill Marcum’s near-decade reign as publisher of Courier-Herald newspapers is coming to an end.

  • Aug 9, 2010