Marcum will leave newspaper

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

  • Aug 9, 2010

Twenty-five years of beautiful music

Every community needs a music store – that’s what Barb Shane thought to herself 25 years ago as Enumclaw’s Scandia Music was closing its doors.

Buying local is best for our economy

By Tim PierickPresident, Chamber of Commerce board of directorsWhen I was growing up on a small farm (165 acres) in Wisconsin there seemed to be… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2010

Crystal adding jib park for winter

A new jib park will be open at Crystal Mountain this winter, in addition to the gondola that is currently under construction.

  • Aug 9, 2010

Music store celebrates 25 years

Enumclaw Music will celebrate its 25th anniversary with an open house between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 31 at its 1515 Cole St. location.Kathye… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2010

Need for shelter on sports sidelines prompts Enumclaw man to start his own business

As a soccer coach, Paul Adams’ players always seemed to be fighting the weather.

Bonney Lake, Sumner in franchise plan

Corporate coffee chain Tully’s has made a radical change to its business model.

Small vet expands beyond equine care

Last May, Performance Equine Dental and Vet developed a new fixture on its back road farm property: a small animal dental and veterinary service.

PartyLite consultant cruises to honors for home-based effort

Bonney Lake resident and independent PartyLite consultant Elise Hughes recently celebrated her business achievements with a six-day, expense-paid Mediterranean cruise.

Buckley vet expands services

In May, Performance Equine Dental and Vet developed a new fixture on its back road farm property: a small animal dental and veterinary service.

Changes make life interesting

The only constant in life is change; you can expend your energy resisting it or you can unleash the energy by being a willing catalyst.

  • Jul 12, 2010

Indulge Cupcakes loving move to Sumner

Anyone with an oven can make a cupcake. But a close-knit group of Sumner entrepreneurs have made a business out of the sweet treats.Jennifer Quaschnik… Continue reading

Porter Antiques: New Enumclaw business sprouts from old hobby

Years of collecting antiques resulted in a second career for Sharon Porter. After retiring from Boeing following 30 years of employment, Porter only had to look at the stocked shelves of her Buckley home to provide inventory for Porter Street Antiques. The Enumclaw business opened May 1 at 1219 Initial Ave., just a half-block west of Cole Street.

Country Farmer’s Market in Enumclaw opens under new owners

For years Wade and Judy Bennett have worked side-by-side with the best farmers in the region at farmers markets.

Mutual of Enumclaw honored for good deeds

Mutual of Enumclaw recently received a 2010 Community Service Award for “Helping People in Need” from the Association of Washington Business.

  • Jun 7, 2010

Bonney Lake Hair Masters donates haircuts to unemployed

Stylists from corporate salon Hair Masters' Bonney Lake location will be donating their time to help ease unemployment. Their solution? Haircuts. "A haircut can make (an unemployed person) feel better about themselves, give them a fresh outlook," Manager Tami Griffin said. "They'll be able to go into a job interview with more self-confidence."

Enumclaw’s Suburban Soul to open store in Issaquah

Enumclaw's Suburban Soul is expanding its operation to Issaquah and shooting for a June 18 opening.

State jobless rate declines for first time in three years

Washington’s unemployment rate fell in April for the first time in more than three years, backed by an increase of 5,800 jobs.

Crystal Mountain gondola a welcome addition

Preparations for the new gondola at Crystal Mountain began April 26, with the demolition of the Market and Bumps Espresso stand, the site where the bottom terminal will be located.

  • May 11, 2010

Buckley bank changes hands

At 6 p.m. April 30, state regulators shut down Frontier Bank, citing inadequate capital and severe loan losses.