Business

Young entrepreneur hopes comic shop profits pop off page

The first comic book Austin Mansell collected was “The Amazing Spider-Man” No. 378, the third chapter in the 1993 “Maximum Carnage” story line, noted for… Continue reading

Big 5 Sports coming to Bonney Lake

Shoppers in Bonney Lake may soon have a new place to pick up sporting goods as Big 5 Sports last week filed a pre-application with the city's Planning Department to build a new store in Eastown.

Bootleggers takes over White Horse site on 410

The White Horse, a longtime Buckley drinking establishment that closed its doors earlier this year, has officially been replaced by a different drink and eatery.

Bootleggers takes over White Horse site on 410

The White Horse, a longtime Buckley drinking establishment that closed its doors earlier this year, has officially been replaced by a different drink and eatery.… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2010

Allstate opens on Cole Street

When the Enumclaw High School homecoming parade rolled by Mike Huizinga’s window at the corner of Cole Street and Griffin Avenue, he figured he had picked the perfect spot to open his Allstate Insurance office.

Plateau telecom company consolidates in Sumner

Locally-grown telecommunications company, SEFNCO Communications recently consolidated its operations in Sumner, taking residence at its new headquarters building on 4610 Tacoma Ave. in June.

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.