Business

Publication gives people something to talk about

Terri Walker and Brian Kaplan are giving folks something to talk about.

Mud Bay offers healthy products for dogs, cats

There are 600 varieties of healthy dog and cat food at Mud Bay’s newest store in Sumner. But there’s still something missing.

Buckley chamber event aims to bring Plateau business together

The Buckley Chamber of Commerce will host a Businesses of the Plateau social networking and hors d’oeuvres party from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Buckley Eagles Hall.

Brobak helps chamber with Facebook pages

Hannah Brobak is turning Facebook into a verb.

Goodwill store coming

Tacoma Goodwill confirmed Friday it will renovate a store in Bonney Lake Village.

Flower shop finds room downtown to grow and bloom

After years of putting together floral arrangements in her Enumclaw-area home, Sandy Dubsky is moving An Occasion Flowers downtown, renting a corner of space at City Perk, 1616 Cole St.

Word spreads to eat, shop, play here

Cross marketing and advertising is imperative, especially in this economy, and we have an exciting opportunity for Enumclaw area businesses to gain visibility and customers.

  • Jul 7, 2009

Salon and spa lets staff and clients shine

There’s a glow radiating from the corner of Railroad Street and Myrtle Avenue, it’s Shine Salon and Spa.

When drowning in debt, look for the right life preserver

Attorney General Rob McKenna has praised the Federal Trade Commission for tackling a Tacoma company that preyed on financially strapped consumers. He urged consumers to take advantage of low-cost credit counseling services.

  • Jul 7, 2009

Forcing relatives to join a union to provide care is wrong

Who would have thought that parents would have to join a union in order to take care of their disabled children? But that’s the case in Washington.

  • Jul 7, 2009

Cook speaking at Chamber luncheon

Consultant, author, speaker, award-winning entrepreneur, Sunny Kobe Cook will be the featured speaker at Friday’s Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon at the Best Western Park Plaza on South Hill.

Chamber focuses on marketing

Working for the Bonney Lake Chamber of Commerce, I spend a lot of time talking with the business owners and managers in our community. When visiting with them, I like to ask how business is going for them, so I can get a sense of the current economic climate in Bonney Lake.

Personal tragedy leads mother to successful eBay purse business

Lisa Athey’s got bargains in the bag – or make that purses – as in Coach, Fossil or Kate Spade, to name just a few. And they’re all for sale on her eBay Web page, Perfectly Purses and More.

Watson carves signs for the times

Tom Watson knows how to go with the grain. It’s a skill he picked up during his childhood while watching his father work in his workshop, amidst the smell of fresh cedar, pine and oak shavings.

Dream growing in Buckley

A longtime dream has taken root and is sprouting in Buckley.

Interwest owner happy with warm welcome

The new Interwest Construction and Development facility along state Route 410 in Buckley already carries a regal-sounding monicker – Kessell’s Kingdom.

Frisby Farms Nursery and Gifts in Buckley is longtime dream for owners

A longtime dream has taken root and is sprouting in Buckley.

Armadillo starts in Seattle, ends up in Buckley Business Park

Christy Robinson’s Buckley business, Armadillo Construction and Parts, deals in enormous and expensive pieces of mining as well as quarry equipment and replacement parts for apparatus like rock crushers and sand washers.

Summer festival season ready to take off

It’s getting to be that time of year when we powder our faces with sunshine and celebrate the community we live, work and play in. The Enumclaw community and chamber’s summer agenda is chock-full of programs and events for all to enjoy. Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

  • Jun 9, 2009

Chrysler owners get some good news

Here’s some sweet news for Chrysler owners: the Chrysler Group and Fiat have agreed to honor the “Lemon Law” rights of buyers when the new company takes control of the U.S. auto maker, Attorney General Rob McKenna announced June 3.

  • Jun 9, 2009