Young entrepreneur launches bookstore

The last physical evidence of Railroad Street Books’ existence disappeared Feb. 3 when a sign appeared for Brain Candy Books – signifying a new name, new ownership and a new aesthetic.

Martial arts gym finds new home

The distance in Enumclaw from 1226 Marshall Ave. to 930 Battersby Ave. is small, but the space Combat Sport and Fitness will gain by making the move is huge.

Final chapter coming for Lindon Bookstore

It’s sad and not a choice Robin Buckingham and her daughter Brianne Kuhle want to make, but the pair will close Lindon Bookstore.

Collection agencies earn most complaints

Washington consumers filed more complaints about collection agencies with the Attorney General’s Office in 2009 than any other industry.

  • Feb 8, 2010

Sumner salon makes a LaSuite move

Changing locations is rarely easy for a business and few business owners will be required to move four at one time.

Chamber invites ‘photo bugs’ to enter contest

Bonney Lake is one of those hidden little gems of western Washington. There are so many picturesque places with stunning views and simple quiet beauty.

Piano instruction DVD expands to cable distribution

A Sumner company selling instructional piano DVDs now has a series of programs being distributed directly to cable subscribers’ homes.

More complaints filed on collection agencies

Washington consumers filed more complaints about collection agencies with the Attorney General’s Office in 2009 than any other industry.

Funds available to help business train employees

WorkForce Central is inviting Pierce County businesses to apply for funding assistance to enhance their employee’s skills. A total of $450,000 is available to help… Continue reading

Businesses can get expert advice at Export Forum

Business owners and managers who want to export their goods and services or learn about new tools available to help expand export operations are invited… Continue reading

Ink City Tattoo gains exposure in international trade publication

Among the arts, tattooing is an unusual medium in that once the artist finishes a project, it gets up and walks out the door.

Goodwill store opening in Bonney Lake

A new Goodwill store will be opening its doors to Bonney Lake next week. Mayor Neil Johnson Jr. will join Goodwill Board of Directors President Bob Bruback and CEO Terry A. Hayes for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3. Doors will open to the public at 9 a.m.

Desert Sun founder ventures into restaurants with Zato Grill

The local founder of Desert Sun Tanning Salons is venturing into a different business arena: restaurants.

All-Star Pizza Factory seeks to improve on a familiar model

Bonney Lake residents planning to go out to a familiar pizza place could be in for a surprise.

Hokanson joins SFM

Heather Hokanson, a Bonney Lake native, joined the staff of Sound Family Medicine at the Hartland III Clinic with an emphasis on women’s health and… Continue reading

Buckley adopts state business program

The city of Buckley has elected to discontinue its business license operations in favor of adopting a state program.

Buckley restaurant opens with western theme

Residents in Buckley and the surrounding area may have a place to put on their boots, cowboy hat and enjoy a meal beginning Saturday.

Plenty of promotions at six northwest Arrow locations

Barney Wagner, founder and chief executive officer of Arrow Lumber and Hardware, announced promotions during the annual Christmas gathering.

  • Jan 11, 2010

Small businesses are key to community, but need support

If you would ask each and every small-business owner in Enumclaw what they would like to see happen with their business in 2010 many of them would tell you they would like to see an increase in local shoppers.

  • Jan 4, 2010