Business

Downtown location new home for photo studio

Sharon Hinman can recite several reasons why she moved her photographic studio from her garage on the outskirts of Enumclaw to Griffin Avenue – like the location is more visible and the amenities are more appealing – but the top reason for the move is because of her dog.

Mount Rainier Independent Business Alliance trumpets ‘buy local’ in Enumclaw

A new Enumclaw business association has hit the ground running, dedicated to the proposition that “buying local” will benefit the entire community.

Seattle Sun Tan makes a mark on Enumclaw area

The booming Seattle Sun Tan operation has made inroads to Enumclaw.

  • Feb 10, 2009

One on Tuesday, another on Thursday; barbers share a chair

A pair of longtime Enumclaw businessmen have joined forces and are busily cutting hair in a home-based shop.

New owner settling in at Buckley Vet Clinic

Buckley Veterinary Clinic is under new ownership, now that Dr. Dennette Wood has taken over the established practice along state Route 410.

Carlson is spreading the word about Reiki

Anita Carlson’s neighbor recommended Reiki, a Japanese stress reduction and relaxation technique, to the Enumclaw real estate agent a couple of years ago.

Enumclaw graduate opens graphics shop

Artists are typically a curious lot, serving as trendsetters and the creative force of this world.

Chamber board is open to new ideas

It may be time to clarify how the nonprofit Enumclaw Area Chamber of Commerce operates. The Chamber of Commerce office consists of two entities. One, of course, is the chamber and the other is the visitor center. The chamber is totally self sufficient while the visitor center is partially funded by the city of Enumclaw. The chamber is not in any way a division of the city of Enumclaw but is committed to a full partnership with the city. One of our many goals is to promote the welfare of the business community and the city.

  • Feb 10, 2009

A family affair

When Dr. Aaron Molen was a young boy he wanted to grow up to be just like his dad.

  • Feb 10, 2009

Wood takes over at Buckley veterinary clinic

Buckley Veterinary Clinic is under new ownership, now that Dr. Dennette Wood has taken over the established practice along State Route 410.

Many options exist for online networking Bonney Lake Chamber Lora Butterfield

I haven’t quite been able to bring myself to do it yet. Everyone’s doing it. My kids do it, I have friends that are doing it, businesses are doing it, even my husband has done it. I’m sure it’s not that difficult. I know I could figure it out . . . but do I want to? There are so many options for online networking these days, maybe I haven’t done it because I just can’t decide which one to join. Maybe I’m just worried it will suck up more of my time. Time that I can never seem to find enough of anyway. Or perhaps, it’s just that I’m still holding on to the belief that nothing is as effective as a face to face.

Sumner store reveals owner’s love, passion for creating beautiful art

Kathi Gard didn’t leave her heart in the San Francisco Bay area -- she brought it with her to the Pacific Northwest after moving here 32 years ago. Today, she puts that heart into every piece of jewelry she creates for her new Sumner business, Maggie Mae’s Jewelry and Gifts.

Dentist follows family tradition

When Dr. Aaron Molen was a young boy he wanted to grow up to be just like his dad.

Dell owners could be in line for a refund

Dude, you might have a Dell settlement check coming. Attorney General Rob McKenna announced Monday an agreement between the attorneys general of 34 states and Dell under which Dell will provide restitution to customers who experienced problems with the company’s financing promotions, rebate offers, technical support and repair policies.

  • Jan 13, 2009

State notes record number of unemployed

Despite snow-related closures and overloaded telephone systems, the state’s Employment Security Department took in a record number of new unemployment claims in December.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Small-businesses provide opinions for state Legislature

A poll of Washington small business owners released Friday shows big opposition to a healthcare payroll tax and strongly confirms what is already intuitively known – small business owners are demanding that lawmakers freeze or cut spending, rather than raise taxes to close the ballooning state budget deficit.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Season was tough for most businesses

It wasn’t just a tough holiday season for many Enumclaw business owners, it’s been a challenging year.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Enumclaw High graduate opens law office

Joshua Anderson considers Oct. 13, 2008, as one of the highest points in his life. That’s the date when the 2001 Enumclaw High graduate discovered he’d passed the bar exam.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Chamber will skip events, will focus on making business better

Ending 2008 with a very weak economy and the word “recession” finally being verbalized, it is time for your chamber of commerce to make some adjustments.

  • Jan 13, 2009