Business

Tukwila businesses, organizations collect school supplies

As the start of a new school year approaches, many Tukwila businesses and organizations are hosting school supply drives to ensure students are prepared for the first day of class.

  • Aug 3, 2016

The Habit Burger Grill opens in Tukwila

The Habit Burger Grill, home of the award-winning Charburger, will open its second Washington state restaurant on Wednesday, July 20, at 17025 Southcenter Parkway in Tukwila. The first location opened last November in Kent.

  • Jul 18, 2016

Chamber of Commerce to present candidate reception Sept. 23

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will present “Meet the Candidates” reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Tukwila.

  • Sep 2, 2015

City of Tukwila, housing authority, Starfire, two businesses recognized for recycling

The City of Tukwila, King County Housing Authority, Starfire Sports and two Tukwila business have been recognized for their extra efforts to recycle and reduce waste by King County.

Machinists ratify new three-year contract with Jorgensen Forge in Tukwila

Machinists Union members who work at Jorgensen Forge Corp. in Tukwila will get their first pay raises in seven years after ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement, according to a union press release.

  • Apr 20, 2015

Southwest chamber’s awards luncheon is Feb.13 in SeaTac

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce annual Recognition and Awards Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 18740 International Blvd., SeaTac.

  • Feb 6, 2015

Puget Sound Energy offering free energy-upgrade gifts

Starting Friday, Dec. 19 through Sunday, Dec. 21, PSE teams will be at Westfield Southcenter Mall handing out “Golden Upgrade” tickets to customers to win energy-efficient prizes ranging from high-performance showerheads to energy-efficient TVs.

  • Dec 18, 2014

SBA is the place to start to get small business off the ground | Calvin Goings

SBA resource partners are available to help build small businesses success and include SCORE, Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), Women Business Centers (WBC) and Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOC). Together, they counseled and trained over 1 million clients in fiscal year 2014.

In six years Washington residents recycle 250 million pounds of electronics

E-Cycle reached a milestone in November as Washington’s statewide electronics recycling program passed 250 million pounds of TVs, computers and other electronics collected since starting in 2009. There are several places in Tukwila to recycle electronics.

  • Dec 1, 2014

State unemployment rate increases slightly to 6 percent

During the one-year period ending in October, the department estimates that employers added nearly 82,600 jobs statewide. This includes a gain of 66,900 private-sector and 12,700 government jobs.

  • Nov 19, 2014

Puget Sound Energy customers to get credit on December, January bills

Puget Sound Energy customers will receive a one-time credit applied to December and January bills that will save the average residential electric customer about $40. The credit passes along the financial benefit of sale of PSE’s assets in Jefferson County in 2010.

  • Nov 18, 2014

State, Puget Sound Energy settle on reduced electric rates

The average residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours would see an electric bill decrease of 0.23 percent, or $0.21 a month, for an average bill of $92.74.

  • Nov 3, 2014

Tukwila dry cleaner receives $15,000 grant to improve equipment

Lee's One Hour Cleaners, 14450 34th Ave. S., received the grant from the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County (LHWMP) to improve their operations, while reducing their environmental impact, according to a news release from King County.

  • Oct 30, 2014

Gala on Oct. 4 to celebrate 25th anniversary of Southwest King County chamber

The Night of the Stars Gala is at the Seattle Airport Marriott, 3201 S. 176th St., SeaTac. Cost is $75 a person. For more information call 206-575-1633 or register at www.swkcc.org.

  • Aug 28, 2014

Port of Seattle selects new CEO with manufacturing, transportation experience

Ted J. Fick, a Tacoma native with decades of experience leading manufacturing organizations across the country, will take the helm when current CEO Tay Yoshitani retires next month, according to a port news release.

  • Aug 27, 2014

Inter-city Contractors of Kenmore to build Tukwila Village

The construction contract for Tukwila Village has been awarded to Inter-city Contractors of Kenmore, which has built many of the Senior Housing Assistance Group's (SHAG) communities.

  • Aug 26, 2014

Port of Seattle honors three airlines for being quiet

The Port of Seattle is honoring three airlines with their annual Fly Quiet Awards for adopting noise-reduction procedures in 2013 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

  • Aug 21, 2014

Workers at Tukwila forge company vote to join Machinists

By a 3-to-2 margin, workers at Jorgensen Forge Corp. in Seattle voted to join Machinists Union District Lodge 751 on Aug. 7. The vote affects more than 100 hourly workers at the company’s plant on East Marginal Way in Tukwila.

  • Aug 8, 2014

Blood center needs blood as heat wave dries up donations

Puget Sound Blood Center has issued an appeal for donors after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the ongoing heat wave. During the past week, more than a half dozen blood drives were suspended or cancelled as temperatures soared.

  • Jul 16, 2014

City of Tukwila, housing authority, two businesses recognized for recycling efforts

Four businesses or public agencies in Tukwila have been named to the King County Solid Waste Division 2014 “Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction” list.

  • Jul 14, 2014