Business

Tukwila’s Westfield Southcenter Mall to open at midnight Black Friday, Nov. 25

It is going to be an earlier opening than ever this holiday shopping season at Tukwila's Westfield Southcenter Mall.

  • Nov 15, 2011

Illinois is a deadbeat warning | Don Brunell

The dictionary defines “deadbeat” as someone who deliberately avoids paying their bills. It’s an unflattering label, but for Illinois, it’s now their unofficial new nickname: the Deadbeat State.

Allied Waste launches interactive recycling program for Academy School of Tukwila

Halloween trick-o-treating aside, students at Academy School of Tukwila are about to get a ‘real treat,’ according to Don Frey of Allied Waste Services of Tukwila.

  • Oct 25, 2011

Allied Waste will be in the pink during October for breast cancer awareness

During the month of October, all Allied Waste Services drivers (men and women) throughout the Puget Sound region will wear pink gloves as part of the company’s “Passionately Pink for a Cure – And Still Tough as Nails” breast cancer awareness campaign.

  • Oct 22, 2011

Membership quadruples for World Trade Center Tacoma serving south King, Pierce and Thurston counties

The World Trade Center Tacoma has officially quadrupled its membership since 2009. On Oct. 5th, Brown & Haley President & CEO Pierson Clair hand-delivered their membership check to WTC Tacoma President Anthony Hemstad to symbolically mark the quadrupling

  • Oct 6, 2011

Competition for American factory owners | Don Brunell

In today’s dog-eat-dog world, change is constant and accelerating. Other countries are stealing our factories and jobs and are hungry for more. That is the new reality.

Value Village opens new Tukwila location Sept. 29

Value Village will host a grand opening of its new Tukwila location on Thursday, Sept. 29 through Saturday, Oct. 1.

  • Sep 28, 2011

South Side Young Professionals VIP launch party Oct. 12 | Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce and ACME Bowling, Billiards and Events will present the South Side Young Professionals (SSYP) VIP launch party at Tukwila’s ACME Bowling, Billiards and Events from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 100 Andover Park W.

  • Sep 26, 2011

Reaching out to the private sector to solve problems | Don Brunell

President Obama and the newly appointed Congressional federal debt reduction committee will need to look under every rock to find ways to save money and do things differently. Now, they’re getting some help from the private sector.

Regulations and punitive taxes has nation teetering on the brink | Don Brunell

At the same time President Obama and Congress were locked in combat over raising the nation’s debt ceiling, leaders of state manufacturing associations from across America were meeting right here in Washington.

Nominations for Corporations for Communities Award with Secretary of State deadline Aug. 31

A short time remains to nominate a community-centric corporations for Washington’s highest civics award. Secretary of State Sam Reed is reminding the public that August 31 is the deadline to nominate businesses for a Corporations for Communities Award.

  • Aug 24, 2011

Disney Store to open Aug. 31 at Southcenter mall in Tukwila

A new Disney Store will open Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila.

  • Aug 22, 2011

Connect the dots and face America’s dependence on oil | Don Brunell

Americans live in an idealistic world where, no matter what happens, we’ll still be able to go home at night and switch on the lights or pull into a filling station and gas up the family SUV.

Finding a reason to THRIVE in Tukwila

Two years ago, Kent resident Kelly Cockrell was down but not out. While she had survived a drug overdose that nearly killed her and had started on the path to lasting sobriety, she was on the verge of homelessness and lacked the skills to compete in the current job market.

Multi-Service Center seeking internship sites

Program aimed at local adults in need of current on-the-job experience

  • Aug 20, 2011

Kent Downtown Partnership’s Wine, Women, Wow! Signature drink contest | Enter Now

If you have an idea for a special drink there is a contest waiting for you. The Kent Downtown Partnership will be featuring the Wine, Women and Wow! event from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 and the Kent Reporter and the KDP are launching a signature drink recipe and naming contest to start the festivities early.

iFly indoor skydiving soars into Tukwila

A newly constructed red-paneled building along Interstate 405 in Tukwila soon will give thrill seekers the chance to fly away. Known as iFLY, the indoor skydiving company plans to open its first Pacific Northwest location the week of Aug. 15 at 349 Tukwila Parkway. iFLY already has locations in San Francisco, Hollywood, Calif., Ogden, Utah, Orlando, Singapore, Dubai and other sites.

Spurring private sector growth is the key to solving economic problems | Don Brunell

At the same time President Obama and Congress were locked in combat over raising the nation’s debt ceiling, leaders of state manufacturing associations from across America were meeting right here in Washington.

Rep. Adam Smith to address Southwest King County Chamber August membership luncheon

Rep. Adam Smith, U. S. Congressman representing the 9th District, will speak at Southwest King County Chamber August membership luncheon Friday, Aug. 26 in Tukwila. The luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, August 26, 2011 at the Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport, 18740 Intl. Blvd., SeaTac.

  • Aug 4, 2011

Borders in Tukwila starts going out of business sale Friday, July 22

The going out of business sale started Friday at all Borders bookstores, including the Tukwila location at Westfield Southcenter Mall.

  • Jul 22, 2011
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