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Kirkland-based Faira, attracts $1.2M in additional funding

Real estate technology and Kirkland-based startup Faira has announced it secured an…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

 

Rubicon Float Studio announces grand opening in Kirkland

Rubicon Float Studio, Inc. has announced its grand opening date of March…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

 

Discover Burien hires former Kirkland Chamber director

Former Kirkland Chamber of Commerce executive director Bruce Wynn has found a…

 

No ruling from hearing examiner on seaplane company

Seaplanes on the Kirkland waterfront are on hold — at least for…

Overlake, Evergreen collaboration will help with health care costs

Two heads are better than one. The Eastside’s two major hospitals are…

Homegrown Trailers relocates to Kirkland as company continues to grow

Homegrown Trailers, a manufacturer, dealer, and renter of artisan, sustainable travel trailers,…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Unemployment hits new low in December, lowest rate since May 2008

Washington’s unemployment rate dropped for the fifth month in a row to…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Kirkland remodeling business wins best customer service award

McAdams Remodeling & Design of Kirkland has won “Best Of Customer Service”…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Kirkland resident named local ambassador for realtor.com

Kirkland resident Georgia Wall has been specially selected to serve as a…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Henna artist donates services to cancer patients

For Kirkland henna artist Sarah Walters, giving back is not just something…

Kirkland Ben & Jerry’s changes ownership

Jonathan Stebbins and Mark Mullet took over the Kirkland Ben &Jerry’s location…

Nytec unveils new technology for Carnival cruises

Nytec’s Kirkland Product Innovation Center was critical in creating the company’s latest…

Columbia Hospitality expands to include Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel

The following is from a Columbia Hospitality release: Columbia Hospitality, a Seattle-based…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Home buyer frustration continues in King County with limited selection and increases in prices

Like many other months of 2016, December was frustrating for buyers across…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

New KDA executive director shares plans for 2017

Kirkland Downtown Association Executive Director Barbie Collins Young is not taking time…

Kirkland-based law firm Livengood Alskog hires Alex Hurt

Kirkland-based law firm Livengood Alskog announced Jan. 4 that Alex Hurt has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Bruce Wynn steps down as director of the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce

Following a busy holiday season with many local Greater Kirkland Chamber of…

Kirkland resident honored by Seattle King County Realtors

Kirkland resident Rich Bergdahl was among 11 individuals singled out for special…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Military antiques business expands to Kirkland

Tucked behind Totem Square is a treasure trove of items any collector…

Columbia Athletic Club in Kirkland celebrates its 35th anniversary

Columbia Athletic Club at Juanita Bay in Kirkland recently celebrated its 35th…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Kirkland Chamber of Commerce presents 81st annual awards

Local business leaders gathered last week for the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce’s…

Washington unemployment rate drops in November

The following is a release from the Washington State Employment Security Department:…

  • Dec 14th, 2016

What ‘Trumponomics’ could mean for local businesses in 2017

The good, the bad — and the ugly. This is how economist…

Teen CEO business competition offers funding for teen small business owners

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) high school students who own and operate…

  • Dec 8th, 2016

Real estate brokers expect no holiday breather as sales stay strong and supplies remain low

Pending sales of homes hit an all-time high for the month of…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Aegis Living among Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list

Glassdoor announced its Top 50 Best Places to Work in 2017 from a list of more than 600,000 companies, and Aegis Living is this year’s big surprise.

  • Dec 7th, 2016

SkyMania trampoline park plans move to Redmond Ridge

One of Kirkland’s most popular attractions for kids, SkyMania Trampolines, is in…

Jeremy and Leah Meadows celebrate 16 years as partners in life and business

Remembering anniversaries is easy for Jeremy and Leah Meadows. They both were…

Washington state unemployment rate drops during October

Washington’s economy added another 10,600 new jobs in October and the state’s…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Subs for schools: Jersey Mike’s busy opening week

While most people would have seen enough sub sandwiches for a lifetime…

Kirkland Life Chiropractic adds two new doctors to staff

Kirkland Life Chiropractic has announced the hiring of two new doctors, Stephanie…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Kirkland woman starts Peruvian travel business

For Kirkland resident Matilde Melendez, starting a travel business targeted to her…

Second quarter retail sales up 8.6 percent in Washington

Washington state’s taxable retail sales reached $36.8 billion in the second quarter of 2016, an increase of 8.6 percent over the same quarter (April – June) in 2015.

  • Nov 10th, 2016

Nothing new, just Déjà vu in real estate | Real Estate Opinion

Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate comments on the NWMLS October housing numbers and gives his take on the market.

  • Nov 11th, 2016

Kirkland-based Nytec wins 2016 Red Dot Award for Audiowear design concept

Kirkland-based company Nytec won the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016, for…

  • Nov 8th, 2016

Parkplace Books co-owner to open new bookstore

Mary Harris knew the closure of Parkplace Books last December wouldn’t be…

Kirkland based Freiheit & Ho Architects announces four new hires

Freiheit & Ho Architects, based in Kirkland, has announced the hiring of Jannita Bolin, Dillon Gogarty, Cathleen Matuzak, and Darin Russell as Architectural Designers.

  • Oct 27th, 2016

Kirkland based Freiheit & Ho Architects announces four new hires

Freiheit & Ho Architects, based in Kirkland, has announced the hiring of Jannita Bolin, Dillon Gogarty, Cathleen Matuzak, and Darin Russell as Architectural Designers.

  • Oct 31st, 2016

Kirkland salon hosts pumpkin carving contest

Bombaii Cutters is hosting its annual Pumpkin Carving Contest through noon Oct. 31.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Unemployment rate in Washington drops again in September

Preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell again to 5.6 percent in September with the state adding 20,000 jobs. Washington’s revised unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in August—after lingering for eight months at 5.8 percent.

  • Oct 31st, 2016