Business

Livengood Alskog attornies to host educational event regarding sexual harassment

As the list of high profile sexual harassment claims grows, many employers and employees wonder how the #MeToo movement affects them and their workplace. Kevin… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Kirkland’s Plummer named a director of sales at American Income Life-Altig

He was one of two people appointed to the position at the Redmond business.

  • Feb 8, 2018

Santa to make appearance at Simplicity ABC for toy and clothing drive

He will be at the store from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday before he heads back to the North Pole.

  • Feb 5, 2018

Shopping for a cause: ECA Thrift Shop gives back to local nonprofits

The shop gives a majority of its profits away in cash but also provides vouchers for those in need.

Firewalls for small businesses

Kirkland Chamber of Commerce educates local entrepreneurs on cyber security

Claudia Smith owns and runs the Kirkland and Redmond franchise of Murphy Business and Financial Corporation. <em>Courtesy Photo</em>

Local small business helps sell other small businesses

Smith helps businesses get the most value when they sell.

Claudia Smith owns and runs the Kirkland and Redmond franchise of Murphy Business and Financial Corporation. <em>Courtesy Photo</em>

AT&T unveils new store design in Totem Lake

The new 3,500-square-foot entertainment-focused retail store is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Annual chamber gala set for March 24

This year’s theme is the “roaring 20s.”

  • Dec 29, 2017
Chelsea Merkel. Courtesy of Freiheit & Ho Architects

Freiheit & Ho hires new architects

Freiheit & Ho Architects, a Kirkland commercial architecture and interior design firm, hired Chelsea Merkel as Architectural Designer, Pam Kwan as Interior Designer, and Matt… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017
Chelsea Merkel. Courtesy of Freiheit & Ho Architects

Cozy cafe for furry feline friends

Cats are at the heart of a newly opened cafe in Redmond where guests can come hang out with a host of furry feline friends.… Continue reading

Kristine Ott alongside her daughter, Kalie, boxes the final cake sold at the Bridle Trails Dairy Queen. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Locally owned Dairy Queen closed in wake of Bridle Trails Shopping Center purchase

The Bridle Trails Shopping Center lost a beloved high-school hangout last week when the Dairy Queen permanently closed, two months before the neighboring Red Apple… Continue reading

Kristine Ott alongside her daughter, Kalie, boxes the final cake sold at the Bridle Trails Dairy Queen. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter
Sajeenaa Jebanathan (Middle) from Lake Washington High School receives the Lee Johnson Student Community Service Award. Katie Searle (Right) a Lake Washington School District CTE Specialist, and Tod Johnson (Left) of the Johnson family presented the award. <em>Kristina Bowman, Lake Washington School District</em>

Kirkland Chamber of Commerce honors community at annual awards luncheon

The chamber recognizes individuals who’ve been impactful on Kirkland’s business community.

Sajeenaa Jebanathan (Middle) from Lake Washington High School receives the Lee Johnson Student Community Service Award. Katie Searle (Right) a Lake Washington School District CTE Specialist, and Tod Johnson (Left) of the Johnson family presented the award. <em>Kristina Bowman, Lake Washington School District</em>

The Heathman Hotel completes multimillion-dollar renovation

The property remodeled its 91 guestrooms and suites with modern amenities and design concepts that celebrate its Northwest roots

  • Dec 15, 2017

Chamber names James as new president

James’ is to bring arts to the community and develop strong community relationships.

  • Dec 14, 2017

EvergreenHealth welcomes Zhou to heart and vascular team

Zhou brings an array of clinical experience to her new position.

  • Dec 14, 2017
The exterior of the new Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa. The location is still under renovations at the former Massage Envy location in Juanita Village. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Long-time locals join the Kirkland small business market

Three long-time locals are replacing a closed massage and skincare business in Juanita Village with their own massage and facial spa to provide more health… Continue reading

The exterior of the new Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa. The location is still under renovations at the former Massage Envy location in Juanita Village. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter
Stacy Edwards, owner of the Eastside GYMGUYZ franchise, opens his van to show the various equipment his trainers use with their clients. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Local gym takes equipment on the road

Local gym owner Stacy Edwards opens his doors at 5 a.m. every weekday, when his earliest clients start their training sessions, and closes them at… Continue reading

Stacy Edwards, owner of the Eastside GYMGUYZ franchise, opens his van to show the various equipment his trainers use with their clients. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Small Business Saturday and Winterfest set for Nov. 25

Winterfest and Small Business Saturday is a day for supporting local businesses and holiday festivities downtown.

  • Nov 22, 2017

Higher Leaf partners with Attain Housing for household goods drive

Higher Leaf is holding a donation drive through the end of the month.

  • Nov 16, 2017

Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce announces nominations for new board members

The Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce 2018 Board Nominations are underway. Any member in good standing can be nominated to serve on the Board. On… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017