Business

SkyMania trampoline park plans move to Redmond Ridge

One of Kirkland’s most popular attractions for kids, SkyMania Trampolines, is in danger of bouncing out of business — and not because SkyMania has failed… Continue reading

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 married and started their Kirkland business, Meadows Family Chiropractic, in 2000. Jeremy and… Continue reading

Subs for schools: Jersey Mike’s busy opening week

While most people would have seen enough sub sandwiches for a lifetime in the first five days, Tim Trieb is nearly a month into a… Continue reading

Washington state unemployment rate drops during October

Washington’s economy added another 10,600 new jobs in October and the state’s unemployment rate fell from 5.6 to 5.4 percent, according to a new report… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2016

Kirkland Life Chiropractic adds two new doctors to staff

Kirkland Life Chiropractic has announced the hiring of two new doctors, Stephanie and Ross Benz. Both doctors are an integral new addition to the practice… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 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 11, 2016

Kirkland woman starts Peruvian travel business

For Kirkland resident Matilde Melendez, starting a travel business targeted to her Peruvian homeland was a bit of a no-brainer. When her family visited Peru… Continue reading

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 10, 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 its innovative Audiowear product concept. The Red Dot Award is one of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2016

Parkplace Books co-owner to open new bookstore

Mary Harris knew the closure of Parkplace Books last December wouldn’t be the end of her 40-year career in books. “It’s been my life,” she… Continue reading

Major asbestos violations result in $87,000 in fines for Kirkland employer

The Department of Labor & Industries cited American Disaster Services Inc. with eight violations.

  • Nov 2, 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 31, 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 31, 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 27, 2016

Kirkland salon hosts pumpkin carving contest

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

  • Oct 25, 2016

Stryzewski named Advisor of the Year for the National Social Security Association

The following is a release from the National Social Security Advisors:

  • Oct 3, 2016

LizzyKate brings passion for tea to the Eastside

It would be difficult to find a couple more passionate about tea than Will and Amy Riffle.

EvergreenHealth in Kirkland appoints new chief financial officer

The following is a release from EvergreenHealth hospital in Kirkland:

  • Sep 2, 2016

Growing demand spells season of change for Flycaster Brewing

Jeremy Eubanks' decade of brewing has nearly reached a crossroads.

Freiheit & Ho Architects in Kirkland adds new employees

Freiheit & Ho Architects in Kirkland announced the hiring of five new employees. Mike Miranda, LEED AP BD+C was hired as a project manager, Rae Hauff, Joshua Thomas and Wilbur Holt are architectural designers, and Nellie Im is an interior designer.

  • Aug 27, 2016