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Boeing probe reaches Kirkland local after deadly crashes

The criminal investigation into Boeing’s 737 MAX certification seeks information from a local expert.

 

Kirkland Urban, the nearly completed mixed-use development in downtown Kirkland, will host Shake Shack along with about a dozen other tenants. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Shake Shack to open in Kirkland

The East Coast burger chain will open in Kirkland Urban, the nearly completed mixed-use development.

 

The Kirkland Urban development as seen from the top floor of one of the buildings during construction in 2016. The first building in the development opened later that year in October. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

123,000-plus square feet of retail tenants committed to Kirkland Urban

The 12-acre development is off to a successful start.

  • Mar 27, 2019

 

The current Board of Directors for the Greater Kirkland chamber of Commerce. Photo courtesy of the the Greater Kirkland chamber of Commerce

Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce celebrates centennial

The 100-year celebration will take place during the chamber’s annual gala.

The current Board of Directors for the Greater Kirkland chamber of Commerce. Photo courtesy of the the Greater Kirkland chamber of Commerce

Nintex acquires EnableSoft in company acquisition

Bellevue-based company is a world leader in workflow automation industry.

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Local inventory is up as buyers and sellers prep for spring real estate market

February’s snowfall temporarily slowed down sales.

  • Mar 7, 2019
Kristina Perdue sets up her vendor booth for cosmetic distributor SeneGence International. Before starting the Kirkland Women’s Show, Perdue and other Eastside vendors would have to travel out of the Eastside just to compete with bigger corporate vendors. Photo courtesy of Kristina Perdue

Local business owner starts Kirkland’s first vendor show

The Kirkland Women’s Show will take place at Kamiakin Middle School on March 30.

Kristina Perdue sets up her vendor booth for cosmetic distributor SeneGence International. Before starting the Kirkland Women’s Show, Perdue and other Eastside vendors would have to travel out of the Eastside just to compete with bigger corporate vendors. Photo courtesy of Kristina Perdue

Stocks stay strong for Smartsheet, Microsoft, T-Mobile

Fortune 500 functionality, Hololens technology, 5G network contribute to growth

Kirkland’s McAdams Remodeling & Design receives Best Of Houzz award

The custom design-build residential remodeler was chosen by more than 40 million monthly users from the Houzz community.

  • Feb 22, 2019

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Photo illustration by Kailan Manandic

Life science hits its stride on the Eastside

Life science has strong roots in Washington, contributing economically and scientifically.

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Photo illustration by Kailan Manandic

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

Puget Sound companies join to create middle-income housing

Several are the same companies that opposed Seattle’s head tax last year.

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019

Here are a handful of companies from the Eastside that will be interesting to watch in 2019.

Tech set to continue driving Seattle-area housing market in 2019

A look at what’s the real estate market in the coming year.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Kirkland’s Imagine Housing receives $75K grant from Premera

The grant was part of $3.3 million in community grants focusing on behavioral health.

  • Dec 26, 2018

Two new businesses coming to the Village at Totem Lake

Two new businesses have been announced for the Village at Totem Lake development. Whole Foods Market and ULTA Beauty are already opened in the Kirkland… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2018
Staff at the Factoria Green Theory retail location. From left: Ari Emadi, Charlie Naughton, Marina Bridenbaugh. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Kirkland-based Higher Leaf acquires Green Theory locations in Bellevue

Recreational cannabis retailer Higher Leaf has announced the acquisition of Green Theory in Bellevue.

Staff at the Factoria Green Theory retail location. From left: Ari Emadi, Charlie Naughton, Marina Bridenbaugh. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Google, Facebook to pay more than $400,000 to Washington state in campaign finance cases

Both are in the top 10 largest campaign finance recoveries in Washington state history.