Business brief: New Kirkland First online directory

Kirkland has just taken an exciting first step on a community-wide effort to promote doing business locally. Kirkland First is a free online business directory… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2009

Business brief: Plastic surgeon moves to Kirkland

Renown Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Aysel Sanderson, who has built her practice and reputation over the last 18 years in Bellevue has moved her practice to… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2009

KDA Membership Drive contests

Kirkland businesses that pay dues to the Kirkland Downtown Association will be entered to win various prizes. Pay by June 10 to be entered into… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2009

Business growth is a reality, Holder says

“If there is one message you get today,” featured speaker Louise Holder told the attendees at the May 28 regular meeting of the Greater Bothell… Continue reading

COLUMN| Along for the drive in Kirkland: Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Achieving emissions certification in all 50 states without the use of special additives, the 2009 Jetta TDI breaks new ground in the field of clean… Continue reading

COLUMN| It takes more than a college degree to get a job

Our world is changing rapidly with economic upheaval, a shift to a global job market and the largest number of unemployed people in decades.

Allyis gives boost to charities

Allyis, Inc., a Kirkland-based technology and personnel company honored for its “Spirit of Giving” earlier this year by United Way of King County, participated in… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2009

Three’s company for Kirkland business owners

When Dawn Motes moved her business Dawn's Candy & Cake Supply from her home in Lynnwood to a store in Kirkland last March, she expected her customer base to dwindle.

A bounty of bread: Franz Bakery open for business

Franz Bakery celebrated its grand opening on Saturday. The store is located at 12644 N.E. 85th Street in Kirkland. For information, call 425-629-3193.… Continue reading

Local Bailout: Mortgage banker pays employees for mortgage certification

“If you are a loan officer, now is the time to further your industry education,

  • May 11, 2009

Eastside Business Association honors business community

The Eastside Business Association honored members who have supported the Kirkland community during its Annual Awards Banquet recently at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Totem Lake.

  • May 7, 2009

Schultheis, Flynn awarded for excellence

Kirkland-based Soundmark Wealth Management, LLC announced that Bill Schultheis and Todd Flynn have received the Five Star Wealth Management Award given to a select group of advisors by Seattle Magazine.

  • May 7, 2009

Woodmark Hotel offers new meeting space

The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa,, the only hotel on Lake Washington and the Pacific Northwest’s premier destination for meetings and special events, announced today it has added flexible meeting and event space in order to meet client demand.

  • May 7, 2009

Organized Spaces receives award

Organized Spaces was recently honored with the prestigious President’s Club Award from ORG, a leader in design and manufacturing of custom organization solutions for all areas of the home.

  • May 7, 2009

Infiniti of Kirkland recognized for commitment to children

David Hannah of Infiniti of Kirkland received the Operation School Bell® Award on April 28 for a longstanding commitment to children in the eastside community.

  • May 7, 2009

Chameleon Technologies named top business

In recognition of the economic power of privately held businesses,, the nations’ leading business-to-business internet site, recently named Kirkland-based Chameleon Technologies, Inc. as one of the top businesses in the United States.

  • May 7, 2009

Kirkland E-Commerce companies face Consumer Protection charges

The Washington Attorney General’s Office is charging three businesses and their owners - including two Kirkland residents - with deceptive business practices.The state filed a… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2009

Small business Simplicity Décor gives big

At a time when the giving hand may be tight-fisted and nonprofit organizations are struggling, one small business owner on Park Lane has taken a big stand.

Mermaid Hair Extensions wins Best of Show

Mermaid Hair Extensions recently received the Best of Show Award at the 21st Annual Northwest Women's Show. This event of spirit and style took place

  • Apr 24, 2009