Business

Employee Kim Roehol waits for another thirsty patron at the Cloud Nine Espresso Stand
Employee Kim Roehol waits for another thirsty patron at the Cloud Nine Espresso Stand

COLUMN| Hold on to some green with all-new Honda Insight

At the turn of the century when Honda introduced the first generation Insight, I found the hybrid to be an odd-shaped vehicle with seating for… Continue reading

CamWest Development president Eric Campbell accepts the Gold Nuggets award. Also pictured are

CamWest Development recognized for excellence

The Master Builders Care Foundation and builder partners, Shea Homes of Redmond and CamWest Development of Kirkland, were recognized for excellence in community service within… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2009
CamWest Development president Eric Campbell accepts the Gold Nuggets award. Also pictured are
Ford of Kirkland owner Jim Walen

Ford of Kirkland earns national award

Ford of Kirkland is among an elite group of Ford dealerships to be recognized with The 2008 President’s Award by Ford Motor Company. The prestigious… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2009
Ford of Kirkland owner Jim Walen

CMIT Solutions to open in Kirkland

Smaller businesses in the Redmond and Kirkland area that have struggled to find quality IT support will soon have a professional, affordable option that gives… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2009

Mazda3 zooms

After adding another candle to an already overloaded birthday cake early this week, I’m especially delighted to still be able to sit up, take nourishment,… Continue reading

A runner passes by 2CH
A runner passes by 2CH

Business brief: Penn Mutual honors Fleming

The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company announced that Kirkland resident Ryan T. Fleming, CLU, ChFC, CFP, CASL, AEP has received the company’s prestigious Financial Professional… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2009

Business brief: Evergreen receives AASM accreditation

Evergreen’s Sleep Disorders Center recently received accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. To be accredited the Evergreen Sleep Disorders Center met national guidelines… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2009

Business brief: KDA membership drive

The Kirkland Downtown Association is holding a membership drive. Enter your dues for membership by June 10 and you’ll be entered into the draw for… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2009

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
Ashley Clark is the CEO of Callahan Concierge
Ashley Clark is the CEO of Callahan Concierge

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
Businesswoman Louise Holder makes a point while speaking at the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce morning meeting last Thursday at the Northshore Senior Center. She owns Holder’s Ink in Kirkland.

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

Businesswoman Louise Holder makes a point while speaking at the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce morning meeting last Thursday at the Northshore Senior Center. She owns Holder’s Ink in Kirkland.

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
Dawn Motes of Dawn's Candy and Cake Supply shows students how to make a fondant cake during an in-store class Thursday. Motes recently merged her business with Party for Less and Sweet Caroline's to survive the economic downturn.

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.

Dawn Motes of Dawn's Candy and Cake Supply shows students how to make a fondant cake during an in-store class Thursday. Motes recently merged her business with Party for Less and Sweet Caroline's to survive the economic downturn.
Franz Bakery outlet store Manager Peg Tucker (left) and Katie Stewart

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

Franz Bakery outlet store Manager Peg Tucker (left) and Katie Stewart