Business

The Yarrow Bay Grill and Beach Cafe.

Yarrow Bay Grill to close

After 20 years of business at Carillon Point, Yarrow Bay Grill will close at the end of the month.

  • Apr 3, 2009
The Yarrow Bay Grill and Beach Cafe.
Paul Cemarka

Red ribbon day for Juanita Village

Kirkland Deputy Mayor Joan McBride cut the ribbon at Juanita Vision Works, welcoming the newest addition to the shops inside Juanita Village March 18.

  • Apr 1, 2009
Paul Cemarka
Sprint will offer 4G service in the Seattle area this year.

4G is coming to Seattle this year

Communications provider Sprint Nextel announced plans March 25 to expand the new 4G ("Fourth Generation") WIMAX broadband service in a number of key US markets, including Seattle.

  • Mar 25, 2009
Sprint will offer 4G service in the Seattle area this year.
Tina Montgomery

Home-delivered seafood business is making waves

A Kirkland native, UW alumna and mom of two, Tina Montgomery has her work cut out for her.

  • Mar 25, 2009
Tina Montgomery

Virginia Mason to host open house April 2

Virginia Mason Kirkland is now seeing patients at a new location in the Evergreen Plaza Building. The clinic will occupy the entire third floor in the building located at 11800 N.E. 128th Street in Kirkland.

  • Mar 25, 2009
Allyis

Allyis recognized for raising more than $20,000 in campaign

Kirkland-based Allyis, Inc. won the United Way of King County’s annual Spirit of Caring Awards in the “Best New Campaign” category on March 4.

  • Mar 18, 2009
Allyis

Take charge of your investments in grim economy

Just when you think the stock market has hit bottom, it drops another 1000 points, as it did the week of January 13.

ACI clinic recently celebrated its grand opening. Mayor James Lauinger (center) and clinic staff cut the ribbon.

ACI clinic celebrates grand opening

Acupuncture & Chiropractic Integrative Clinic recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

  • Mar 11, 2009
ACI clinic recently celebrated its grand opening. Mayor James Lauinger (center) and clinic staff cut the ribbon.

Oregon company acquires Kirkland firm

Engineering firm PACE Engineers of Oregon City, Ore. has announced that it recently acquired local management firm Peterson Consulting Engineers on Lake Washington Boulevard.

  • Mar 11, 2009

Juanita Vision Works announces grand opening

Juanita Vision Works announces its grand opening on Wednesday, March 18.Mayor Jim Lauinger will preside over the ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m.

  • Mar 11, 2009
Clearwire's new CEO

Clearwire brings in industry veteran as new CEO

Wireless broadband communications provider Clearwire Corporation announced on March 9 telecom industry veteran William (Bill) T. Morrow, 49, was joining the company as Chief Executive Officer.

  • Mar 11, 2009
Clearwire's new CEO

Clearwire confident in WiMax expansion

Counting on the promise of increasing demand for hi-tech portable devices, streaming video and interactive media, local telecommunications firm Clearwire said they will continue to expand their network.

  • Mar 11, 2009
From left: Richard Harris

Kirkland’s historic Shumway Mansion defines a century of community service

At first glance the Shumway Mansion looks out of place among its smaller neighbors.

  • Mar 11, 2009
From left: Richard Harris

Organized Spaces to move locations

Organized Spaces owner Paul Valley is moving his 7-year-old custom closet company to a new and larger facility. Currently the company’s‚ showroom and warehouse are in separate locations in Kirkland about four miles apart. Now Valley and his 10 employees will enjoy being under one roof, right next to 405, just south of the 116th on-ramp in Kirkland. The company has four sales people and three install trucks that serve King and Snohomish Counties installing closets, garage, pantry, home offices, entertainment centers and all sorts of creative storage solutions.

  • Feb 24, 2009

BIZ BRIEF Keller Williams Realty bucks trends

Keller Williams® Realty Inc., the fourth largest real estate company in North America, recently announced that it outpaced the market in 2008, while remaining free of debt, and gave back more than $30 million in profits to its agents.

  • Feb 24, 2009

Businesses hang on as sales fall

Civic and business leaders are fighting to stay above water as the ripples of an economic recession hit Kirkland’s shores.

  • Feb 24, 2009
Owner Linda Wiley and son

Children’s clothing brings new edge to shop

Seeking a new edge during hard times, Designer’s Consignment in Kirkland has taken off with the addition of children’s clothing lines.

  • Feb 23, 2009
Owner Linda Wiley and son
Ford of Kirkland managing owner Jim Walen stands in front of a row of Ford vehicles laden with snow during the recent snowstorm.

Kirkland car dealers look to move merchandise

Amidst December’s heavy snow, Ford of Kirkland dealer Jim Walen was busy brushing off his cars and trucks and directing a snowplow to clear a path for potential customers to reach his business.

  • Feb 19, 2009
Ford of Kirkland managing owner Jim Walen stands in front of a row of Ford vehicles laden with snow during the recent snowstorm.
Google’s Peter Wilson.

Google manager blames recession for scaled-back Lakeview plans

Rumored for months but never confirmed publicly until now, Google’s ambitious expansion plans in Kirkland have been scaled back for the foreseeable future.

  • Feb 17, 2009
Google’s Peter Wilson.
Lake Washington High School DECA club members (left to right) Quinn McCorkle

DECA students market for Ten Grands fundraiser

DECA chapters from Interlake, Issaquah and Lake Washington high schools have adopted “Ten Grands-Seattle” as a marketing and community service project. Between now and mid-March these associations of marketing students will have a chance to demonstrate their marketing, entrepreneurial and leadership skills as they help promote “Ten Grands,” a benefit concert scheduled for April 3 at Benaroya Hall. Concert proceeds fund music education for K-12 students.

  • Feb 17, 2009
Lake Washington High School DECA club members (left to right) Quinn McCorkle