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Seeking a new edge during hard times, Designer’s Consignment in Kirkland has taken off with the addition of children’s clothing lines.
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.
Rumored for months but never confirmed publicly until now, Google’s ambitious expansion plans in Kirkland have been scaled back for the foreseeable future.
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.
Education is the key to employment and economic stimulus, said Dave Cunnigham, associate dean of workforce training and grants for Lake Washington Technical College.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington closed a two-year investigation of Costco Wholesale Corp. that included allegations the company issued backdated stock options to employees, including executives.
Microsoft Corp. has announced that it will open its own line of retail stores with David Porter at the helm. Porter, whose title will be corporate vice president of retail stores, comes to Microsoft from DreamWorks Animation SKG, where he was head of worldwide product distribution. He also spent 25 years at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in the roles of increasing responsibility and seniority in store operations, merchandising and information technology.
Crown Pacific Fine Foods of Kent is recalling sugar free milk chocolate peanuts distributed between April 3, 2007 and February 6, 2009. The peanuts could be contaminated with Salmonella.
Through March 1, Simplicity Decor is holding its third anniversary and thank you sale. Everything in the store is 20-80 percent off.
Doug Davis, who was board secretary in 2008, will serve as 2009 treasurer for the Northwest MLS board of directors. A real estate professional since 1973, he is the president and designated broker of Hallmark Realty Corporation in downtown Kirkland and holds leadership positions with both the Seattle-King County Association of Realtors and the Independent Broker’s Association.
Evergreen Hospital Medical Center is ranked among the nation’s top five percent of hospitals, according to an independent study of mortality and complication rates by HealthGrades, the nation’s leading healthcare ratings company. Nearly 5,000 hospitals were included in the study.
ooksellers Barnes and Noble recently organized and delivered over 900 books to Evergreen Hospital.
Editor’s note: First of two parts.
After Kirkland Downtown Association (KDA) head Dick Beazell retired last month, businesses and civic boosters could at least take comfort that his assistant would remain behind to continue its work. But no longer.
Senior residents are starting the year in their new homes with the opening of Merrill Gardens at Kirkland. The state-of-the-art community is the newest addition to the Merrill Gardens family of retirement communities. Merrill Gardens at Kirkland offers 115 private luxury apartments, just steps from Lake Washington in downtown Kirkland, at 201 Kirkland Avenue.
Underhill’s Fine Wood Furniture, which had previously announced that it would close its Redmond store at the end of January, has since announced that it will also close its Totem Lake, Bellevue and Lynnwood stores on March 31. It’s Kirkland location is at 12510 120th Ave. N.E.
Underhill's Fine Wood Furniture, which had previously announced that it would close its Redmond store at the end of January, has since announced that it will also close its Totem Lake, Bellevue and Lynnwood stores on March 31.
Kate Quinn Organics, the popular eco-friendly baby and children’s clothing and bedding company, has just opened a second boutique/showroom in Kirkland. Aside from selling their full collection of organic clothing and accessories, the new store will also carry other earth-friendly products, like Born Free bottles, Bla Bla dolls, as well as natural pacifiers and teethers.
Operating under a unique agreement reached earlier this year, the Washington State Department of Ecology (WSDOE) is seeking public comment until Jan. 20 on how to clean up pollution at a former industrial site in Kirkland.
A panel of industry experts recently gathered at the MBA University in Bellevue to share innovative ways to integrate ‘Green’ practices into small business. The guest speakers were part of a Breakfast for Champions Workshop presented by Sustainable September, a local nonprofit organization focused on promoting sustainable practices throughout the Eastside.