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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

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

February’s snowfall temporarily slowed down sales.

  • Mar 7, 2019
Local inventory is up as buyers and sellers prep for spring real estate market
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

Stocks stay strong for Smartsheet, Microsoft, T-Mobile

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

Stocks stay strong for Smartsheet, Microsoft, T-Mobile

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

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO
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

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

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

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar
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

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.

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019
Tech set to continue driving Seattle-area housing market 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
Tech set to continue driving Seattle-area housing market in 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

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.

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

Kirkland transitioning business license processing to state

Businesses will be able to apply for or renew licenses online or by mail.

  • Nov 30, 2018

Managan joins midwifery care at EvergreenHealth

Managan couples her clinical background with personalized and compassionate care.

  • Nov 19, 2018
Investor Sharks returns to Kirkland

Investor Sharks returns to Kirkland

The second annual event allowed local startups to pitch to angel investors.

Investor Sharks returns to Kirkland
Kirkland boutique allows customers to shop with a Purpose

Kirkland boutique allows customers to shop with a Purpose

Purpose Boutique partners with empowerment brands to fight human trafficking

Kirkland boutique allows customers to shop with a Purpose
Chainline was able to successfully crowdfund a full deck to accompany their tap room. The community-oriented business is open to all ages and pet-friendly. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo

Chainline Brewing Co. is Best of Kirkland

The brewery opened its doors in 2015 and has since been embedded as a community gathering place.

Chainline was able to successfully crowdfund a full deck to accompany their tap room. The community-oriented business is open to all ages and pet-friendly. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo