Business

AG Ferguson warns of scams related to COVID-19

Washingtonians should be skeptical of claims about virus

  • Mar 20, 2020

Customers buying high volume of products at cannabis shops

Retail establishments get the green light to remain open during COVID-19 pandemic.

‘It’s the time to do collective action’: Kenmore’s Souaiaia does his part amid outbreak

Butcher Shop Cafe owner keeps a safe distance while forming close ties with customers.

A Boeing 777X during a taxi test. (Boeing Co.)

Companywide, Boeing reports 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Boeing will equip more employees to work remotely, but for now factory workers will stay on the line.

A Boeing 777X during a taxi test. (Boeing Co.)
A shot of downtown Kirkland. Samantha St. John of the city’s chamber of commerce said that Kirkland’s business community is likely being more detrimentally affected than others on the Eastside due to the city’s often being deemed the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic. Blake Peterson/staff photo

‘We’re just kind of in limbo’: Eastside businesses feeling significant economic effects amid coronavirus pandemic

Eastside chamber representatives discuss the states of their business communities.

A shot of downtown Kirkland. Samantha St. John of the city’s chamber of commerce said that Kirkland’s business community is likely being more detrimentally affected than others on the Eastside due to the city’s often being deemed the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic. Blake Peterson/staff photo

Real estate: coronavirus, mortgage rates and inventory

As the virus has spread across the world the Federal Reserve has issued a surprise interest rate cut.

  • Mar 12, 2020
Bellevue skyline. File photo

Amid coronavirus concerns, Eastside cities are taking preventative steps

Most Eastside cities are following recommendations from county officials.

Bellevue skyline. File photo
A flight takes off at SeaTac International Airport. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle

Port of Seattle, airlines respond to COVID-19 with new health measures

Changes at Sea-Tac Airport include more hand sanitizer, training for biohazard cleaning.

A flight takes off at SeaTac International Airport. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle
With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)

Senate Dems: $5 million to help businesses disrupted by coronavirus

Overseas port closures hurt WA companies that depend on international shipping.

  • Feb 27, 2020
With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)

Bothell and Kenmore housing market shows early signs of spring

A snapshot of the local real estate market.

  • Feb 14, 2020

Bothell-Kenmore chamber holds first general meeting of the year

It took place at the Northshore Senior Center on Jan. 23.

Networking to recession proof your career

Make a networking plan for yourself. You don’t have do it all in one day.

  • Jan 17, 2020
Photo courtesy of Kenmore Air 
                                Kenmore Air looks forward to 2020.

Kenmore Air soars into new year

The seaplane operation has come a long way since 1946.

Photo courtesy of Kenmore Air 
                                Kenmore Air looks forward to 2020.

A new decade begins with low inventory in housing market

While inventory is tighter than usual, there are still good homes on the market.

  • Jan 6, 2020

Adding cultural competency skills can recession proof your career

Cultural competency is the ability to acknowledge, respect and understand individuals and groups from different cultures and with different perspectives.

  • Dec 19, 2019

Country Village closure prompts change during holiday season

People now turn to Bothell and Kenmore events for continued tradition.

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market

During the season, many sellers don’t want to get their holidays interrupted by the selling process.

  • Dec 10, 2019

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.

Bob Toomey

Lessons in long-term planning from an anniversary

A column from a financial adviser.

  • Nov 11, 2019
Bob Toomey