Business

Harkess named new KeyBank manager

Antoinette Harkess has been named manager of the new KeyBank branch in Kenmore located at 7830 Northeast Bothell Way in Kenmore. It is slated to open sometime this August with the official grand opening celebration coming in September.

  • Jun 1, 2011

Bothell’s Huntington Center kicks off summer reading program

Huntington Learning Center (HLC), located at 22833 Bothell-Everett Highway, Suite 156 in Bothell, will be launching Reading Adventure, a summer reading program to encourage students to immerse themselves in the books they read.

  • May 27, 2011

Inglemoor High DECA earns first place again at 65th Annual International Career and Development Conference

Make it two years straight for Inglemoor High's DECA team taking first place in the nation. More than 15,000 high-school marketing/DECA students from all 50 states, Canada, Germany, Puerto Rico and Guam traveled to Orlando, Fla., April 28 to May 4 to compete for one of the 350 national DECA awards. At the 65th Annual International Career and Development Conference, there are 35 different business/marketing events where students are asked to write business reports on a specific business or solve case studies.

  • May 16, 2011

Helpful Hints Wedding Planning wins UW-Bothell Business Plan Competition

The Business Development Center at the University of Washington, Bothell awarded more than $20,000 at the final round of its inaugural Business Plan Competition on May 6. The first prize went to Helpful Hints Wedding Planning, a business concept developed by UW-Bothell undergraduates Angelica Lizak and Kelsey Allen of Everett, Shalee Clark of Lynnwood and Steven Fountain of Woodinville.

  • May 12, 2011

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce luncheon to focus on ‘Campus Community Connections’ this Wednesday

Three local leaders will speak about "Campus Community Connections" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Wednesday at the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Courtyard Hall in Country Village. Guest speakers will be Kenyon Chan, chancellor, University of Washington, Bothell; Eric Murray, president, Cascadia Community College; and Bob Stowe, city manager, City of Bothell. One local high-school student will also be awarded the fourth annual $1,000 Ambassadors' Student Scholarship. Registration required; luncheon cost: $25.

  • May 9, 2011

‘Grow Your Business Day’ workshop is set for May 13

The United States Postal Service invites small businesses to attend a “Grow Your Business Day” workshop that will help entrepreneurs and proprietors to promote their businesses using direct mail, without the cost of mailing lists or permits. The new Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) service is the first in a series of U.S. Postal Service initiatives to make growing your business with the mail more efficient and affordable.

  • May 9, 2011

The only things certain in life for Sky are skating and taxes

As professional skateboarder Sky Siljeg started earning money at contests and on tours, his mom, Pam Miller, knew it was time to pay the bank a visit. Siljeg was only 13. “He had to go open a business account at the bank and start keeping receipts and paying attention to the income and outgo — and that was an educational opportunity as far as just learning about life,” said Miller, who brought her longtime certified public accountant, Jim Gall of Bothell, on board soon after.

Construction is rolling along on future Safeway shopping center in Canyon Park

Property Development Centers (PDC) crews are currently at work on approximately 13 acres in the Canyon Park area of Bothell, where a 150,000-square-foot shopping center will be anchored by a new Safeway supermarket. The new center will be located at the southwest corner of 240th Street and Bothell Everett Highway.

  • Mar 23, 2011

Iverson Genetic Diagnostics, Inc. initiates WARFARIN Study to assess impact of genetic testing in reducing hospitalizations and deaths caused by warfarin

Bothell's Iverson Genetic Diagnostics, Inc. announced that the WARFARIN Study (Warfarin Adverse Event Reduction for Adults Receiving Genetic Testing at Therapy Initiation) was initiated in… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2011

Stefonick’s garden is discovered; Founder’s Cup stays in Bothell

Karen Stefonick admitted that a bit of sadness washed over her while she watched workers tear down her garden on Monday at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

UW-Bothell’s Erdly is set to develop interactive game Odd Manor

Redmond's KingX Studios has promoted Bill Erdly, Ph.D. and University of Washington, Bothell associate professor and associate director of graduate studies, to the position of… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2011

UW-Bothell welcomes new executives-in-residence

The University of Washington, Bothell introduced a new slate of eight business leaders who will be serving as executives-in-residence for 2011.

  • Feb 24, 2011

‘Run, Little Pigs, Run!’ wins gold medal at Northwest Flower and Garden Show

For the second year in a row, the team of James Sprague of Bothell and Susan Browne of Everett has won a gold medal for a display garden at the annual Northwest Flower and Garden Show, this time for their playful “Run, Little Pigs, Run!”

  • Feb 23, 2011

High-tech gym means Great Play for Northshore kids

When Robin Goldberg’s son was diagnosed with a sensory processing disorder, she began taking him to a physical therapist. But she wanted to do more and ultimately the pair also began visiting a high-tech gym designed for young children.

  • Feb 9, 2011

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce welcomes Burton as new chairperson

With former director Dale Amundsen of Evergreen-Washelli at Bothell having served as many terms as allowable by chamber by-laws, the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce has a new chairperson in the form of Laurene Burton, administrative director for government and community affairs at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center.

  • Jan 31, 2011

Crisafulli Dental to offer free services Feb. 11

For the fourth year, Bothell's Crisafulli Dental will be offering free services from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at 18920 Bothell Way N.E., suite 200.

  • Jan 28, 2011

Real Living Northwest Realtors launches new Web site

Kenmore's Real Living Northwest Realtors has announced that it has launched a Web site that enables consumers in Seattle and surrounding areas to more quickly and efficiently find the exact type of home they are looking for at www.RLNorthwest.com.

  • Jan 28, 2011

Espresso Works is a perfect Kenmore fit for Inglemoor High grads

With an anniversary that would have arrived Dec. 31, 2010, Sheila and Jesse Roark spent just a tad shy of five years owning and operating the tiny Espresso Works coffee stand on the outskirts of Kenmore Village.

  • Jan 21, 2011

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce names Evergreen Hospital’s Burton new chair; next meeting is Jan. 27/ Chamber Chat

The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of our past and present Board of Directors — our accomplishments during the past six years would not have been possible without the support of this unbelievable group of representatives.

  • Jan 21, 2011

Kenmore’s Best Friend Rodent Rescue goes online

Kenmore's Best Friend Rodent Rescue recently has joined other animal-welfare organizations in the area that list their homeless pets on Petfinder.com, the oldest and largest… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2011