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Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

The Brewmaster’s Foundation weekly Community Supported Agriculture box includes fresh produce from local farms and beers from Washington breweries.

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic
Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

State Insurance Commissioner Kreidler issues request

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers
The Guest House co-owner Kevin Kearney in the kitchen. Photo courtesy of Shehab Hossain/Imaginoor Photography

The Guest House in Kenmore announces temporary closure

Before then, the restaurant had been diligently updating its protocols amid COVID-19 concerns.

  • Mar 30, 2020
The Guest House co-owner Kevin Kearney in the kitchen. Photo courtesy of Shehab Hossain/Imaginoor Photography
Carolina Smoke owner David Hayward packages up orders to go on March 22 in Bothell. Olivia Vanni/staff photo

Carolina Smoke in Bothell offers down-home barbecue comfort

During the shutdown, take home an order of restaurant owner David Hayward’s brisket, pulled pork, ribs and sides.

Carolina Smoke owner David Hayward packages up orders to go on March 22 in Bothell. Olivia Vanni/staff photo
Sound Publishing operates the following titles in King County: Federal Way Mirror, Auburn Reporter, Kent-Covington Reporter, Renton Reporter, Enumclaw Courier-Herald, Kirkland Reporter, Bellevue Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Issaquah Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter and the Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber.

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter to suspend print publication

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rapidly evolve across the globe, the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter must also adapt in order to ensure the continuation of high-quality… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2020
Sound Publishing operates the following titles in King County: Federal Way Mirror, Auburn Reporter, Kent-Covington Reporter, Renton Reporter, Enumclaw Courier-Herald, Kirkland Reporter, Bellevue Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Issaquah Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter and the Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber.
COVID-19 gathering restriction delays funerals

COVID-19 gathering restriction delays funerals

For one funeral home owner, the confusion came to a head after a recent service.

  • Mar 25, 2020
COVID-19 gathering restriction delays funerals
Bothell spirits maker now producing hand sanitizer

Bothell spirits maker now producing hand sanitizer

Wildwood Spirits Co. has decided to give the community something it’s lacking.

Bothell spirits maker now producing hand sanitizer
For sale sign hanging in front of house. File photo

Open houses close due to coronavirus concerns

Northwest Multiple Listing Service halts large group home tours amid pandemic.

For sale sign hanging in front of house. File photo
Boeing plants in Puget Sound area to close; infected Everett worker dies

Boeing plants in Puget Sound area to close; infected Everett worker dies

To the relief of anxious employees, the company said it will shut down factory operations for two weeks.

Boeing plants in Puget Sound area to close; infected Everett worker dies
AG Ferguson warns of scams related to COVID-19

AG Ferguson warns of scams related to COVID-19

Washingtonians should be skeptical of claims about virus

  • Mar 20, 2020
AG Ferguson warns of scams related to COVID-19
Customers buying high volume of products at cannabis shops

Customers buying high volume of products at cannabis shops

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

Customers buying high volume of products at cannabis shops
‘It’s the time to do collective action’: Kenmore’s Souaiaia does his part amid outbreak

‘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.

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

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
Real estate: coronavirus, mortgage rates and inventory
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

Bothell and Kenmore housing market shows early signs of spring

A snapshot of the local real estate market.

  • Feb 14, 2020
Bothell and Kenmore housing market shows early signs of spring
Bothell-Kenmore chamber holds first general meeting of the year

Bothell-Kenmore chamber holds first general meeting of the year

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

Bothell-Kenmore chamber holds first general meeting of the year