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Coastal Community Bank Offers Classes for Businesses
To support local business owners and their teams, Coastal offers complimentary Money Smart for Small Business courses designed to help those starting and managing a… Continue reading
New state law requires employers to give pay range in job postings
Washington’s new pay transparency law aims to narrow wage gaps based on race or gender — though some companies may seek loopholes.
An out-paw-ring of support: Mill Creek pantry feeds pets, day or night
With help from local Girl Scouts, the Mill Creek pet food store Paddywack is meeting the need for pet supplies in a pinch.
Whidbey woodworkers turn local lumber into art
In the “Slab Room” at Madrona Supply Co., customers can find hunks of wood native to the south end of Whidbey Island.
Print it or lose it: Ken’s Camera closes after decades caught on film
The local legend, processing film photos since 1971, will close its locations in Mount Vernon and Everett at the end of 2022.
‘Egregious:’ Everett fuel company repeatedly broke water standards
Nelson Petroleum faces a lawsuit from an Everett Mall Way strip mall over discharges into a nearby wetland.
Suck it up — and shop it up — at Everett Vacuum
After 80 years on Broadway, the family-run store with the “Everything we sell sucks” sign moved to Hewitt Avenue.
Everett’s longtime J. Matheson gift store finds new life in Seattle
Miranda Matheson had her mother’s blessing when she opened a new J. Matheson Urban Gifts & Kitchens in Green Lake.
Stillaguamish Tribe opens retail cannabis shop
More than 1,500 attended a grand opening on Dec. 10. The venture comes amid a boom in tribal cannabis stores.
Monroe man runs taco truck by day, makes 100 wreaths by night
Franco Montano, a former factory worker, started making the holiday wreaths in 2008. He has expanded into a thriving family business.
At 122 years old, this old house could use a little help
The Everett Historic Theatre is a venue for music and comedy, community theater and fundraisers.
Federal aid available for groups affected by Bolt Creek fire
The Small Business Administration offers loans to businesses, nonprofit and farms harmed by disasters.
9 Snohomish County crafters to check out this holiday season
From puzzle cubes to Mickey Mouse ears, locals have found a market online for niche products.
Artisans PNW in Everett offers local gifts, books and art
The Everett store that opened in May can trace its roots to an enterprising Girl Scout troop in Snohomish.
Business Briefs: Seagen appoints new CEO; new research president
Also, Eviation order book tops $2 billion and Bothell business incubator secures half-million dollar grant.
Now open: Cassandra’s Closet, a new downtown Everett boutique
This boutique has 12 months to make it a go! The store sells new and used women’s and men’s clothing.
Petrikor, in downtown Everett, grew from online to brick-and-mortar
The store is a labor of love for two local entrepreneurs who longed for a better kind of home and garden store.
Tips for Businesses to Prepare for the Pay Transparency Law, Effective Jan. 1
A recent amendment to Washington law will soon require employers to disclose information about pay and other benefits in job postings. The new law, which… Continue reading
Port of Everett christens new Norton cargo terminal
The $40 million terminal took two years to complete and doubles the port’s storage capacity.
Do some good along with your Christmas shopping
Head across the Sound to Whidbey Island for gift-buying with a do-gooder spirit