Monroe poised to outpace all Snohomish County cities

Once a sleepy little town, Monroe is rapidly becoming one of Snohomish Counties most compelling places to invest. A blend of master-planned communities, town center… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2013
  • By Tom Hoban Realty Markets

Have a plan for leftover 529 college savings balances

With the high cost of college education, it’s hard to envision that there might be money left over, but it does happen. Kids get scholarships… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2013
  • By Erin Eddins Financial Well Being

State scours U.S. for temporary Skagit River bridge

MOUNT VERNON — Gov. Jay Inslee said May 24 that it may be possible to install a temporary structure to replace the Skagit River Bridge… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2013
  • By Bill Sheets and Jerry Cornfield Herald Writers

Peoples Bank opens new downtown Everett branch

EVERETT — Peoples Bank opened its downtown Everett Financial Center May 20 at 2733 Colby Ave. The bank’s newest office is a full-service branch with… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2013
  • HBJ staff

‘Hair of the dog’ advertising doesn’t work

The remedy for overindulging is to swig the same stuff (the next morning) that made you feel rotten to begin with — most commonly referred… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2013
  • By Andrew Ballard Growth Strategies

SBA awards Sievers’ family business for longevity

EVERETT — A four-generation, family-owned small business has been recognized for its successful history. The H.O. Seiffert Co. received the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2013… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2013
  • By Amy Watkins HBJ Freelance Writer

John Olsen identified, designed Naval Station Everett

Marking the end of a life spent designing the Pacific Northwest waterfront, John Olsen, 79, passed away peacefully at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue on the… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2013
  • HBJ staff

Diamond Knot will grow into Mountlake Terrace

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Diamond Knot Craft Brewing will expand its operations to Mountlake Terrace with an 8,900-square-foot brewpub scheduled to open this fall. Located in… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2013
  • HBJ staff

County reveals ‘Open Up,’ its tourism brand

MUKILTEO — The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau has unveiled a new destination brand and tourism website to create more awareness of the area and increase… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2013
  • By Amy Watkins HBJ Freelance Writer

South county real estate sizzles with sales

EVERETT — Median sales prices for single-family homes and condos in Snohomish County jumped nearly 16 percent in July from prices posted a year ago.… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2013
  • By Kurt Batdorf HBJ Editor

Murray hears progress on matching vets to jobs

Finding a job can be a major hurdle for transitioning veterans. Without civilian certifications, such as a commercial driver’s license or a nursing… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2013
  • By Ashley Stewart Herald Writer

Marysville Chamber to broadcast candidate forum

TULALIP — The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce will televise a candidate forum on Aug. 23 with an in-depth look at the race for… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2013
  • HBJ staff

As a business matures, so will its entrepreneur

Every startup that survives and grows will change. It is in the nature of things. The task of the entrepreneur is to hold the business… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2013
  • By James McCusker Business 101

Evicted port commissioner says he will resign

Port Commissioner Michael Hoffmann said Aug. 9 he plans to submit a resignation letter over the weekend, following recent questions about where he’s… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2013
  • By Noah Haglund Herald Writer

What Affordable Care Act means if you’re self-employed

There are currently 23 million self-employed entrepreneurs in United States, and that number continues to rise, especially here in Washington. These innovative entrepreneurs reflect a… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2013
  • By Calvin W. Goings SBA News

Recycled lumber reused for kids’ play time

MONROE — Kent and LaVonne Clark were trying to make money for Christmas gifts when they made their first play kitchen. They bought several nightstands… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2013
  • By Amy Watkins HBJ Freelance Writer

DeVry U. caters to career-minded students

LYNNWOOD — Dr. Herman DeVry first opened DeForest Training School, named after his friend Lee DeForest, in 1931 in Chicago. Classes at that time were… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2013
  • By Christina Harper HBJ Freelance Writer

Snohomish County people watching

EVERETT — Dr. Arthur Grossman has retired from Western Washington Medical Group’s Department of Family Medicine. He is a well-known family doctor and biking enthusiast… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2013
  • HBJ staff

CEO says Bank of Washington in full rebound

EVERETT — Marty Steele is as bullish on community banking as he is on Snohomish County. The new president and CEO of The Bank of… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2013
  • By Kurt Batdorf HBJ Editor