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From left, Joe Hong, Marcus Chhong and Sally Hong pose outside of Redmond Work and Western Wear in Redmond. on March 4. Mitchell Atencio/staff photo

Redmond Work and Western Wear closing after four-plus decades

The shop has been one of the few western shops near the Puget Sound in the last decade.

From left, Joe Hong, Marcus Chhong and Sally Hong pose outside of Redmond Work and Western Wear in Redmond. on March 4. Mitchell Atencio/staff 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)
The signage outside of Microsoft’s Redwest Campus in Redmond, WA, on Feb. 19, 2020. Mitchell Atencio / Staff Photo

Who were Redmond’s top 20 employers in 2019?

Many companies reported fewer full-time equivalent positions in 2019 than the previous year.

The signage outside of Microsoft’s Redwest Campus in Redmond, WA, on Feb. 19, 2020. Mitchell Atencio / Staff Photo
Become an expert to recession proof your career

Become an expert to recession proof your career

If you’ve lived in the Puget Sound area long enough you probably know that in a “down” economy, not all sectors are down at the… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2020
Become an expert to recession proof your career
Redmond housing market shows early signs of spring

Redmond housing market shows early signs of spring

A snapshot of the local real estate market.

  • Feb 21, 2020
Redmond housing market shows early signs of spring
Microsoft’s net zero plan to be carbon negative

Microsoft’s net zero plan to be carbon negative

The company pledges to be carbon neutral by 2030 and carbon negative by 2050.

  • Jan 24, 2020
Microsoft’s net zero plan to be carbon negative
Networking to recession proof your career

Networking to recession proof your career

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

  • Jan 15, 2020
Networking to recession proof your career
A new decade begins with low inventory in housing market

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 10, 2020
A new decade begins with low inventory in housing market
Redmond Town Center sells for $192 million

Redmond Town Center sells for $192 million

Major additions will happen over time but in the immediate timeline, $12 million has been earmarked for cosmetic purposes.

Redmond Town Center sells for $192 million
Adding cultural competency skills can recession proof your career

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 20, 2019
Adding cultural competency skills can recession proof your career
Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market

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 18, 2019
Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market
Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production
Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in King County

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.

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in King County
Redmond florist is deeply rooted in the community

Redmond florist is deeply rooted in the community

For 41 years, Bear Creek Florist has operated as a family-owned business.

Redmond florist is deeply rooted in the community
Adding credentials can recession proof your career

Adding credentials can recession proof your career

Look at hard skills and soft skills to see where there may be a gap.

  • Nov 15, 2019
Adding credentials can recession proof your career
Winter chill begins to settle into real estate market

Winter chill begins to settle into real estate market

While there was an uptick in new listings, pending home sales and sold properties the last two months, things are quieting down.

  • Nov 12, 2019
Winter chill begins to settle into real estate market
Chiropractic instrument takes the crack out of spinal adjustment

Chiropractic instrument takes the crack out of spinal adjustment

Disc Centers of America Bellevue uses the Impulse iQ for comfort and results

  • Nov 11, 2019
Chiropractic instrument takes the crack out of spinal adjustment

Redmond’s Moonie Icy Tunes receives county small business award

The business makes a point to hire 5-10 college students every spring.

Recession proofing your career

Recession proofing your career

The best time to prepare for an economic downturn is when the job market is strong.

  • Oct 21, 2019
Recession proofing your career