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Starting in October, the Ruby Room’s donated formal wear (pictured) for teens in need is going to storage— until they find a new space. Courtesy photo/ Chamonix Films and Ruby Room

Ruby Room looking for new home

The nonprofit that supports bringing high-end clothes to teens in need is moving to storage at the end of the month while it looks for a new location

 

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

 

Amazon adds more office space to Bellevue, now as many new jobs as HQ2

The office space for an additional 10,000 jobs, making it 25,000 coming to downtown, is expected to complete in 2023.

 

Courtesy Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce

Eastside businesses prepare for economic uncertainty with regional summit event

The Regional Business Summit, hosted by the Issaquah Chamber Sept. 10, will be held virtually due to COVID-19

  • Sep 4, 2020
Courtesy Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Bellevue. File photo

COVID-19 relief grants available for small Bellevue businesses

The application will be available until Sept. 17.

  • Sep 1, 2020
Downtown Bellevue. File photo

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

A team of computational scientists has developed web-based software that maps the virus’ protein spikes.

Alan Fulp. Courtesy photo/Liberty Bank

Liberty Bank names new president, staffing at Bellevue office

The bank is based in Poulsbo

  • Aug 25, 2020
Alan Fulp. Courtesy photo/Liberty Bank

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Stores to distribute 750,000 purchased by King County starting Aug. 24

  • Aug 24, 2020
REI CEO Eric Artz.

REI still leaving Kent headquarters but not for Bellevue | Update

Company confirms Kent closure; to focus on remote work

REI CEO Eric Artz.

Bellevue PCC opens Aug. 12

The store includes a local artist’s mural, bakery and a pizzeria

  • Aug 12, 2020
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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

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Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington

Wearing a mask saves lives and saves jobs. And all across the state, Washington employers are leading by example in the fight to stop the… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2020
2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT. Courtesy photo

2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT | Car review

OK folks, buckle your seatbelts. This week’s tester is the 2020 Dodge Charge SRT Hellcat Widebody, the most powerful, and fastest mass-produced sedan in the… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020
2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT. Courtesy photo
BMW X3 xDrive 30e. Courtesy photo

BMW X3 xDrive 30e | Car review

With forces like BMW pushing, it’s only a matter of time before hybrid, then electric, technology replaces the gas combustion engine just like it replaced… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020
BMW X3 xDrive 30e. Courtesy photo
A new measure from the King County Council could increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas of King County. File photo

County measure would increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas

Staff report Legislation the King County Council passed June 23 could lead to increased flexibility for restaurants, retail shops, and providers of certain personal services… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2020
A new measure from the King County Council could increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas of King County. File photo
Snoqualmie Casino is located at 37500 SE North Bend Way, Snoqualmie. Courtesy photo

Snoqualmie Casino reopens June 11 with social distancing, other safety measures

Staff report Snoqualmie Casino will reopen to the general public at 6 a.m. June 11, following its closure from Washington’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” directives.… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2020
Snoqualmie Casino is located at 37500 SE North Bend Way, Snoqualmie. Courtesy photo
Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo

Inslee changes course, says diners won’t have to sign in

Restaurants may still ask customers for information that contact tracers could use to stop an outbreak.

Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo

Businesses, nonprofits asked to participate in COVID-19 impact survey

Regional effort in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

  • May 11, 2020

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Brown Bear opens locations May 8

Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Interactive map provides details

  • Apr 28, 2020