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                                From left, Issaquah city administrator Wally Bobkiewicz, Mayor Mary Lou Pauly, and Issaquah School District Superintendent Ron Thiele speak during a Chamber of Commerce luncheon annual update event on Jan. 9.

Chamber hosts annual address for community stakeholders

Mayor, administrator, schools superintendent speak at luncheon.

 

Eager buyers plentiful but choices were meager

The real estate market by the numbers for December 2019.

  • Jan 15, 2020

 

A new decade begins with low inventory in housing market | Real Estate Column

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Jan 13, 2020

 

Finding your proverbial strawberries | Business column

A monthly business column from Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey.

  • Dec 23, 2019

Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Dec 18, 2019

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

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.

Bob Toomey

Lessons in long-term planning from an anniversary

A column from a financial adviser.

  • Nov 19, 2019
Bob Toomey

Business slowdown in Issaquah

City sees an increase in businesses closing.

Winter chill begins to settle into real estate market

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Nov 15, 2019

Apartment community on Issaquah plateau sold for $125 million

One of the largest apartment sales of the year in the Puget Sound.

  • Nov 14, 2019

Why the month of October has bad business reputation

A monthly business column by Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey.

  • Oct 22, 2019

Issaquah, Sammamish real estate market transitions into fall

A monthly real estate snap shot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Oct 15, 2019
Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey plays a classical guitar. Courtesy photo

Music and financial planning

A monthly financial advice column from S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

  • Sep 26, 2019
Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey plays a classical guitar. Courtesy photo
Following a lawsuit, the company will no longer have no-poach provisions at their franchises. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

First AG lawsuit against company no-poach clause ends with $150K payment

Jersey Mike’s had the contract provisions in place until April 2018.

Following a lawsuit, the company will no longer have no-poach provisions at their franchises. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Change to U.S.-backed condo loans comes as summer market wraps up

A monthly real estate snap shot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Sep 13, 2019
Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California. Courtesy photo

Financial success and mountaineering

The steps to achieving financial success mirror mountain climbing.

  • Aug 20, 2019
Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California. Courtesy photo

Local real estate market mirroring rising summer temps

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Aug 15, 2019

First Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine captures community’s curiosity

More than 50 exhibitors show off area’s wellness edge

  • Jul 20, 2019

Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.