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2021 Ford F-150 Platinum. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Ford F-150 Platinum

By Larry Lark, contributor It’s always a call to action when a Ford F-150 light duty pickup truck lands in my driveway. The latest iteration,… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2021
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737 MAX 7 Reveal - February 5, 2018. File photo

Boeing fined $2.5 billion for deceiving aircraft safety regulators

The Boeing Company has agreed to pay the Department of Justice over $2.5 billion after conspiring to defraud FAA regulators evaluating Boeing’s 737 MAX airplane.… Continue reading

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State Department of Commerce awards grants to more than 7,800 small businesses

Newest $100 million grant round prioritized restaurants, fitness centers

  • Dec 31, 2020
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Sound Publishing offers grants to local businesses

Sound Publishing has launched a local business stimulus program to help businesses adapt in a rapidly evolving economic environment. Sound Publishing, based in Everett, is… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2020
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Fisher Scones parent company fined for overworking teenage employees

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries found more than 1,500 instances of violations including missing meal breaks, working during school hours and more.

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Ways to shop small on the Eastside

The city of Bellevue has developed a quick list of easy ways to support local businesses

  • Nov 20, 2020
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Artists Sunday, following Black Friday, puts out call for participants before Nov. 29

The movement has a website that offers a free directory of artists and art organizations that participate

  • Nov 5, 2020
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Boehm’s receives national recognition for its chocolates

Boehm’s Candies & Chocolates was named in Top 12 confectioners nationally

  • Oct 30, 2020
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New kids boutique in Issaquah

Eve Kids Boutique is an interactive shopping experience

  • Oct 16, 2020
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Dick’s Drive-In announces search for new Eastside location

Dick’s Drive-In announces search for new Eastside location

The local popular burger chain is looking for public suggestions on possible properties

Dick’s Drive-In announces search for new Eastside location
PSE offering four businesses an energy upgrade

PSE offering four businesses an energy upgrade

You can nominate your favorite business by Oct. 18

  • Sep 28, 2020
PSE offering four businesses an energy upgrade
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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

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New homes with views of Issaquah alps open for $1.5M to $2.2M

New homes with views of Issaquah alps open for $1.5M to $2.2M

The Cougar Mountain Panorama community, under construction, will have 63 homes

New homes with views of Issaquah alps open for $1.5M to $2.2M
Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

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

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters
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New Issaquah restaurant brings Italian cuisine in family-friendly setting

Enzo’s Bistro and Bar, located at the former Pogacha of Issaquah, brought back some of the staff from the old restaurant

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

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.

Amazon adds more office space to Bellevue, now as many new jobs as HQ2
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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
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The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

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.

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus
Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

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

  • Aug 24, 2020
Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations