Business

Firm offers free e-mail service to a non-profit for one year

CaffeMail, an e-mail marketing service provider, is celebrating its grand opening by offering a free account for a year to one local non-profit organization.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Post Office to show auto mail system

As the U.S. Postal Service ramps up for a busy holiday season, the Issaquah branch is hosting an open house to show customers how to… Continue reading

Bright Dental opens office in Issaquah

The newest Bright Now Dental office has opening in Issaquah, the 14th in the Northwest by Smile Brands Inc.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Janzen Murch

Family owned Daily Plant-It nursery in Issaquah thrives

The tuba sculpture by the mailbox welcomes you to the thriving business that lays beyond – a two-year-old plant nursery called The Daily Plant-It. Despite the recession, this family run business is thriving.

Janzen Murch

TAJ opening a treat for car lovers

The body repair outfit is now in the capable hands of Joshua Luna and James Guse, two locals with a strong background in the industry and a real passion to make a success of their first business.

Contribute to energy efficiency in Issaquah

What topics do you want to hear? Which experts could contribute? Join Sustainable Issaquah and HEEG and contribute your thoughts: 7 - 9 p.m., Thursday, April 29, at the Eastside Fire & Rescue meeting room at 170 Newport Way NW.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Joe Maas and Sam Pittman

Bringing secrets of the wealthy to the average investor

When Sam Pittman worked in the financial services industry, managing money for institutions and high net-worth individuals, he saw firsthand the opportunity the average investor was missing to grow their retirement savings.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Joe Maas and Sam Pittman
ABC 'Good Morning America' host George Stephanopoulos discusses Costco's recipe for success with correspondent Bianna Golodryga.

Issaquah’s Costco gets close-up on ‘Good Morning America’

Already no stranger to the homes of most Americans, Issaquah's Costco Wholesale Inc. was featured prominently on national television earlier this week.ABC's "Good Morning America"… Continue reading

ABC 'Good Morning America' host George Stephanopoulos discusses Costco's recipe for success with correspondent Bianna Golodryga.
Kiren Vangala and Sumitha Reddy aim to make math learning fun and simple for young students at Mathnasium.

Making sense of mathematics

The math instruction of our young students is seen as being crucial to not only their career success but also the success of the state and the country as a whole.

Kiren Vangala and Sumitha Reddy aim to make math learning fun and simple for young students at Mathnasium.

‘Hold Please’ – special committee to look closely at cell towers before Sammamish passes new ordinance

With the Sammamish City Council scheduled to adopt new Wireless Communications Facilities (WCF) standards in the next few weeks, an ad hoc committee has formed to explore what the city can do to better regulate what such towers can look like and where they can go.

Jobs Corps reaches out to young career seekers

In light of current economic conditions, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program and Cascades Job Corps Center are increasing their outreach to eligible prospective students.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Small businesses should think big to drive recovery

While many small businesses are in survival mode during the current economic downturn, there are still strategic decisions that can be made, which may have a positive impact on this year’s bottom line.

Pine Lake Ale House owner Kevin Gattke discusses business trends and tips on how to succeed in local markets like Sammamish and Issaquah at a Feb. 16 industry roundtable at Lombardi's Restaurant in Issaquah. Left to right: Local Papa Murphys franchise owner Greg Barber and Schwartz Bros. Vice President Michael Carr

Issaquah restaurateurs eye tough times ahead

A small group of local restaurateurs met at Lombardi’s Restaurant on NW Gilman Blvd. this week to discuss local market conditions, challenges and opportunities they face during the recession.

Pine Lake Ale House owner Kevin Gattke discusses business trends and tips on how to succeed in local markets like Sammamish and Issaquah at a Feb. 16 industry roundtable at Lombardi's Restaurant in Issaquah. Left to right: Local Papa Murphys franchise owner Greg Barber and Schwartz Bros. Vice President Michael Carr

Mathnasium owner: Understanding algebra is critical to students’ math success

As the director of the Mathnasium Learning Center in Issaquah, I come in contact with frustrated parents whose children are enrolled in, and failing, Algebra classes at school.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Sammamish Council votes ‘no’ on Town Center density proposal

In a definitive statement of its hopes for the future of Sammamish, the city council voted on Tuesday night not to consider an application from a group of landowners to increase the allowed commercial and residential density in one quadrant of the proposed Town Center.

Students and staff from Port Townsend High School seem very happy about their new solar installation

PSE offering up to $20K to schools for wind and solar projects

Local schools have the opportunity to win up to $20,000 in funding for renewable energy systems.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Students and staff from Port Townsend High School seem very happy about their new solar installation
Issaquah Community Bank first opened their doors in 2007. The bank will be re-christened 'Bank of the Northwest' on Feb. 22.

Great recession gives local Issaquah bank a new name

Taking shelter from what many are now calling the "Great Recession", Issaquah's only locally-run bank, Issaquah Community Bank, is scheduled to merge with three other Puget Sound community banks on Feb. 22.

Issaquah Community Bank first opened their doors in 2007. The bank will be re-christened 'Bank of the Northwest' on Feb. 22.
Sports Authority

Sports Authority to open in old Joe’s building in Issaquah

First Western Properties, the managing agent for the old Joe's Sporting Goods store in the Town and Country Shopping Center on Northwest Gilman Boulevard, told The Reporter on Friday afternoon that Sports Authority had signed a long term lease on the 42,000-square foot building.

Sports Authority
A rendering of the HighMark Medical Center

HighMark Medical Center announces major tenant

Owners of Issaquah's HighMark Medical Center announced Jan. 6 signing a lease with local medical services provider Washington Imaging Services.Washington Imaging plans to maintain its… Continue reading

A rendering of the HighMark Medical Center

Charitable Issaquah business

Local business Issaquah Trophy & Awards has donated a portion of its sales for the fourth quarter of 2009 to the Autism Spectrum Treatment and Research… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2011