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First certified organic fast food restaurant opens in Bellevue

Skyline Tower will house The Organic Coup starting Jan. 2

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Business owners announce changes to Sammamish restaurants, grand re-opening event

Sammamish residents Rich Radcliffe and Paul Wedeberg announced the completion of their visionary team with the appointment of new CEO, Mitch Parrish, a local businessman… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

TV personality Scott Disick to be at Bellevue’s Sugar Factory Friday night

TV personality Scott Disick will be in Bellevue at the Sugar Factory Friday night. The ex-boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian, sister of celebrity Kim Kardashian, will… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017


Richard (Dick) B. Cross of Issaquah, Washington, died on Thursday, July 20, at age 89, after a rich, happy, and contributive life. Born in Farmington,… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2017

Building toward bigger things | Sammamish teen’s love of Legos and history leads to thriving small business

Like countless other youths, Sammamish teen Payton Dean remembers falling in love with Legos upon receiving his first Lego set as a 5-year-old. “When I… Continue reading

Small Business Saturday: #ShopSmall Has Big Impact in Issaquah, Sammamish

An increasingly popular tradition sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday continues to gain momentum and benefit local businesses in Issaquah and… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2016

BusinessKids aims to develop young entrepreneurs through fun and games

A new program on the Eastside wants to teach your child the fun side of business. BusinessKids is an extracurricular program geared to children ages… Continue reading

Upscale salon opens up Issaquah location

Chromatique Salon of Bellevue has opened up a second location in Issaquah just off of Northwest Gilman Boulevard.

$137M acquisition includes The Plateau Club in Sammamish, 7 other golf courses

Oki Golf's 8 premier properties — which includes The Plateau Club in Sammamish — will be acquired by HNA Holdings Group for $137 million, according to an announcement from Oki Golf on Oct. 11.

  • Oct 13, 2016

Costco Travel drops ‘elephant rides’ at request of PETA

Costco Travel has ceased to offer trip packages involving elephants used as rider mounts in response to protest from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the animal welfare activism group announced Thursday.

Pregnancy spurs Sammamish couple to found new organic food delivery service

Ten-month-old Lipi Komanapalli was all smiles as she stood on her own, big-eyed and pretty in pink, at the coffee table.

Ater zHome, ‘green’ home development continues in Issaquah Highlands

“You can’t really parse out who came first — green developers or buyers who want green homes,” Built Green Program Director Leah Missik said. “It’s the chicken and the egg.”

Issaquah-based Combat Flip Flops takes home $300,000 investment from ‘Shark Tank’

"It's a good mission," inventor and entrepreneur Lori Greiner said of the clothing company.

Family runs city’s first, only assisted living facility

As their culture is strongly based in family, the tradition of caring for their elders dates back to before the now-married couple Manuela and Daniel Paul immigrated to America in the mid- and late 80s, respectively.

Eastside builder focuses on Vaastu homes for Indian buyers

Founder of Auspicious Homes, Mike Stewart's mission to build Vaastu-inspired homes throughout the Eastside took shape while he worked as a realtor in the Issaquah Highlands area. He realized at least half of the people coming through were tech professionals from India — and they were all asking for things the current cookie-cutter industry does not supply, he said.

Goods supplier’s Costco division names new president

Frank Cohenour was announced as president of Issaquah-based ADWIAcosta Nov. 3.

Belltown mainstay Ohana opens Issaquah location

Hawaiian/Japanese restaurant Ohana Eastside opened at Gilman Station in July. ‘I had to see if I could make it happen,’ owner Kyle Yoshimura said

Anytime Fitness opens in Klahanie

Anytime Fitness, a 24-hour fitness center, will open this weekend in the Klahanie Shopping Center. The public is invited to attend the free event Saturday at 4 p.m.

Chamber hires Kathy McCorry as executive director

The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors announced Tuesday it had hired Kathy McCorry as the association’s new executive director.

Using web, real estate startup plans to compete with slashed commissions

One local family of real estate professionals believes its online brokerage can bring the standard brokerage commission down to 1 percent.