Business

Photo taken from Burger Express’ Facebook page.

Burger Express wins the Mirror’s Best Burger contest

Over three weeks, more than 250 people voted in the contest.

 

Photo courtesy of Cinemark Theatres

Cinemark reopens Century Federal Way movie theater

Masks required, seats are sanitized between showings and no free refills.

 

Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He recently retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and now lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at thebrunells@msn.com.

Coronavirus stimulates RV sales and rentals | Brunell

Before the pandemic came ashore, the number of active camping households was increasing.

  • Oct 9, 2020

 

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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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Show is over for Federal Way’s Gateway Movies 8 theater

Demolition of building makes room for incoming Sound Transit Federal Way Link Extension.

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

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

Outdoor, patio dining options in Federal Way

Enjoy al fresco dining and drinking while still respecting public health guidelines.

Fitness 19, located next to Fred Meyer, is among Federal Way gyms that are open for business with social distancing measures in place. Pictured: Staff members Ed Garberg, left, and Agustin Estrada. Andy Hobbs/staff photo

Workout options, open gyms in Federal Way

Reservation of time slots required at many facilities.

Fitness 19, located next to Fred Meyer, is among Federal Way gyms that are open for business with social distancing measures in place. Pictured: Staff members Ed Garberg, left, and Agustin Estrada. Andy Hobbs/staff 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.

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

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

  • Aug 24, 2020
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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

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New program to help ensure safe start compliance in restaurants, taverns

Launched by Public Health – Seattle & King County

  • Aug 6, 2020
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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
Azteca Mexican Restaurant at 32015 23rd Ave. S. in Federal Way is closing July 26 and will relocate because of the expansion of the Sound Transit light rail. The nearby Red Robin restaurant closed July 12, also because of the upcoming light rail expansion. Olivia Sullivan/Staff photo

Azteca Mexican Restaurant closing July 26 in Federal Way

Owner plans to relocate to nearby Center Plaza Shopping Center.

Azteca Mexican Restaurant at 32015 23rd Ave. S. in Federal Way is closing July 26 and will relocate because of the expansion of the Sound Transit light rail. The nearby Red Robin restaurant closed July 12, also because of the upcoming light rail expansion. Olivia Sullivan/Staff photo
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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
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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
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Federal Way’s Red Robin to close July 12

Closure is due to the incoming Sound Transit Link light rail extension set to open 2024.

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King County to provide Safe Start kits to small businesses in July

Federal Way Chamber of Commerce to host pick up from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at El Centro de la Raza in Federal Way.

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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
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Comcast to continue 60 days of free internet service to new, eligible customers

Low-income monthly options also available

  • Jun 18, 2020