Business

iLoveKickboxing, a thriving business in Federal Way

iLoveKickboxing, a thriving business in Federal Way

Jim Harrer had a business opportunity in the palm of his boxing glove and didn’t even know it. Harrer, a long-time member of the iLoveKickboxing… Continue reading

iLoveKickboxing, a thriving business in Federal Way
Uber comes to the rescue of Federal Way’s elderly

Uber comes to the rescue of Federal Way’s elderly

Iora Primary Care of Federal Way is restoring the humanity of health care one Uber ride at a time. The car service company partnered with… Continue reading

Uber comes to the rescue of Federal Way’s elderly
Washington labor market continues to improve

Washington labor market continues to improve

Report: State’s economy adds more jobs in October; unemployment rate falls to 5.4 percent

  • Nov 30, 2016
Washington labor market continues to improve

Black Friday discounts

With total holiday spending expected to reach $656 billion this year — up from nearly $631 billion in 2015 — the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2016

Holiday store hours in Federal Way

Thanksgiving The Commons: Closed Bath & Body Works: Closed Best Buy: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Branches: Closed Branches – mall: Closed Dick’s Sporting Goods:… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2016

Curves partners with Franciscan for Breast Cancer donation drive

Curves in Twin Lakes named Franciscan Breast Center the recipients of this year’s Breast Cancer donation drive. In addition to screening for breast cancer, Franciscan… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2016
Federal Way Boys and Girls Clubs to receive funds thanks to county budget

Federal Way Boys and Girls Clubs to receive funds thanks to county budget

Youth in Federal Way will benefit from the unanimously adopted 2017-18 King County Budget, with Federal Way Boys and Girls Club receiving funds for capital… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2016
Federal Way Boys and Girls Clubs to receive funds thanks to county budget
Federal Way’s Wild Waves sold to EPR Properties

Federal Way’s Wild Waves sold to EPR Properties

Wild Waves and Enchanted Village has changed ownership – again. CNL Lifestyle Properties, the owner of the Federal Way-based theme park since 2007, recently announced… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Wild Waves sold to EPR Properties
Red Canoe Credit Union representatives accepted the Business Impact Award on behalf of the business at the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce’s gala at Highline College on Saturday, Nov. 12. Courtesy of Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce

Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce honors three businesses at annual gala

The Greater Federal Way Chamber recognized three businesses with impact awards as part of its annual gala on Saturday, Nov. 12. Award recipients include: Red… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2016
Red Canoe Credit Union representatives accepted the Business Impact Award on behalf of the business at the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce’s gala at Highline College on Saturday, Nov. 12. Courtesy of Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce
Toy drive for foster kids running through Dec. 18

Toy drive for foster kids running through Dec. 18

Toy drive for foster kids running through Dec. 18 From staff reports The holidays are nearly here, and Sleep Train’s Toy Drive is seeking community… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2016
Toy drive for foster kids running through Dec. 18

Berkshire Hathaway earns Green Genius Top Listing Award

The Federal Way Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estateis located at 622 S. 320th St.

  • Nov 14, 2016
9th Avenue Pavilion (33434 8th Ave. S., Suite 103, Federal Way). The Communicating for Business Network, a business-focused Toastmasters club, will begin meeting here in Keller Williams Puget Sound on Nov. 18. File photo

Business communications group meets Nov. 18

The Communicating for Business Network, a Toastmasters group geared toward business and career communications development, will hold its next meeting Friday, Nov. 18. Held at… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2016
9th Avenue Pavilion (33434 8th Ave. S., Suite 103, Federal Way). The Communicating for Business Network, a business-focused Toastmasters club, will begin meeting here in Keller Williams Puget Sound on Nov. 18. File photo
Brown Bear Car Wash, with a Federal Way location at 34007 Hoyt Road SW, will offer free car washes to veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Contributed image

Free car wash for veterans on Veterans Day

As a way of saying “thank you” to military members, Brown Bear Car Wash announced it will offer free car washes to all current or… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2016
Brown Bear Car Wash, with a Federal Way location at 34007 Hoyt Road SW, will offer free car washes to veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Contributed image
Morgan Kenske, 19, does labeling and stuffs envelopes on Oct. 27 at Caffe D’arté. Photo courtesy of Rick Priest

Federal Way Public Schools program helps students transition to workforce

At Caffe D’arté, coffee-roasting is serious business. From its Federal Way operation, the Italian roaster ships its premium coffee all over the world. And it… Continue reading

Morgan Kenske, 19, does labeling and stuffs envelopes on Oct. 27 at Caffe D’arté. Photo courtesy of Rick Priest
Unemployed-veteran hiring program underway

Unemployed-veteran hiring program underway

Through 2022, Washington employers can receive a tax credit for hiring unemployed veterans

  • Nov 1, 2016
Unemployed-veteran hiring program underway
Federal Way Xerox location adding 150 employees

Federal Way Xerox location adding 150 employees

Over the next month, Xerox in Federal Way will add 150 new customer care associates

Federal Way Xerox location adding 150 employees
Craig Stone

Chamber to host transportation business briefing Oct. 24

The Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce will hold a business briefing on transportation, addressing State Route 509 and State Route 167 (the Puget Sound Gateway Program), from 2-3 p.m.on Monday, Oct. 24 in the boardroom in the Chamber's offices (31919 1st Ave. S., Suite 202)

  • Oct 24, 2016
Craig Stone

Port of Seattle Commissioner talks Federal Way to Rotary

With about 10 percent of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport employees living in Federal Way, the Port of Seattle, which runs the airport, and the city of Federal Way have a clear and vested interest in economic development around King County.

  • Oct 10, 2016

Unemployed-veteran hiring program underway

As of Oct. 1, Washington employers can receive a tax credit for hiring unemployed veterans.

  • Oct 10, 2016
9th Avenue Pavilion (33434 8th Ave. S.

Communicating for Business Network meets Sept. 23

The Communicating for Business Network, a Toastmasters group geared toward business communications development, will meet on Sept. 23.

  • Sep 21, 2016
9th Avenue Pavilion (33434 8th Ave. S.