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Weyerhaeuser announces new chairman

Federal Way-based timber company Weyerhaeuser announced that Charles Williamson has been elected as the company board's non-executive chairman.According to AP reports, the 60-year-old Williamson will… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2009

Specialists cover seniors, chiropractic care and taxes | Federal Way Business Buzz

Sheila Goodfellow, a client care coordinator with Federal Way’s Comfort Keepers, has earned the designation of Certified Senior Advisor (CSA). Through the Society of Certified… Continue reading

Need help starting a business? | Federal Way Business Buzz

• A new program, StartZone, funded by a Small Business Administration grant, has been launched at Highline Community College (HCC) in Des Moines, Wash., to help immigrants, people of color, women and those with disabilities start and grow their own business.

Debit and credit cards provide convenience for consumers. However, those conveniences are not without costs.

Brides, marketing, glasses, noodles

• Former Federal Way resident Alice Kulik has established Alisa Bridal and Formal at 1414 S. 324th St., Suite B207.

  • Nov 25, 2008

Charged for charging? That’s against credit card rules

Debit and credit cards provide convenience for consumers. However, those conveniences are not without costs.

Economic slump hits tourism industry | Column

The financial meltdown of the last year has had a negative impact on just about everyone.

  • Nov 18, 2008

• Rick Burns and John Wolf, former Seattle Pike Place Market high stall produce vendors, opened Northshore Quality Produce Market on the corner of 21st Avenue SW and SW 356th Street.

City Center Access Project

The public is invited to attend an open house on the City Center Access Project. The event will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Macy’s courtyard at The Commons mall, 1928 S. Commons Way.

  • Nov 11, 2008

What’s cooking in Federal Way business: Produce, chicken, wigs

• Rick Burns and John Wolf, former Seattle Pike Place Market high stall produce vendors, opened Northshore Quality Produce Market on the corner of 21st Avenue SW and SW 356th Street.

• Lindy Lou’s Coffee and Deli owners Tammy and Michael Dziak recently added a second operation, Lindy Lou’s … Too, located westerly down 320th Street where it intersects with Hoyt Road.

  • Oct 29, 2008

Lindy Lou’s grows; Moe’s brings fine furnishings with flair | Federal Way Biz Briefs

• Lindy Lou’s Coffee and Deli owners Tammy and Michael Dziak recently added a second operation, Lindy Lou’s … Too, located westerly down 320th Street where it intersects with Hoyt Road.

  • Oct 29, 2008

What do elections mean to your business in Federal Way?

Several recent elections have proven the theory that every vote does count, whether you are thinking of our last gubernatorial race or others.

  • Oct 21, 2008

Federal Way auto dealers go with economic flow

When the economy hits hard times, people react with caution. Consumers tend to pull away from extra expenses and curb their spending. Some necessities can’t be avoided — one of which is transportation. Despite a national decline in sales, auto dealers are still selling cars. However, automakers say they are dealing with another financial roadblock. Many claim that banks have tightened their credit requirements and are denying more loan applications, according to a recent report from the Associated Press.

  • Oct 7, 2008
David Goetz cuts firewood on a wood processor. He said firewood sales usually pick up in late August.

Firewood sales heat up as weather cools

Autumn has barely begun and firewood sales are in full swing. That is nothing unusual, said David Goetz, owner of Quality Firewood. Goetz, a firewood retailer for the past 30 years, sells wood year-round. However, his busy season usually begins in late August when customers prepare for the winter season.

  • Sep 30, 2008
David Goetz cuts firewood on a wood processor. He said firewood sales usually pick up in late August.

Federal Way sets sights on business owners

A low-budget marketing campaign kicked off this week to convince business owners that Federal Way has it all within reach.

Celebration Park in Federal Way played host to the 32nd Gay Softball World Series. Games were played Wednesday
Celebration Park in Federal Way played host to the 32nd Gay Softball World Series. Games were played Wednesday
Heidi Snead

Federal Way resident Anna Rodriguez steps off her bus from Seattle, tired and frustrated. Inside her red purse, she has a growing list of errands to run at local stores — with no way to cross them off.

  • Aug 20, 2008
Heidi Snead
Heidi Snead

For some, ‘buying local’ clashes with schedules

Federal Way resident Anna Rodriguez steps off her bus from Seattle, tired and frustrated. Inside her red purse, she has a growing list of errands to run at local stores — with no way to cross them off.

  • Aug 20, 2008
Heidi Snead

Housing markets receive a much-needed boost from Congress | Column

Homeownership moved a giant step forward as the U.S Senate recently passed the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008.