Business

Clear Image Portrait Studio moves to new location

MARYSVILLE — Moving the Clear Image Portrait Studio three blocks south on State Avenue was not an easy decision for owner Daniel Jolly, but he believes it will ultimately benefit both his business and his customers, even if they miss a few of its familiar trappings.

Coastal Community Bank opens Marysville branch

MARYSVILLE — Erin Reynolds had been working for Coastal Community Bank for only a couple of weeks when the Oso slide hit last year.

Tulalip swap meet returns

TULALIP — Michael Chang retired five years ago, but for the past three years, the Boom City Swap Meet has been his job.

Marysville Tulalip Chamber honors volunteers

TULALIP — Jesica Stickles knows the good work that her volunteers are doing through the feedback they get.

San Juan Salsa Co. expands in Arlington

ARLINGTON — As much as the San Juan Salsa Co. remains committed to serving nothing but handcrafted salsas, they've nonetheless outgrown their facilities and will be expanding into a new building by the end of the year.

Chamber hears Boeing exec

SMOKEY POINT — "We're the largest exporter by value," Richard White, manager of state and local government relations for Boeing, told the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce March 10.

New center shortens trips for local kidney patients

MARYSVILLE — Marysville might not seem like a short commute from Burlington, but for dialysis patient Patrice Romero, it's more convenient than going to Oak Harbor.

Local video interpreters help the deaf communicate

SMOKEY POINT — Even though Ron Burdett is deaf, he still enjoys calling friends and family on the phone to talk about the Seattle Seahawks.

New owner skates into M’ville

MARYSVILLE — Michael Louis' original plan was to become a teacher and counselor, and he put himself through school by working at the Kent Skate King.

Open house Feb. 5 for kidney dialysis business

MARYSVILLE – DaVita Pilchuck Dialysis will hold an open house Thursday, Feb. 5, at the center at 1250 State Ave.

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WISE Women Business Showcase offers strategies for success

SMOKEY POINT — "There's enough pie for everybody, so I don't worry about competing with men, or with anyone other than my own personal best," Kim Thompson said, as she mingled with other women in business at the second annual WISE Women Business Showcase on Jan. 14.

WISE Women conduct 2nd annual Business Showcase Jan. 14

SMOKEY POINT — The WISE Women started two years ago this February, and they're looking to celebrate with their second annual Business Showcase on Wednesday, Jan. 14. It will also mark the debut of their "WISE Women Wednesdays" radio show.

Holiday order-up gift show draws shoppers

MARYSVILLE — While Marysville has several gift shows at the Ken Baxter Community Center that specialize in handcrafted goods, center coordinator Maryke Burgess didn't want to exclude interested local vendors such as Mary Kay, Pampered Chef or Scentsy.

Larsen discusses veterans’ benefits

EVERETT — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen addressed veterans at Everett Community College about educational and other benefits Nov. 5, and heard about their troubles with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

‘Extreme Couponing’ expert offers tips Nov. 4

MARYSVILLE — When Maryann Collier's husband was laid off from his job as a logging truck driver in 2008, she found herself faced with the task of being the breadwinner for them and their five children.

Autumn craft fair draws 800-plus attendees

MARYSVILLE — "Our show is a small but good one," said Maryke Burgess, manager of the Ken Baxter Community Center, whose 15th annual autumn craft fair nonetheless drew 22 vendors and more than 800 attendees Oct. 11.

WISE women share business strategies

TULALIP — WISE (Women Inspiring Successful Entrepreneurs) conducted its "Fearlessly Falling Forward Mastermind Group" at Bob's Burgers & Brew in Tulalip Oct. 1.

Fresh-baked treats give pets something to wag about

MARYSVILLE — Crystal Keys knows that some pooches can sniff out when their owners are taking them to a pet-grooming salon, but at Bows & Biscuits, she offers another set of scents to entice them.

Homegrown draws hundreds to 3rd St.

MARYSVILLE — More than a thousand visitors thronged Third Street from Aug. 8-10 for the Marysville merchants' annual Handmade and Homegrown Street Festival.

Carr’s Hardware recognized by Marysville Historical Society

MARYSVILLE — Marysville Historical Society President Ken Cage moved to town in 1965, the same year that Carr's Hardware owner Darlene Scott was elected president of the Liberty Elementary PTA, so her store's 90-year anniversary had a special significance for him.