Business

Stryker Bros. named Top Shop by AAA

Stryker Bros. Automotive in Marysville has received a AAA Top Shop Award.

CLC Auto Licensing opens May 13

After more than a year of preparation, Marysville has an auto licensing office of its own.

Whidbey Island Bank combines branches

It was a long wait, but the staff of the Arlington branch of Whidbey Island Bank are now enjoying their new home.

  • May 12, 2009

A new trainer in Arlington

Casey Gallagher is ready to help anyone who wants to build up their strength for any reason.

  • May 12, 2009

Gritton earns city’s employee award

City of Marysville Financial Planning Manager Denise Gritton has been named the city’s Employee of the Month for April, for the pivotal research role she played in assembling financial information that netted two prestigious finance awards for the finance department and the city.

  • Apr 21, 2009

Gottschalks goes out of business

Gottschalks Inc., which has an outlet at the Marysville Mall, announced March 31 that it is proposing liquidating assets pending the approval of a bankruptcy court.

  • Apr 7, 2009

Larsen conducts M’ville ‘Town Talk’ March 28

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen is inviting the Marysville community to a “Town Talk” meeting March 28, from 2-3 p.m. at the Ken Baxter Senior Community Center, located at 514 Delta Ave.

  • Mar 24, 2009

Bajio Mexican Grill opens at Lakewood Crossing

Mexican food buffet style at Bajio Mexican Grill is not your standard Mexican fare. It’s new and different. The ensalata Bajio, especially, offers a mountain of fresh greens with well seasoned lime marinated chicken or your choice of any meat from the menu, very unlike your standard taco salad. You name it, a burrito, an enchilada, or a salad, with your choice of flavorful stewed chicken, beef or pork, and your choice of red sauce or green sauce, and your choice of side dishes. “We have 46 Bajios across 10 states, said the director of operations, Bonnie Elhalta, who came to town for the opening shindig to help managers Jolene and Steve Bartek serve their new customers. “The only other Bajio in the Northwest is in Klackamas, Oregon,” Elhata said. The interior of the eatery located is decorated with beautiful artifacts from Mexico, with large metal lanterns, mosaic walls and counters and original paintings. They opened their doors to the public Feb. 20 at 2707 171st Place N.E, at the Lakewood Crossing Shopping Center.

  • Mar 19, 2009

Another Le Tip chapter starts up

A resident of Arlington Heights, Pat Oakes is secretary providing leadership for the recently established Tulalip Afternoon Chapter of Le Tip, along with Noah Belhumeur, president; Mark Liechty, vice president and Troy Clark, tip master.

  • Mar 10, 2009

WineStyles ‘Tiara Tuesdays’ let Marysville women network, relax

Ever since White started "Tiara Tuesdays" at WineStyles six months ago, it's found favor with dozens of local women who share her love of costume jewelry and socializing with other ladies.

Tulalip Dressbarn helps local women

TULALIP — The Tulalip Dressbarn is teaming up with its local “Dress for Success” affiliate to give disadvantaged women an “SOS” to get into the workforce.

Boondockers Restaurant responds to Jan. 9 burglary

In June of last year, owner of Boondockers Restaurant, Shabbir Bala, found one of the windows in his front door had been broken, as part of an attempted burglary. On Jan. 9 of this year, his restaurant was broken into in much the same way, and this time, the burglary attempt was successful.

Making it through tough times

MARYSVILLE — Marysville-area job seekers can learn ways of improving their employment odds at the Marysville Goodwill in the New Year.

Kuhnle’s Tavern rings in 90 years

MARYSVILLE — For 90 years, it’s been family owned and operated and for many Marysville residents it’s become a part of their extended family.

Clear Image Photo & Portrait Studio has new owner

MARYSVILLE — A decades-long fixture of the local business community is set to trade hands, but the new owner promises it’ll remain a part of the community.

Paine Field the hot topic at ‘Business Before Hours’

QUIL CEDA VILLAGE — Commercial air service at Paine Field was the topic of the morning at the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce’s “Business Before Hours” Oct. 31, which drew a broad cross-section of supporters, and at least one notable voice of dissent.

Marysville Linens-N-Things holds store-closing sale

MARYSVILLE — Linens-N-Things store-closing sales began Oct. 17 at the chain’s remaining 371 stores in 48 states, one of them at 17016 Twin Lakes Ave. in Marysville.

  • Nov 4, 2008

Marysville business owners fight the good fight in economic crisis

Louise Alexander-Way bought RV & Marine Supply at State Avenue back in 1991 and in those 17 years, she has never seen so tough an economy. Summer and sun is when business booms, so as the frost and cloud cover emerge, things slow down. But Alexander-Way said business is down about 30 percent from what it was the same time last year.

  • Oct 29, 2008

DDS Dental goes ‘high-tech’ for patients

MARYSVILLE — Dr. Whan Mike Cho sees his newly minted dental practice as a chance to put the latest technology in action to make his patients’ visits as pleasant and convenient as possible. That process starts the moment someone walks in the door.

The Keyboard is Mightier Than the Sword

How many e-mails leave your employees’ mailboxes on a daily basis? The average per day stands at 71.51 (Source: yedda.com). Do the calculation. Multiply that number by the number of your employees. The total should give you pause, as each e-mail has the potential to build or to implode your business.

  • Oct 28, 2008