Business

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

Businesses focus on economy at roundtable

MARYSVILLE — Representatives of the Snohomish County business community met with U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, Oct. 27, at the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce for a roundtable discussion of the economic issues impacting them.

Marysville Dunn Lumber announces expansion plans

MARYSVILLE — “This morning, a woman came in our store and said, ‘I’ve lived in this town for 10 years and I never knew you were here,’” Dunn Lumber President Michael E. Dunn said Oct. 9. “Located where we are, between State and Cedar avenues, we’re hidden from a lot of people.”

Milgard Windows pulls manufacturing out of Marysville

MARYSVILLE — Milgard Windows is the latest employer to lay off local workers.

  • Oct 21, 2008

Orthodontist buys back candy for charity, troops

MARYSVILLE — Dr. Jason Bourne’s orthodontic practice was only a year old when he started buying back Halloween candy and he was impressed at receiving 120 pounds of candy from the community.

Cedar Grove responds to odor complaints

EVERETT — The alleged source of an obnoxious odor that has been reaching Marysville since at least early in the summer, the Cedar Grove Composting Plant has submitted an initial report on its operations to the local clean air authority.

  • Oct 7, 2008

Marysville welcomes new restaurants, several more may be on the way

MARYSVILLE — Hungry? Now and in the future, Marysville will offer more and more spots for your dining pleasure. For whatever reason, the city seems to be going through a boom in creation of new restaurants, ranging from local enterprises to fresh outlets for fast food chains.

  • Oct 1, 2008

CT board decides to revamp Smokey Point transit center

A proposed park-and-ride in Smokey Point has been scrapped and the old transit center on Smokey Point Drive will be revamped.

  • Sep 23, 2008

First Heritage Bank puts Camp Fire over $2 million

A donation of $10,000 by First Heritage Bank puts Camp Fire over $2 million in pledges toward its $2.7 million Camp Fire Capital Campaign goal, according to Toby Brown, of Camp Fire.

  • Sep 22, 2008

Staff readies new Tulalip Resort for grand opening

TULALIP — Two years under construction, the new $130 million, 12-story Tulalip Resort will hold an invitation-only grand opening party Aug. 15.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Tulalip Tribes celebrate official opening of new hotel

TULALIP — The Tulalip Tribes celebrated the official opening of their new Resort Hotel, Aug. 15, by hosting festivities for more than 1,000 invited guests.