Renton Local Business
Local business in Renton, WA
Friday Aug 28 | via Kent Reporter
Maintenance work by King County continues along a dozen miles of levees that protect the cities of Renton, Tukwila and Kent from Green River flooding. The work requires temporary, intermittent closures of sections of the Green River Trail, which sits atop the levee system through the Green River Valley. Comment?
Thursday Aug 27 | via Business Journal
Used car giant CarMax is opening its first Puget Sound-area store in Renton where a multi-plex movie theater operates. Richmond, Virginia-based CarMax paid Eastgate Theatre Inc., of Knoxville, Tennesee $9.25 million for the 12-plus acre site at 3751 East Valley Road. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via Seattle Times
ASK 11-year-old Girl Scout Emma Hoerle how she feels when she goes to school with a backpack full of school supplies and she responds without hesitation: "I feel confident." That's why Hoerle and other girls from her troop recently gathered at the Renton field office of the YWCA Seattle King Snohomish. Comment?
Monday Aug 24 | via Renton Reporter
The Department of Ecology seeks public comment on a proposed agreed order and work plan to clean up soil and groundwater contamination at a Renton fuel terminal. The Phillips 66 - formerly ConocoPhillips - Renton Terminal is located at 2423 Lind Ave. S.W. Past releases have contaminated soil and ground water beneath the site with gasoline and diesel fuel, additives, and other related substances. Comment?
Sunday Aug 23 | via Renton Reporter
The "fellow" arrived at the elderly couple's doorstep at about 8 p.m. July 28, offering to change their cable service for $1 the next day between 4 and 8 p.m. First, he needed the couple's credit card, which they gave him, and a name and birth date, which they also gave him. He had run out of business cards and his truck, nowhere in sight, was parked up the street. Comment?
Friday Aug 21 | via American Banker
First Financial Northwest in Renton, Wash., has added a former Sandler O'Neill investment banker and a PacWest Bancorp director to its board. Women in Banking - American Banker: American Banker invites women executives across the banking and financial services industry to connect with one another, share news and best practices, and keep up with our Mentor Factor and Most Powerful Women in Banking initiatives. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via Renton Reporter
The Washington State Board of Education has set the minimum scores for graduation on several state assessments, including the state's new Smarter Balanced Assessments . The board was required by state Legislature to set a score on the new assessments as well as the transition Math End-of-Course and the WA-AIM tests before the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via Aero-News Network
The fuselage for the first Boeing 737 MAX has been completed by Spirit Aerosystems. The company held a ceremony last Thursday morning to show off the fuselage assembly before it was shipped off to Renton, WA where it will become the first test aircraft in the new line. Comment?
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