Business

Business briefs — May 23, 2018

Castell’s Wellman completes program Andrea Wellman of Castell Insurance recently completed a five-week “Producer Development Program” with Safeco Insurance at their Seattle headquarters. The program… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018

Michaels opens its Sequim store

Michaels arts and crafts store Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday Location: Sequim Village Marketplace, 1085 W. Washington St., Sequim Contact:… Continue reading

Solid gain in payroll employment, unemployment rate little changed

Washington state’s economy added 7,100 jobs in April and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for April was 4.8 percent, according to the Employment… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018

Birds of a Feather adds food items to store

Birds of a Feather Farm Regular Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; Summer Hours (Starting June 1): 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday 825… Continue reading

Ulta Beauty officially opens

Store hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Location: Sequim Village Marketplace, 1065 W. Washington St. Contact: 360-912-8035 Makeup? Check. Full-service salon? Check.… Continue reading

What’s New at the Market: Bringing fresh bread, pastries to the market

The Sequim Farmers Market is the only place on the peninsula that you will find Bell Street Bakery’s freshly baked European style crusty breads and… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2018

Business briefs — May 9, 2018

Candle store supports Helen Haller Full Moon Candle Co., 609 W. Washington St., No. 13, Sequim, donates 20 percent of its sales from regularly priced… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2018

New tack store fundraises for horses

The Olympic Peninsula Equine Network is celebrating the opening of its new Western Treasures and Used Tack store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony facilitated by the… Continue reading

Report: Olympic National Park tourism creates $385 million in economic benefits

A new National Park Service report shows that 3.4 million visitors to Olympic National Park in 2017 spent $279 million in communities near the park.… Continue reading

Dungeness Valley Creamery installs new cleaning system, sees production rise

With the Dungeness Valley Creamery coming up on its 12th anniversary on June 16, farm owners Ryan and Sarah McCarthey say they continue to look… Continue reading

Peninsula College schedules health job, student recruitment fair

Following an announcement earlier this month that Peninsula College will expand capacity in their allied health programs, the college will be holding its first Allied… Continue reading

Unemployment rate nudges upward, job growth continues

Washington state’s economy added 3,900 jobs in March and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.7 to 4.8 percent in March,… Continue reading

What’s New at the Market: Live music series this summert

What’s New at the Market Saturday, May 5 ‑ Opening Day Every Saturday, May-October 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Sequim Farmers Market has the local community… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2018

Business briefs — April 18, 2018

Black Press acquires Alaska dailies David Black, chairman and owner of Black Press, LTD of Victoria, B.C., announced last week that it has agreed to… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2018

Starbucks finishes remodel in Sequim store

After a few weeks of renovations, Sequim Starbucks, 1095 W. Washington St., reopened Monday, April 16. During the closure, staff worked from a beverage trailer… Continue reading

Business briefs — April 11, 2018

Bill’s Plumbing staffers get certification Bill’s Plumbing’s Nancy Coon and Jeffrey Thompson recently received their portable sanitation health and safety certification. Coon and Thompson attended… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2018

Discovery Memory Care achieves customer experience award

Sequim’s Discovery Memory Care, 408 W. Washington St., recently received the Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2018 Customer Experience Award. The 55-bed memory care community qualified for… Continue reading

Quality Inn adds automated doors

Staff at Sequim’s Quality Inn & Suites, 134 River Road, recently celebrated the installation of new automated doors. Ms. Wheelchair Washington Stacie Lee was on… Continue reading

Salty Girls serves up seafood, drinks and more

Salty Girls Sequim Seafood Co. Oyster bar and seafood restaurant Hours: (Tentative) 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Mondays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays,… Continue reading

State unemployment rate unchanged in February

Washington state’s economy added 8,700 jobs in February, and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate came in at 4.7 percent, according to the Employment… Continue reading