By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center SEATTLE, Wash. – The difference between the Whooshh fish transport system and traditional fish ladders — data suggests — is like the difference between crossing the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range with the Donner Party or snug inside the club car of the California Zephyr.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Cynthia Ann Brooks has joined the Washington Small Business Development Center in Skagit County where she provides no-cost, confidential advising to entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to start, grow or transition a business. Businesses today operate in a rapidly changing world, Brooks said, […]
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC RENTON, Wash. – You might think delicious and beautifully prepared food is key to a successful catering company, and you would be right. But Kenneth Rogers, co-owner and general manager of Rain City Catering, will tell you the secret to his recent success is a good lease.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC SEQUIM, Wash. – Theresa Rubens is a third-generation resident of Sequim whose grandchildren attend the same schools she and her husband once did. She knows as much about her community as anyone, but she didn’t know where a visitor could buy a Sequim souvenir. And that, she said, was […]
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC VANCOUVER, Wash. – Buy an existing business or build one from the ground up? When Lisa Bagley decided she wanted to operate a bridal store in southwest Washington, that was her dilemma.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC SOAP LAKE, Wash. – If a movie is ever made of Mary Lou Langley’s life, her Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) business advisor just might have a crack at best supporting actor.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center SPOKANE, Wash. – In a landscape dotted with interns who answer phones and spend quality time with copy machines, Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) interns say they’ve had a different experience.
SPOKANE – Jan Harte, a Certified Business Advisor for the Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the Vancouver service center was presented the Ron Battles Excellence Award on Friday June 26. The award, presented by SBDC State Director Brett Rogers, was given in recognition of Harte’s quality service to her clients in Southwest Washington’s […]