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Cavanaugh Ace to close its doors

After more than a century in business, Cavanaugh Ace Hardware in Auburn will close its doors. A fifth-generation family hardware business that got its start in 1896, the business now owned by Pat Cavanaugh announced the closure this week, saying the store will be open until its stock is sold off.

February 2008

Coldwell launches new office system

Coldwell Banker Commercial, Danforth has launched a new "Virtual Office" system. The system is available to commercial real estate agents throughout the state.

February 2008

BLOG WATCH: Small world

Editor's Note: This BE Daily feature is meant to bring you the latest news and conversation summaries from the Blogosphere. We'll scour the South Sound blogs each Wednesday, and provide roundups of the business topics people are blogging about.

February 2008

Weyerhaeuser to close Saskatchewan mills

Weyerhaeuser Co. has announced that it will permanently close two idled Saskatchewan facilities in Canada.

The softwood stud mill in Carrot River and the softwood plywood mill in Hudson Bay have not been in operation since January 2007.

February 2008

Around the Sound

Washington State Department of Natural Resources will bring its statewide 50th anniversary celebration to Lewis County Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Bethel Church, 132 Kirkland Rd., Chehalis, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

February 2008

Weyerhaeuser announces potential buyer for pulp mill

Weyerhaeuser Co. will discuss the purchase of the the Cosmopolis Pulp Mill in Aberdeen with Evergreen Pulp and Grays Harbor Public Utility District. Weyerhaeuser announced plans to close the pulp mill in 2005.

Purchase discussions announced in 2007 with Charlestown Investments were not completed.

February 2008

Belco to expand operations

Belco Forest Products will expand soon with 16 new jobs, bringing its total employment in Shelton to 61, announced Matt Matayoshi, executive director of Mason County Economic Development Council.

February 2008

ACORN, Countrywide partner

Washington members of the ACORN Housing Corp. announced an agreement with Countrywide Financial Corp. this afternoon that increases homeowner protections for subprime borrowers who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments.

February 2008

SBA sends valentine to small businesses

The Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration felt it proper to give Washington's small business community a Valentine's Day of sorts by pointing out the top 10 reasons to appreciate entrepreneurs in the state:

February 2008

Home prices edge up in Puget Sound

Prices for homes that sold last month in Western Washington edged up slightly from a year ago, according to new figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. In its recap of January activity, the MLS reported inventory, while still plentiful, reached its lowest level since April 2007.

February 2008
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