Johanna Somers

A fast-food joint that’s heaven-sent

The owner of a fried-chicken business talks about collaboration, ambition and scratching up the determination to keep cooking after being pushed out of his own...

Auburn warehouse will lay off 97

Universal Lumpers, headquartered in Aurora, Colo., said Thursday it will shut down its operations in Auburn on September 24, laying off 97 employees.

Teens struggling to find a job this summer

Job-hunting Washington teenagers have been hard-hit by the recession, as they contend with an especially high unemployment rate and competition from older, more experienced workers.