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Cheney Free Press: Brown Bear upgrades will speed car wash experience

August 25, 2016

"With the way Cheney is growing and the activity...


PSBJ: Corporate Philanthropy: Just good business

May 20, 2016

The Top 25 medium-sized companies, which have revenue...


PSBJ: Brown Bear provides a greener way to raise money

May 20, 2016

Growing up in Alaska, Victor Odermat gained an...


Brown Bear Car Wash: Clean and Green

December 21, 2011

By focusing on environmental safety, customer service, and four-star...


PSBJ: Puget Sound area 'Green' causes snag 8% of giving

May 20, 2011

Brown Bear founder Victor Odermat and members of his...


PSBJ: For Brown Bear, backing green is good for business

June 15, 2008

Brown Bear may be one of Washington's most venerable...


Seattle Times: Management style at Brown Bear Car Wash featured in Seattle Times’ Pacific Northwest Magazine

March 13, 2005

SEATTLE, Washington— Vic Odermat, founder of Seattle-based Brown Bear...


Seattle Times: Founder of Brown Bear Car Washes buys back chain, will polish it up

November 13, 2003

If the employees' white shirts and ties seem quaintly...


Seattle PI: Brown Bear family is back in the car-wash business

November 12, 2003

The Seattle-based founders of Brown Bear Car Washes have...