From passion to profit
Local man's hobby turns into full-time business
August 10, 2018
Aspen Smith-Kuehn received his dealer license in May of 2016, but his love for cars started long before that.
"It has always been a hobby for me ever since I was a kid" he says.
Now, that hobby has turned into a full-time business. On August 1, Smith-Kuehn left long-term employment to do what he loves; buy and sell vehicles.
Smith-Kuehn's shop at 524 N. Central Avenue in Ekalaka is clean. It's organized, at least by most people's standards. He apologizes for what he says is a "mess" and roles up an air hose.
The shop fits into the landscape nicely; it's the second of three red buildings i...