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Highline College joins new initiative

A partnership of state organizations that include the Innovate Washington Foundation, Washington Department of Commerce, Impact Washington, Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board, Washington State University, Highline College and Shoreline Community College announce their collaboration to deliver the Make it in Washington initiative.

August 2014

JBLM to receive network upgrade

Joint Base Lewis-McChord will be receiving a robust new fiber upgrade to its electronic network, thanks to a $7.3 million task order awarded to Virginia-based LGS Innovations.

August 2014

New science lab for Tacoma school

Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma has announced the grand opening of new, state-of-the-art Upper School science labs after a $750,000 facilities overhaul was completed over the summer.

August 2014

As Weyerhaeuser exits, what’s next?

“This does not make our job any easier, but we have never backed away from a challenge,” said Bruce Kendall, CEO of Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County in reacting to Weyerhaeuser's headquarters moving to downtown Seattle.

August 2014

Doctor’s license permanently revoked

State health officials have permanently revoked the license of a Maple Valley osteopathic physician for not completing required training and continuing to prescribe controlled drugs after being told not to do so.

August 2014

EPA compliance actions in South Sound

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today more than 50 compliance and enforcement actions taken in the second quarter of 2014. And seven separate South Sound locations were cited.

August 2014

Oly Fed opens purse for St. Martin’s

A $100,000 gift toward the second phase of the Saint Martin’s University Engineering Initiative has been pledged by local community bank Olympia Federal Savings, according to an announcement this morning.

August 2014

More carriers & plans, almost flat rates

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler today announced approval of 10 health insurance providers offering 90 individual plans inside the government exchange for 2015.

August 2014

Weyerhaeuser HQ heading to Seattle

Weyerhaeuser Company announced today that it will move its headquarters from Federal Way to 200 Occidental Avenue in downtown Seattle. The move will occur in mid- to late 2016.

August 2014

Developer sues Tacoma over Wal-Mart delays

The development firm that was successful in landing Wal-Mart’s retail store in the central neighborhood has sued City of Tacoma and members of the city council individually for more than $1.8 million for delaying the project.

August 2014
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