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Thurston Co. commissioners to talk budget

The preliminary Thurston County budget for 2015 will be presented to county commissioners and the public at the regular weekly commission meeting tomorrow at the County Courthouse.

September 2014

Saint Martin's to host Brazil exchange conference

Saint Martin’s University will be hosting an international conference designed to promote student exchange for the first time between Washington and Brazil.

September 2014

Franciscan, Virginia Mason among new care network

CHI Franciscan Health and Virginia Mason are among the Puget Sound organizations that have formed a new health care network that aims to provide cost-effective, comprehensive care at a reduced cost to employers.

September 2014

A Blue Octopus lands in Ruston

Nationally recognized artist Kerry Cole, owner of The Blue Octopus, has opened in what formerly was the state liquor store at 5013 N. Pearl St. with an art gallery, painting studio and space for painting parties.

September 2014

Banks, ‘repurposing’ & bankruptcies

Efforts to remodel (repurpose) downtown buildings for renewed lives are covered in next week’s Business Examiner edition, along with several stories about new bank branches opening in the South Sound.

September 2014

Highs and Lows in new state forecast

Autos and other vehicle sales in August were 5.2% higher than one year ago, and new vehicle registrations with the state were higher than they have been since 2007.

September 2014

Car dealers lead retail gains vs. 2013

Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for August were $444.4 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent from the previous month, and 5.0 percent above one year ago.

September 2014

Obamacare $$ to South Sound clinics

Three community health care providers and facilitators will be sharing some of a $295 million allocation in Affordable Care Act funding announced today in Washington, D.C.

September 2014

New city attorney named in FedWay

Amy Jo Pearsall, an 11 year veteran of the law department at City of Federal Way, has been chosen by Mayor Jim Ferrell to serve as city attorney.

September 2014

No progress in Fred Meyer labor talks

Members of Teamsters Union Local 117 voted 241 to 2 over the weekend to authorize a strike at the Fred Meyer grocery warehouse distribution center in Puyallup.

September 2014
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