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High court decides against state employees

Washington’s Supreme Court ruled today unanimously for the State in two important pension cases. And the union that represents teachers, which had led the court challenge, was quick to decry the rulings.

August 2014

Missing stormwater reports bring fines

Three South Sound businesses made the Department of Ecology’s list of 14 violators of the state requirement to submit stormwater monitoring reports for three or more consecutive quarters.

August 2014

Comcast expanding 10G links to Kent

Comcast Business has announced the expansion of its commercial fiber network, capable of bandwidth up to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps), to underserved commercial areas in Kent.

August 2014

Finalists named for PC Library leadership

Pierce County Library's governing board has named three finalists to replace retiring executive director Neel Parikh, including the current deputy director of the quasi-governmental agency.

August 2014

Dividend boost, buyback for Weyerhaeuser

Weyerhaeuser Co. board of directors decided yesterday to a 32 percent increase in the quarterly dividend to be paid in September.

August 2014

Successful seats, military exits: 40 Under Forty

Putting a Ph.D. in psychology to work in a seating manufacturing business and helping military members find their next careers are today's two stories of "40 Under Forty."

August 2014

MultiCare, Virginia Mason partner for research

MultiCare Health System, based in Tacoma, and Virginia Mason in Seattle have partnered to create the Northwest NCI Community Oncology Research Program and received a $4.2 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute.

August 2014

State jobless rate dips to 5.6 percent

Washington experienced continued job growth in July and the state’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest point since August 2008, according to preliminary, seasonally adjusted estimates released today by state Employment Security Department.

August 2014

Tacoma ranked among 'Best College Towns'

Best College Reviews, an online college search and rankings resource, has published a ranking of the 50 best college towns in America, with Tacoma clocking in at No. 50.

August 2014

Two lawyers, leading others: 40 Under Forty

Bethel school board member Amy Pivetta Hoffman and policy advisor to the governor RaShelle Davis are both attorneys using their background in working to improve the lives of others.

August 2014
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