Archive of: South Sound

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Weaker job gains, same jobless rate in May

Washington’s unemployment rate held steady at 6.1 percent in May, despite the fewest number of new jobs created for any month yet this year.

June 2014

New rules for disadvantaged biz at WSDOT

WSDOT has drafted new rules on set-asides for disadvantaged businesses that want to participate in construction projects funded by Federal Aviation Administration.

June 2014

State lawyers get $3 million for homeowners

Washington homeowners will share in $550 million secured for borrowers nationwide through a legal action against SunTrust Mortgage Inc.

June 2014

Olympia radio continues from Port site

Port of Olympia has announced a new lease with a longtime tenant on the waterfront and Budd Bay peninsula.

June 2014

State tax collections growing

The General Fund-State revenue forecast for Washington has increased by $157 million for the current biennium and $238 million for the 2015-17 budget cycle, after a meeting today in Olympia.

June 2014

Del’s Feed owner agrees to $134,500 fine

Tractor Supply Company (dba Del’s Feed and Farm Supply Stores) has settled with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating notification requirements at its Yelm, Chehalis, Shelton and Olympia stores.

June 2014

South Sound’ Super Lawyers’ named

The annual list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars is out today from a legal-focused magazine. It includes 127 private practice attorneys in Tacoma, three in Gig Harbor, one in Puyallup.

June 2014

Count-down to 2015 US Open begins

Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy will be welcoming the governor and his wife for a round of golf tomorrow at Chambers Bay to celebrate with First Tees of Greater Seattle and South Puget Sound.

June 2014

Tonnage, building is going up on coast

Port of Grays Harbor reports that its first quarter shipping volumes were up 23 percent over a record-setting year in 2013.

June 2014

Tacoma truck testing touted

City of Tacoma is citing a successful three-month pilot program to help increase commercial vehicle safety. It inspected more than 80 vehicles and found a total of 33 violations, though 70 vehicles did pass.

June 2014
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