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Sunken ship gone, recovery of costs next

The state Attorney General's Office will continue to pursue financial recovery from the parties responsible for clean-up of a 167-foot vessel that's been underwater in Tacoma's Hylebos Waterway since January 2013.

August 2014

Puyallup prime, a Patriot building : 40 Under Forty

Today's spotlighted "40 Under Forty" honorees are a petite city official from Puyallup who stars in roller derby and a former Army combat leader who leads his own successful firm building the community's future.

August 2014

Washington #1 for work preps

Washington state is ranked first in efforts to prepare Medicaid clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities for competitive employment, according to a 2014 report from United Cerebral Palsy.

August 2014

From BE: 'Magic' gel, dealers move, images sell

In today’s bi-weekly Business Examiner edition, see more detail and additional photographs about MITgel, an invention by a Tacoma man that promises to make bulletproof vests safer. Also car dealers moving and expanding scope to build out of recession. Plus more.

August 2014

Region beats strong national Ford sales

Total retail new car sales by Ford dealers in western Washington during July were up 14 percent over last year, and well ahead of the national sales numbers out of Detroit.

August 2014

New downtown Olympia bank on Monday

Washington Business Bank managers and employees will have a busy weekend as they physically relocate their operations into a newly remodeled space in downtown Olympia.

August 2014

Weyerhaeuser Q2 earnings up 43%

Weyerhaeuser Company today reported second quarter net earnings to common shareholders of $280 million, or 47 cents per diluted share, on net sales from continuing operations of $2.0 billion. This is 43 percent higher than the previous period.

August 2014

More jobs, but fewer to the young

Total U.S. nonfarm payroll employment increased by 209,000 in June, with gains occurring most in professional and business services, manufacturing, retail trade and construction.

August 2014

Feds meet small biz target, SBA says

The federal government reached its small business federal contracting goal for the first time in eight years, awarding 23.39 percent of work to small businesses totaling $83.1 billion of eligible contracting dollars.

August 2014

‘In lights’ & busy bankers: 40 Under Forty

A holiday lighting entrepreneur who is also in commercial real estate, and two successful bank officers and managers are identified in today's snapshot of "40 Under Forty" honorees for Class of 2014.

August 2014
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