Archive of: South Sound

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Sick Leave drive in Tacoma

City of Tacoma Human Rights Commissioners will attend a community meeting this Thursday evening to hear what advocacy group Healthy Tacoma believes are benefits of a paid sick days ordinance.

August 2014

Lakewood’s TV stories told

Three new video commercials promoting Lakewood as a very close neighbor to Chambers Bay, home to next year’s 2015 U.S. Open golf championship, are now showing on YouTube.

August 2014

Mason Co. chiropractor suspended

Mason County chiropractor Norman Collins has seen his license to practice immediately suspended on charges of diverting medications for personal use.

August 2014

School district worker charged with theft

A former employee of White River School District in Buckley faced arraignment this morning on theft charges for allegedly pocketing more than $10,000 in cash payments that he was responsible to handle.

August 2014

Strong July job growth improves outlook

Washington economy added 10,800 net new jobs in July, double the 5,300 expected in the state's official forecast. Along with other positive news, there is a slight boost in forecast tax collections going forward.

August 2014

Sharing digital, clip-and-care: 40 Under Forty

One 40 Under Forty honoree sets out to ring digital marketing tools to lawyers, accountants, while the next wants them to show their best personal grooming self.

August 2014

Golfers take swings for charity

Lucky golfers endured today’s picture-perfect weather to play Chambers Bay Golf Course in the seventh annual Chuckals charity tournament, including eight who flew in from the Atlanta area just for the event.

August 2014

Q1 taxable retail sales up 4.9%

Washington state’s taxable retail sales totals grew to $27.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014 (January 1-March 31), recording a 4.9 percent increase over the same period of 2013.

August 2014

Statewide burn ban issued

State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is expanding its current statewide burn ban to cover all outdoor burning on all DNR-protected lands, with no exceptions, the agency announced today.

August 2014

Dance for life, advocate for others: 40 Under Forty

A ballroom dance instructor-entrepreneur who feels she is as much a "life coach" is one of today's "40 Under Forty" honorees. The other is a passionate advocate, yet "mellow and relaxed" attorney with experience in domestic relations law, now in private practice.

August 2014
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