Archive of: South Sound

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Columbia Bank adding Idaho locations

Tacoma-headquartered Columbia Banking System Inc. has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Intermountain Community Bancorp based in Sandpoint, Idaho.

July 2014

Heritage Bank: Q2 income, dividend up

Second quarter results from Heritage Financial Corp. showed net income up to $4.1 million and bottom-line income for the first half of 2014 is also up about 10 percent above last year.

July 2014

For kids & safe homes: 40 Under Forty

Amy Hoyte, exec. dir. of Rebuilding Together South Sound, and Jinnie Hanson, the marketing and communications director for Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound, have both been named 40 Under Forty honorees.

July 2014

Union claims age discrimination by Boeing

The labor organization that represents professional engineers at The Boeing Company has filed third-party charges alleging “age discrimination on a breath-taking scale” related to employer’s layoffs.

July 2014

Master distiller, pickle maker: 40 Under Forty

Justin Stiefel, founder of Heritage Distillery Co. in Gig Harbor, and Aly Cullinane, a co-founder of Lynnae's Gourmet Pickles in Tacoma, are among 40 Under Forty honorees named this week.

July 2014

40 Under Forty selected

Alumni judges have selected 40 South Sound young persons who will comprise the 2014 Class of 40 Under Forty, an annual recognition event that highlights up-and-coming business and community leaders.

July 2014

Unemployment rates dropped in June

June's county-by-county unemployment rates reported today by state Employment Security Department showed a strong improvement, in part seasonal and also reflecting a stronger job market.

July 2014

Olympia bank doubles Q2 profit

Washington Business Bank today announced a record 2nd quarter net income of $238,000 for the three months ended June 30th, more than double the amount from the same quarter in 2013.

July 2014

New citizens to feel ‘top of the world’

The first ever naturalization ceremony this afternoon at Paradise on Mount Rainier will see 16 new American citizens from nine countries swear their oath of allegiance to the United States of America.

July 2014

From BE: ‘Domino’ budgets, golf crowds, plastic bags

In today’s bi-weekly Business Examiner edition, read what lessons were learned by local leaders at US Open golf tournament. Also watch 'domino budgets' affect local colleges and read about plastic bag bans.

July 2014
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