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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

‘Green’ scores high for Weyerhaeuser

Weyerhaeuser Company today announced publication of its 11th annual sustainability report.

June 2014

Funds for local health transformation

Almost $100,000 will be split between two South Sound efforts to create an accreditation program recognizing community health care plan preparations.

June 2014

State has new freight plan draft

A new plan for the safe, reliable and efficient movement of goods is ready for public review and comment. When finalized, the State Freight Mobility Plan will shape the future of Washington’s multimodal freight transportation network.

June 2014

Tacoma port notes competition, eh?

British Columbia ports are expanding to handle growing container traffic, while Seattle is closing a terminal for lack of business. And Port of Tacoma has an idea for one cause of the lost traffic.

June 2014

Westport Shipyard gets new owner

Westport Shipyard, which has manufactured fishing boats and, more recently, 100-foot-plus yachts on Washington's coast, has a new majority ownership based on the Gulf Coast.

June 2014

WTC Tacoma plays matchmaker

About 100 local and foreign investors and area businesses and organizations are completing the second day of World Trade Center Tacoma’s Pacific Northwest-China Trade and Investment Summit.

June 2014

Former county exec up for Ferries post

Tacoma attorney John Ladenburg, a former two-term Pierce County Executive, County Prosecutor and City Councilman, is on the short list to be Assistant Secretary of Washington Department of Transportation, Ferries Division.

June 2014

ST buses & trains running more full

Sound Transit ridership showed a strong start in 2014 with 7.5 million boardings in the first quarter, a jump of more than 8 percent compared to 2013. It was the busiest first three months of the year in Sound Transit history.

May 2014

Survey confirms stronger local economy

Washington small business owners are feeling better about the economic conditions here than those at the national level, according to the 2014 U.S. Bank Small Business Annual Survey. For the first time in the survey’s five-year history, the majority (53 percent) said the Washington economy is in a recovery.

May 2014
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