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Boeing talks collapse

Boeing officials announced the second round of mediated talks with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have ended without a contract and that no new talks are scheduled.

October 2008

State tax collections continued slide in September

Tax collection numbers for the General Fund-State tax payments in the mid-September to mid-October collection period returned to the pattern of weakness seen in the July and August collection reports, the state Economic and Revenue Forecast Council reported today. Receipts for the month were $48.3 million, 4.8 percent, lower than expected, due mainly to a $43.5 million shortfall in Revenue Act receipts. All other revenue categories except for cigarette taxes also came in below their forecasts. 

October 2008

MultiCare To Host 'Together For Kids: Walk Across America'

Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center and the MultiCare Center For Healthy Living are part of a national effort to fight childhood obesity. 

October 2008

State disciplines local health care providers

The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against health care providers in the South Sound.

October 2008

State disciplines local health care providers

The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against health care providers in the South Sound.

October 2008

COFFEE BREAK RESPONSE: bail out or life line?

The Business Examiner asked readers Wednesday for their thoughts on the $700 billion package that is now law for the government to buy "toxic debt" as a way to free up financial markets.

We received a few unsigned comments, but most of them followed the vein of these thoughts by Olympia CPA Bill Puckett: 

October 2008

Taxable retail sales decline 2.4 percent

Taxable retail sales declined 2.4 percent to $29.1 billion during the second quarter of 2008, the Washington State Department of Revenue reported today.

Despite the decline over second quarter 2007, sales still were 5.4 percent higher than the $27.6 billion in sales reported for the second quarter of 2006.

October 2008

Gregoire appoints South Sounders to boards

Gov. Chris Gregoire has announced South Sound appointments to the following boards and commissions:
 
Marc Gaspard of Puyallup has been reappointed to a term on the Pierce College Board of Trustees for Community College District 11. Gaspard is president of the Washington Financial League and administrative director of the Washington Mortgage Lenders Association. A former state senator, he is a member of the board of directors for Good Samaritan Hospital and the Association for the Developmentally Disabled.

October 2008

People on the move

Marylin Ball-Brown, president and CEO of Generations Credit Union in Olympia, has received the Washington Credit Union Foundation's Distinguished Professional of the Year award for 2008.

Heritage Bank has announced as service that makes managing finances easier for online banking users. FinanceWorks, an online financial management solution, powered by Quicken, gives customers an illustration of where their money is going, helps with budgeting and tracks future transactions. It also gives the availability of viewing other deposits, loan and credit card accounts from more than 5,000 financial institutions.

October 2008

Phillips to retire from Russell

Russell Investments has announced that Mike Phillips will retire in December from his role as chairman of the Tacoma-based international investment firm, following his nearly 30 years of leadership and service to the company.

Phillips plans to continue in his role as chairman of Russell 20-20, a non-profit association of 20 large retirement plan sponsors and 20 major money managers that explores the economic and investment environments in emerging markets around the world. He also plans to continue working closely with the company by establishing an investment advisory firm in Geneva, Switzerland, which will offer clients Russell investment products.

October 2008
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