Archive of: Pierce County

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Residential market slower, still strong

Residential real estate sales in August slowed a bit, which brokers attribute to seasonality, rather than market forces. Overall, most analysts foresee a rebound in September and October, before the normal autumn slump arrives.

September 2017

State sues St. Joe’s over charity care

Catholic-based charitable hospital St. Joseph in Tacoma was named in a lawsuit filed today by the state alleging its business practices actively discouraged the provision of charity care to low-income patients.

September 2017

Funding campaign = Goal + 50%

Fund-raising success means even more support for students of Annie Wright Schools in Tacoma, both athletically and scholastically.

August 2017

Taking a ferry? Plan to wait

On the eve of summer's final long holiday weekend, state transportation planners are warning of huge volumes and long delays.

August 2017

CHI Franciscan slammed by AG

State lawyers are challenging one aspect of the growing consolidation among healthcare providers with a court action against CHI Franciscan and two doctors' groups in Kitsap County.

August 2017

More commuter trains coming

With more commuter trains to Seattle from the South Sound running standing-room only, the transit system is adding more trips, starting later in September.

August 2017

Bates administrator attends Harvard

A senior leader at Tacoma's Bates Technical College was invited to a special two-week program at Harvard University to study the newest ideas for educational leadership.

August 2017

Students heading for PLU face uncertainty

Up to 31 faculty positions at Pacific Lutheran University have been identified for possible reductions and some academic programs may be discontinued under recommendations of a faculty committee released today.

August 2017

Whole Foods to become Amazon on Monday

The South Sound's only Whole Foods grocery is promising lower prices after next Monday's take-over by Amazon is completed.

August 2017

Link, Sounder boardings up over 2016

More South Sound residents are regularly riding Sounder rail trips heading north, and there is an increased traffic on downtown's Tacoma Link, too. Most of the light rail gain is attributed to concert traffic to and from Tacoma Dome.

August 2017
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