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People on the move

2 Watch Monitoring in Tacoma announced the addition of two new members to its team. Steve Moore, general manager of Steve's Monitoring in Spokane is partnering with 2 Watch to expand its Eastern Washington and Idaho markets. John McGowan joins the firm as the new senior vice president of operations. He comes from the shipping and freight industry, having strong leadership skills and expertise in managing and administering effective operations of a company.

Eric Wisch has been named the manager of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources' Pacific Cascade Region. Wisch will oversee DNR programs throughout the region, which includes Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania, Thurston and Wahkiakum counties and southeast Grays Harbor County. The region includes the cities of Olympia and Vancouver. From its headquarters in Castlerock, DNR's Pacific Cascade Region manages some 480,000 acres of forest, agriculture and urban lands that generate non-tax revenue for public schools, universities, counties and other trust beneficiaries.

September 2009

New coalition joins health care debate

Twenty statewide chambers and employer organizations from around the country, including the Association of Washington Business, today announced an alliance that will add their voices to the federal health care reform debate.

The group, Employers for Quality Health Care, is an independent coalition that claims to bring a unique perspective to the table alongside national business groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers.

September 2009

Interest increasing in real estate

Northwest Multiple Listing Service brokers are reporting increased traffic at residential open houses, crediting new online tools and a rebounding market for spurring the uptick.

"Recent reports, both nationally and locally, are signaling a recovering market," observed Tom Hurdelbrink, president and CEO of NWMLS.

August 2009

PSE asks to lower rates

Puget Sound Energy today filed a request with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) to decrease natural gas rates for the upcoming winter season by an overall 17.1 percent for all customer groups effective Oct. 1, 2009.

This would be on top of a 1.8 percent decrease effective June 1, 2009.

August 2009

Sound Financial declares dividend

Sound Financial Inc., the holding company for Sound Community Bank announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per common share.

August 2009

Around the Sound

The Port of Tacoma is offering free boat tours of its terminals and working waterways. The tours leave 535 Dock St. on the Thea Foss Waterway on Aug. 30 during Maritime Fest at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Passengers will be seated on a first-come basis. For more information, call 253-597-7564.

August 2009

People on the move

West Sound Workforce has awarded Nick Dickinson and Rebecca McCloy as the July 2009 Employees-of-the-Month honor. Dickinson and McCloy came to West Sound Workforce as summer interns through the Pierce County REACH Program. The two were honored by West Sound Workforce with award certificates and gift cards at their local awards celebration. West Sound Workforce is a professional staffing company with offices in Gig Harbor and Poulsbo.

August 2009

Three vessels berth in Olympia

Canadian Navy crew members will take a break from navigational training this weekend while three Orca class training vessels park at Port of Olympia. The ships will sit idle during this rest for the crew.

August 2009

Business Showcase has new home

The Thurston County Chamber, in partnership with Westfield Capital, announced that the 2009 Business Showcase is back by popular demand taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 21.

August 2009

State rebounding recession

This preliminary forecast released today from the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council is based on a modified version of Global Insight's August 2009 Control forecast for the U.S. economy.

August 2009
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