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Around the Sound

Grand Opening of the Roof Top Bar at Riverside Golf Course, Chehalis, on Wednesday, with a ribbon cutting at 4 pm. Well drink specials $2 and free pizza appetizers from 4 to 6 pm.

"The Up Side of a Down Turn" Sunny Kobe Cook, founder of Sleep Country USA and award winning Northwest entrepreneur, believes a tough economy is your business opportunity. Hear why when she addresses Puyallup/Sumner Chamber luncheon Friday, at Best Western Park Plaza. Click here to register and save $2 by confirming by Wednesday.

July 2009

Boeing to development spacecraft system

An industry team led by Boeing has received a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for work on Phase 2 of the Fast Access Spacecraft Testbed program. The $15.5 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract is currently funded to $13.8 million.

The program aims to develop a new, ultra-lightweight High Power Generation System that can generate up to 175 kilowatts - more power than is currently available to the International Space Station.

July 2009

Around the Sound

Capital Medical Center will hold an open house celebrating the newly remodeled Cardiac Cath Lab and state-of-the-art cardiac imaging equipment from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, at Capital Medical Center, 3900 Capital Mall Dr. SW in Olympia.

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce will hold its General Membership Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, at Great American Casino - 10117 South Tacoma Way. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for non members. RSVP at (253) 582-9400.

June 2009

62nd Airlift Wing welcomes new commander

Col. Kevin J. Kilb will take command of the 62nd Airlift Wing from Col. Jeffrey L. Stephenson in a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday.

June 2009

Olympia makes 'Best Cities' list

Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine has listed Olympia as the sixth best city in the nation in terms of job markets, growth potential, access to heath care and quality of life issues. This year, the magazine selected boomtowns that offer employment opportunities and the worker talent to create new and well-paying positions in future years.

May 2009

Gig Harbor hospital now serves military patients

St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor has become part of the TRICARE network, which is the health care program that serves active-duty service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families and survivors.

May 2009

Commercial construction spikes, still troubled

Nonresidential construction spending for March reported by the Census Bureau today showed increases in manufacturing construction at huge refinery and steel-mill projects. While that might seem like a good sign, Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, said those projects were well underway before the downturn started and do not illustrate an improved economy.

May 2009

Deployment protest leads to downtown arrests

An effort to protest the deployment of military personnel and equipment from Fort Lewis led to arrests of almost a dozen people this weekend.

Anti-war protesters attended to block a convoy of Stryker vehicles as they flowed from the Fort Lewis gate to Tacoma to be loaded onto cargo ships bound for the combat zones.

May 2009

COFFEE BREAK: lawmaker score card

The Business Examiner would like to know how you think the legislature did as it dealt with its historic budget shortfall and a growing economic slowdown.

April 2009

Blog Watch: a shout out to unions

The AWB blog gave unions some credit as it marked yesterday as Worker Memorial Day with families and friends from 81 Washingtonians killed on the job in 2008. They gathered for the annual ceremony at the state Department of Labor and Industries office in Tumwater. The pro-business group pointed out that it was labor unions that established the first Workers Memorial Day in 1989 as a way to boost awareness of job safety.

April 2009
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