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Diversity award for Highline Community College

Highline Community College in Des Moines has been recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges for increasing diversity and social equity on campus.

April 2014

Four Coldwater Creek stores in region to close

With Idaho-based women's apparel retailer Coldwater Creek going out of business, four South Sound stores will be shut down by early summer.

April 2014

New vice presidents at Weyerhaeuser

Federal Way's Weyerhaeuser Company has announced a number of changes to its leadership team, including the naming of two new senior vice presidents.

April 2014

Trucking firm is ‘Arctic friendly’

Tacoma-based Interstate Distributor, a trucking company with worldwide clients, has won the Polar Bear Paw of Approval Award presented by Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Sustainable Tacoma Commission and Arctic Action Team.

April 2014

State Senate leader says he will retire

Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom announced today that he will not seek re-election this fall, due to some significant family issues. This could upset the Majority Coalition Caucus that has controlled the Senate the past two legislative sessions.

April 2014

Retailers urge early port labor talks

Retaillers today urged maritime management and the union representing dockworkers along the U.S. West Coast ports -- including Tacoma -- to expedite pending contract negotiations and reach agreement well before the current contract expires this summer.

April 2014

Marijuana business hearing tomorrow in Kent

A public hearing is set for 7 p.m. tomorrow regarding the City of Kent's ban against marijuana businesses.

April 2014

From BE: New ‘Auto Row’ along S. Tacoma Way

Auto dealers are rallying to create a new Auto Row along South Tacoma Way, with neighborhood improvements and freeway signage. Read more about it in the new issue of Business Examiner out today.

April 2014

St. Clare Hospital head to lead Komen board

Kathy Bressler, president of Franciscan Health System's St. Clare Hospital in Lakewood, has been named president of the board of directors of the Puget Sound Affiliate of Susan G. Komen.

April 2014

Tacoma City Council to hear new hotel proposal

If Tacoma's Community and Economic Development Department has anything to say about it, there may be a new hotel coming downtown.

April 2014
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