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CHI Franciscan names CEO for Bremerton hospital

CHI Franciscan names new CEO for its Harrison Medical Center. He's coming from Bellevue's Overlake Hospital.

October 2014

Board of timber giant declares dividend

Shareholders of Weyerhaeuser Co. will be receiving a cash dividend of 29 cents per share at the end of November.

October 2014

One-month loss, one-year gain in jobs

Hospitality, education and health services lost most jobs last month. Construction, retail trade and government added the most, with a net loss of 600 jobs for the state.

October 2014

Tumwater has new focus on priorities

Tumwater will have a new assistant city administrator starting Nov. 1 to focus on the brewery development project, communications and engagement. Heidi Behrends Cerniwey was named to the post today.

October 2014

Inslee says more revenue needed

Gov. Jay Inslee told Tacoma #8 Rotarians today that next year’s Legislature will have to face reality: If there is no new tax revenue found, there will be major reductions to essentially all “discretionary” programs.

October 2014

Kent Chamber continues B&O tax battle

Kent Chamber of Commerce leadership has renewed its opposition to city plans to increase the B&O tax rates next year and spend some of it on general fund activities.

October 2014

New sounds coming to South Sound

KGY 1240AM will lose its local programming sounds tomorrow (Oct. 16) following FCC approval of the sale of that broadcast license to a Seattle faith-based non-profit network.

October 2014

‘Virtual Doc’ has successful first year

The phone and on-line 'doctor visits' offered by CHI Franciscan Health System is estimated to have saved $600,000 in patient costs in its first year of operations.

October 2014

Carbon plan: NFIB sees 11,000 jobs lost

A small business advocacy group claimed today that 11,000 jobs would be lost, if Gov. Inslee's carbon reduction plan is implemented.

October 2014

Jobs slip, optimism fading for small biz

A new survey finds small business owners less optimistic in September than they were before the Great Recession. An economist called the results more like a recession period than one of expansion.

October 2014
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