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GSA looks to offload Auburn Federal Complex

The U.S. General Services Administration is looking to offload the Auburn Federal Complex and is looking to exchange it for office space that it can better utilize.

May 2015

Rainier Connect makes bid for Click!

Rainier Connect would match Wave Broadband's offer, paying approximately $2 million annually and $1.5 million in capital expenditures each year, for a lease between 20 and 40 years.

April 2015

Three meetings set for Tacoma's paid sick leave

The city of Tacoma has scheduled three meetings concerning mandatory paid sick leave, where the public can learn about and provide feedback on the drafted rules.

April 2015

Public meetings set for Tacoma Narrows toll increase

The Washington State Transportation Commission is proposing a 50 cent increase in 2015 and an additional 50 cent increase in 2016, taking effect on July 1 of each year.

April 2015

Bill requiring insurances to cover telemedicine almost law

The telemedicine bill, which is now waiting to be signed off by Gov. Jay Inslee, would ensure that insurance covers telemedicine services the same as in-person services.

April 2015

Mason County man convicted

Unauthorized diversion of a river bed has brought a conviction for violating of state and federal rules on pollution and other environmental issues for a Mason County resident.

April 2015

Golf course book honored

Second printing planned for award-winning book about Chambers Bay Golf Course, soon-to-be home of U.S. Open tournament.

April 2015

Emerald Services prepares to fight off more Ecology penalties

Tacoma-based Emerald Services, a company which recycles renewable organic byproducts, is looking into appealing a $68,000 penalty imposed by the Washington Department of Ecology.

April 2015

Paid sick leave, minimum wage bills die in legislature

Bills that would have created a mandatory sick leave, increased the state's minimum wage to $12 per hour and equalized gender pay will all fail to move out of committee before the Wednesday cutoff for policy-only bills.

April 2015

TPU looks to lease Click! to Wave Broadband

In an attempt to stave off continued, year-after-year multi-million deficits, Tacoma Public Utilities is looking to lease out Click! Network to Kirkland-based Wave Broadband.

March 2015
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