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Senate presents transport revenue package, includes 167

Senate transportation leadership presented a bipartisan plan for a $15 billion statewide transportation revenue package today — one that includes, to the jubilation of the local business community, $1.9 billion to complete S.R. 167.

February 2015

Goodwill opening Olympia outlet store

Goodwill Olympics and Rainier Region will be opening up a new 29,000 sq. ft. outlet store and recycling center in Olympia on Feb. 19.

February 2015

Tacoma Narrows toll increase to be discussed next week

The Washington State Transportation Commission will review the Tacoma Narrows Bridge financial plan and consider traffic and revenue data, along with several tolling scenarios developed by the Washington State Department of Transportation's Tolling Division.

February 2015

Application submitted for new apartments in downtown Olympia

An land use application has been submitted for a 36-unit apartment building, called 321 Lofts, in downtown Olympia.

February 2015

PMA suspends vessel operations for weekend

The PMA is suspending premium-pay weekend and holiday vessel operations today (Thursday, Feb. 12) and Saturday through Monday (Feb. 14 through Feb. 16).

February 2015

State tax receipts top forecast

More new jobs than expected and other 'positives' in the state's economy grew Washington general tax collections above those forecast just last November. Legislators will appreciate the added $53.8 million in revenue, but it won't solve their billion-dollar budget problem.

February 2015

Local health care providers disciplined

A pair of South Sound health care providers have been disciplined for on-the-job violations, the Washington State Department of Health announced today.

February 2015

Lynnae's founder on Chick-fil-A opportunity: 'The right fit'

Lynnae Schneller, announced yesterday as the owner of the new Chick-fil-A restaurant in Tacoma, said that her decision to enter the franchise fray came about rather quickly at the end of last year.

February 2015

Timetable for Haggen stores in South Sound

Bellingham-based grocery chain Haggen has set a timetable for the conversion of former Safeway and Albertsons locations in the South Sound into stores operating under the Haggen banner.

February 2015

Morphotrak to leave the South Sound

Federal Way is losing another corporate presence with MorphoTrak's announcement that it will consolidate West Coast operations to its California facility.

February 2015
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