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Ports will meet Tuesday to vote on pact

Commissioners from the Ports of Tacoma and Seattle have a special joint meeting scheduled for next Tuesday (Oct. 14) at 10 a.m. to take public comment, then vote on the proposed creation of a joint maritime terminal configuration.

October 2014

Olympia mayor named ‘Friend of Housing’

Stephen Buxbaum, mayor of Olympia, is one of six “Friends of Housing” named by the state Housing Finance Commission.

October 2014

State settles lawsuit against Extendicare

Eleven health care facilities in Washington operated by the national chain, Extendicare, are linked to a multi-state $28 million civil settlement announced today. This state will see about $1 million.

October 2014

Sumner industrial spill in June draws fine

The state Ecology Department has issued a $23,000 fine to Fleischmann's Vinegar for an industrial spill at its Sumner plant in June.

October 2014

Julie Tappero: Woman of Influence

Founder and CEO of West Sound Workforce in Gig Harbor, Julie Tappero is a 2014 "Woman of Influence" and will be honored on Oct. 15 at a public dinner program.

October 2014

Washington native is new Controller at Oly Fed

Olympia Federal Savings has named a new Controller, and he is a Washington native who has most recently been working in Idaho.

October 2014

PC TV: ‘Tops in the nation’

Pierce County TV's weekly newscast was named tops in the nation last week by a national industry group's Government Programming Awards.

October 2014

Thurston Beautiful Byway to open Monday

Thurston Bountiful Byway, a scenic route that promotes agricultural tourism, or “agri-tourism,” in the rural parts of Thurston County, will be celebrated on Monday afternoon.

October 2014

Industry honors for TrueBlue leaders

Two top executive leaders of TrueBlue, the Tacoma-based, publicly traded staffing firm, made the list of sector leaders published by Staffing Industry Review magazine.

October 2014

Mary Pontarolo: Woman of Influence

An advocate for some 33 years on behalf of survivors of sexual and domestic violence, Mary Pontarolo of Olympia's SafePlace will be recognized as a 2014 "Woman of Influence" next week.

October 2014
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