Archive of: South Sound

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South Sound sees unemployment rise slightly in December

County unemployment figures for December 2015 are in, with every South Sound county seeing a slight bump in the jobless rate.

January 2016

Albertsons settles with Haggen to tune of $5.75M

On Jan. 21, Albertsons entered into a settlement agreement with Haggen, agreeing to pay $5.75 in exchange for dismissing the litigation.

January 2016

Ecology hosting workshops on oil transportation

The Washington Department of Ecology is hosting public workshops on preliminary draft rule language addressing oil transportation.

January 2016

More than 19K single family homes sold in South Sound in 2015

The Northwest Multiple Listing Service’s 2015 year-end statistics are in, showing 19,425 closed sales of single family homes among four South Sound counties.

January 2016

Report: Washington adds jobs monthly, annually

According to the latest numbers from the Employment Security Department, Washington added 68,000 new jobs from Dec. 2014 to Dec. 2015 on a non-seasonally adjusted basis.

January 2016

Health care union endorses Kaiser, Group Health transaction

The union representing 2,000 Group Health nurses and health care workers has approved the proposed Kaiser Permanente acquisition.

January 2016

Amazon's Kent fulfillment center hiring more than 1,200

More than 1,200 newly created full-time positions are now up for hire at Amazon’s eighth generation Kent warehouse.

January 2016

Columbia Bank fundraiser nets more than $130K in 30 days

Local homeless shelters and relief organizations will be receiving donations from Columbia Bank branches this winter season, thanks to a highly successful community fundraising effort by the bank during December.

January 2016

'Unacceptable' results from study at South King technical colleges

A handful of South King County community colleges and school districts took part in a study targeted on educational improvement, and the results are discouraging but informative.

January 2016

Camo2Commerce awarded $2.5M to keep doors open

Camo2Commerce, an employment program that works with service members primarily from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, will keep its doors open through June 2017.

January 2016
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