Archive of: South Sound

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Local bankers leading trade group

Jim Haley, president & CEO of Thurston First Bank in Olympia, is chairman at Community Bankers of Washington for the new fiscal year. He succeeds Hal "H.R." Russell of Tacoma's Commencement Bank.

September 2014

Dressel again a “Top 25 Woman Banker”

The #15 "Most Powerful Woman in Banking" is Melanie Dressel, president & CEO of Columbia Bank headquartered in Tacoma.

September 2014

Day of Caring illustrates community power

"Dare to Care' was the theme of today's United Way of Pierce County "Day of Caring," with 1,200 volunteers doing hands-on work at nonprofit organizations.

September 2014

Tumwater’s vintage aircraft honored at Reno

A World War II era aircraft that is part of Olympic Flight Museum in Tumwater received two national recognition trophies last weekend during the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nev.

September 2014

Funds coming to enhance salmon habitat

Two projects in Pierce County and one in Mason County earned state funding for their work to enhance and protect salmon habitat in tributaries feeding into Puget Sound.

September 2014

Museums receive $$ to digitize

Two Tacoma-based museums each received grants to digitize their collections, assuring that the works can be easily accessed via the Internet.

September 2014

State workers to see pay raises

Negotiators for Washington Federation of State Employees and Governor Jay Inslee reached a tentative agreement for the next two-year labor contract early today. It includes raises of 3% and 1.8% over two years.

September 2014

Cost-of-living increases charted

The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics released a new snapshot look at inflation today, and it shows Puget Sound’s economy virtually mirroring the overall U.S. City Average for the past year.

September 2014

Washington Employers changing name

After 78 years of service to businesses in the Northwest, Washington Employers will now become Archbright, and remain the region's largest HR and employment law resource.

September 2014

2014 Women of Influence named

Seven "Women of Influence" in the South Sound have been named by a judging panel of past honorees. They will be celebrated at a special dinner event Wednesday, Oct. 15.

September 2014
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