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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

Blue Origin president keynotes King County forecast event

A rare keynote from Rob Meyerson, president of Kent’s Blue Origin, highlighted the 44th annual Economic Forecast Conference, hosted by the Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County.

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
Late Christmas for TAM: Benaroya gifts collection, $14M expansion

Late Christmas for TAM: Benaroya gifts collection, $14M expansion

For her 93rd birthday, Becky Benaroya announced some astonishing news: She would gift her and her late husband Jack Benaroya’s art collection to the Tacoma Art Museum.

January 2016

Boeing, SPEEA reach tentative deal

The proposed contract would make extra provisions to address the possibility of employees getting laid off due to work moving out of state.

January 2016

Tacoma puts moratorium on new marijuana shops

According to the ordinance, the moratorium would last six months, or until the city finishes updating its regulations.

January 2016

Thurston Chamber hosts 2016 State of the Community forum

Elected officials from four cities plus unincorporated parts of the county presented the annual “State of the Community” address at the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce forum today.

January 2016

Vaping group files lawsuit against Health Department

The Pink Lung Brigade, a pro-vaping business association, is suing the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department concerning recently enacted e-cigarette regulations.

January 2016
Economic forecast: Sunshine with chance of showers

Economic forecast: Sunshine with chance of showers

In Pierce County, the year 2016 should build on the successes of 2015, with continued job growth, lower unemployment, more consumer spending and more housing activity.

January 2016
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