Archive of: South Sound

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Opiod painkillers extend work time-loss

The medical director for Washington Department of Labor & Industries, Gary Franklin, MD, told a Tacoma luncheon today that there is a correlation between expanded prescription of opioid drugs and a growth in the time that injured workers stay off-the-job.

April 2014

New Lewis Co. stores for Reliable Enterprises

Centralia-based nonprofit Reliable Enterprises has announced the opening of two of its New Life Thrift Stores in Lewis County.

April 2014

WBC shareholders approve merger with Heritage

Washington Banking Company, the holding company for Whidbey Island Bank, announced that its shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the company's impending merger with Heritage Financial Corporation.

April 2014

HomeStreet provides funds for Henry construction

HomeStreet Bank Commercial Real Estate, a subsidiary of HomeStreet, Inc., has announced that it has provided a $25 million construction loan to Henry Foss Group, LLC for The Henry Apartments in Tacoma.

April 2014

National award to South Sound mag

Tacoma-based South Sound magazine has received an award for Public Service journalism from the national Society of Professional Journalists for a multimedia story in its August-September 2013 issue.

April 2014

Strong Q1 results for Washington Business Bank

Washington Business Bank today announced its results for the first quarter of 2014 posting a net income of $157,000 — its 11th consecutive quarter of profitability.

April 2014

Tacoma hotel complex proposal gets OK from City

The Tacoma City Council gave its OK on Tuesday to a proposal for a hotel/condominium complex adjoining the Greater Tacoma Convention Center, paving the way for Chinese investors to potentially spend millions building downtown.

April 2014

Four Coldwater Creek stores in region to close

With Idaho-based women's apparel retailer Coldwater Creek going out of business, four South Sound stores will be shut down by early summer.

April 2014

New vice presidents at Weyerhaeuser

Federal Way's Weyerhaeuser Company has announced a number of changes to its leadership team, including the naming of two new senior vice presidents.

April 2014

Trucking firm is ‘Arctic friendly’

Tacoma-based Interstate Distributor, a trucking company with worldwide clients, has won the Polar Bear Paw of Approval Award presented by Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Sustainable Tacoma Commission and Arctic Action Team.

April 2014
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