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Transit work progressing

Transit work progressing

Wanting to be proactive in informing taxpayers about their Sound Transit investments, the agency today released a year-end construction update.

December 2017

Taking the ‘long-term view’ of sales

With this slight pause in the normal frenetic pace of business between two major holidays, perhaps you have time to learn. And 'selling' is a key part of every enterprise, whether a private sector business or non-profit organization.

December 2017

Housing demand seasonally softer

Somewhat tired from too few homes being offered, prospective home buyers took somewhat of a break last month, perhaps focusing on family holiday activities and other seasonal distractions.

December 2017

State leaps 6 others to #25 in ‘Opportunity’

Ranked against the other 49 states, Washington shows up exactly in the middle, according to a non-partisan policy group. Utah tops the list at #1.

November 2017

Wind outages reported, more expected

A vigorous wind storm is blowing through the South Sound at this time, with power outages already reported and more expected into this evening.

November 2017

Caring for storm-impacted pets

Animal-loving consumers in the South Sound and greater Puget Sound market are opening their wallets to help feed cats and dogs impacted by Gulf Coast hurricanes.

October 2017

More ‘boxes’ across the docks

An overall positive report of maritime shipment volumes through Puget Sound ports does have some weaknesses, particularly in Alaska trade and transit of new vehicles in-bound from Asian manufacturers.

September 2017

Local inflation twice U.S. average

America's strongest metropolitan marketplaces are seeing more inflation for consumer prices than the rest of the country. That is why South Sound shoppers are seeing twice the national average in annual price increases through June.

August 2017

Strong borrowing lifts HomeStreet results

Weaker demand for residential mortgages, because of the tight supply situation, impacted quarterly earnings for HomeStreet Inc., corporate parent to HomeStreet Bank.

July 2017

Robbins will serve Oregon, too

The statewide trade association for financial institutions in Oregon has named the CEO of Tacoma's Columbia Bank as its chair-elect.

July 2017
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