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Grays Harbor oyster processor, exec plead guilty

Willapa Bay in Grays Harbor county may be less polluted now that an oyster processing plant has pleaded guilty to improper waste water discharges.

June 2015

Grays Harbor getting more port work

Underwater channel dredging is planned to start this fall within Grays Harbor, deepening the navigational channels to 38-feet. The work was first authorized in 1986 and will finally conclude with this U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract.

June 2015

Spring comes to east Mt. Rainier

Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Randy King announced today that visitors can drive to the Sunrise area on the east side of the mountain starting this Friday morning. Seasonal snow-clearing has been finished and flowers are blooming.

June 2015

Contractors group, unions agree

Four construction-related labor unions have reached new three-year collective bargaining agreements with the trade group, Associated General Contractors of Washington.

June 2015

Are you getting your share?

In a business world increasingly swimming in 'big data,' too many managers are over-whelmed and end up doing mostly nothing with those inputs, according to a presenter at a recent conference of small and mid-sized manufacturers.

June 2015

Selling Washington aerospace in Paris

Economic development advocates and private sector companies will carry Washington state's message to next months 2015 Paris Air Show, in hopes of attracting new participants in the state's $85.7 billion aerospace sector.

May 2015

Earth Day donations to parks

Growing Northwest grocery chain is giving more than $40,000 to four national parks in the Pacific Northwest, and Facebook fans determined which would share in the gifts.

April 2015

Union retreats on So. Carolina vote

The Machinists' union has withdrawn its petition seeking to force a vote on unionization of the Boeing South Carolina workforce. The company said in a statement that it looks forward to moving forward together with its employees.

April 2015

NFIB argues against governor’s taxes

A statewide small business advocacy group is launching advertising to get residents to tell their state legislators not to enact new low carbon fuel taxes as proposed by the governor.

March 2015

Will gas prices slide with refinery strike over?

When labor unions stuck Arlington's Tesoro oil refinery in February, gas pump prices jumped up because of the possible interruption of supplies. Now that the strike is over, will prices return to a downward trend?

March 2015
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