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PSE will end use of some Colstrip power

Acknowledging that natural gas is more economically feasible than older design coal-fired electrical generating use, Puget Sound Energy today agreed to close its oldest operations in eastern Montana within six years.

July 2016

Weyerhaeuser to close Montana mills

A shortage of logs supply is cited as the reason for today's Weyerhaeuser announcement that it will close a lumber mill and plywood mill in Montana.

June 2016

Puget Sound container loads in May

Ocean-going shipments through Central Puget Sound's two large ports through May are finally coming back in alignment with last year comparisons. Container exports are up, imports are flat and break bulk shipments are down 36%

June 2016
Gig Harbor builder stays busy in Bothell

Gig Harbor builder stays busy in Bothell

An 18-month construction project adding a fourth building of 147 living units to Gateway Apartments in Bothell was begun this week by Gig Harbor's The Rush Companies.

June 2016

Visa opens Costco today

Completing its massive shift away from a long-term connection to American Express, Costco operations today began to accept only Visa-branded credit cards.

June 2016

Growth by the numbers

Yes, there are quite a few more residents in the Puget Sound region nowadays, and that's because there were 241,000 new jobs created in the five from 2010 to 2015.

June 2016

Cost-of-living rising, more locally

The latest report from Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a continuing trend upward in the costs of living, and Pacific Northwest markets are getting more expensive at twice the national rate.

June 2016

Unemployment still 5.8%, but more jobs added

Employers in Washington created more than 10,000 new jobs between January and February of this year, with the strongest gains in construction.

March 2016

Expanding into the O.C.

From its Puget Sound roots, Kidder Mathews continues an expansion throughout southern California, announcing a new office today in Irvine.

March 2016

For Rent: 1-bedroom apartment $3,800

Apartment rentals continue to be more expensive than a year ago, especially within the high-demand, high-growth markets like Seattle.

November 2015
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