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Bates Technical College receives funds for STEM scholarships

The Murray Family Foundation recently awarded the Bates Technical College Foundation a $10,000 grant in support of the Henry T. Schatz Endowed Scholarship for Manufacturing Technologies.

November 2017

Columbia Bank launches third annual winter wear drive

Columbia Bank is launching its third annual Warm Hearts Winter Drive to benefit families and individuals struggling with homelessness in the Northwest.

November 2017

Mason PUD adopts 2018 budget

Mason PUD 3 Commissioners have adopted a $71.5 million budget for 2018 that does not include an increase in local electricity prices —the second consecutive year the commission has passed a budget without a rate hike.

November 2017

Transit ridership gains 12% in Q3

The regional transit authority and taxing district is reporting growing numbers of Washingtonians riding commuter trains, light rail passenger services and express buses.

November 2017

L&I sending new required posters

Newly required sick leave provisions for most employment agreements in Washington are highlighted in new posters being distributed to worksites in the state by L&I.

November 2017
New locomotives coming to Amtrak lines

New locomotives coming to Amtrak lines

Newer, more efficient and environmentally friendly power plants are beginning to show up on Amtrak services through the South Sound.

November 2017

DuPont firm sets Atlanta conference

South Sound firm leads efforts to improve employment results for persons with disabilities by programming its second annual national conference.

November 2017

Records set in October unemployment rates

Most counties in western Washington, particularly in the South Sound, are reporting strong labor markets, with the latest unemployment rates the lowest they've been in years – or decades.

November 2017

Ex-Seahawk Sam Adams exonerated

A former high-profile professional sports star, who was accused of business offenses almost three years ago, today heard a representative of the state Attorney General's Office apologize for bringing the charges.

November 2017

South Sound executives of note

Daily Biz Briefs regularly shares the news of local business and organizational leaders as they are recognized for their contributions and accomplishments.

November 2017
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