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High school apprenticeships open

High school apprenticeships open

Employers in advanced manufacturing and machine shop fields are working with apprenticeship programs to find new and future hires, while they are still in high school.

April 2017

South Sound wins in state capital budget

It's only one-third of the way to a finish line, but a state capital spending plan that passed the Senate unanimously on Thursday does include a number of projects in the South Sound.

March 2017

Bulldogs fans sparse at Final Four?

With much of the nation focusing on this weekend's NCAA basketball tournament championships, it appears that fans from the Carolina states may eclipse boosters of the two Pacific Northwest entries.

March 2017

EPA funds local enviro training

Continuing a program that began with President George W. Bush's administration and continued through the Obama years, President Trump's EPA chief today funded South Sound training for pollution cleanup jobs.

February 2017

Chamber recognizes leaders

Local business and community leaders in greater Shelton recognized special examples of volunteerism and engagement at the Chamber's annual meeting.

January 2017

More honors to UPS

Measuring student success and learning to the test, a new compilation of liberal arts colleges includes Puget Sound in Tacoma at No. 59.

January 2017

Local businessman, others to be honored by St. Martin’s

Graduates of Saint Martin's University and its associated high school are being honored as Distinguished Alumni early next year. Included are a prominent Tumwater civic and business leader, along with Federal Way's Chief of Police.

December 2016

Bank, THA student savings efforts honored

A local community bank is partnering with family housing providers to create a program where children can learn the habit of saving for their future.

December 2016

‘Day of Disruption’ in South Sound

Labor union advocates created a picket line and attention-getting demonstration this afternoon at St. Martin University, supporting faculty efforts to gain collective bargaining representation.

November 2016

Tacoma’s ‘maker’ space links up

Tacoma creative laboratory has joined with similar groups to form a national association that helps make, invent and create new products with high-tech tools.

November 2016
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