Archive of: Pierce County

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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
5 days until ShopSmall day

5 days until ShopSmall day

This coming Saturday will be national ShopSmall Day, a promotional observance that points to the significance of small employer companies within local and regional marketplaces.

November 2017

Tacoma, Seattle: 3rd highest sales tax in U.S.

It might not be a positive descriptor for economic development efforts, but only two other cities in the nation have higher sales tax rates than do Tacoma and Seattle.

November 2017

‘Corporate Champion’ on gender: TrueBlue

From Tacoma, Washington, to downtown New York City, local company TrueBlue was recognized today for its active inclusion of women in corporate governance.

November 2017

Tacoma (again) a Top-10 Digital City

More closely connecting its residents to city government has again earned Tacoma with national recognition as a Top 10 Digital City.

November 2017

Local company gets jump on holiday charity

A Puyallup area pest control company is offering to match dollar donations to specific local charities this month and next, as well as serve as a collecting spot for donated food items.

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

State will recognize Pierce Co. for vets

State workforce officials are recognizing Hire-A-Vet efforts by Pierce County government at a special ceremony on Tuesday.

November 2017
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