Archive of: Pierce County

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40/40: Local hometown booster & banking on future

Small hometowns don't always get the benefit of returning young persons willing to lead into the future, but Shelton has. And in a newly arrived role model banker, new elements of a community can see their own way forward.

September 2017

New Public Works director for Thurston

A 15-year veteran of Pierce County's government is the newly named director of public works for Thurston County.

September 2017

Rains reduce fire closures for tourists

The cooler, wetter weather since Sunday has reduced the risk from persistent forest fires north of Mount Rainer, so a major tourism route around the national park reopened this afternoon.

September 2017

Fewer candidates for more jobs in Pierce

While there wasn't much change to the local jobs picture last month in metropolitan Tacoma, it is clear to see the improvement over the past several years.

September 2017

40/40: Building schools & learning for all

You likely won't find many individuals with more passion for the power of education that these two young community leaders. Both are acting on their beliefs in ways that earn a place on the 2017 "40 Under Forty" recognition list.

September 2017

State AG sues NW Detention on wages

The private operator of an immigration detention facility on Tacoma's Tideflats has been sued by the state for failing to pay minimum wage rates to those held there who perform its operational tasks.

September 2017

Seaport Alliance CEO honored

The innovative joint marketing approach between Port of Tacoma and its Seattle counterpart has drawn more plaudits for CEO John Wolfe of Northwest Seaport Alliance at an industry conference.

September 2017

40/40: Learning for life & public service

A home-grown college professor and attorney helping to create the new emergency calls dispatch center are two members of 2017 "40 Under Forty" recognition program.

September 2017
40 Under Forty reaches 600 in 2017

40 Under Forty reaches 600 in 2017

Business owners and executives, entrepreneurs, bankers, attorneys, architects, non-profit leaders, pastors and managers of key government operations are all included on the 2017 "40 Under Forty" list of honorees announced today.

September 2017
Franke Toby Jones starting project

Franke Toby Jones starting project

As more and more senior citizens are choosing to downsize from their homes into group facilities in the South Sound, major growth is expected to accommodate them.

September 2017
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