Archive of: South King County

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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

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

Boeing reports Q3 results today

Solid and growing rates of deliveries for completed airliners drove Boeing Co. financial results upward over the past three months.

October 2017
Amazon gifts locally for STEM

Amazon gifts locally for STEM

Acknowledging its major distribution center in Kent that opened March 2016, Amazon has given $10,000 to that local school district to support science, technology, engineering and math programs.

October 2017

New sick leave rules, state min. wage

Employers planning their 2018 budgets should check into newly required mandatory sick leave provisions, as well as an increase in the state minimum wage.

October 2017

Weyerhaeuser steps ‘out of woods’ – again

Seattle-based wood products firm Weyerhaeuser today announced the sale of 100,000 acres of timberlands in the southeastern U.S. to an investment group that includes Green Diamond.

October 2017
40/40: Large crowd salutes 2017 class

40/40: Large crowd salutes 2017 class

For the 15th consecutive year, Business Examiner Media has recognized 40 young leaders from the South Sound as "40 Under Forty" recipients.

October 2017

Another bank expands local business efforts

Oregon bank expands its Washington footprint with addition of six small business banking specialists.

October 2017

40/40: In the air, underground and at home

Today's profile of "40 Under Forty" honorees shares the story of customer service into entrepreneurship, creating homes from the ground up and starting fresh in a new environment.

October 2017

Tribes get federal $$ for crime fighting

Federal funds are coming to South Sound local tribal communities to battle crime and provide services to victims.

October 2017
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