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Radio show marks rise in business activism

Radio show marks rise in business activism

Radio talk show host Mike Siegel held a location broadcast of his "Sound Business" radio show this morning from the Great American Casino in Lakewood.

May 2009

Donations save museum from closure

The Lakewood History Museum no longer is threatened with having to close because of a lack of money to pay its rent thanks to business and individual donations that totaled more than $13,000.

May 2009

People on the move

GVA Kidder Mathews has announced that its chairman and CEO, Jeffrey Lyon, is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Pacific Northwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Lyon was selected as a finalist from nearly 65 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Regional award recipients are eligible for consideration for the national program.

May 2009
Former Mariner highlights tourism event

Former Mariner highlights tourism event

Grown men seemed genuinely star struck at the Olympia Lacey Tumwater Visitor and Convention Bureau annual meeting this morning at the Indian Summer Golf and Country Club.

May 2009

Lakewood Chamber hosts radio show

Radio talk show host Mike Siegel will be featuring members of the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce on his program, "Sound Business," on his show from 6 to 9 a.m. on Friday, on KKOL 1300 AM. The show will broadcast live from the Great American Casino at the corner of State Route 512 and South Tacoma Way.

May 2009

Retail sales declined last year

Taxable retail sales in the state declined 4.3 percent, to $113.2 billion last year, the Washington State Department of Revenue has reported.

Retail sales in Pierce dropped 6.6 percent to $11.7 billion, while Thurston sales dropped 5.13 percent to $3.9 billion.

May 2009

State economics report gives mixed messages

The monthly economics report from the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council give the economy mixed marks, depending on the industry. But even mixed signals are good these days.

May 2009

Swine flu claims first victim

A Snohomish County man in his 30s with underlying heart conditions died last week with what appears to be complications of swine-origin influenza. This is the first death in Washington associated with the new flu strain.

May 2009

AG announces major victory in foreclosure scam case

The Washington Attorney General's Office declared a major victory for consumers today in response to a judge's order that a notorious foreclosure rescue scammer must pay more than $3.2 million to victims plus $179,000 in penalties for violating the Consumer Protection Act.

May 2009

Lakewood bank expands with mortgage arm

Northwest Commercial Bank has opened a full-service mortgage department and will operate it as a wholly-owned division of the Lakewood-based bank.

May 2009
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