Archive of: Olympia

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State Senate moves Transportation plan

Repairs and expansions may be coming to Washington state highways, ferries and other transportation infrastructure after today's votes by the State Senate. A $15 billion package will now be considered by the House of Representatives.

March 2015

Union members rally in Tacoma to protest 'fast track' bill

Over 70 people gathered for a rally to protest "fast tracking" trade authority at Fireman's Park in Tacoma this afternoon.

February 2015

Goodwill opening Olympia outlet store

Goodwill Olympics and Rainier Region will be opening up a new 29,000 sq. ft. outlet store and recycling center in Olympia on Feb. 19.

February 2015

Application submitted for new apartments in downtown Olympia

An land use application has been submitted for a 36-unit apartment building, called 321 Lofts, in downtown Olympia.

February 2015

Tourism funding is topic Thursday

Washington state tourism advocates bring their legions to the state capital on Thursday, seeking to reconnect state government with a significant industry sector and thousands of jobs.

February 2015

Small businesses to state capital

Small business owners from around Washington will be in Olympia on Wednesday to carry their concerns to members of the state legislature.

February 2015

Heritage sees big income growth in 2014

Heritage Financial Corporation showed year-over-year growth, reporting a net income of $7.3 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014. Net income for the year was $21 million, or 82 cents per diluted common share.

January 2015

Key executive transitions announced

Community Youth Services based in Olympia will have a new CEO this August, when Charles Shelan retires after 35 years of leadership. In Tacoma, Associated Ministries is looking for a new staff leader to replace Chris Morton, who has left.

January 2015

2014: record year for WA Biz Bank

Record annual earnings were reported today for Washington Business Bank's 2014 performance. The Olympia-based financial institution grew its loans, net income, return on assets and return on equity.

January 2015

Reactions to governor’s legislative proposals

A coalition of business, labor, agriculture and trade interests today offered an assessment of the governor's State of the State address to the legislature. In essence, there is agreement on goals, but reluctance to "tax-first" as the group suggests the governor wants to do.

January 2015
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