Archive of: Tacoma

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‘Creating order out of chaos’ is appealing

Sue Horgen has been keeping the numbers in order for most of the time since late 2000, when she joined The Rescue Mission in Tacoma. But she is clear that her work is about more than numbers in a budget or account – it's about people.

April 2017

Builders will put down hammers to meet

As home builders amp up efforts to provide more housing options for growing South Sound populations, they will be taking a long lunch this Thursday to study the economic picture facing their industry. And you can join them.

April 2017
Tacoma aerospace supplier to expand

Tacoma aerospace supplier to expand

A minimum $5 million expansion of a Tacoma manufacturing operation was announced today at a trade show in Germany. The growth will come over the next 20 months and should result in between 50 and 100 additional jobs.

April 2017

‘Making a difference for others’ motivates

April 2017

South Sound wins in state capital budget

It's only one-third of the way to a finish line, but a state capital spending plan that passed the Senate unanimously on Thursday does include a number of projects in the South Sound.

March 2017

Maritime container volumes up 8% locally

There are more cargo containers passing over Tacoma and Seattle docks this year than last, even with fewer ships arriving to the docks.

March 2017
Family-owned McLendon sells

Family-owned McLendon sells

An announcement this morning from the fourth-generation family leader of McLendon Hardware stores disclosed that the group is being sold to a nationwide retail conglomerate. Gail and Mike McLendon reportedly will continue as corporate managers.

March 2017

Continued growth for Community Health Care

The annual fundraising comedy luncheon for Tacoma's Community Health Care heard about an 8 percent growth in patients through 2016 over the prior year, thanks to expanding services and facilities.

March 2017

Hearing ‘It can’t happen’ is motivating

This finalist for 2017 Financial Executive of the Year believes, "Listening and learning from everyone is key to the future of any business leader." Shantel Jones, CFO of Tacoma Propeller, lives that intention, as she also models it for her children.

March 2017

Survey says Tacoma is a ‘connected’ city

As Tacoma's city leaders discuss possible new ways to facilitate residents connections with the internet world, results of a recent survey show that most already are hooked up.

March 2017
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