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Link, Sounder boardings up over 2016

More South Sound residents are regularly riding Sounder rail trips heading north, and there is an increased traffic on downtown's Tacoma Link, too. Most of the light rail gain is attributed to concert traffic to and from Tacoma Dome.

August 2017

Big jump in Pierce workforce

Almost 9,000 local residents gained jobs last month, according to this week's statistical release from federal employment data. That number also matched the increase in Pierce County workforce in July, suggesting there is a link.

August 2017

Tacoma insurance fraud suspect arrested

Insurance companies are required by state law to refer suspected cases of false claims to government regulators, and that's what precipitated the arrest of a "Most Wanted" suspect in Tacoma today.

August 2017

New execs for water, mall and credit union

As summer heads into autumn, more executive leadership assignments are being announced, including these for a local city water system, a regional shopping mall and the Kent branch of a regional credit union.

August 2017

Workers on Belfair project underpaid

A Tacoma builder is being held by state authorities to pay back wages to construction workers on a 2015 project in Belfair. Six former employees should each receive around $25,000 for the company's failure to pay prevailing wages.

August 2017

Q1 2017 retail sales up strongly

Both Tacoma and greater Pierce County showed bigger percentage gains in taxable retail sales during the first three months of 2017 than did Washington state as a whole.

August 2017

The DOTY Group again a Top Place to Work

Substantial staff growth and a whole office relocation did nothing but enhance the bonafides to continue this Tacoma accounting practice on the South Sound's list of Top Places to Work.

August 2017
Infoblox joins with Kilmer for tech apprenticeships

Infoblox joins with Kilmer for tech apprenticeships

Congressman Derek Kilmer has introduced new legislation to advance the stewardship of technology careers, and he’s partnering with a big name in Tacoma tech to do it.

August 2017

Transit study for Tacoma-Spanaway

With almost 14,000 more residents expected to live along Pacific Avenue from downtown Tacoma out to Spanaway by the year 2040, transit planners are looking for ways to grow ridership.

August 2017

Lollar Guitars, Tacoma college lauded for globalism

Tacoma Community College and a local manufacturer for guitar parts both received an award from the federal trade promotion agency for their recent successes in connecting the world markets to this local area.

August 2017
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