Archive of: Tacoma

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Environmental penalty reduced

Penalties from a 2013 oil spill in Tacoma's Hylebos Waterway will largely go to establishing a new salt marsh along the shores of that body of water, according to an announcement today from state Department of Ecology.

May 2015

Economic midyear forecast

A local economist from Pacific Lutheran University told a Tacoma audience this week that he generally sees a solid future for the South Sound, but there are a couple issues to worry about.

May 2015

MultiCare, Rite Aid to operate 11 clinics

MultiCare Health System announced today that it will be partnering with the Rite Aid Corporation's RediClinic subsidiary to operate 11 clinics in the Puget Sound area this spring.

May 2015

City, chamber look to tackle minimum wage

This week, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Pierson wrote a letter to Mayor Marilyn Strickland citing concerns over the 15 Now campaign, calling it "just too extreme."

May 2015

Goodwill looking to expand work programs

Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region is looking to change and innovate in two "major ways," said President and CEO Terry Hayes at the 2015 Ready to Work Luncheon.

May 2015

May Day march in Tacoma this evening

Labor union members and community activists will gather this evening on Tacoma's Hilltop to observe May Day, also known as International Workers' Day.

May 2015

General Plastics adding new building

General Plastics, a polyurethane foam manufacturer based in Tacoma, is planning to build a new $3.25 million, 35,000 square-foot warehouse.

May 2015

PLU hires new finance VP

Pacific Lutheran University has hired former banker Allan Belton as its new vice president of finance and administration.

May 2015

Gas prices nearly highest of the year

Drivers are paying the highest gas prices of the year nationwide, the AAA said in a report yesterday. In Tacoma, that's almost true.

May 2015

Dining Out for Life tonight

More than 50 restaurants in the South Sound are pledging to contribute a portion of their revenues this evening to support HIV/AIDS prevention and care services through Pierce County Aids Foundation.

April 2015
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