Archive of: Tacoma

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Seeking plans, solutions for youth employment

The Workforce Development Council serving Tacoma and Pierce County is seeking proposals from organizations that serve youth in the community.

September 2014

‘Sick Leave’ returns to Tacoma City Council

An organization known as Healthy Tacoma, with support from the State Labor Council, plans to attend next Tuesday evening’s City Council meeting to press for employers to provide paid sick leave.

September 2014

Two new directors at Columbia Bank

Reflecting its growing footprint as a Pacific Northwest regional banking system, Tacoma-based Columbia Banking System has named two new members to its board of directors, one from Seattle and the other from the Tri-Cities.

September 2014

Big grant to Tacoma PBS station

Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded a $100,000 community service grant to KBTC, the local PBS television station serving the South Sound and western Washington from Tacoma.

September 2014

From BE: Diversity in leadership, sales ‘kryptonite’

Today’s bi-weekly Business Examiner edition reports on a growing number of South Sound companies that are minority- or women-owned. And we ask "What's next?" for Federal Way.

September 2014

New lease for sheetrock imports at Port

Port of Tacoma commissioners are expected to consider a new 25-year lease with Georgia-Pacific Gypsum at their Thursday meeting. They may also note July container shipment volumes that were up 6 percent in July.

September 2014

Columbia names EVP, general counsel

Ms. Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel of Columbia Banking System Inc. and its subsidiary Columbia State Bank.

September 2014

Tacoma’s pay-park zone expanding

The on-street paid parking system in downtown Tacoma will be expanded next month for the first time up the hill two more blocks.

August 2014

EPA compliance actions in South Sound

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today more than 50 compliance and enforcement actions taken in the second quarter of 2014. And seven separate South Sound locations were cited.

August 2014

Developer sues Tacoma over Wal-Mart delays

The development firm that was successful in landing Wal-Mart’s retail store in the central neighborhood has sued City of Tacoma and members of the city council individually for more than $1.8 million for delaying the project.

August 2014
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