Archive of: Tacoma

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More ‘boxes’ across the docks

An overall positive report of maritime shipment volumes through Puget Sound ports does have some weaknesses, particularly in Alaska trade and transit of new vehicles in-bound from Asian manufacturers.

September 2017

State ferries less frequent, less expensive

You see hints with the turn of our weather toward more showers and less persistent sunny days, and now, state transportation officials are giving other indications for the approach of autumn.

September 2017

40/40: Of ‘faith’ and community

Two young community leaders of faith, but in somewhat less traditional forms, are highlighted in today's profiles of 2017 "40 Under Forty" honorees.

September 2017

Final Pierce Commercial sentencing

In a Tacoma federal courtroom today, sentencing came for the last defendant in the vast financial misdeeds case that caused Pierce Commercial Bank to collapse in November 2010.

September 2017

40/40: Educating business & growing community

One of today's highlighted "40 Under Forty" honorees has grown her professional focus from teaching teens to helping adults learn new skills. The other has been literally growing his community for half of his young life.

September 2017

40/40: Global views & Local actions

Local "stars" highlighted in 2017 "40 Under Forty" recognition come from as far as Kenya and as close as Lynden. What unites them all is a willingness to work for the betterment of their South Sound communities.

September 2017

40/40: Local hometown booster & banking on future

Small hometowns don't always get the benefit of returning young persons willing to lead into the future, but Shelton has. And in a newly arrived role model banker, new elements of a community can see their own way forward.

September 2017

Fewer candidates for more jobs in Pierce

While there wasn't much change to the local jobs picture last month in metropolitan Tacoma, it is clear to see the improvement over the past several years.

September 2017

40/40: Building schools & learning for all

You likely won't find many individuals with more passion for the power of education that these two young community leaders. Both are acting on their beliefs in ways that earn a place on the 2017 "40 Under Forty" recognition list.

September 2017

State AG sues NW Detention on wages

The private operator of an immigration detention facility on Tacoma's Tideflats has been sued by the state for failing to pay minimum wage rates to those held there who perform its operational tasks.

September 2017
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