Archive of: Bonney Lake

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Rains reduce fire closures for tourists

The cooler, wetter weather since Sunday has reduced the risk from persistent forest fires north of Mount Rainer, so a major tourism route around the national park reopened this afternoon.

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

CHI enlarges UWT health services

Students at Tacoma's public university will be able to access their health services through neighborhood clinics closer to where they live, instead of only through an on-campus center, under a new plan announced today.

July 2017

Growing job categories

Pierce County payroll jobs grew by 3,500 from May to June, with most of those gains in three industrial sectors.

June 2017

Bank awards 7 scholarships to staff children

A significant employee benefit can include post-secondary education scholarships for the next generation, according to the plan of a local financial institution.

June 2017

New name, same mission for nonprofit

An operator of seven local food banks in Pierce County is changing its brand and name to update its four decade-plus operations.

May 2017

Pierce jobs report for March is stellar

Even before the traditional 'Spring' has sprung job-wise, greater Tacoma's employment picture continues to brighten. There are almost 9,000 more locals working this year, compared to the first quarter of 2016.

April 2017

More new homes join inventory

Homebuilders in several areas of the South Sound are beginning to add completed projects to the starved market of residential real estate. This should help more frustrated home buyers find their new castle, maybe without competing bids.

April 2017

Water partnership group honored

A regional cooperation for managing water supplies serving Central and South Puget Sound communities earned a national award for its work.

January 2017

Home prices up double digits

Prices for homes listed for sale in Pierce and Thurston counties at the end of 2016 were almost 12 percent higher that comparable listings one year earlier.

January 2017
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