Archive of: Sumner

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Amazon advice, gift to local food bank

Amazon advice, gift to local food bank

A corporate community partner brought employees and a big check to Sumner Community Food Bank Monday to kick off an expansion funding campaign.

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

‘Be flexible, not caught up with small details’

After just two years with the large South Sound non-profit, this finalist for 2017 Financial Executive of the Year was promoted to chief financial officer. More than six years later, she's become a trainer for YMCA staff across the country.

April 2017

Striking a balance: Fun & Accountability

As he approaches "semi-retirement," Dillanos' CFO Rand Hill is remembering a 45-year career that has taken him from Europe to Japan and Alaska to Chile, yet always included the "people side" of corporate numbers.

March 2017
Family-owned McLendon sells

Family-owned McLendon sells

An announcement this morning from the fourth-generation family leader of McLendon Hardware stores disclosed that the group is being sold to a nationwide retail conglomerate. Gail and Mike McLendon reportedly will continue as corporate managers.

March 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

Food collections by Haggen

Regional grocery chain Haggen has a one-week food drive going that hopes to collect 300,000 pounds of foods for distribution to hungry families in the market.

October 2016

Local retail sales growth strong

A number of marketplaces in the South Sound showed significant growth in their retail sales over the five years ended 2015. A few, however, fell far behind the trend for growth.

September 2016

Industrial real estate update

Thurston County is among the most active in western Washington for industrial real estate projects, according to a new brokerage report. Pierce County, too, continues to grow space.

July 2016
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