Archive of: Sumner

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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

PSE will end use of some Colstrip power

Acknowledging that natural gas is more economically feasible than older design coal-fired electrical generating use, Puget Sound Energy today agreed to close its oldest operations in eastern Montana within six years.

July 2016

Sumner business fined for spilling vinegar in White River

The Washington State Department of Ecology announced that it fined Sumner-based Fleischman’s Vinegar Company for letting 10,000 gallons of concentrated vinegar spill into the White River.

May 2016

Top Places to Work: A to Z

Anchor Bank and Ziegele Smile Studio are the first two of 20 finalists in 2016 Top Places to Work to appear in Daily Biz Briefs as stellar examples of workplaces that value and serve their employees, as they meet customer needs.

May 2016

Local contractors fined for digging

Five contractors in Washington state have been sanctioned by the state for digging before underground utilities had been located. Two of the offenders are based in Pierce County.

April 2016

Dan Roach sells business, focuses on County Executive campaign

Roach Gymnastics, co-owned by Pierce County Councilmember Dan Roach and his wife Melanie Roach, has been sold.

April 2016
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