Archive of: Sumner

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DCT Industrial announces big leases in South Sound

Real estate company DCT Industrial Trust announced new development leases totaling 1.3 million square feet across the nation. A good chunk of that is right here in the South Sound.

October 2015

Two South Sound coffee roasters win big at national competition

Two South Sound coffee roasters took home some medals at the first annual Golden Bean North America coffee roasters competition in September.

October 2015

40 Under Forty: Leadership in business, the arts and the community

Applying leadership lessons from his military service, Joe Dudek is general manager of Amazon's large Sumner facility. Anna James Miller leads Federal Way Symphony administratively. And as a defense attorney, Casey Arbenz argues for justice on behalf clients and leads in the community. All three are being honored at 40 Under Forty.

July 2015

Two South Sound companies settle with EPA

Sumner-based wholesale seafood distributor Shining Ocean and Roy-based Wilcox Farms have both settled fines for federal chemical storage violations.

July 2015

40 Under Forty for 2015 selected

Official notifications are underway for the 2015 "40 Under Forty" recognition program, sponsored by Timberland Bank and produced by Business Examiner Media.

July 2015

Sumner YMCA gets boost from legislature

The Washington State Legislature approved $2 million for the new YMCA. It's the latest in the round of fundraising for the YMCA that has reached a total of $16,432,918.

July 2015

Lake Tapps opens up for all recreation

The Cascade Water Alliance announced today that Lake Tapps is now fully open for all recreation, including motor craft, effective immediately.

July 2015

Industrial development continues strong

The Kent Valley and Pierce County continue to lead a very robust market for industrial and warehouse space within the greater Puget Sound region, with new building staying slightly ahead of new leasing announcements.

May 2015

Local manufacturers recognized

A half dozen manufacturing firms located in the South Sound received honors in 2015 Washington Manufacturing Awards program, the recognition coming this week at a Seattle ceremony.

May 2015

Low water at Lake Tapps means dry Memorial Day

The Lake Tapps area might take a little hit to tourism this year, as the Lake Tapps reservoir will not be filled to recreational levels by Memorial Day due to a lack of precipitation.

April 2015
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