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March 2018


Thurston County 6th healthiest; Pierce, Lewis, and Mason less so

According to the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps report, of Washington’s 39 counties, Thurston County is the 6th healthiest in the state.

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Tacoma Dome accepting proposals for new website

It’s time for to start anew. The City of Tacoma is accepting proposals from web developers to replace the existing site.

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Two new MultiCare clinics opening in South Sound

Two new MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care clinics are scheduled to open in the South Sound area this month.

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Gov. Inslee Signs Executive Order Forming Southern Resident Orca Task Force

On March 14, Governor Jay Inslee signed Executive Order 18-02, which established the Southern Resident Killer Whale Task Force.

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Boeing HorizonX Invests in drone radar company

Boeing announced its investment in Fortem Technologies, a Utah-based company that develops radar for unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Urban Elk grand opening and ribbon cutting

Urban Elk at Allenmore Golf Course has reopened. The restaurant is hosting their grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Mar. 23.

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Toys R Us to close or sell all U.S. stores

Toys “R” Us announced today that it will close or sell all of its stores in the United States.

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Thurston County seeks mental health and drug treatment proposals

Thurston County’s Board of Commissioners is seeking proposals for programs that help those with mental illnesses, chemical dependencies, or co-occurring disorders.

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WSDOT hosting DBE Program proposal meeting

An upcoming Washington State Department of Transportation meeting on Mar. 26 will inform business owners how to participate in and help shape proposed changes to the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program.

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DNR to invest $3.5 million in rural Washington areas

Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz announced that more than $3.5 million in investments from the Department of Natural Resources will be allocated to help rural Washingtonians.

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Boeing breaks Guinness World Records with 10,000th 737

Boeing was recognized on Tuesday by Guinness World Records when it completed its 10,000th 737. That plane, a 737 MAX 8 for Southwest Airlines, makes the 737 the most produced commercial jet aircraft model of all time.

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Thurston County REALTORS Awards Announced

The Thurston County REALTORS Association recently awarded nine standout realtors, affiliates, and partners for their performance in real estate.

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Tacoma requests proposals for Deportation Defense Fund

The City of Tacoma’s Office of Equity and Human Rights is requesting applications from qualified organizations to offer legal representation to low-income immigrants living in Tacoma who are facing deportation, in detention centers, or in danger of losing their immigration status.

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Tacoma seeks proposals for land near Dome

The City of Tacoma’s Community and Economic Development Department has issued a Request for Proposals for the purchase and development of a 10.6 acre plot of city-owned land near the Tacoma Dome.

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Turkish Airlines orders 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have completed a deal for 25 787-9 Dreamliners, with the option for five additional planes.

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Gig Harbor Waterfront Alliance rolls out Restaurant Week

To celebrate the arrival of spring, the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance is hosting the Gig Harbor Waterfront Restaurant Week.

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State Farm awards $20K to Summer Jobs 253

State Farm Insurance awarded the City of Tacoma a $20,000 grant to Summer Jobs 253. The program helps high school juniors and seniors in Tacoma find employment.

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Economic Development Board to discuss future of region

On Mar. 8, a collection of local leaders and change-makers gathered at the Tacoma Convention Center to discuss the economic future of Pierce County.

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Thurston to let residents give budget feedback

Thurston County has released a new online tool for residents to learn about the county’s budget and provide feedback about how they think money should be allocated.

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Heritage acquires Premier Commercial Bancorp

Olympia-based Heritage Financial Corporation has acquired Premier Commercial Bancorp, a banking corporation headquartered in Hillsboro, Ore.

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