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10/18/17

Oly Fed earns award for civic contributions

Olympia Federal Savings has been chosen as one of five award recipients of the 2017 Corporations for Communities Award, which honors exceptional Washington businesses that make it a priority to...

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10/18/17

State unemployment rate unchanged in September

Washington’s unemployment rate held at 4.6 percent in September and preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show the state gained 13,800 jobs over the month.

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10/18/17

State tax breaks may help land HQ2

While state lawmakers and even the governor did not make any special provisions to entice Amazon to build its second headquarters in Washington, there are some existing benefits that might apply.

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South Sound proposal goes to Amazon

10/18/17

South Sound proposal goes to Amazon

Seattle-based Amazon invited hundreds of other communities in early September to make their case for a second corporate headquarters, promising a $5 billion construction budget and 50,000 new jobs.

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10/17/17

Tacoma conducting procurement and contracting study

The City of Tacoma is conducting a study aimed at reviewing its procurement process and contract awards, including those to small, disadvantaged, minority and women-owned businesses.

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10/17/17

OUBT adds training sessions in Tacoma

The Olympia University of Business and Technology has opened a new training session and location, the culmination of discussions and collaboration with Tacoma Community House.

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10/17/17

Hailey Apartments to break ground in Tacoma

On Friday, the Tacoma Public Library’s downtown parking lot will begin its transformation into a mixed-use development with the groundbreaking of the Hailey Apartments.

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10/16/17

Auburn company to celebrate 30 years by raising funds

Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation, an equipment supplier headquartered in Auburn, will be holding its fourth annual “Pink Pallet Jack Project” online auction in support of Breast Cancer...

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10/16/17

Insurance commish fines two South Sound businesses

The office of Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has announced a list of companies — including two in the South Sound — disciplined in August and September for violating state insurance...

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10/16/17

Olympia, Puyallup law firms announce merger

A pair of South Sound practices are joining forces with the merger of Olympia’s Goldstein Law Office PLLC and Puyallup’s Athena Legal Advocates.

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