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08/24/17

Link, Sounder boardings up over 2016

More South Sound residents are regularly riding Sounder rail trips heading north, and there is an increased traffic on downtown's Tacoma Link, too. Most of the light rail gain is attributed to...

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08/24/17

Big jump in Pierce workforce

Almost 9,000 local residents gained jobs last month, according to this week's statistical release from federal employment data. That number also matched the increase in Pierce County workforce in...

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08/24/17

Tacoma insurance fraud suspect arrested

Insurance companies are required by state law to refer suspected cases of false claims to government regulators, and that's what precipitated the arrest of a "Most Wanted" suspect in Tacoma today.

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Top Place to Work: Absher Construction

08/23/17

Top Place to Work: Absher Construction

For some 75 years, one Puyallup construction company has been building the community, while erecting structures. That seems to be part of a corporate DNA that attracts employees to this Top Place...

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08/23/17

First micro-apartments start in Tacoma

Construction of the first micro-apartment building in downtown Tacoma was kicked off during a groundbreaking ceremony today, with Koz Development putting shovels to dirt on a $12.2 million...

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08/23/17

New execs for water, mall and credit union

As summer heads into autumn, more executive leadership assignments are being announced, including these for a local city water system, a regional shopping mall and the Kent branch of a regional...

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08/23/17

Unemployment numbers still good

July was another month in generally good unemployment reports, according to data released by federal and state statisticians.

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08/23/17

UP gains jobs with PPA purchase

The South Sound's largest pension plan administrator is getting even larger, with its purchase of a similar business in Port Orchard.

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Top Place to Work: KMB architects

08/22/17

Top Place to Work: KMB architects

A well-developed plan for bringing new talent into a 30-year-old architectural firm through school partnership, a strong mentorship program and established succession plan are all factors in...

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08/22/17

Deadline approaches for state honor

Only one week remains to suggest a business or organization in Washington to be recognized for its contributions to the community. The statewide program comes from the Secretary of State office.

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