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New specialty clinic for children now open in Federal Way

Posted: April 06 2018

South King County now has a new option when it comes to specialty pediatric care. Mary Bridge Children’s opened new clinic at Gateway Center Plaza in Federal Way. The clinic will rotate…

Port of Olympia completes greenhouse gas report

Posted: April 06 2018

The Port of Olympia has finalized its greenhouse gas emissions report for 2017. The report inventories all emissions produced by Port activities in downtown Olympia, in Lacey, and at airport…

Employment opportunities for ten aspiring nursing assistants

Posted: April 06 2018

South Puget Sound Community College and Providence Health & Services have partnered to offer training and employment opportunities to students. The fully funded training will be for nursing assistant positions at Providence Mother…

Kent looking to fill city council vacancy

Posted: April 06 2018

The City of Kent is seeking to fill a vacant seat on the Kent City Council. The opening results from the resignation of Councilmember Tina Budell on Apr. 13, 2018.…

Tacoma design firm opening new retail building in Puyallup

Posted: April 05 2018

Helix Design Group, a Tacoma firm established in 1994, has announced that a new building will be opening soon in Puyallup. The 7,377 square-foot commercial retail building is located at the…

Boeing releases statement on potential US trade war with China

Posted: April 05 2018

On Apr. 4, China’s Ministry of Commerce released a statement to the Associated Press that it would impose 25 percent tariffs on 106 U.S. products worth $50 billion. These products included soybeans,…

Northwest Seaport Alliance launches new website

Posted: April 05 2018

The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a marine cargo operating partnership between the Port of Seattle and the Port of Tacoma, has launched a “refreshed” website that will focus on streamlining user experiences and…

Lacey’s 5th Annual STEM Fair

Posted: April 05 2018

The City of Lacey is hosting its 5th Annual S.T.E.M. Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 5, at Huntamer Park. All STEM-related businesses, clubs, schools, and other organizations (those…

Grubhub now delivers in Tacoma

Posted: April 04 2018

Grubhub, the mobile and web-based food-delivery company, is now offering its services in 34 additional cities in 19 states. Tacoma is one of these new cities. The expansion is part…

Thurston County’s Race to End Human Trafficking

Posted: April 04 2018

On Apr. 28, 2018, Thurston County is hosting its Race Against Trafficking 5k. The race was established by the Thurston County Coalition Against Trafficking in 2016. “Our goal is to raise…

Tacoma requests proposals for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Technology and Services

Posted: April 04 2018

The City of Tacoma has issued a request for proposals for an “Advanced Metering Infrastructure Technology and Services” project. Qualified vendors should submit a plan to implement an Advanced Metering Infrastructure communications…

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport now offers Automated Screening Lanes

Posted: April 04 2018

On Apr. 3, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport announced that they now offer Automated Screening Lanes. The three improved screening lanes are available at security checkpoint 5. “ASLs improve security. TSA officers can spend more time…

Sound Transit invites public involvement in Tacoma Dome light rail project

Posted: April 03 2018

Starting on Monday, Apr. 2, Sound Transit is inviting the public to get involved with its Tacoma Dome light rail extension project. Three upcoming open houses will allow local residents to provide…

Washington leaders respond to EPA’s decision to lower emission standards

Posted: April 03 2018

On Apr. 2, the EPA announced it would be easing federal emission standards on vehicles manufactured in the U.S. After the announcement, Governor Jay Inslee released a statement regarding the…

Madigan Army Medical Center will open Intrepid Spirit Center at JBLM

Posted: April 03 2018

At 11 a.m. on Apr. 5, The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and Madigan Army Medical Center’s new Intrepid Spirit Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will officially open. The center will…

Report shows Port-related air pollution has decreased substantially

Posted: April 03 2018

According to a recent report resulting from the 2016 Puget Sound Maritime Air Emissions Inventory, regional port-related air pollution has decreased substantially since 2005. The report estimated the amount of greenhouse gases, diesel…

Sustainable Tacoma Commission has seven vacancies that need to be filled

Posted: April 02 2018

The Sustainable Tacoma Commission began as a partnership with Tacoma’s Office of Sustainability to implement strategies in Tacoma’s Climate Action Plan and measure improvements as it attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.…

UW Tacoma Business Leadership Awards Announced

Posted: April 02 2018

The University of Washington Tacoma’s Business Leadership Awards have been announced. Winners will be honored at an event on April 16, 2018 at 5 p.m. at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade…

Lacey business owners named SBA’s Seattle District Encore Entrepreneur of 2018

Posted: April 02 2018

The two owners of Cabinets by Trivonna, a Lacey-based cabinet design company, were recently named the Seattle District Encore Entrepreneur of the Year for 2018 by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Ross and Trivonna…

West Coast ports spearhead use of information portals

Posted: April 02 2018

As it stands, most of the ports in the U.S. do not share shipment data with port users. West Coast ports are looking to change this by creating information portals for port…

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