Monday, October 21, 2013

Daily Biz Briefs

Today’s Top Headlines:
Pollution crews at West Bay Marina
Former Kent lawyer gets 25 years
Tacoma area had 5,000 more Aug. jobs
New JBLM construction for Nat’l Guard

Holiday shopping will start soon

Pollution crews at West Bay Marina

The state Department of Ecology, U.S. Coast Guard, West Bay Marina and Nisqually Indian Tribe Marine Division are responding to a sunken 80-foot wooden-hulled vessel at West Bay Marina in Olympia.  [Read more]

Former Kent lawyer sentenced to 25 years

Pacific Continental Bank - Business MentorA family law attorney who had practiced in Kent, was sentenced today to 25 years in prison with lifetime post-release supervision for production of Child Pornography & Sexual Exploitation of Children, and related offenses.  [Read more]

Tacoma area had 5,000 more Aug. jobs

Economic data released today by Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, shows the growth of 5,000 jobs in metropolitan Tacoma over one year ending August 2013.  [Read more]

New JBLM construction for Nat’l Guard

Washington Army National Guard will break ground on a new Information Operations readiness Center in a Thursday ceremony on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.  [Read more]

Holiday shopping will start soon

The majority of survey respondents plan to start shopping for the holidays in October and November. And 66 percent of shoppers feel retailers will offer better prices and discounts this year due to the current state of the economy.  [Read more]


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