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Veterans Resource Fair seeks providers, volunteers

Veterans Resource Fair seeks providers, volunteers

Event returns to Tacoma Dome on May 13

  • Apr 1, 2017
Veterans Resource Fair seeks providers, volunteers
McLendon Hardware announces acquisition by Central Network Retail Group

McLendon Hardware announces acquisition by Central Network Retail Group

The transaction is set to finalize in April.

McLendon Hardware announces acquisition by Central Network Retail Group
New director discusses CISR’s role in community | COMMENTARY

New director discusses CISR’s role in community | COMMENTARY

All students can learn and achieve at high levels if they are given the opportunity and the support they need. This belief is the foundation… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2017
New director discusses CISR’s role in community | COMMENTARY
Port of Seattle offers 150 paid high school and college summer internship

Port of Seattle offers 150 paid high school and college summer internship

The Port of Seattle is offering 150 paid summer internships for high school and college students. The internship program, which tripled the number of positions… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2017
Port of Seattle offers 150 paid high school and college summer internship
Unemployment rate hits nine-year low in Washington

Unemployment rate hits nine-year low in Washington

Washington’s state unemployment rate fell from 5.1 to 4.9 percent — lowest report since March 2008.

  • Mar 26, 2017
Unemployment rate hits nine-year low in Washington
Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors

Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors

The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2017
Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors
Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Seattle-based Amazon announced on Thursday a new initiative to generate clean energy by installing solar panels on its fulfillment facilities around the world. The company… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2017
Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020
PACCAR dives into driverless technology | COMMENTARY

PACCAR dives into driverless technology | COMMENTARY

PACCAR announced its plan to build driverless trucks, which is “good for Washington” according to Brunell.

PACCAR dives into driverless technology | COMMENTARY
Alaska USA contributes more than $60,000 to community nonprofits

Alaska USA contributes more than $60,000 to community nonprofits

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has donated $60,250 to support nonprofit organizations as part of its annual grant program. This year 73 nonprofits in the… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2017
Alaska USA contributes more than $60,000 to community nonprofits
Union works with community group to help local families

Union works with community group to help local families

Volunteers with the Machinists Union District Lodge 751 have teamed up with other community groups to help low income families in crisis in Maple Valley… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2017
Union works with community group to help local families
Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes celebrates 10 years

Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes celebrates 10 years

The dream of the shop started in a prayer closet over a decade ago.

Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes celebrates 10 years
Mattress Firm’s PJ Bowl to support local foster kids

Mattress Firm’s PJ Bowl to support local foster kids

Mattress Firm’s 12th annual Pajama Bowl is set for Sunday, April 2, from 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., at Acme Bow, 100 Andover Park Way,… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2017
Mattress Firm’s PJ Bowl to support local foster kids
State unemployment rate holds steady in January

State unemployment rate holds steady in January

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held firm in January at 5.1 percent, despite preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2017
State unemployment rate holds steady in January
Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020

Seattle-based Amazon announced on Thursday a new initiative to generate clean energy by installing solar panels on its fulfillment facilities around the world. The company… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2017
Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment center rooftops by 2020
Monica Parker joins Rainier Scholars as new associate executive director

Monica Parker joins Rainier Scholars as new associate executive director

Monica R. Parker joins Rainier Scholars as the new associate executive director. She has special expertise in professional and leadership development, design and implementation of… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2017
Monica Parker joins Rainier Scholars as new associate executive director
Customers can choose from more than 60 kinds of bread at 85°C Bakery Cafe. HEIDI SANDERS/Tukwila Reporter

85°C Bakery Cafe opens first Washington location in Tukwila

People lined up around the outside of the 85°C Bakery Cafe on Friday morning, awaiting the chance to be among its first customers. The Taiwanese… Continue reading

Customers can choose from more than 60 kinds of bread at 85°C Bakery Cafe. HEIDI SANDERS/Tukwila Reporter
Going green has become second nature at 1630

Going green has become second nature at 1630

Beauty is pain, but it can also be green. One Renton salon is reducing their carbon footprint with the perfect blowout. 1630 Hair Artisans is… Continue reading

Going green has become second nature at 1630

Kent company recalls 79 pounds of mislabeled meatloaf

The two recalled products contain known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

Boeing calls WTO ruling on tax subsidies a ‘complete victory’

The WTO today rejected almost all challenges to the European Union’s Washington state tax incentives.

Gas prices down as Thanksgiving weekend approaches

Gas is cheaper than last month, but up from last year at this time.

  • Nov 21, 2016