Business Newsletter


Hotel Murano named to Conde Nast Traveler list of best in the Pacific Northwest

Tacoma’s Hotel Murano has been named by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine as one of the Top 25 Best Hotels in the Pacific Northwest in the 27th Annual Reader’s Choice Awards.

Slim chance to stop higher prescription co-pays, smaller ‘BAH’ hikes

When Congress reconvenes Nov. 12, opponents of billions of dollars in military compensation “reforms” sought by President Barack Obama and the Joint Chiefs of Staff will have one final and narrow opportunity to derail the plans.

Columbia Banking System announces solid earnings plus regular and special dividends for shareholders

While the Columbia Banking System announced solid earnings on Thursday, the company board of directors announced both an increased quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share and a special cash dividend of 14 cents per share.

Message at Tacoma-Pierce Chamber annual meeting: Change or fall behind

You might find some trees at Point Defiance that are 130 years old, and the Washington State History Museum might have preserved artifacts that old...

Keynote Speaker Bill Graham, president of Graham Corporate Communications, speaks Thursday of the importance of leadership at the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's Annual Meeting in the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center.

Despite new competition from Delta, Alaska Air Group makes record profit

Loss of code share business with rival Delta cost Alaska $38 million last summer, but airline says it wasn’t harmed.