Business Newsletter


Spring cleaning means decision time for what stays, goes for donations

Spring and summer are the times when Goodwill sees its greatest volume of donations; plus tips on donating your treasures

Employee Trevor Giles, left, of Tacoma helps Chuck Evison and Denise Evison of Tacoma as they donate Chuck's board game collection to the South Tacoma Goodwill store on Tuesday.

Bill Virgin: UPS president offers impressive legacy for next leader to follow

For UPS and its academic brethren, being small, private and independent can be an asset rather than a liability, allowing for more nimbleness in adding...

Ronald Thomas, president of the University of Puget Sound, oversees commencement ceremonies in 2013.

Citizens address the proposed alliance between Tacoma and Seattle ports

Pierce County residents on Thursday evening addressed elected commissioners concerning a proposed business plan that would ally the Port of Tacoma and the Port of Seattle.

Wave reels in $130M to speed broadband-network growth

The debt sale, announced Thursday but finalized after investors were lined up in April, is the first time the company has tapped outside investors since a $1 billion fundraising and refinancing of its existing debt in 2012.

Senators accept plan to squeeze commissary benefit

Defenders of the benefit for military families and the military resale industry fear the committee’s action, if it becomes law, would be a significant first step toward devaluing, or even phasing out, discounted on-base shopping at stateside...