Business Newsletter


Bill Virgin: Global trade web is rich with Tacoma-Seattle interests

We’ve been so immersed in the business of wondering how we’re going to run the ports of Tacoma and Seattle that we’ve paid scant attention to what’s happening with the economies of the countries that are supposed to be...

Candy is dandy, but data are more exciting for Tacoma food broker Fred Larkins

A Tacoma food broker and entrepreneur looks forward to adding value for his mom-and-pop clients by offering demographic data.

Fred Larkins, president of Living Well FB, in the Tacoma office, October 8, 2014. The food broker specializes in health snacks.

Point Ruston opening Asarco history exhibit

Developer of Superfund site opening exhibit recalling the copper smelter that was a major engine of Tacoma’s economy for more than 90 years.

Point Ruston's Loren Cohen talks about his vision for the Asarco History Hall with former Tacoma mayor Bill Baarsma at the Copperline Apartments Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The hall will open with an open house Oct. 23 at 5:30.

Protecting your data-self: BBB offers free document shredding on Saturday in Tacoma

The Better Business Bureau will recognize “Secure Your ID Day” Saturday at Tacoma Mall.

Stearns, Sizemore rise to leadership positions at state gambling commission.

Chris Stearns and Bud Sizemore have been named to the top positions at the state gambling commission.