Business Newsletter


Muckleshoots honored by statewide group for philanthropy and volunteerism

The Association of Fundraising Professionals has honored Auburn’s Muckleshoot Tribe for contributuons to the community.

Tacoma to host clean-water technology conference

The third annual Wellspring Conference, a two-day gathering of experts and professionals on clean water technology, is set for mid-October at Tacoma...

A visitor to the artesian well fills a water bottle with during the “Play at the Well” activities day in downtown Olympia last month. Clean water technology will be the focus of a two-day conference in Tacoma next month.

Pot confab Friday to feature job fair

A marijuana industry conference on Friday will host a job fair featuring employers from both Washington and Colorado.

Inflation fears falter as prices fall 0.2 percent in the Tacoma area

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday that overall consumer prices in the area have fallen 0.2 percent over the past two months.

Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times

While companies have been stingy with raises since the 2008 recession, they’ve also been whittling away at benefits for the past five years.