Lacey, WACredit Union Times

TwinStar Credit Union Ups Chatbot, Live Chat Game With Posh & Glia

Like peanut butter and chocolate, two different things that go great together, Posh Technologies and Glia Technologies partnered to create a new digital and chat experience for the more than 136,000 members of the $1.9 billion TwinStar Credit Union in Lacey, Wash. The partnership, announced Tuesday, unveiled that the two...
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Heritage Bank Set to Sell Olympia Campus

Heritage Bank’s downtown Olympia campus is selling for $5,350,000. Heritage, a subsidiary of Heritage Financial Corporation, executed the Purchase and Sales Agreement (PSA) with Lou Development LLC to sell the buildings. The PSA includes a +/- 14,000-square-foot leaseback agreement that keeps the bank’s corporate headquarters in its current location at...

Half-Time Farmers Pt 1

I’m Bob Larson. I’m in the wrong business if farmers and ranchers can work less than half time and still make $250,000 a year! At least, that’s what I heard some lawmakers in Olympia believe. I asked The Washington Policy Center’s Pam Lewison if she could confirm this …. LEWISON...
Pierce County,

South Sound Home Prices Surge in May

The median sales price of single-family homes in five South Sound counties rose between 23 percent and 35 percent in May versus May 2020, according to figures released Monday by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS). The median sales price of a home in Pierce County last month hit $510,000,...

CAFO - Public Notice

CAFO - Public Notice. View Point Dairy is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The application applies to the applicant's facility located at 1400 Lewandowski Rd. and the applicant's land application fields. Any person desiring to present their views to Ecology regarding this application may do so in writing within 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Comments should address whether coverage under this permit is appropriate for the facility. Comments must be submitted to Ecology. Any person interested in the Ecology's action on this application may notify Ecology of their interest within 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Comments can be submitted to: Department of Ecology, Water Quality Program, Attn: CAFO Permit Administrator, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600.

Kwik Lok creates director of global supply chain position

YAKIMA, WASH. — Maggie Brown has joined Kwik Lok Corp. in the newly created position of director of global supply chain. In her new role, Ms. Brown will oversee strategic supply chain management with a focus on ethical procurement and sustainability. She will report to Jeff Scott, chief operating officer, at Kwik Lok’s headquarters.
Rainier, WANisqually Valley News

Brunell Commentary: Land is the Wild Card In Biden’s Green Gamble

Shortly after President Biden took office, he issued the sweeping executive order to transition America to total 100 percent renewable electricity by 2035, just 15 short years from now. Translated that means no more power from coal and natural gas — quite a challenge considering 60 percent of the 4.12...