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Westport business leader, and Ocean Companies co-owner Dennis Rydman passes away

Ocean Companies co-owner Dennis Rydman

Ocean Companies co-owner Dennis Rydman passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning. Westport Mayor Michael Bruce said this morning “Dennis Rydman will be greatly missed. He was a strong driving force in Westport taking business risks, growing Ocean Gold into Ocean Companies

Hoquiam credit union receives coveted Northwest award

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Denise Gabel, COO, Northwest Credit Union Association

Richard Hein, CEO, OSU Federal Credit Union (2013 winner)  

Ynette Gibbs, CEO, Newrizons Federal Credit Union

Troy Stang, CEO, Northwest Credit Union Association

Newrizons Federal Credit Union located in Hoquiam for nearly 50 years was recently awarded the highly competitive 2014 Credit Union Innovation and Impact award by the Northwest Credit Union Association. “This is like getting an Oscar. It’s a very big

Imperium Renewables returns to Umpqua Bank for expansion capitol

Imperium Renewables

Imperium Renewables, Inc., a leader in next-generation biofuels, announced a new lending agreement with Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ), that will provide Imperium with an additional $10 million in working capital to fuel its growth. This

Greater Grays Harbor Inc. selects Andre “Dru” Garson as new CEO

Greater Grays Harbor Inc.

Andre “Dru” Garson was offered and has accepted the position of CEO of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. In addition to being a Development Specialist with the Alaska Department of Commerce and Community Economic Development in Juneau, Garson has worked with

Community Hospital and Harbor Medical Group finalize managed Medicaid contracts

Grays Harbor Community Hospital

In addition to the Public Hospital District initiative, and other cost saving measures, Grays Harbor Community Hospital (GHCH) and Harbor Medical Group (HMG) have been working since December to find the best Managed Medicaid Insurance Carriers to support their Managed

Smaller taxing authorities could feel strain, or benefit, from new Public Hospital District

Fire District #2 Administrators - Chief Johnson not shown to the left

About 40 attended the first of two meetings to discuss the protection of the Central Park Park Fire District’s ability to levee at the fire station last night. With a new hospital district potentially pushing smaller fire districts throughout the

Timberland Bancorp ranked 16th in Seattle Times’ annual ranking of the region’s top public companies

Timberland Bank

Timberland Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSBK) (“Timberland” or “the Company”) today announced that it was ranked 16(th) in the region in the Seattle Times’ annual review of Northwest public companies. “Being recognized as a leader in the Northwest for our ongoing growth

Elma hospital finishes in the top ten for most beautiful in america

Summit Pacific Regional Medical Center

ATLANTA, Georgia— After a nation-wide vote ended June 15th, Soliant Health announced its top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in America honorees today. Making the list at number ten is Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, Washington. 248,116 votes were turned

Cantwell, Murray & Inslee: Keep Export-Import Bank Open, Protect 85,000 WA Jobs

Export-Import Bank of US

Over the weekend U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) joined Gov. Jay Inslee and local business leaders to call for Congressional reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, the nation’s official export credit agency and a key export tool that

Local food banks thank legislators for supporting emergency food providers

Northwest Harvest, Food Lifeline, and the Washington Food Coalition

Volunteers and staff of food banks in Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties will gather at Coastal Harvest in Hoquiam on Friday, June 20, at an event that is co-hosted by Northwest Harvest, Food Lifeline, and the Washington Food Coalition to