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Sound Community Bank Completes Acquisition of Three Columbia Bank Branches on the Olympic Peninsula

Sound Community Bank

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sound Community Bank (the Bank) (Nasdaq:SFBC) today announced the completed acquisition of three Columbia Bank branches on the North Olympic Peninsula. Sound Community Bank now offers banking services in Port Ludlow and expands

Seahawks fan takes 12 to a whole new level

Eye for 12

Local veteran Bill Vandenbush lost his right eye in Vietnam, his wife surprised him recently for their anniversary with one of the more unusual gifts for a Seahawk fan. The glass eye features the logo of Bill’s favorite team, the

Bill VandenBush has an eye out for the Seattle Seahawks

Eye for 12

Local veteran Bill Vandenbush lost his eye in Vietnam, his wife surprised him recently for their anniversary with one of the more unusual gifts for a Seahawk fan. Part 1 Part 2

Bishop Center for Performing Arts receives ArtsWA Innovation grant

bishop center for performing arts

The Bishop Center for Performing Arts at Grays Harbor College is among several Washington State arts organizations who have been awarded grants as part of ArtsWA’s inaugural Innovations Incentives Program. Arts organizations applied for the Incentives awards as part of the annual

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

Superior Court Judge Gordon Godfrey stepping down, local attorney stepping up

Jean A Cotton

On August 4, 2014, Hon. Gordon L. Godfrey announced his resignation from the bench effective October 1, 2014. Governor Jay Inslee is now seeking interested and qualified members of the Washington State Bar Association to submit applications to fill this

State and local police asking the public to “Tweet Smart” at crime scenes

Washington State Patrol

Social media has become the tool of choice for sharing life events, from mundane things like family dinners to major, life-changing, emergencies Seattle-area law enforcement agencies are asking you to “Tweet Smart” during emergencies, to help public safety responders keep

Grays Harbor Community Foundation reaches $50 million milestone

Grays Harbor Community Foundation

As of July 15, 2014, the Grays Harbor Community Foundation has exceeded a threshold of $50 million in assets, through a substantial distribution from the Estate of Ann R. Weatherwax.  This now makes GHCF the sixth largest Community Foundation of

Quinault Tribal Enterprises purchases controlling interest in Westport Marina tenant RPMM, LLC

Quinault Tribal Enterprises purchases interest in RPMM LLC

While Quinault tribal fishermen have long used the moorage facilities at Washington’s largest fish landing port, Westport Marina, it is now home to one of Quinault Tribal Enterprises’ (QTE) newly acquired upland facilities, RPMM, LLC. The Port of Grays Harbor

2014 WA Primary: Your vote, your voice

2014 Primary Election Map Washington

by Brian Zylstra Ten years after Washington voters adopted the Top 2 Primary system by initiative, it’s time for the 2014 edition. Check your mail over the next few days for your Primary ballot.  Although it’s a mid-term election, there