State unemployment rate increases slightly to 6 percent

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:41PM

During the one-year period ending in October, the department estimates that employers added nearly 82,600 jobs statewide. This includes a gain of 66,900 private-sector and 12,700 government jobs.


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Puget Sound Energy customers to get credit on December, January bills

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 9:00AM

Puget Sound Energy customers will receive a one-time credit applied to December and January bills that will save the average residential electric customer about $40. The credit passes along the financial benefit of sale of PSE’s assets in Jefferson County in 2010.

State, Puget Sound Energy settle on reduced electric rates

  • Nov 3, 2014 at 3:24PM

The average residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours would see an electric bill decrease of 0.23 percent, or $0.21 a month, for an average bill of $92.74.

Tukwila dry cleaner receives $15,000 grant to improve equipment

  • Oct 30, 2014 at 3:11PM

Lee's One Hour Cleaners, 14450 34th Ave. S., received the grant from the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County (LHWMP) to improve their operations, while reducing their environmental impact, according to a news release from King County.

Gala on Oct. 4 to celebrate 25th anniversary of Southwest King County chamber

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 10:03AM

The Night of the Stars Gala is at the Seattle Airport Marriott, 3201 S. 176th St., SeaTac. Cost is $75 a person. For more information call 206-575-1633 or register at

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