Category Archives: Business

Eatonville Family Agency launches outreach programs

Editor’s Note: The Mountain News-WA has received a message from the Eatonville Family Agency revealing its many programs and its need for food, service, and financial donations. Here is the newsletter from the new director of the EFA, Alana Smith, … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier National Park releases economic report – $33 million generated in local economy

 Editor’s Note:  The following press release from Mount Rainier National Park was received today at the Mountain News.  It details how massive the economic impact is of the park and eco-tourism.

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Beyond the Borders expands to help folks without transportation

~ Editor’s Note It’s with a sigh of relief I’ve learned today that one program that truly helps people is being maintained as governmental budgets continue to be slashed.  One big example is the “Beyond the Borders” shuttle service that … Continue reading

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Frederickson residents get enlightened about air quality

By Josh Magill The Frederickson – Clover Creek Community Council monthly meeting on Saturday morning featured a presentation on air quality in Pierce County.  The primary presenters were Alexandria Teague from the Pierce County Planning & Land Services Department, and Kathy … Continue reading

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Trillium presents award to IKEA distribution center in Frederickson

By Josh Magill  Sean Cantu’s smile lit up the enormous warehouse as he helped present Trillium’s “Top Employer of the Year” award on Wednesday afternoon to the employees of IKEA’s distribution center in Frederickson.  The honors were accepted by Pam … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned “Grazing in Graham” proves to be a huge success

  by Bruce A. Smith  At the end of May, the Graham Business Association held its first “revival” of an old tradition, the Grazing in Graham shin-dig that – unlike the past two years – was closed to the public.

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Huge crowds highlight the 2nd Annual Mother Earth News Fair

  by Bruce A. Smith  13,000 festival-goers swarmed over the Puyallup Fair Grounds June 2 & 3 for the 2nd Annual Mother Earth News Fair, in testament to a growing interest in sustainable living.

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