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Marijuana job fair draws hundreds | Association believes economic success will change societal perspectives

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 1:03PM

Dave Rheins says the economics behind Washington's growing marijuana industry are promising, but 2015 is the year that will define the new market's strength. The hundreds who attended Saturday's Marijuana Business Association job fair in Bellevue were those looking to fill just a small portion of the 30,000 positions cannabis is expected to create over the next year.

 
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International law firm gets WTC Tacoma honors

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

Bellevue-based firm Desh International Law was honored last week with the World Trade Center Tacoma’s Globe Award for Service Provider of the Year, and former diplomat and managing partner Pradnya Desh says her workload continues to grow.

Old Bellevue merchants continue parking push | Carl Vander Hoek proposes public-private partnership for underground garage in Downtown Park

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 1:41PM

Carl Vander Hoek returned to the City Council on Monday with a proposal for a public-private partnership to construct underground parking at Downtown Park to meet future demand there and in adjacent Old Bellevue.

Outerwall CEO commits company to e-waste reduction at Clinton Global Initiative

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 11:25AM

Outerwall CEO Scott di Valerio committed his company to diverting at least two million pounds of electronic waste from landfills through expansion of its ecoATM kiosks Tuesday at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York.

Sound Transit, Metro working on integration plan

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 11:15AM

Major King County transportation players Metro and Sound Transit face massive cumulative deficits projected into 2015 and rapidly increasing ridership. County Executive Dow Constantine has instructed both agencies to work together to integrate and streamline service and planning.

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