APRIL 18, 2013

AIRPORTS 

Kennewick’s Vista Field Airport to closePort of Kennewick commissioners decided in a unanimous vote Wednesday that the airport near the Three Rivers Convention Center would benefit the community more if it was closed and the land used for new businesses and housing.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

Proposed state tax increase threatens cargo and jobsAn op-ed by John Wolfe, CEO at Port of Tacoma, and Scott Mason, President of ILWU Local 23.

Maritime interests worry about tax proposalsOn a letter to Gov. Inslee regarding the proposals.

 

LAND USE 

Waterfront transfer expected in the fall After more than 20 years of waiting, the U.S. Air Force is expected to transfer the Mukilteo Tank Farm by the end of the summer to the Port of Everett and NOAA for redevelopment.

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