OPINION: New Eastern Washington Economic Development Alliance will help economy
Stephen McFadden, April 20, 2016, iFiber One News
In the competitive world of business recruitment, communities usually compete against each other to recruit new companies. Four economic development groups are taking a different approach by working together to collectively market a five-county region of Washington State.
The team formed in the fall of 2015 and consists of Adams County Development Council, Grant County Economic Development Council, Port of Pasco and Yakima County Development Association: New Vision
Seattle council committee votes for arena street vacation
Associated Press, April 19, 2016, Seattle Times
A Seattle City Council committee has voted in favor of vacating a street needed in order to construct a proposed arena in Seattle’s stadium district.
The Sustainability and Transportation committee voted 4 to 1 during its meeting Tuesday. Councilmembers Mike O’Brien, Tim Burgess, Rob Johnson and Bruce Harrell voted in favor of the street vacation, while Sally Bagshaw voted against the proposal.