JUNE 2, 2014

AIRPORTS 

Port of Pasco accepts proposal for airport concessions contract Port of Pasco commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to accept a proposal from Tailwind — a Wilmington, N.C., company — to operate the Tri-Cities Airport concessions.

 

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

Puget Sound region will share federal money for manufacturingThe Puget Sound region is one of 12 “manufacturing communities” selected by the Commerce Department to share $1.3 billion in federal funds intended to help with economic development.

 

 

LAND USE 

Sunnyside contractor digs despite Yakima County orderA construction firm working on the expansion of the Port of Sunnyside’s wastewater treatment plant is continuing to operate in defiance of an order to stop from Yakima County.

 

 

MISC 

The ‘E’ in Port of Everett stands for ExcellenceThe Port of Everett won national recognition from President Barack Obama for heavy lifting, so to speak. The presidential  “E” Award for Export Service notes the port’s ability and reputation for handling oversize, high value cargoes. 

Kingston Adventures told to vacate portContention over how Kingston Adventures operates at the Port of Kingston resulted in a notice for the business to vacate.

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