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Pierson: Chambers bridge public, private sectors

Tom Pierson, CEO of Tacoma-Pierce Chamber. (Photo courtesy of Tacoma-Pierce Chamber)

Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber CEO Tom Pierson says Alaska residents directly benefit from Tacoma business. He says 70 percent of all freight traffic comes to Alaska through Tacoma’s port. more

Chamber, SEDA forums examine economy, explore ideas

In what’s become a ritual of spring, members of the business community in Sitka will be gathering on two occasions this month to examine the local economy. In the first, the Sitka Chamber of Commerce will hold an economic summit on Wednesday afternoon, April 11, to hear presentations from a panel of Sitka’s major industries. In the second, on Tuesday April 17, the Sitka Economic Development Association will host a public forum to develop ideas to improve Sitka’s economy. more