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Taxable sales increase 4.9 percent for first quarter of 2014 | Washington State Department of Revenue

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:02PM

The state’s taxable retail sales totals grew to $27.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014 (Jan. 1-March 31), recording a 4.9 percent increase over the same period in 2013. Retail trade, a subset of total taxable retail sales, rose 2.4 percent to $12.3 billion.

 
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Pizza, pie, patio and a whole lot more at Van Go's

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 8:00PM

The pizza is delicious, and salads equally delightful, and having a patio out back makes an evening at Van Go Pizza all that much more scrumptious. You just may have to look around a bit to find it.

Gates to open at San Juan dump Mondays

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 3:00PM

The additional day of operation is among several changes instituted by Lautenbach Recycling since the Mount Vernon-based disposal company took over management of the transfer station in June.

Power of pedal for free on Friday Harbor

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 11:00AM

Travel Light Cycles and the Port of Friday Harbor have joined forces to make mechanically sound bicycles available to visitors and guests.

For new San Juan cookie company, 'It's crunch time'

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 9:47AM

Whale Tale Cookies makes treats for kids with an educational twist. Each package of whale tail shaped cookies contains a trading card with an intriguing photo of an orca whale engaged in one of many sometimes-mysterious behaviors. That's just for starters...

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