Stocks drop amid fears of government shutdown

Worst month since the Great Depression

AI increasingly a threat to jobs

As more advancements are made in automation, more wokers' jobs are put at risk…

Fed to raise interest rates

Market downturn draws concerns

Apple needs additional Seattle space for planned growth

Apple must find more office space to reach its 2022 growth goal.
Stocks fall with rising interest rates

Investors hope for “Christmas miracle” rebound

First annual decline since 2015
Sound Transit CEO could get $16,000 bonus

Sound Transit CEO could get $16,000 bonus

CEO previously denied raise

Amazon tests small sized “Go” stores

Amazon is testing smaller cashierless stores...
Spokane County votes to open collective bargaining to public

Spokane County votes to open collective bargaining to public

Largest county to open union talks

Northwest apple sector concerned over possible India tariff

Northwest apple growers and packers say they are concerned about movement of crops while navigating tariffs…

Delayed Brexit cause stocks to tumble

Dow Jones drops more than 400 points
American entrepreneurs return from China

American entrepreneurs return from China

New regulations, taxes send them home

KeyArena rennovation to cost $850 million

Developer Oak View Group announces latest KeyArena revamp cost estimate

U.S. coal consumption lowest since 1979

Strong competition from cheaper natural gas

Seattle approved for NHL team

Seattle is cleared for a NHL team to begin in the 2021-22 season

U.S., Canada, Mexico  sign new trade deal

New pact updates free-trade zones
How the tariffs stole Christmas?

How the tariffs stole Christmas?

Trade dispute hits tree light prices

U.S. economy expands 3.5 percent in Q3

U.S. economy Q3 growth was strong, but not as strong as Q2…
Stocks fall with rising interest rates

Stock market sees gains after Fed chairman remarks

Fed chairman says rates increase will be slower

Thurston County employment holds steady

Thurston County maintains its lower unemployment rate…
GM to lay off more than 14,000 workers

GM to lay off more than 14,000 workers

Job loss affects 6,000 factory workers
All-cash home buyers must reveal themselves

All-cash home buyers in King County must reveal themselves

New federal rule against money laundering

Wine stakeholders discuss outlook

Wine professionals discuss latest trends for production and sales…
More stores to remain closed for Thanksgiving

More stores to remain closed for Thanksgiving

The Seattle Times reports that more and more stores are closing for Thanksgiving due to the rise in online retail activity. The list of...
Flawed conclusions in ocean warming study

Flawed conclusions in ocean warming study

Paper authors say too much uncertainty

Boeing hints it could move up to 1,6000 jobs to Kent next year…

Plaintiff responds in Seattle income tax lawsuit

Rejects notion of "home rule."

What HQ2 means for Seattle’s housing market

Although Amazon is choosing to expand outside of Washington for its HQ2, it is unlikely Seattle’s housing market will take a dive soon…
'Black Friday' planned for trout fishing

‘Black Friday’ planned for trout fishing

: State agency to stock lakes

Tech sector cites displeasure with H-1B visa rejections

Large tech companies report that the number of H-1B visa denial rates continue to increase…
Voters approve local food tax ban

Voters approve I-1634 local food tax ban

Latest update shows initiative garnered 54 percent of vote
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Amazon’s fulfillment center near Spokane taking shape

Amazon’s fulfillment center near Spokane will provide 1,500 jobs…

Toys R Us relaunch planned

Stores to reopen next fall

Starbucks reports record sales

Company shares also jump

Good news for Spokane County jobs rate

Spokane County’s jobs rate improves…
Amazon value drops by $250 billion

Amazon value drops by $250 billion

A 25 percent value drop in a month

U.S. consumer confidence hits 18-year high

U.S. consumer confidence continues to rise…
IBM to buy Red Hat

IBM to buy Red Hat

Stocks soar for open software company
Sears bankruptcy might boost company sales

Sears bankruptcy might boost company sales

Craftsman sales may benefit

Seattle minimum wage difficult for younger workers

The minimum wage has become troublesome for younger Seattleites looking to find jobs…

Boeing pulls strong earnings

Plane maker lands new contracts

Mayor estimates Seattle’s World Cup hosting costs

The City of Seattle released preliminary estimates for the cost of hosting the World Cup in 2026..

Trump issues memo on state dams

Orders management plans to be completed sooner

Boeing to create fast computing technology

Boeing is developing new superfast computing technology…

U.S. home construction declined last month

Homebuilders completed fewer builds in September…

Washington ag production hit $10.6B last year

The value of Washington apples and milk put them ahead of other ag commodities in 2017…

Hay and wheat producers can expect profitable harvest

This year’s hay and wheat harvest is expected to result in higher production and returns for those farmers…

Sears files for bankruptcy

The Associated Press reports that Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection due to its large debt and after closing hundreds of stores....
Mounting tension between China, U.S.

Mounting tension between China, U.S.

Multilateral summit planned for November

Quality harvest expected for potatoes, onions

Local potato and onion farmers should experience a good harvest this year…
Stocks fall with rising interest rates

Stocks fall with rising interest rates

Stocks fall with rising interest rates
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Amazon’s wage increase and the retail sector

Amazon’s minimum wage increase could prove challenging for other retailers…

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