Army Corps of Engineers gives Seattle harbor project green light

Army Corps of Engineers gives Seattle harbor project green light

Harbor would become nation’s deepest
Inslee declares wildfire state of emergency

Inslee declares wildfire state of emergency

Proclamation cites “abnormally dry conditions”
.S. may yet again be world’s top oil producer

U.S. may yet again be world’s top oil producer

Federal agency said U.S. “likely surpassed” its rivals

U.S. consumer confidence hits 18-year high

U.S. consumer confidence continues to rise…

Apple needs additional Seattle space for planned growth

Apple must find more office space to reach its 2022 growth goal.
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131 businesses sign letter opposing head tax

KUOW News reports that big businesses aren’t the only ones speaking out against the Seattle City Council’s proposed business tax plan…

Agricultural businesses may see fee change

Although Ecology has not modified its fee structure for its air quality registration program in six years, the department is proposing a modification of those fees…
Google

Google plans to expand near Amazon

Excerpt: Google is planning to move into new buildings in South Lake Union…
Tesla shares jump after settlement reached

Tesla shares jump after settlement reached

CEO accepts SEC deal

Boeing hints it could move up to 1,6000 jobs to Kent next year…
Inslee opposes Canadian oil pipeline expansion

Inslee opposes Canadian oil pipeline expansion

Another major project opposed by Inslee on environmental grounds…
Airbus CEO optimistic about rivalry with Boeing

Airbus CEO optimistic about rivalry with Boeing

CEO reflects on company before retirement

Ford ends plan to import small car over tariffs

Imports to have started next year

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…

Seattle approved for NHL team

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

Seattle City Council shifts head tax blame

Not only did the Seattle City Council repeal its head tax proposal not even a full month after unanimously approving it, they also pointed the finger at anyone but themselves for its failure…
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Washington state industries hit hard by trade war

The ongoing trade war is especially harming Washington-based businesses…
Apple’s vulnerability in trade war

Apple’s vulnerability in trade war

iPhone production at risk
Amazon value drops by $250 billion

Amazon value drops by $250 billion

A 25 percent value drop in a month

Fed to raise interest rates

Market downturn draws concerns
Trump to help revitalize Chinese smartphone company

Trump recruits help for Chinese smartphone company

After announcing his plans for increased tariffs on Chinese-imported goods, President Trump is now asking the State Department of Commerce to help a Chinese telecom and smartphone company...
Sockeye salmon fishing season to open on Columbia River

Sockeye salmon fishing season to open on Columbia River

Chinook salmon must be released

Tariffs harming Moses Lake business

A Moses Lake-based solar energy company has been hit hard by tariffs…
Flawed conclusions in ocean warming study

Flawed conclusions in ocean warming study

Paper authors say too much uncertainty
Customer shopping for clothes

Whatcom County experiences record retail sales year

Consumers in Whatcom County contributed over nine percent more retail sales in 2017 than the year before…
Raspberries

Increased raspberry imports harm Whatcom County farmers

The U.S. has upped its imports on frozen raspberries, which places a strain on local farmers trying to sell their fruit during the harvest…
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Google and Mastercard deal tracks retail purchases

Privacy concerns arise in a new deal struck between Google and Mastercard…

Washington ag production hit $10.6B last year

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

U.S. coal consumption lowest since 1979

Strong competition from cheaper natural gas
Bellevue's solution to traffic: driverless cars

Bellevue’s solution to traffic: driverless cars

Fleet of automated vehicles planned for vanpools.

U.S. hiring drops slightly

Jobless rate 3.9 percent
KeyArena

$700 million KeyArena rework approved

Seattle is one step closer to owning a professional hockey team…

Good news for Spokane County jobs rate

Spokane County’s jobs rate improves…

AI increasingly a threat to jobs

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

Amazon moves forward with construction, but hesitant  

Amazon will continue construction on one of its downtown towers, however the company will proceed with caution in the wake of the Seattle City Council's approval of its business head tax plan...
Canada begins imposing tariffs on U.S. goods

Canada begins imposing tariffs on U.S. goods

The Associated Press reports that Canada began Sunday imposing tariffs on $12.6 billion worth of U.S. goods in response to U.S., tariffs on their...
Darigold eyes foreign market

Darigold eyes foreign market

The Seattle Times reports that despite talks of trade wars, the hundreds of farmers that make up the century-old Darigold cooperative want to sell...

Harvard economist warns of fragile economy

Caution despite optimism from the Fed
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...
Boeing machinists in South Carolina vote to unionize

Boeing machinists in South Carolina vote to unionize

Vote comes after failed effort at Boeing 787 plant….

Seattle is the crane capital, again

Increase in construction activity after brief lull
Theaters have best summer in years

Movie theaters have best summer in years

Ticket sales boosted by major blockbusters

U.S. home construction declined last month

Homebuilders completed fewer builds in September…

KeyArena rennovation to cost $850 million

Developer Oak View Group announces latest KeyArena revamp cost estimate
A strong economy reduces food stamp participants

A strong economy reduces food stamp participants

Lowest enrollment since 2010
cebook wants user bank data

Facebook wants user bank data

The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook is asking large U.S. banks to share their customer financial information such as checking account balance and...
Clark County Council backs replacement I-5 Bridge Photo:

Clark County Council backs I-5 Bridge replacement

Clark County latest local gov. to push for new bridge.

Starbucks reports record sales

Company shares also jump

Stocks drop amid fears of government shutdown

Worst month since the Great Depression
Honeycrisp apples

Washington introduces a new apple: The Cosmic Crisp

Enter stage left, Washington state unveils the “Cosmic Crisp” apple variety thanks to a former Washington State University professor of apple breeding.

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