A windstorm blew through Western Washington and the Oregon coast this weekend knocking out power to some residents and leaving behind a trail of damage.
The location might have changed, but the mission remains the same.
The holidays are just around the corner and businesses are already busy hiring for seasonal work. According to the National Retail Federation holiday sales increased three percent last year to $626.1 billion.
Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest is participating in National Cyber Security Alliance's STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign to improve the public's awareness of the basic steps needed to stay safe online.
The rising costs of pharmaceuticals has been a hot topic, most recently with the price hike of the allergy medication EpiPen.
School is either underway or right around the corner for many students across the northwest. The preparation for heading back is a big money maker for some businesses.
No one is immune from having their identity stolen, not even Better Business Bureau. Reports have been coming in to BBB offices and on Scam Tracker regarding individuals claiming to be working with BBB.
Wildfires have sparked across the country including the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Western Wyoming. Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest is sending out a warning over the dangers of donating relief funds to the wrong people.
America must have a thoughtful and comprehensive national energy policy which focuses on supplies that are environmentally friendly, abundant and affordable.
On Aug. 2 communities across the country will participate in National Night Out. The annual event is a community-building campaign meant to encourage police-community partnerships and neighborhood benevolence to make communities safer.
The day many Seattle Seahawks fans have been waiting for has finally arrived. Today single-game tickets go on sale and will be made available to purchase at the CenturyLink Field NW Box Office.
In the presidential campaign leading up to the November elections, hopefully we will hear about ways to "Make America Great Again!"
Washington leaders need to keep an eye on South Carolina. It is a state which is becoming a strong magnet to attract business.
Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest has received numerous reports of an email scam targeting small businesses across the country. In the past 24 days BBB Scam Tracker has received 23 reports from potential victims in the Northwest region. This ploy is known as the vanity award scheme —one we've reported on in the past.
Thankfully, June 8 marked a milestone for Congress. Members came together and overwhelmingly approved a sweeping bill that regulates tens of thousands of toxic chemicals in everyday products, from household cleaners to clothing and furniture.
Washington's next economic development plan may be written by Oregon voters next November.
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials are returning to Eugene, Ore. July 1- 10. The Trials attract more than a thousand athletes to Hayward Field and thousands more will attend as spectators.
Rental scams might be a common trick these days, but unfortunately, it is still common for house hunters to fall for it. Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest has noticed an uptick in this type of scam being reported to BBB Scam Tracker.
Online shoppers thought they were signing up for a free trial on a celebrity endorsed beauty product. Instead, they ended up with products they didn't want and handed over more cash than they planned.
Better Business Bureau is reminding consumers to be cautious when hiring a moving company or they could end up with a business that can't deliver.