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.
On April 1, 2016 Better Business Bureau Northwest first reported on a fake online car dealership claiming to be based in Spokane. Now, BBB investigators say there's another site, claiming to sell recreational vehicles also out of Spokane.
For the last 20 years, Lt. Gov. Brad Owen (D) has served Washington well. Now, he is retiring and leaving the state senate as he found it—-a dignified place to debate and enact public policy.
After nearly nine years without a community bank in Enumclaw, Commencement Bank will be stepping in to fill that role.
On March 1, the Wall Street Journal carried a sobering editorial that ought to force us to look behind the toxic presidential campaign rhetoric and ask two very important questions about how we position our nation to compete internationally.
The Federal Trade Commission is filing charges against two groups of suspected diploma mills that charge anywhere from $135 to $349 for a useless high school diploma. Last month, Better Business Bureau Northwest’s Scam Tracker received a complaint from a student who was concerned that an online high school was a scam.
The seemingly endless stream of Obama Administration rules to circumvent Congress and states is driving people away from finding practical solutions to problems and into courtrooms filled with highly-paid attorneys waging a “paperwork” war.
With tax season in full swing, the Better Business Bureau Northwest warns of new twists on tax scams hammering local consumers.
As we enter into the New Year, a lot of people focus on bettering themselves. More workouts and fewer vices are the usual focus of resolutions this time of year. But for business owners, here are some simple resolutions with your businesses well-being in mind.
With the Seattle Seahawks advancing into the first round of the NFL Playoffs, Better Business Bureau warns the faithful 12th Man to avoid too-good-to-be-true deals on tickets, travel packages and Hawk accessories.
Gift cards may be the most popular and convenient holiday gift, but Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington warns of bogus cards and security flaws.
While shoppers gear up for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, Better Business Bureau reminds consumers to not get overwhelmed with door buster sales. According to the National Retail Federation, shoppers plan to spend an average of $463 on family members this holiday season.
When China's President Xi Jinping flew into Seattle last September, his presidential airliner looked like any other Air China 747-400 passenger jet. That is because it was.