Don C. Brunell

How businesses and drones help restore scorched forestlands | Don Brunell

Drones can help plant trees 150 times faster than an experienced (human) tree planter.

 

Time to revisit forest management | Don Brunell

While COVID-19 has the country metaphorically on fire, America’s forests are actually burning.

 

Colder weather could chill restaurant recovery | Don Brunell

Summer helped restaurants — will winter kill them?

 

New nuclear power needs solution inclusion | Don Brunell

Even Washingtonians need nuclear power, and the state gets 70 percent of their electricity from hydropower.

The Green New Deal is incomplete | Don Brunell

Democrats need to focus on more than just CO2.

Good news that would make ‘Scoop’ Jackson happy | Don Brunell

Washington’s national parks will be getting money for some much-needed maintenance.

Alaska Airlines positions for coronavirus comeback | Don Brunell

Despite the long odds, the airline continues to grow.

‘Lights out’ in Seattle in 2022 | Don Brunell

Seattle’s tax increases on businesses may make the one-proud city a ghost town.

Like Poland, America needs change | Brunell

Rioting, burning and looting don’t get us anywhere.

Washington needs to change to stay on top | Don Brunell

In June, Washington had the best state economy in the country. COVID-19 wrecked that achievement.

China’s push for high-tech dominance

The country’s control of rare earth metals will give it a key advantage in this fight.

A brighter future for papermakers | Brunell

COVID-19 had a surprising effect on locally-manufactured paper products.

Coronavirus, work must coexist | Don Brunell

A cure isn’t available, but we can’t stay shut down.

Unemployment payments provide necessary cushions for jobless Americans | Don Brunell

The numbers you read on the news are likely lower than the true impact.

We owe truckers our thanks

They’ve helped supply all the essential businesses we’ve come to rely on.

COVID-19 is straining the medical waste system | Don Brunell

Gloves and masks must be sterilized before being trashed — can America keep up with the growing amount of waste?

Coronavirus has brought the country together | Don Brunell

Even intrinsic political enemies are working together for the good of all.

TP shortage is the tip of the iceberg | Don Brunell

Inconsistant messages about COVID-19 are stoking people’s fears.

Legislators must find better ways to reduce CO2 | Don Brunell

The EPA estimates 29 percent of greenhouse gasses come from transportation.

Healthy healthcare workers are key to fighting diseases | Don Brunell

Coronavirus may seem like big news, but the flu is still more deadly.