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OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar
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Puget Sound companies join to create middle-income housing

Several are the same companies that opposed Seattle’s head tax last year.

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Student debt draining retired parent income | Don Brunell

Student debt draining retired parent income | Don Brunell

Parents are coming out of retirement to help their kids pay for their education.

Student debt draining retired parent income | Don Brunell
Washington farmers need tariff relief | Don Brunell

Washington farmers need tariff relief | Don Brunell

They lost $106 million last year due to the trade war with China.

Washington farmers need tariff relief | Don Brunell
East cost seaports ramping up capabilities | Don Brunell

East cost seaports ramping up capabilities | Don Brunell

Eastern seaports are making significant investments to attract container business.

East cost seaports ramping up capabilities | Don Brunell
Boeing hopes to build on record year | Don Brunell

Boeing hopes to build on record year | Don Brunell

Washington state the most productive in terms of industry, infrastructure and economy.

Boeing hopes to build on record year | Don Brunell
Ways to drain the swamp | Don Brunell

Ways to drain the swamp | Don Brunell

First of all, stop the political bickering.

  • Dec 31, 2018
Ways to drain the swamp | Don Brunell
Christmas wreaths help ease the pain | Don Brunell

Christmas wreaths help ease the pain | Don Brunell

Something as simple as a gift from Wreaths Across America can help someone suffering this holiday season.

Christmas wreaths help ease the pain | Don Brunell
Belmont venture offers lavender, much more

Belmont venture offers lavender, much more

The remodeled barn opened as a business in July.

Belmont venture offers lavender, much more
Good economic news in time for the holidays | Don Brunell

Good economic news in time for the holidays | Don Brunell

But how long will increasing revenue streams last?

Good economic news in time for the holidays | Don Brunell
Health care priority concern of lawmakers | Don Brunell

Health care priority concern of lawmakers | Don Brunell

Our country is expected to spend $5.5 trillion on health care by 2025.

Health care priority concern of lawmakers | Don Brunell
Reducing wildfire risk is imperative | Don Brunell

Reducing wildfire risk is imperative | Don Brunell

It’s not just about suppression anymore.

  • Nov 26, 2018
Reducing wildfire risk is imperative | Don Brunell
Immunizations make a difference | Don Brunell

Immunizations make a difference | Don Brunell

Venezuela is in deep trouble, partly because its public health system no longer offer the full cycle of vaccinations.

Immunizations make a difference | Don Brunell
‘Medical spa’ offers variety of skin treatments

‘Medical spa’ offers variety of skin treatments

Rainier Laser and Aesthetics Center is now open in Enumclaw.

  • Nov 16, 2018
‘Medical spa’ offers variety of skin treatments
Enumclaw opens new preschool, now enrolling students

Enumclaw opens new preschool, now enrolling students

Classes for two different age groups are being offered.

  • Nov 15, 2018
Enumclaw opens new preschool, now enrolling students
Cost matters when businesses hire | Don Brunell

Cost matters when businesses hire | Don Brunell

It’s not just wages, but benefits, that companies must consider when hiring or retaining workers.

Cost matters when businesses hire | Don Brunell
Military also adjusting to worker shortages | Don Brunell

Military also adjusting to worker shortages | Don Brunell

There are just fewer qualified people in the employment pool to fill jobs which require higher educational standards, more skills, a willingness to work hard, and the dexterity to be part of a team.

Military also adjusting to worker shortages | Don Brunell
Portland shipyard building wave of the future | Don Brunell

Portland shipyard building wave of the future | Don Brunell

While it may not be the first commercial wave energy project, it will be one of the largest.

Portland shipyard building wave of the future | Don Brunell
Carbon fee hurts businesses and families | Don Brunell

Carbon fee hurts businesses and families | Don Brunell

A carbon tax would raise over $610 million in its first year and jump to $761 million by 2023, but the added cost from the initiative over 15 years is projected to be 57-cents a gallon.

Carbon fee hurts businesses and families | Don Brunell
The Russians are indeed coming | Don Brunell

The Russians are indeed coming | Don Brunell

Russia is now the world’s top wheat producer.

The Russians are indeed coming | Don Brunell