Business

Cascadia Pizza back in business

The brick and mortar shop had to close in June due to heavy smoke damage from a rag fire.

Battery-operated locomotives on their way | Don Brunell

Freight railroads have emitted less carbon dioxide since 2000, but a battery-powered train could make those gains even better.

  • Aug 13, 2019

We shouldn’t follow Sweden’s green haste | Don Brunell

In their quest to immediately end carbon-emitting fuels, Swedish lawmakers passed a three-fold tax increase on those fuels.

Alternative to flaring natural gas | Don Brunell

Flaring happens primarily when there is insufficient pipeline capacity to carry natural gas from wellheads to natural gas markets.

  • Jul 29, 2019

America’s renewed interest in the moon | Don Brunell

There’s a new space race — and this time, it’s not just governments who are competing.

No green cheese, drill sergeant | Don Brunell

What is the wisdom in space exploration?

Wapiti Woolies legacy continues with new owners

John and Karlyn Clark just bought the Greenwater business in June. But don’t worry — the huckleberry ice cream isn’t going anywhere.

Restoring affordable college education vital to America | Don Brunell

In 2018, 70 percent of students had to take out loans.

  • Jul 1, 2019

The rare earth metal dilemma | Don Brunell

These 17 elements are critical for many products, from smart phones to major weapon systems.

Family-owned businesses are the backbone of America | Don Brunell

Family businesses account for 50 percent of our country’s GDP.

Clark touts benefits of Sound Birth method

Kelly Clark has a rather specific audience for her professional services. As a practicing doula, her clients are women who are pregnant and anxious about… Continue reading

Tourists bring dollars to mountain communities

More than 1.5 million people came to Mount Rainier in 2018, and spent $55 million in nearby communities.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Keeping things natural come Hell or High Water

Desiree and Kevin Helfrick started their garden in a Seattle apartment. Now they’re in charge of 5 acres, growing organic veggies and taking care of their chickens.

Rogers opens chiropractic practice

Beau Rogers played college baseball until a career-ending injury, leading him down the path of chiropractics.

“Normandy Clicker” D-Day innovation

American troops were ingenious on the battlefield.

Max fix critical to Washington | Don Brunell

Things were going great until the two 737 Max crashes.

Could Seattle put on a World’s Fair today?

You have to wonder if a project of this scope and magnitude could happen today with endless hoops to jump through, mounds of government red-tape and construction costs which were unimaginable in 1960.

Thunder Dome grand opening inches closer to the starting line

The nonprofit museum’s goal is to raise money for epilepsy awareness, as well as provide a new entertainment and event venue for Plateau locals and visitors.

Removing Snake River dams is unwise | Don Brunell

The vast majority of fish that migrate up the fish passage survive.

Washington’s big tax pump | Don Brunell

Large banks, high-end home buyers and merchants in border communities are feeling the effects.