Business

Student loan assistance is an attractive employer benefit | Don Brunell

A study shows 9 of 10 workers are distracted by their financial worries, especially school loans.

  • Jan 13, 2020

Local midwife offers alternative birth options

Many studies show home births are not that much more dangerous than hospital births — and Washington is one of the best states to use a midwife.

Sulfur standards aim to curtail maritime fuel oil | Don Brunell

Sulfur fuels help create acid rain, which has numerous negative effects on the environment.

Boeing faces strong head winds | Don Brunell

Airbus saw a 28 percent in deliveries last year, while Boeing’s fell 37 percent.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Caring for small businesses makes ours ‘A Wonderful Life’

Here are some great local examples of George Bailey’s Savings and Loan.

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Bridges shouldn’t have to sink to be replaced | Don Brunell

I-5 needs to be replaced long before it’s necessary to do so.

Hydrogen fuel cells gaining momentum | Don Brunell

But we’ve still got a long way to go before replacing fossil fuel-powered vehicles.

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in South King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.

Retail-tainment may save dying malls | Don Brunell

Brick-and-mortar shops are suffering; new interactive experiences could save them.

Enumclaw Recyclers throws holiday recycling party

Enumclaw Recyclers is getting into the holiday spirit with its first-ever Not Trash Bash. The free event, which is Dec. 7 from 9 to 6,… Continue reading

Americans are blessed in so many ways | Don Brunell

Let’s look at some historical examples of those less fortunate.

Boeing’s resiliency is being tested | Don Brunell

What started as a continuation of a most successful 2018 for Boeing has turned into prolonged migraine.

Athletic training featured at new Black Diamond business

In addition to fitness classes, staff have speed and agility instruction for baseball.

County recognizes Gamblin Motors

Oct. 29, 2019 was officially proclaimed Gamblin Motors Day in King County.

Enumclaw losing an (almost) necessity

After 25 years, Almost Necessities is closing shop.

The Greatest Generation is quickly slipping into history | Don Brunell

An estimated 389,000 of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II are alive.

A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

There’s more to be done than impeachment | Don Brunell

Congress can’t just focus on a single issue.

The power of reliable power | Don Brunell

We can’t take infrastructure for granted.