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A Boeing 777X during a taxi test. (Boeing Co.)

Companywide, Boeing reports 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Boeing will equip more employees to work remotely, but for now factory workers will stay on the line.

A Boeing 777X during a taxi test. (Boeing Co.)
TP shortage is the tip of the iceberg | Don Brunell

TP shortage is the tip of the iceberg | Don Brunell

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

TP shortage is the tip of the iceberg | Don Brunell
Enumclaw’s dairy scene is disappearing

Enumclaw’s dairy scene is disappearing

American tastes are changing, but farms hold a valuable position in local economies.

Enumclaw’s dairy scene is disappearing
Coronavirus testing telecommuting effectiveness | Don Brunell

Coronavirus testing telecommuting effectiveness | Don Brunell

Some of Washington’s biggest companies have asked employees to work at home.

  • Mar 9, 2020
Coronavirus testing telecommuting effectiveness | Don Brunell
Legislators must find better ways to reduce CO2 | Don Brunell

Legislators must find better ways to reduce CO2 | Don Brunell

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

Legislators must find better ways to reduce CO2 | Don Brunell
A flight takes off at SeaTac International Airport. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle

Port of Seattle, airlines respond to COVID-19 with new health measures

Changes at Sea-Tac Airport include more hand sanitizer, training for biohazard cleaning.

A flight takes off at SeaTac International Airport. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle
With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)

Senate Dems: $5 million to help businesses disrupted by coronavirus

Overseas port closures hurt WA companies that depend on international shipping.

  • Feb 27, 2020
With Mount Baker and Jetty Island in the distance, a container ship approaches the Port of Everett. (Port of Everett photo)
Colorado River water problems worsening | Don Brunell

Colorado River water problems worsening | Don Brunell

Warmer temperatures, growing population numbers, and an over-appropriation of water will cause big issues soon.

  • Feb 24, 2020
Colorado River water problems worsening | Don Brunell
Local entrepreneur gives tips on successful crowdfunding

Local entrepreneur gives tips on successful crowdfunding

Enumclaw Councilman Beau Chevassus has learned from his Kickstarter flops, and now has had several successful money-making ventures.

Local entrepreneur gives tips on successful crowdfunding
Healthy healthcare workers are key to fighting diseases | Don Brunell

Healthy healthcare workers are key to fighting diseases | Don Brunell

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

Healthy healthcare workers are key to fighting diseases | Don Brunell
Enumclaw Chamber installs new board, hears optimistic outlook

Enumclaw Chamber installs new board, hears optimistic outlook

The Chamber hopes to convince the state to keep Cayuse Pass open year-round, citing economic impacts for Enumclaw.

Enumclaw Chamber installs new board, hears optimistic outlook
Copper making a comeback as a major disease fighter | Don Brunell

Copper making a comeback as a major disease fighter | Don Brunell

Brass surfaces kills a wide-spectrum of bacteria and fungi.

Copper making a comeback as a major disease fighter | Don Brunell
Dams are the Northwest’s flood busters | Don Brunell

Dams are the Northwest’s flood busters | Don Brunell

Removing dams is a pricey project, and would likely encourage flooding in Washington.

Dams are the Northwest’s flood busters | Don Brunell
Student loan assistance is an attractive employer benefit | Don Brunell

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
Student loan assistance is an attractive employer benefit | Don Brunell
Local midwife offers alternative birth options

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.

Local midwife offers alternative birth options
Sulfur standards aim to curtail maritime fuel oil | Don Brunell

Sulfur standards aim to curtail maritime fuel oil | Don Brunell

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

Sulfur standards aim to curtail maritime fuel oil | Don Brunell
Boeing faces strong head winds | Don Brunell

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
Boeing faces strong head winds | Don Brunell
Caring for small businesses makes ours ‘A Wonderful Life’

Caring for small businesses makes ours ‘A Wonderful Life’

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

Caring for small businesses makes ours ‘A Wonderful Life’
Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production
Bridges shouldn’t have to sink to be replaced | Don Brunell

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.

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