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Congratulations on your first hundred years, Boeing

  • Feb 3, 2017

Alaska Airlines performance unsurpassed

Back 50 years ago, Boeing, Weyerhaeuser and PACCAR were the “Crème de la crème”

  • Jan 20, 2017

Avoiding déjà vu all over again

The late Yogi Berra coined the phrase “it’s déjà vu all over again!”

  • Jan 14, 2017

Cop shootings and job stress increased last year

The number of police officers shot and killed last year rose dramatically

  • Jan 5, 2017

Washington apples making comeback

This year’s good news is Washington apple production is the second best ever

  • Dec 22, 2016

Removing Snake River dams is a poor choice

There are dams that should come down and those that shouldn’t.

  • Dec 7, 2016

Uber opens Greenlight Hub in Tukwila to support drivers

Uber Seattle celebrated the opening of its new Greenlight Hub in Tukwila with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 11.

Phishing con fools web domain name owners | Better Business Bureau

If you run a business or have a personal website, you probably own a website domain (or several). This con fools domain owners into paying… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2016

Millennials resurrecting whiskey and wine | Don Brunell

Last month while touring Ireland, our guide proudly pointed out Irish whiskey is making a strong comeback and thanked us, Americans, for our hefty contribution to their sales and shipments.

  • Nov 2, 2016

Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Don Brunell

It’s D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

  • Oct 29, 2016

Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Don Brunell

It’s D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Don Brunell

It’s D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

SBA connects small businesses with global economy

Small businesses constantly seek ways to grow their customer base. However, many don't realize approximately 95 percent of their potential new customers live outside the United States.

  • Oct 17, 2016

Regulating America out of jobs | Don Brunell

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce looked at the cost of regulations in America and found that excessive regulations are undercutting our economy and costing us jobs.

  • Oct 1, 2016

Orangetheory Fitness set to open in Maple Valley | New Business

With its grand opening set for Sept. 23, Orangetheory Fitness is coming to Maple Valley. Class trails begin Sept. 3.

  • Aug 26, 2016

IRS Strikes Olympic Gold | Don Brunell

Guess who was among the first to welcome our Olympic athletes back home from Rio?

  • Aug 22, 2016

National energy policy must be broad and inclusive | Don Brunell

America must have a thoughtful and comprehensive national energy policy which focuses on supplies that are environmentally friendly, abundant and affordable.

  • Aug 2, 2016

Maintaining low-cost electricity vital for Washington clean tech industries | Don Brunell

Since the construction of Grand Coulee and Bonneville dams, Washington has enjoyed an abundance of low cost, reliable hydropower. It has been one-key competitive advantage for energy intensive industries and now it is vital to our state burgeoning "clean tech industries."

  • Jul 11, 2016

Maintaining low cost electricity vital for Washington’s clean tech industries

Since the construction of Grand Coulee and Bonneville dams, Washington has enjoyed an abundance of low cost, reliable hydropower. It has been one-key competitive advantage for energy intensive industries and now it is vital to our state burgeoning “clean tech industries.”

  • Jul 9, 2016