Herald Business Journal

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state’s rail rules

Current restrictions require crude shipped by rail to have more volatile gases removed.

  • Jun 15, 2019


First of two big, new cranes is unloaded at Port of Everett

They are bigger than the existing duo nearby and can accommodate wider ships and heavier cargo.


72-year-old steam engine heading home to glory

Newell Corp. of Arlington spent more than a year reviving the locomotive for its return to Alaska.


Battered by 737 Max crisis, Boeing leaders brace for Paris

They are likely to be greeted at the biannual air show there with incessant questions.

Biggest state delegation ever is in Paris for air show

More than 80 from Washington are attending. State and local public officials say it’s worth the expense.

Shares of online pet store Chewy soar in debut

The stock rise now puts the value of the 8-year-old company at more than $14 billion.

  • Jun 14, 2019

Ivanka Trump took in nearly $4M from DC hotel last year

The hotel has drawn criticism for hosting foreign diplomats and lobbyists.

  • Jun 14, 2019

We need an ‘Untouchable’ in this era of political polarization

But can we find somebody we can all trust, an Eliot Ness of bipartisanship?

AP: 3 million US students don’t have home internet

School districts, local governments and others have tried to help.

  • Jun 14, 2019

Amazon closing in on digital ad market duopoly

Advertisers and companies trying to expand their marketing, take heed: There’s a new way to reach customers, starting with something called “advanced television.”… Continue reading

Lawmakers say doctored videos pose national security threat

Lawmakers and experts said Thursday that videos altered with artificial intelligence software pose a threat to national security and the 2020 U.S. election.… Continue reading

Local tech companies give tens of millions for homeless housing

A year after business leaders in Seattle helped kill a tax that would have raised an estimated $47 million a year for homelessness… Continue reading

Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets

Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who’s-who… Continue reading

Trump shares drawings of next Air Force One in new colors

They resemble the color palette of the plane he used for his 2016 presidential campaign.

Jury awards duck boat crash passenger from Montana $4M

Crash killed five college students and injured dozens.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Nevada law prevents most employers from rejecting pot-users

The law, which goes into effect in January, won’t ban testing job applicants for cannabis chemicals.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Truckers, loggers push back on Oregon’s climate proposals

Comes as a legislative panel approved a cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Renault chief frustrated by French state over botched merger

At a board meeting, everyone had approved the plan “with enthusiasm,” except one.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Businesses, hospitals pledge $49M for homeless housing

Plymouth Housing has launched a $75 million campaign to double its units in Seattle.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Businesses showing discontent with Trump’s trade policies

Business groups are struggling to figure out where to stand in the fast-shifting political climate.

  • Jun 12, 2019