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Snohomish County business licenses

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Budget: Lockheed gets almost as much as State Department

Boeing is in second place with annual sales of $26.5 billion in 2016.


US home construction jumps 9.7 percent in January

“The underlying story here is that housing construction is grinding slowly higher.”

  • Feb 16, 2018


It’s unlikely that the US economy is secretly faltering

One theory is that the US economy is in a lot worse shape than the standard reports reveal.

JC Penney to close store at the Cascade Mall in Burlington

Eight store closures will result in about 480 job cuts, according to CNBC.

  • Feb 16, 2018

Check your paycheck — you might be getting too much money

With the new tax law comes a home assignment. Remember that small form you filled when you got your current job? It’s IRS Form W-4.… Continue reading

Four alternatives for when your company 401(k) doesn’t cut it

What makes for a lousy 401(k) is somewhat in the eye of the beholder.

  • Feb 16, 2018

More than 60 Boeing 737s per month: Can suppliers keep up?

There was lots of talk this week about the prudence and pressures of soaring production rates.

Developer proposes an 18-story building in Lynnwood

It would be the second-tallest in the county and include apartments with retail space.

Google Chrome is now online advertising’s biggest traffic cop

Google’s stated goal is to make the web less infuriating to navigate.

  • Feb 15, 2018

Amazon’s top apparel victims are Target, Macy’s, J.C. Penney

Their fashion business is underpinned by those who are already members of the site.

  • Feb 15, 2018

Airbus expects strong growth, looks past plane troubles

The company delivered a record 718 aircraft last year and expects that to rise to 800 in 2018.

McDonald’s moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

The Happy Meal has been a target of health advocates and parents who link it to childhood obesity.

  • Feb 15, 2018

Amazon to pay $1.2 million for illegal pesticide sales

The agreement settles allegations that the internet giant committed nearly 4,000 violations.

  • Feb 15, 2018

Recycler faces prison for trying to extend life span of PCs

“Microsoft wants your head on a platter and I’m going to give it to them.”

  • Feb 15, 2018

Tech daters are giving up on the algorithms of love

“When it comes down to it, I really have to see that person face to face, to get that intuition.”

  • Feb 14, 2018

United Airlines engine casing breaks up over Pacific Ocean

The Boeing 777 was on its way from San Francisco to Hawaii when its right cowling broke apart.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Air passenger traffic growing faster than airplane capacity

“Our customers are in a good place,” a Boeing marketing executive says of the airlines.

Aerospace analyst explains how he’ll help state’s Boeing bid

Richard Aboulafia will deliver a report on Washington’s strengths and weaknesses in landing the 797.

New Everett mayor speaks out about business in city, region

Q&A: Cassie Franklin on what can be done to get Boeing to build the 797 here and attract new industries.