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Wanted: Twentysomethings for friendship ‘up north’ in Everett

Teresa Konopka is an airplane design safety engineer. Her Boeing job in Everett is demanding, but not all-consuming.The 24-year-old, who lives in Lynnwood, has some time for fun. Her aim is to spend that precious leisure time making...

Date: 08/14/2015 | Local News

A key manufacturing source

As Boeing continues construction in Everett of its wing fabrication facility for the 777X and other aerospace businesses in the county continue their own growth, production of a critical component for those manufacturers also is ramping up: the training and development of skills for the...

Date: 07/24/2015 | Editorials

U.S. jobless claims fall to 15-year low

WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average over the past month to the lowest level in 15 years and underscoring labor-market strength.

Date: 05/14/2015 | Business Wire

Holding Boeing accountable for tax breaks

So, why should the state be giving Boeing a tax break in the first place?It's easy to see Boeing's interest. In the most recent tax incentive package passed in late 2013, Boeing stands to receive $8.7 billion in savings as the terms of an earlier tax break in 2003 —...

Date: 04/12/2015 | Editorials

Boeing gives 319 workers layoff notices

EVERETT — Boeing says it has notified 319 employees in Washington they will be laid off as of April 24.The company gave affected workers 60-day notices Feb. 20, said Jill Godschall, a spokeswoman for the airplane maker.

Date: 02/27/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Bill ties Boeing tax breaks to maintaining jobs in state

OLYMPIA — An Everett lawmaker said Monday she is introducing a bill to reduce Boeing's generous tax break if the aerospace giant trims its workforce in the next 25 years.Democratic Rep. June Robinson said her aim is to ensure...

Date: 02/17/2015 | Business

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