Herald Business Journal

A cautionary tale: Family-owned business flees Federal Way

The Hoarder’s Attic Thrift Shop moves to Tacoma, saying the police and city were unresponsive.

 

Father of Indonesian man sues Boeing over Lion Air crash

His son was one of 189 killed when the 737 MAX 8 airliner dove into the Java Sea on Oct. 29.

 

Alaska now selling tickets for Everett; Southwest bows out

Service could start Feb. 11. Alaska Airlines has acquired Southwest Airlines’ gate times.

 

Utility asked last month to hike bills over California fires

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said its system faced a higher risk of wildfires than any other utility.

  • Nov 15, 2018

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

The proposed restrictions were aimed mainly at reducing smoking by children.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Sea-Tac reviewing ways to prevent another stolen plane

There was noway to stop the plane without endangering other lives once it got to the runway.

Third pilots’ union raises concern about Boeing 737 Max jet

The aircraft is under a spotlight after last month’s crash off the coast of Indonesia.

Walmart flexes its muscle against Amazon

Walmart sales were strong in such areas as fall seasonal goods, toys and fresh food.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Soros wants Facebook probed after report of a smear campaign

The NY Times reported the company hired a research firm to discredit critics by linking them to Soros.

  • Nov 15, 2018
Nancy Hills, of Bonney Lake, looks over bottles at the Good Cheer Thrift Store on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 in Langley, Wa. There are two on the island that fund 80 percent of the revenue for the food bank. The store in downtown Langley is a popular stop for tourists and islanders. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Score some deals at Good Cheer for a good cause

The stores that are an island attraction for locals and tourists help fund the food bank.

Nancy Hills, of Bonney Lake, looks over bottles at the Good Cheer Thrift Store on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 in Langley, Wa. There are two on the island that fund 80 percent of the revenue for the food bank. The store in downtown Langley is a popular stop for tourists and islanders. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

What the airlines are planning for Paine Field in Everett

If all goes as planned, three carriers will begin serving Snohomish County with 24 daily flights.

Washington’s unemployment rate drops to a record-low 4.3%

The October unemployment rate in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett region was 3.3 percent.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Bitcoin plummets to its lowest point in a year

Bitcoin Cash and software schism spur uncertainty about cryptocurrency.

Consumer prices offer mixed signals about inflation’s creep

Index shows some fast gains — but some exceptions.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Prime Minister delivers complex Brexit deal to her nation

If endorsed, it would finalize deaprture of U.K. from the European Union.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Reacting to oil’s tumble, OPEC says it will adjust output

Falling prices bring a ‘crude awakening’ among global investors.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Women’s money matters, investment exec declares

Fidelity’s president for personal investing urges women to break ‘intimidation cycle.’

  • Nov 15, 2018

State drops tax-theft charges against Tacos Guaymas owner

The owner of three locations of the Mexican-restaurant chain had been accused of under-reporting sales tax.

‘Somebody — is out the window’: New details about 737 accident

An NTSB hearing delves into the Southwest Airlines jet that lost an engine, killing a passenger.

She’s disillusioned with social media she helped to create

One of the 13 original Instagram employees deletes her account for good.

  • Nov 14, 2018