Herald Business Journal

Rucker Renewal disruption frustrates downtown businesses

The major Everett road, sidewalk and utilities project started in July and won’t end until spring.

 

Boeing CEO summoned by FAA chief to discuss 737 Max comments

“Boeing continues to pursue a return-to-service schedule that is not realistic,” the FAA says.

 

Southwest to share $125M from Boeing settlement with workers

The Dallas carrier has been among the hardest hit by the grounding of the Max.

  • Dec 12, 2019

 

Washington state OKs some of the nation’s toughest OT rules

One type of worker who will be protected: a manager making $40,000 a year but working 60 hours a week.

  • Dec 11, 2019

After first crash, FAA analysis predicted 15 more Max crashes

Yet the regulator did not ground the plane until a second deadly crash five months later.

A change in a 787 safety system prompts regulatory whiplash

Boeing removed some lightning protections, which the FAA resisted, then approved — then questioned again.

Lake Stevens City Council approves Costco agreement

The company can’t build yet. Next, it must submit a construction plan and apply for building permits.

FAA to create new safety branch after Boeing 737 Max crashes

The regulator has been criticized for delegating oversight of Boeing planes to the company itself.

Former Boeing manager in Renton warned about 737 Max problems

The senior manager said a push to increase production of the plane created a “factory in chaos.”

Northline Village gets go-ahead from Lynnwood City Council

The agreement doesn’t include requirements for affordable housing, drawing the ire of some residents.

Boeing books first firm orders of 2019 for grounded 737 Max

Net orders for all Boeing models in 2019 rose to negative 84. Airbus logged 718 net orders in 2019.

Whidbey farmers worry over polluted water from naval station

In 2018, the Navy disclosed trace amounts of toxic chemicals from firefighting foam.

Burien wins lawsuit over noise from Sea-Tac Airport’s planes

The ruling has halted use of a flight path that left some residents sleepless and at their wits’ end.

Airbus stock outperforms Boeing as 737 uncertainty continues

Some expect Airbus’s shares to continue to benefit from the confusion in 2020.

Costco talk continues Tuesday with Lake Stevens City Council

Last time, there was no vote on the proposed wholesale store. Now the council has another chance.

After complaints and appeals, Stanwood crematorium approved

Owner William Dexter said he’s lost about $65,000 of business since the city halted construction.

Holidays bring phishing scam surge aimed at small business

Criminals who used to blanket thousands of computer users have refined their methods.

  • Dec 8, 2019

How to protect your money from online crooks while holiday shopping

Even consumers who shop through a major retailer can fall victim

  • Dec 8, 2019

Amazon signs lease for New York office space

The online retail giant received no tax incentives for its new 335,000-square-foot Manhattan complex.

  • Dec 7, 2019

Flight chief at Horizon Air alarmed at pilots’ safety culture

One flight out of Paine Field in Everett discovered a 4.5-ton discrepancy in weight after take-off.