Herald Business Journal

Idaho teen says he made $35,000 in 4 days snowplowing Seattle

His customers didn’t seem to mind the price but were just glad to have someone to clear the snow.

  • Feb 21, 2019


Paine Field is cleared for passenger takeoff, FAA says

After years of planning and litigation, airlines can begin service at Everett’s new terminal.


US mining sites dump 50M gallons of fouled wastewater daily

Arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow into lakes and streams without being treated.

  • Feb 20, 2019


Trump says EU trade talks key to outcome on auto tariffs

In public hearings last year, the idea of import taxes on autos drew almost no support.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Samsung folding phone is different — but also almost $2,000

Consumers willing to pay that hefty price will get a device that can unfold like a wallet.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Franklin County cattle-rustling was inside job, deputies say

The lead man at a dairy farm, his brother and father are accused of stealing at least 178 cattle.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Spokane airport chief named to Gov. Inslee’s airplane council

The council aims to position Washington as the preferred location for Boeing next airplane.

FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

A yearlong investigation discovered frequent mistakes that could lead to wrong takeoff weights.

How the Edmonds Theater survives in the age of Netflix

It’s an independently owned Art Deco beauty with one screen and a motto: “New movies at classic prices.”

Walmart flexes in the fourth quarter, beats all expectations

Walmart defied a gloomy government December retail sales report, delivering fiscal fourth-quarter profits and sales that beat Wall Street expectations. The world’s largest retail also… Continue reading

U.S. automakers to Trump: Don’t slap tariffs on imported cars

They worry about retaliatory tariffs that the affected nations would impose on U.S. vehicles.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Payless files for bankruptcy, shutting 2,500 stores

The discount shoe retailer, founded in 1956, is the latest store chain to drown in a sea of debt.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Trident Seafoods to spend up to $23 million to fix pollution

The company uses ozone-depleting coolants in refrigerators. Trident allowed leaks to persist for years.

  • Feb 19, 2019

I owe how much? Americans shocked by impact of new tax law

While most will see a decrease in income tax for 2018, many are startled to find the reverse is true.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Great Britain

However, Honda’s CEO said the decision was not related to Brexit.

  • Feb 19, 2019

The future of newspaper stands is digital, sort of

Who carries coins around anymore? With a loss of sales through newsstands, The Daily Herald is innovating.

Oregon lawmakers are considering a new carbon pricing policy

The legislation worries many of the state’s farmers and ranchers about higher fuel and energy prices.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Surprise, no income tax refund for you!

What not to do if you owe the IRS and don’t have the money.

Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

The image of high-paid executives helicoptering in over low-income housing became a symbol of greed.

  • Feb 16, 2019