Herald Business Journal

More townhomes could rise near center of Mountlake Terrace

New rules will allow 3-story buildings closer to businesses and the future light rail stop.


Amputees sue railroad in Iowa, saying it creates danger

At least five people have lost hands, arms or legs while trying to climb through a stopped train.

  • May 19, 2018


New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

The company says anyone can use its cafes, patios or restrooms without buying anything.

  • May 19, 2018


Deere to raise prices on higher costs for freight, materials

“A lot of companies have been having trouble passing through raw-material costs.”

  • May 18, 2018

High court did us no favors with sports gambling ruling

The odds-driven view of life is corroding our society and country.

Beijing shows signs of compromise in trade talks with US

“I think China is willing to make concessions,” said Wang Tao, chief China economist at UBS.

  • May 18, 2018

Make money from pot? Then forget about an SBA-backed loan

The agency won’t OK loans to firms that derive revenue from sales to marijuana clients.

  • May 18, 2018

No, the end of credit card signatures is not good for consumers

Signing for credit is an opportunity to realize that you’re going into debt, even if temporarily.

Alaska fishermen: Sea otter comeback is eating into profits

The up-to-100-pound animals, eat the equivalent of a quarter of their weight each day.

  • May 18, 2018

‘We’re on schedule,’ says developer of Paine Field air terminal

Alaska, United and Southwest are expected to begin service from Everett in September.

Bill Gates: Trump confused HIV and HPV, questioned vaccines

He also had a ‘scary’ awareness about Gates’ 22-year-old daughter.

  • May 18, 2018

Rising rates: Savers sigh in relief, borrowers beware

All the increases are a result of higher yields for Treasury notes and bonds.

  • May 18, 2018

Starbucks apologizes to customer for racial slur on cup

“It’s a way racists refer to us Latinos. It was bad. Anyone who is Latino would be offended too.”

  • May 17, 2018

SpaceX rocket fueling appears ‘viable,’ NASA panel says

Loading crew before fueling is finished could be acceptable, they say.

Warming planet could mean bigger corn crops for US farmers

“The amount of water vapor in the air is gradually increasing,” a study author says.

  • May 17, 2018

JC Penney’s weak results spook Wall Street

The company has reduced its earnings outlook for the year.

  • May 17, 2018

Kroger’s e-commerce deal seen as warning shot in food battle

The main concern about the company was its ability to adapt to the e-commerce shift.

Southwest says inspections turn up no flaws in fan blades

Although “a handful” of blades had been sent to the manufacturer for further examination.

EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

“Unpredictability is in my opinion the last thing we need when you are friends.”

  • May 17, 2018

Maltby warehouse envisioned as a soil-less marijuana grow op

The operation would be one of the largest indoor cannabis farms in Snohomish County.