Herald Business Journal

NSA discovers security flaw in Windows, Microsoft issues fix

The software company said it has not seen any evidence of exploitation by hackers.

  • Jan 14, 2020

Max crisis: Boeing airplane orders plunge to a 16-year low

The company reported more cancellations than new orders in 2019.

Construction on Marysville’s civic center to begin this month

Dozens braved a frigid Monday morning to celebrate the soon-to-be City Hall and police station.

Boeing thwarted Lion Air ‘idiots’ who wanted 737 Max training

Having the pilots do simulator training would have undercut a critical selling point of the jet.

Small local suppliers flying blind through 737 Max crisis

Unlike Boeing, makers of components and parts cannot easily absorb the cost of an assembly shutdown.

Walmart expands its army of robots to 650 additional stores

The machines will roam aisles and send alerts to store employees’ handheld devices when items are out of stock.

  • Jan 13, 2020

Woodward, Hexcel attempt to become a force in aerospace

The companies say the merger will allow them to create more efficient aircraft that will reduce emissions.

  • Jan 13, 2020

Boeing’s new CEO takes reins with company integrity in doubt

Dave Calhoun is entrusted with turning around a company that has been widely censured for arrogance.

Changes coming for coastal train tracks that endanger salmon

A huge concentration of stream crossings essential to baby chinook salmon are in Snohomish County.

Beyond pilot trash talk, Boeing documents show focus on cost

The newly released emails suggest a troubling culture that prioritized saving money over safety.

Boeing worker on Max: ‘This airplane is designed by clowns’

Apologetically, the company released communications that also reveal contempt for regulators and airlines.

Former Boeing CEO gets $62.2 million but loses some benefits

Dennis Muilenburg will not get additional severance or a bonus, and will forfeit stock awards worth $14.6M.

  • Jan 10, 2020

Spirit lays off 2,800 in Wichita due to Boeing production cut

The company expects to conduct further layoffs “later this month” at two factories in Oklahoma.

FAA seeks to fine Boeing $5.4 million over faulty Max parts

At issue are tracks that guide the movement of control surfaces on the front of the wings on 737s.

Free markets’ success requires good information, not rumors

Any economic plan to deal with a national defense emergency must do battle with the output of bad information.

Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA

In one exchange, an employee told a colleague they wouldn’t let their family ride on a 737 Max.

Iran denies downing plane, invites Boeing to investigation

Iranian officials asked the U.S. and Canada to share their evidence of a missile hitting the jetliner.

Iranians shot down airliner, Western leaders declare

The crash happened just hours after Iran launched a missile attack against bases housing U.S. troops.

Like the airport, Port of Everett area is ready to take off

There and elsewhere, big projects are under way or completed, fueling even more growth in the region.

Not all are college bound; local students have a new option

High schoolers countywide can join a new trades program housed at Marysville Pilchuck High School.