Herald Business Journal

Facebook riles tiny Oregon town with plan for undersea cable

The social media giant wants to build a landing spot for an undersea cable connecting America with Asia.

  • Jan 9, 2020

Boeing faces $5 billion tab on 737 Max simulator training

It’s nearly double the $5.6 billion Boeing had committed to cover costs from the jetliner’s grounding.

Kitchens get smarter at CES tech show, not yet in many homes

AI oven cameras and internet-connected meat thermometers keep track of what’s cooking.

  • Jan 8, 2020

Iran says engine fire brought down Boeing 737, killing 176

The flight was en route to Ukraine when a fire apparently struck one of its engines.

Families of 2 Seattle crane collapse victims sue companies

Gusting winds knocked the crane over after workers prematurely removed pins holding sections together.

  • Jan 8, 2020
A man works on a balcony Monday at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255-unit complex for adults 55 and older, at 17309 40th Ave. in Arlington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington: It’s growing everywhere with more on the horizon

All over the city, construction to build housing, retail and industrial is underway or in the works.

A man works on a balcony Monday at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255-unit complex for adults 55 and older, at 17309 40th Ave. in Arlington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Key Boeing supplier may begin shedding workers

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. is asking employees if they will take voluntarily buyouts.

  • Jan 8, 2020

Boeing now saying pilots need simulator training for 737 Max

The recommendation is based on changes to the plane, test results and a commitment to the safety.

Boeing’s checklist of 737 Max fixes grows with wiring issue

Electrical wires were found too close together, raising the potential for pilots to lose control.

Boeing will reassign some Renton employees to Everett plant

As 737 production comes to a halt, workers will be temporarily transferred to the 767 and 777 programs.

Boeing training pilots ask to decertify union

The company gave a 25% pay raise exclusively to its nonunion pilots. Union pilots didn’t like that.

The region’s crazy real estate market is calmer — for now

And with mortgage rates at less than 4%, real estate brokers say it’s a great time to go home shopping.

Oil price keeps rising as industry eyes Iran-U.S. conflict

The Brent contract for oil touched a high of $70.74 a barrel, the highest since mid-September.

  • Jan 6, 2020

Boeing considers taking on more debt to cover 737 Max costs

The Wall Street Journal reports that costs stemming from the Max grounding are increasing.

Amazon names its big, yellow lockers: Call me Iggy

Somewhere in the world, or down the street, there’s an Amazon Locker that probably shares your name.

State timber plan worries the biggest employer in town

In Darrington, fewer logs could mean fewer jobs and millions less for the state’s public schools.

CES gadget show: How watching TV will change in the 2020s

The show’s keynote addresses will this year feature executives from networks, upstart video services

  • Jan 6, 2020

3 crashes, 3 deaths raise questions about Tesla’s Autopilot

Does the company does enough to ensure that drivers keep paying attention?

  • Jan 3, 2020

Reports raise interesting questions about structure of military

Ben Franklin wasn’t the only one to see the risks.

State sues Johnson & Johnson, claims it fueled opioid epidemic

AG Bob Ferguson says the drug giant used deceptive marketing to pump up pain drug prescriptions.