Herald Business Journal

On this noisy factory floor, deaf workers fit right in

Employees at Valence in Everett are learning sign language from their deaf co-workers.

UK’s Johnson weakened by party defections over Brexit

Johnson insists the U.K. leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even without a withdrawal agreement.

  • Sep 3, 2019

Walmart to stop selling certain gun ammunition

It also asks customers to refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it.

  • Sep 3, 2019

It’s Labor Day, and unemployment here is at a 20-year low

Snohomish County’s jobless rate hasn’t been this low since 1999. And that’s good for job-seekers.

American Airlines delays Boeing Max return

United Airlines had also delayed the Max return date through Dec. 19.

  • Sep 2, 2019

How a credit card loan’s fast and easy cash can cost you

Consider the risks and compare your alternatives.

  • Sep 1, 2019

Police say California landlord staged invasion to oust tenants

The occupants of the residence — a father, mother and two children — were unharmed.

  • Sep 1, 2019

Protect or develop? Amazon fires signal growing pressure

The Amazon is a buffer against climate change and also an engine for growth.

  • Sep 1, 2019

Threat of mass shootings give rise to AI-powered cameras

The technology is transforming surveillance cameras from passive sentries into active observers.

  • Sep 1, 2019

Time for a refresher course on restaurant bill etiquette

No, splitting a check is not being cheap. And yes, it’s wrong to shame someone for leaving a tiny tip.

OxyContin owners may retain the bulk of their billions

They could bankrupt their company, Purdue Pharma, then use it to combat the opioid epidemic.

  • Aug 31, 2019

‘They’re on,’ Trump says of tariffs set to kick in on Sunday

Retailers in a battle for survival with Amazon and other e-commerce rivals, braced for the worst.

  • Aug 31, 2019

County exec issues rare veto to limit rural business signs

Dave Somers’ veto overturned the County Council’s decision to ease sign restrictions in Clearview.

Builders are swapping cement for marijuana’s boring cousin

Hemp bricks are much easier on the environment than standard masonry blocks.

  • Aug 31, 2019

Starting Sunday, consumers will face pain of Trump trade war

Up to now, the administration had left most everyday items off the tariff list. That’s about to change.

  • Aug 31, 2019

Should we be alarmed about changing American values?

A recent survey paints a picture of America as a country undergoing significant and rapid change.

Researchers: Websites infected iPhones with spyware

Suspected nation-state hackers are the culprits in the worst security failure yet affecting the Apple devices.

  • Aug 30, 2019

United removes Boeing Max from schedule until mid-December

The plan reduces United’s risk of alienating customers by canceling flights close to departure.

More vaping illnesses reported, many involving marijuana

Symptoms include coughing, shortness of breath, chest pain, fatigue, nausea and vomiting.

  • Aug 30, 2019

To stay afloat, Darrington mill needs more public timber

But lots of state land is off limits as DNR works on a conservation plan for the marbled murrelet.