Herald Business Journal

Trump signs bills to help patients stop overpaying for drugs

One bill applies to private health insurance and the other to Medicare.

  • Oct 11, 2018

FAA orders engine software upgrade after aborted takeoffs

The engines were built by CFM International for Airbus A320neo and A321neo jets.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Amazon plans packaging center in suburban Indianapolis

Expected to bring about 1,250 jobs to the area in the coming years.

Dow industrials sink 831 points as tech companies plunge

Apple and Amazon both had their worst day in 2½ years. Boeing lost 4.7 percent to $367.57.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Scramble for holiday season workers already near fever pitch

The U.S. job market is the tightest it’s been in five decades.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Woman with ‘emotional support squirrel’ removed from plane

The passenger had not indicated on her reservation that her support animal was a squirrel.

Boeing is delaying America’s return to space, NASA says

An audit blames “management, technical, and infrastructure issues driven by Boeing’s poor performance.”

  • Oct 10, 2018

Boeing finally begins to reduce its 737 delivery backlog

The planes have been parked in all available spaces at the Renton assembly plant and adjacent airfield.

  • Oct 10, 2018

After backlash, Amazon to boost pay for longtime workers

When the company raised its minimum wage to $15, it cut monthly bonuses and chances to own stock.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Marijuana is set to become legal across Canada

It stands in contrast to the U.S., where the federal government outlaws marijuana despite state laws.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Spokane spending $450K to attract Seattle businesses

The Lilac City is dangling its shorter commute times and cheaper cost of living.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Waterfront developer ready to take your breath away

John Shaw Jr. takes special pride in creating a high-quality project for Everett.

In boon for farmers, Trump to lift restrictions on ethanol

It’s welcome news in Iowa, a critical political battleground state.

  • Oct 10, 2018
One of nearly a dozen steamroller operators reverses down down the runway at Paine Field while workers check compaction of the new asphalt on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Workers spent the week milling and repaving a swath of the nearly two-mile runway that was 65 feet wide and 8,000 feet long. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Main runway at Paine Field gets a paving do-over

The airport reopened to jet traffic Monday after a week-long closure to repair an earlier repair.

One of nearly a dozen steamroller operators reverses down down the runway at Paine Field while workers check compaction of the new asphalt on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Workers spent the week milling and repaving a swath of the nearly two-mile runway that was 65 feet wide and 8,000 feet long. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Google brings camera twists, bigger screens to Pixel phones

The Pixel 3 will be available Oct. 18 starting at $799 — $200 below the least expensive iPhone XS.

  • Oct 9, 2018

Airbus gets a new boss, inheriting all the old problems

Airbus scored with its A320 neo, taking on Boeing’s 737 Max, but design problems held back deliveries.

Netflix assembles new US production hub in New Mexico

Netflix has chosen New Mexico as the site of a new U.S. production hub and is in final negotiations to… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018

Popular South Whidbey art shop draws to a close

Tina Beard knew little about art when she bought the shop. But it became a beloved island icon.

Stranded at airport? Hope you’re not flying economy with American

The airline tells agents to give elite passengers preference when rebooking flights.

  • Oct 9, 2018

Working past 65? It’s a lot easier to do if you’re a college grad

Working-class folks would benefit from more time working, but many must quit by their mid-60s.

  • Oct 9, 2018