Herald Business Journal

Chai Cupboard is a new loose tea and spice shop downtown, owned by Jeni Ellis and husband Tim, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

New downtown Everett store offers loose tea and spices

Bring your tea caddy or spice jar: Chai Cupboard carries more than 100 teas and 100 spices.

Chai Cupboard is a new loose tea and spice shop downtown, owned by Jeni Ellis and husband Tim, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
One of the Jetty Island ferry captains waits for boarders as the ferry begins operations for the summer on Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2016 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Port, county to pay Everett for Jetty Island ferry this year

The Port of Everett and Snohomish County plan to make an online system for $3 reservations.

One of the Jetty Island ferry captains waits for boarders as the ferry begins operations for the summer on Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2016 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Boeing crash victims’ families push for changes at FAA

Hundreds are demanding the ouster of the agency’s administrator, Stephen Dickson, and others.

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You voted: The best fish and chips in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, people still have their favorites.

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Students use a modular skills trainer during class Thursday morning at Edmonds Community College on April 29, 2021.
(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Nurses Week, from May 6- 12, honors the nation’s caregivers

Local nursing students and faculty say they couldn’t let the pandemic get in the way of their goals.

Students use a modular skills trainer during class Thursday morning at Edmonds Community College on April 29, 2021.
(Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Highland Simulant, a simulated lunar soil made by Off Planet Research, pours from a researcher's hands. Photo credit: Off Planet Research

Space company makes a soft landing at the Port of Everett

Off Planet Research creates simulated lunar soils here, so that moon landers can touch down gently.

Highland Simulant, a simulated lunar soil made by Off Planet Research, pours from a researcher's hands. Photo credit: Off Planet Research
An artist’s rendering of the Amazon distribution center at the Cascade Industrial Center in Arlington.

A tax break used by Arlington, Marysville goes statewide

It’s helped land businesses in Cascade Industrial Center. Soon every city will get a chance to try it.

An artist’s rendering of the Amazon distribution center at the Cascade Industrial Center in Arlington.
The Waterfront Place Apartments north building at the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place cold see residents moving in by May 15. on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Now playing at the Port of Everett: sudden density

New Waterfront Place Apartments open May 15 at the port — local retailers welcome the influx.

The Waterfront Place Apartments north building at the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place cold see residents moving in by May 15. on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Owners Krista and Eric Brown sit among rows of wines at The Grape & Grain, a new independent beer and wine store on Evergreen Way, on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

New Everett wine and beer shop focuses on local brands

The Grape & Grain store offers wine and beer from “our backyard” — Washington, Oregon and California.

Owners Krista and Eric Brown sit among rows of wines at The Grape & Grain, a new independent beer and wine store on Evergreen Way, on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Charges: Stanwood farm owners starved alpacas, killing some

The alpacas were to be slaughtered for Thogersen Family Farm’s raw dog and cat food business.

The Boeing logo stands on its factory in Sheffield, U.K., on Oct. 25, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Matthew Lloyd.

Boeing says it fired 65 workers for hateful words or actions

The company wants to increase its Black representation by 20% in the U.S. by 2025.

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The Boeing logo stands on its factory in Sheffield, U.K., on Oct. 25, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Matthew Lloyd.
FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2019, file photo, Amazon packages move along a conveyor at an Amazon warehouse facility in Goodyear, Ariz. Amazon’s pandemic boom isn’t showing signs of slowing down. The company said Thursday, April 29, 2021, that its first-quarter profit more than tripled from a year ago, fueled by the growth of online shopping. It also posted revenue of more than $100 billion, the second quarter in row that the company has passed that milestone. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Amazon’s profit more than triples as pandemic boom continues

The company said it was giving more than 500,000 workers a raise of between 50 cents and $3 an hour.

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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2019, file photo, Amazon packages move along a conveyor at an Amazon warehouse facility in Goodyear, Ariz. Amazon’s pandemic boom isn’t showing signs of slowing down. The company said Thursday, April 29, 2021, that its first-quarter profit more than tripled from a year ago, fueled by the growth of online shopping. It also posted revenue of more than $100 billion, the second quarter in row that the company has passed that milestone. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
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You voted: The best fast food in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, people still have their favorites.

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A line of Boeing 777X jets are parked nose to tail on an unused runway at Paine Field, near Boeing's massive production facility, Friday, April 23, 2021, in Everett, Wash.  Boeing Co. on Wednesday, April 28,  reported a loss of $537 million in its first quarter. The Chicago-based company said it had a loss of 92 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $1.53 per share.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Boeing posts $537 million loss in Q1, less than a year ago

CEO David Calhoun said defense and space business is providing stability for the company.

A line of Boeing 777X jets are parked nose to tail on an unused runway at Paine Field, near Boeing's massive production facility, Friday, April 23, 2021, in Everett, Wash.  Boeing Co. on Wednesday, April 28,  reported a loss of $537 million in its first quarter. The Chicago-based company said it had a loss of 92 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $1.53 per share.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
An architectural model of the planned development of 3,080 waterfront condos at Point Wells near Woodway. (Blue Square Real Estate)

Council affirms ruling against Point Wells condo project

The decision is another setback in BSRE’s 10-year quest to build 3,000 waterfront homes near Woodway.

An architectural model of the planned development of 3,080 waterfront condos at Point Wells near Woodway. (Blue Square Real Estate)
The Lenz composting facility borders. (Google Earth)

Odors are a concern if Stanwood composting operation expands

Air regulators drew up a draft permit that would allow Lenz Enterprises to double in size. Residents can weigh in.

The Lenz composting facility borders. (Google Earth)
Emily Newman, here with Miranda the cat, bought Main Street Books in Monroe in 2012. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Saturday’s the time to show independent bookstores some love

The owner of Main Street Books in Monroe has been a bibliophile since a library was her second home.

Emily Newman, here with Miranda the cat, bought Main Street Books in Monroe in 2012. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)

FedEx said to be in talks to take over Dreamlifter center

The air cargo carrier would need federal approval to establish regular service from Paine Field in Everett.

The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)
The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)

FedEx nears Paine Field deal as Boeing abandons Dreamlifter

Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson called the possibility of new cargo flights “really unfortunate.”

The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)
FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2011 file photo, Nielsen Company CEO David Calhoun, center, watches progress as he waits for the company's IPO to begin trading, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Boeing CEO David Calhoun declined a salary and performance bonus for most of 2020 but still received stock benefits that pushed the estimated value of his compensation to more than $21 million, according to a regulatory filing Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Boeing extends potential term for CEO before annual meeting

David Calhoun, who replaced Dennis Muilenburg, has been CEO since January 2020.

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2011 file photo, Nielsen Company CEO David Calhoun, center, watches progress as he waits for the company's IPO to begin trading, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Boeing CEO David Calhoun declined a salary and performance bonus for most of 2020 but still received stock benefits that pushed the estimated value of his compensation to more than $21 million, according to a regulatory filing Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)