Herald Business Journal

FAA tells Boeing more training for 737 Max pilots may be needed

Some pilots were confused about how the autopilot behaved and failed to finish emergency checklists.

Edmonds City Council may vote on allowing waterfront hotels

The city has room for another downtown hotel, a study said. Some want it on the waterfront.

These local podcasts talk about hiking, sports and marriage

We list 10 Snohomish and Island county-focused podcasts here. Did we miss yours? If so, let us know.

Boeing didn’t perform full test of its astronaut capsule

A Dec. 20 mission missed critical maneuvers and flew into the incorrect orbit.

Inslee gets involved in contract talks between Swedish, SEIU

The governor is orchestrating a four-day bargaining session with both sides led by an MIT professor.

Mystery mailer opposes possible Everett pot shop increase

The city is considering allowing three more cannabis stores, with would-be owners ready and waiting.

This Boeing deal could have ‘clawbacks’ in the ‘snap-back’

The company wants a tax break temporarily repealed. Some don’t want to give it back without new conditions.

Paid family leave claims are triple what was anticipated

It’s taking up to 10 weeks to process payments from the new state program.

  • Feb 25, 2020

Repealing Boeing’s big tax break could be a bumpy ride

It will be ended to avoid a trade dispute. But workers want Boeing to make changes if it’s later restored.

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                                FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015, file photo, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Bob Chapek poses with Minnie Mouse during a ceremony at the Hong Kong Disneyland in 2015 as they celebrate Hong Kong Disneyland’s 10th anniversary.

Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down in surprise announcement

He will remain executive chairman through the end of his contract on Dec. 31, 2021.

  • Feb 25, 2020
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                                FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015, file photo, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Bob Chapek poses with Minnie Mouse during a ceremony at the Hong Kong Disneyland in 2015 as they celebrate Hong Kong Disneyland’s 10th anniversary.

Jury convicts ex-Microsoft worker in digital currency scheme

The 25-year-old Ukrainian citizen helped test the company’s online retail sales platform.

  • Feb 25, 2020

Port of Moses Lake, Boeing in talks to extend 737 Max leases

Boeing is currently storing more than 250 Max airplanes at Grant County International Airport.

Boeing’s drought ends: ANA of Japan orders a dozen 787s

In January, the company marked an all-time low with zero new orders.

Delays in 737 Max certification flights may slow jet’s return

The ungrounding of the Boeing aircraft could be pushed to late June at the earliest, one source said.

Skagit County potato farmers lost crops due to heavy rain

They were unable to harvest an estimated 3 square miles of potatoes in the fall.

  • Feb 24, 2020

Alaska Airlines will buy 200 new jets over the coming decade

The purchase includes many Boeing 737 Maxs, and maybe some Airbus A321 jets.

Debris found in fuel tanks of 70% of inspected 737 Max jets

Boeing said there’s no way to know how many planes have the same problem until they’re all inspected.

Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

The company’s reputation has never fully recovered from the sales scandal, even four years later.

  • Feb 21, 2020

Community leadership in an election year

Leadership is not a spectator sport, nor is citizenship. Let’s lead the way. Connect. Listen. Act.

No flashing lights planned for giant Port of Everett cranes

The Port sought public input on making them blue and adding lights or keeping them as they were.