Herald Business Journal

Snohomish County tourists: Who they are, what they do here

A study shows out-of-state visitors were just 5% of the county’s visitors during this year’s offseason.

Boomers, not millennials, may be busiest in the gig economy

It raises the broader question of why people in their 50s and 60s need gig jobs in the first place.

  • Jul 3, 2019

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  • Jul 3, 2019

Meet Big Tech’s new foe. He took on city hall — and won.

A congressman who toppled a corrupt mayor is now investigating Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple.

  • Jul 3, 2019

French protesters block Amazon sites over climate, jobs

Organizers oppose three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France.

  • Jul 2, 2019

New waterfront hotel with a saltwater pool opens next month

With a restaurant, bar and spacious meeting rooms, Hotel Indigo is expected to attract events.

Snohomish County is a vacation hotspot — for Seattleites

They are seeking relative peace and quiet, and that’s boosting the county’s third-biggest industry.

Where’s the next Sea-Tac? Aviation here is expected to soar

A new study predicts demand for airline service in the Puget Sound region will double by 2050.

What Ted Wenta taught Snohomish County about leadership

A colleague recalls what she learned from the late YMCA executive and former Everett School Board member.

Is your fish stick more bread than fish? Inspectors can tell

NSF International, an industry group that checks for fish fraud, has relocated to Everett from Seattle.

Probe expands beyond Boeing 737 Max, includes Dreamliner

The 787 subpoena significantly widens the scope of the DOJ’s scrutiny of safety issues at Boeing.

  • Jun 30, 2019

Five reasons you need to make and follow a household budget

It helps drive your spending in a direction that helps you live according to solid financial values.

Future is in doubt for cheaper versions of biologic drugs

Called “biosimilars,” they are near-copies of complex and expensive biologic drugs

  • Jun 30, 2019

How much you’ll really pay for that student loan

One key to limiting interest cost is choosing the right repayment plan.

More than 270 apartments could go on old Everett YMCA site

The nearly century-old YMCA building would stay, according to a proposal filed with city planners.

Coveted designation may spur job growth in north county

It means more transportation funding for a 4,000-acre industrial center in Arlington and Marysville.

Specificity could clear the fog away from educational testing

We need to define what we want and expect from high school graduates.

Regulators will join forces in Boeing 737 Max restoration

The cooperation suggests that regulators are gaining confidence in the U.S. process for assessing Boeing’s fix.

  • Jun 28, 2019

Boeing needs up to 3 months to fix latest 737 Max problem

The company is notifying customers that it anticipates returning the plane to service in September.

Boeing stock falls 2.9% as FAA orders more 737 Max changes

Southwest Airlines, meanwhile, will keep the Max out of its flight schedule at least through Oct. 1.