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Cow pie power! Monroe manure-to-energy project expands
Qualco has been turning cow poop into electricity since 2008. A new generator could turn on by mid-August.
Backyard business: Snohomish farm thrives on less than one acre.
James Berntson grew Radicle Roots Farm using smart crop planning and organic practices.
Port of Everett hosting annual open house after pandemic hiatus
Also, Rustic Cork Wine Bar plans to open a second shop at Fisherman’s Harbor — the latest addition to the port’s “wine walk.”
New Everett gift store debuts in former J. Matheson space
For years, Holly Burkett-Pohland wanted to expand a business founded by her mother in 1978.
Everett Starbucks workers go on strike after employee fired
The employee and her fellow union members claim she was fired for supporting the union. Starbucks denies it.
Property values soar 32% in Snohomish County due to hot housing market
Assessed values are up all across the county since last year. The impact on tax bills won’t be known for a few months.
Kenmore Air to start daily flights from Paine Field to San Juans
Service begins July 14. Flights to Friday Harbor and Orcas Island airports take about 25 minutes.
Seattle Space Needle sues coffee chain over use of logo
The logo for Local Coffee Spot features a mug of hot coffee whose rising steam bears striking resemblance to the iconic tower.
Foes of state’s capital gains tax drop plans for initiative
I-1929 sponsors say they are confident a lawsuit challenging the legality of the tax will be successful.
Smoother sailing: Arlington airport gets grant to fix runway
A $2.3 million federal grant will pave the way for a project to resurface the airfield’s main runway.
Eviation moves tests of electric passenger plane to Moses Lake
The Arlington company said a bigger runway and flatter terrain are better suited to early testing of the commuter aircraft.
Funko warehouse layoffs begin this week in Everett, Puyallup
The layoffs, announced in April, are part of a plan to move distribution operations to Arizona.
Police: Edmonds schools sent $2.7 million check to fraudster
Police say the fraudster posed as a contractor for a new elementary school. A bank caught it at the last second.
Paine Field development plan envisions an expanded terminal
Once Sea-Tac Airport reaches capacity, the Everett airport is on the short list to absorb unmet demand by passengers.
Sound Transit’s choice for CEO comes from Richmond, Virginia
Julie Timm is currently chief executive of the Greater Richmond Transit System. Her hiring is expected June 23.
Everett engine maker announces more electric-aviation projects
magniX, which develops electric motors to power airplanes, adds two airline partners to its roster.
Steps to take if your business experiences a data or security breach
Data breaches are becoming more and more common as hackers get more sophisticated. Your business can be exposed to a breach through a vendor or… Continue reading
Workers at an Everett Starbucks vote to unionize
The store is the first Starbucks to unionize in Snohomish County amid a nationwide movement.
‘COVID slide’: Academia adjusts to student-achievement decline
Their grades and test scores tanked during the pandemic. Now local schools and colleges aim to help.
Mukilteo flying club member, 17, wins spot at Navy pilot school
Zander Hamilton, a member of the Red-Tailed Hawks, was selected to attend an elite program for high schoolers.