Herald Business Journal

Trump: US, Canada to close border to nonessential travel

The president made the announcement on Twitter, saying the decision would not affect the flow of trade.

Boeing might have to cut production — and shed Everett workers

With airline schedules slashed, the company faces a challenge comparable to the aftermath of 9/11.

Frontier Communications will become Ziply Fiber by May

The new owner of Frontier’s Northwest holdings promises there will be no disruption in service.

Companywide, Boeing reports 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Boeing will equip more employees to work remotely, but for now factory workers will stay on the line.

Inslee to order all bars and restaurants to close Tuesday

The governor said the ban won’t apply to grocery stores or pharmacies. And takeout food is OK.

Panda and poke: Restaurant trademarks can stir legal fights

Peddling Asian or Asian “inspired” foods can invoke a connection to that culture.

  • Mar 16, 2020

Starbucks to close some cafes, move to to-go model in rest

Will also temporary close stores in what it calls “high social-gathering locations.”

  • Mar 15, 2020

5 Boeing workers in Everett tested positive for COVID-19

The company says work areas were “deep-cleaned” and they and other workers were sent home for quarantine.

Last to ground the Max a Year Ago, FAA’s global status shaken

Boeing projects it will take until midyear to get approval for the multiple fixes on the plane.

Pentagon reconsiders Microsoft contract after Amazon protest

It’s a $10 billion contract to run the Pentagon’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure project.

  • Mar 13, 2020

Boeing imposes hiring freeze in response to virus outbreak

The company received 18 orders last month for new large planes but continues to lose orders for the 737 Max.

Boeing plans full drawdown of $13.825 billion loan

Companies affected by the coronavirus are turning to banks for short-term financing as a safety net.

The coronavirus is ending a 16-year boom for Boeing, Airbus

The collapse in long-range flying threatens deliveries of Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

Bill repealing Boeing tax break clears the state Senate

The company hopes the move will resolve a trade dispute involving European rival Airbus.

Seattle small businesses pinched as virus keeps workers home

“You can see it and feel it on the streets. You can see it in restaurants and hotel lobbies.”

Report: Pilots restarted software, causing fatal nosedive

But in an interim report Monday, Ethiopian investigators mostly blamed Boeing for last year’s 737 Max crash.

Affordable housing idea: Repurpose struggling retail centers

Malls converted to mixed use might be an answer for badly needed transitional and low-income housing.

Titanic in reach as Everett’s OceanGate works with NASA

The submersible company has tried to visit the shipwreck twice. Now it’s building a stronger vessel.

Environmental cleanup beginning at waterfront mill property

Kimberly-Clark has until the end of 2020 to remove the pollution, per pact with the Port of Everett.

Report from Ethiopia expected this week in Boeing Max crash

Experts in the U.S. are waiting to see if a transcript of the cockpit voice recorder is released.

  • Mar 8, 2020