Herald Business Journal

NASA says Starliner ‘healthy’ as Sunday landing is approved

Issues arose Friday with the Starliner’s aborted rendezvous with the International Space Station.

  • Dec 21, 2019

This impeachment will be a black mark on U.S. history

Even if you believe impeachment is correct, we’ll pay a price for the current hyperpartisan environment.

United pulls 737 Max until June, adding to Boeing woes

And Spirit AeroSystems, which builds fuselages for Boeing, will end deliveries intended for the Max.

Boeing capsule launches to wrong orbit, skips space station

It was supposed to be a crucial dress rehearsal for next year’s inaugural launch with astronauts.

Judge won’t dismiss Washington lawsuit against Monsanto

The state claims the company hid what it knew about the harmful effects of the PCBs it manufactured.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Point Wells development proposal, once rejected, rises again

A real estate group has resubmitted permits for the project. There’s no timeline yet for a decision.

Human trafficking lawsuits allege hotels ignored problem

The companies said they take the issue seriously and do everything they can to prohibit it.

  • Dec 19, 2019

Seattle barrel firm allegedly used hidden drain to pollute

Company refurbishes used industrial and commercial barrels and drums.

  • Dec 19, 2019

Family traditions inspired Arlington singer’s new recording

Hear Kristen Palmer sing songs from her “A Homemade Holiday” EP at a gig Friday.

Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule makes space debut this week

If test goes well, the first crew could be rocketing to the space station by summer.

  • Dec 18, 2019

As Boeing halts Max output, Airbus can’t build jets fast enough

The European planemaker has had to offer a wide range of cabin layouts that has complicated assembly.

Boeing’s 737 halt likely to cause temporary dent in U.S. GDP

“It’s hard for one company to leave a lasting imprint” on the economy, one analyst said.

737 workers are relieved, for now, but much is uncertain

In Renton, the no-layoff plan was “good news.” But the Max production pause will be bad for suppliers.

Scientists at Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research Center in Wenatchee spent two decades developing the Cosmic Crisp apple tree seeds. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The juicy new starlet of the apple universe is Cosmic Crisp

They’re the first apples developed in Washington, and growers planted 12 million Cosmic Crisp trees.

Scientists at Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research Center in Wenatchee spent two decades developing the Cosmic Crisp apple tree seeds. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Boeing to indefinitely suspend 737 Max production in January

In a news release, the company said there are no furloughs or layoffs planned.

Boeing rival Airbus buys Mukilteo robotics company

MTM Robotics will become a subsidiary of Airbus but will continue to serve other aerospace companies.

US, Mexico quickly mend rift over North American trade deal

At issue are five labor attaches the United States intends to send to Mexico.

  • Dec 16, 2019

In reversal, Hallmark will reinstate same-sex marriage ads

The earlier decision by Hallmark’s parent company launched a storm of protest.

  • Dec 16, 2019

What’s next for the proposed Lake Stevens Costco?

If the application process moves forward, construction could potentially begin around springtime.

5 ways to avoid taking early withdrawals on your 401(k)s and IRAs

The problem is that if you take an early withdrawal, the money can’t be redeposited into the account.

  • Dec 15, 2019