Herald Business Journal

Garbage collectors are seeing more junk from our closets

Business is picking up at Rubatino Refuse Removal in Everett. By the way, please bag your trash.

The pandemic’s other front line: Any grocery store’s aisles

At an Everett Safeway, a store director screens employees and gently enforces social distancing.

They care for kids while the parents work on the front lines

There are hula hoops and virtual hugs as the Boys & Girls Clubs offer free child care to first responders.

We have the power to choose our response to crisis

We do not welcome this pandemic. But we can embrace our resulting choices. Where will we choose to go?

Lufthansa in ‘tense’ talks with Boeing, Airbus plane deferrals

The group has 40 outstanding orders for 777X and 787 Dreamliner models.

Everett and Marysville offer COVID-19 small-business grants

Priority for funding will be given to businesses and nonprofits that employ or serve lower incomes.

During the shutdown, Republic Bottleshop opens in Marysville

Since you can’t go to the bar right now, this new specialty beer store will bring the bar to you.

Everybody knows Gary, a QFC checker on the front lines

He was honored in the “2 minutes of gratitude” Mukilteo parade for COVID-19 heros. He rode his bike.

Funko gets its Pop! from creative minds in Everett

The company’s team at its Wetmore Avenue headquarters is behind all of the intricate details that make a must-have toy.

The Community Health Center of Snohomish County central clinic location on Rucker Avenue on Saturday, May 2, 2020 in Everett, Wa.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lost jobs mean lost health care for 1,000s in Everett area

Amid COVID-19, the uninsured rate jumped from 7% to 13% in Snohomish County — the biggest spike in the state.

The Community Health Center of Snohomish County central clinic location on Rucker Avenue on Saturday, May 2, 2020 in Everett, Wa.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Skagit festival can draw 400K tourists. This year? Nearly 0.

Skagit County’s signature event is a $65 million boon for the region. Not amid COVID-19. And maybe not in 2021.

Costco shoppers, you gotta wear masks starting Monday

Whole Foods will offer free masks at the entrance and is “requesting” customers cover their faces.

Alaska Airlines to require passengers to wear masks

The airline is also blocking middle seats on large planes and aisle seats on small ones through May.

Ziply Fiber takes over Frontier’s Northwest broadband service

The new company’s CEO has at least one tough customer — his wife, who teaches fourth graders online.

Everett misses out again: Lesser airports got a $17M bonus

Due to puzzling technicalities, busy Paine Field has had little luck with the federal bailout.

Boeing gets $50 billion in bond orders to boost crisis cash

The airplane manufacturer is burning through the most money it ever has with travel at a standstill.

Tyson meat plant near Tri-Cities to remain closed longer

Out of 1,400 workers, 130 have tested positive for COVID-19 and one person has died.

Boeing to cut local workforce by up to 15% after huge loss

The company will reduce production of 787s and 777s and very slowly resume work on the 737 Max.

Pandemic brings fortunes to Amazon — and headaches, too

The lifeline to many shoppers grapples with delivery delays and workers worried about contagion.

  • Apr 29, 2020