Magazine names Boeing 777-200 to Top 100 list

Herald staff

EVERETT — The Boeing 777-200 Longer-Range jet was named Thursday to the Top 100 Best of What’s New for 2000 by Popular Science magazine.

The magazine will publish the list in its December issue.

"It’s very gratifying to see the 777 Longer-Range Program receive this attention for its unique ability to bring direct flights between city pairs that are as far as 8,860 nautical miles apart," said Lars Andersen, program manager.

  • New leaders at Bothell’s Quinton: John Hinson, chief operating officer of Quinton, has been named president. Board Chairman Ruediger Naumann-Etienne will assume the additional role of chief executive officer. They assume duties held by Michael Blomeyer, who recently resigned. Quinton makes equipment to diagnose and treat heart disease.

  • Thursday prices: Gold sold for $264.15 a troy ounce, silver sold for $4.76 and platinum sold for $595.10.
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