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Ankle arthritis can hobble workers late in career

EVERETT — People with severe ankle arthritis have lost the nearly frictionless cartilage surface that provides smooth gliding and rotation that allows the foot to… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2013
  • By Jeffrey C. Christensen, DPM Special to HBJ

All About Care lives up to its name

BOTHELL — A son who lives out of state needs help for his mother living in Snohomish County. She wants her independence but is not… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2013
  • By Christina Harper HBJ Freelance Writer

Healthy workers are happy workers, gym finds

EVERETT — Peak Health and Fitness is working with local businesses to create company-sponsored wellness programs for their employees. It’s not a new service within… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2013
  • By M.L. Dehm HBJ Freelance Writer

Ground breaks on Everett farmers’ market

EVERETT — Seven years of planning a downtown Everett farmers’ market finally came to fruition March 26 as officials and developer Lobsang Dargey broke ground… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2013
  • By Kurt Batdorf HBJ Editor

Business Briefs

Business Journal seeks nominees for awards EVERETT — The Herald Business Journal is accepting nominations for its annual Executive of the Year and Entrepreneur of… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2013
  • HBJ Staff

Business Licenses

Business license information is obtained monthly from the Washington Secretary of State’s Office through the paid commercial services of InfoUSA. Arlington Acero Cleaning: 7805 Jensen… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2013

Business Events

April 2 A webinar from 11 a.m. to noon April 2 will educate companies about the Small Business Administration’s BusinessQ Express, an online cash-flow management… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2013

People Watching

EVERETT — Pamela Shields has joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County, a YMCA affiliate, as executive director. She will oversee the day-to-day branch… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2013
  • HBJ staff

How does stop-gap coverage protect employers?

Pirates, yes, pirates helped form our current system of workers compensation when they paid a certain number of Pieces of Eight (the Spanish dollar in… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2013
  • By Paul Pukis Capital Asset Protection

How to weigh pension payouts and pension buyouts

Paper or plastic? Coffee or tea? If you’re close to retirement and have a defined benefit pension plan, you face a much more important decision:… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2013
  • By Erin Eddins Financial Well Being

Western Washington Medical Group founder retires

EVERETT — Western Washington Medical Group announced the Jan. 1 retirement of group founder Dr. Ignatius Marsidi from the department of gastroenterology. Marsidi came to… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2013
  • HBJ staff

EvCC unveils revamped corporate ed center

EVERETT — Everett Community College officially pulled the wraps off its revamped Corporate and Continuing Education Center during an open house Feb. 4. The center… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2013
  • By Kurt Batdorf HBJ Editor

Home sales, prices rise again in January

Real estate brokers reported brisk sales in January, but many home buyers expressed frustration as the number of available homes for sale continued to shrink.… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2013
  • By Kurt Batdorf HBJ Editor

Where Alaska Airlines wants to fly from Paine Field

Alaska Airlines wants to run flights to Honolulu, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and other West Coast destinations from Everett’s Paine Field. The airline… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2013
  • By Bill Sheets Herald Writer

Daily Herald Co. being sold to Sound Publishing

The Everett Daily Herald, which also publishes The Herald Business Journal, is being sold to Canada’s Black Press, which operates as Sound Publishing… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2013
  • By Julie Muhlstein and Eric Stevick Herald Writers

Port of Everett’s export values surge

EVERETT — The Port of Everett is the second-fastest growing port on the West Coast when it comes to the value of products exported, according… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2013
  • By Debra Smith HBJ Freelance Writer

PUD tackles green energy storage dilemma

EVERETT — Green power from windmills, water power, solar panels and tidal waves has a major problem. It’s often generated when it’s not needed, it’s… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2013
  • By John Wolcott HBJ Freelance Writer

It’s part business, part store, part incubator

MUKILTEO — He wanted books, photography and anything sports. She wanted home decor, jewelry and children’s toys. The result is He Said, She Said, a… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2013
  • By Debra Smith Herald Business Journal

Family mission statement now minimizes squabbles later

When rich families squabble over the family legacy, it becomes headline news. Take, for example, the battle over the ownership of the Wall Street Journal… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2013
  • By Erin Eddins Financial Well Being

Bellevue offers Web portal to Chinese trade

BELLEVUE — Washington is a leader in international trade and technology innovation. As global powerhouses such as Boeing, Microsoft and Amazon.com have prospered, they’ve opened… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2013
  • By Laura Christianson HBJ Freelance Writer