Business

Boeing directors elected despite concerns by advisory firms

By David Koenig | AP Airlines Writer Boeing shareholders approved a slate of 12 company-backed nominees for the board on Monday despite recommendations from two… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2020

Virus is expected to reduce meat selection and raise prices

Meat isn’t going to disappear from supermarkets because of outbreaks of the coronavirus among workers… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Virtual meeting featuring Pat Soderlind, Forks Food Bank, on Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. From from your… Continue reading

$310B for small business loans likely spoken for, banks say

Small business owners still applying for loans under the government’s coronavirus relief program… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2020

Facebook to label national origin of popular posts

Facebook said Wednesday it will label posts from popular accounts with their geographic origin in an… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2020

Oil price collapse continues, dragging US stocks lower

Oil prices are continuing to collapse, inflicting more damage… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2020

AP: Publicly traded firms get $300M in small-business loans

By REESE DUNKLIN, JUSTIN PRITCHARD, JUSTIN MYERS and KRYSTA FAURIA | Associated Press Companies with thousands of employees, past penalties from government investigations and risks… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2020

Some US manufacturers reopening amid fierce political heat

Boeing and a small number of other manufacturers around the U.S. geared… Continue reading

Boeing to restart airplane production in Seattle

Boeing said Thursday it will restart production of its commercial airplanes next week in the Seattle area, putting about… Continue reading

Jobless rate in Washington increases to 5.1% in March

Washington’s unemployment rate increased to 5.1 percent last month and the state’s economy lost more… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2020

Stocks sink on Wall Street as grim economic news pours in

Stocks swung back down Wednesday after more signs piled… Continue reading

Trump’s oil-production pact may do little to help US producers or drivers amid coronavirus

The agreement announced Sunday by Russia, Saudi Arabia and other oil-producing countries to cut back output… Continue reading

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close

Oldest market in Washington to shut its doors at the end of the month

Wall Street caps best week since 1974 on latest Fed stunner

Wall Street closed out its best week in 45 years on Thursday… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2020

Pandemic has set the number of air travelers back decades

By David Koenig | AP Airlines Writer The number of Americans getting on airplanes has sunk to a level not seen in more than 60… Continue reading

Economy unlikely to recover as fast as it collapsed

President Donald Trump has been telling voters that the U.S. economy will leap back to life “like… Continue reading

US to buy 30,000 ventilators from General Motors by fall

By Associated Press The federal government will buy 30,000 ventilators from General Motors by the end of August for $489.4 million. GM said it will… Continue reading

Boeing continues production shutdown due to coronavirus

Boeing will continue its shutdown of production indefinitely at its Seattle-area facilities due to the spread of the coronavirus. The company said in… Continue reading