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Amazon dumps New York headquarters and its jobs

Amazon dumps New York headquarters and its jobs

Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • By JOSEPH PISANI and ALEXANDRA OLSON The Associated Press
Amazon dumps New York headquarters and its jobs
PHOTO: A working relationship at the Port of Port Townsend

PHOTO: A working relationship at the Port of Port Townsend

Members of the Port Townsend Marine Trades Association, the staff of the Port of Port Townsend and the three port commissioners got together Wednesday for… Continue reading

PHOTO: A working relationship at the Port of Port Townsend

Fake fish invented in Richland aim to help save real fish

Sensor Fish packed with instrumentation that can give an idea of what passing through dams is like.

  • Feb 13, 2019
  • By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Olympic Medical Center recognizes staff members; new employees hired at Sequim business

Olympic Medical Center recognized eight members of its Human Resources department at a recent meeting of the board of commissioners. According to… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Change, snow in the air at Port Angeles harbor

THIS WEEK WHEN I stopped in at Tesoro Petroleum’s office, I was told they did not bunker any ships during the week because their barge,… Continue reading

Starbucks faces tricky time as ex-CEO mulls presidential run

Starbucks faces tricky time as ex-CEO mulls presidential run

For Starbucks, former CEO Howard Schultz is a hero — and a headache. Schultz spent more than… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • By Dee-Ann Durbin AP Business Writer
Starbucks faces tricky time as ex-CEO mulls presidential run

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly networking breakfasts are held at 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month at the… Continue reading

Clallam County Economic Development Corp. seeks new director

The Clallam County Economic Development Corp., a countywide nonprofit business group, is an organization in search of itself but on its way… Continue reading

Meadery’s limited hours to grow in Port Townsend

Meadery’s limited hours to grow in Port Townsend

Jefferson County now has a new place to enjoy fermented beverages as The Mead Werks meadery in Port Townsend offers a preview… Continue reading

Meadery’s limited hours to grow in Port Townsend

Tappy the robot behind part of charges against Huawei

Chinese tech company Huawei went so far as to steal a robot’s arm in its bid… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019
  • By TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s guest… Continue reading

Peninsula unemployment rises slightly; jobs decrease

North Olympic Peninsula employers shed nearly 300 jobs last month and Clallam and Jefferson unemployment rose by less than 1 percentage point, state officials said.… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Bosun’s pipe calls through history

ON THE WATERFRONT: Bosun’s pipe calls through history

EARLY IN THE week, K. Asian Beauty, a 604-foot car carrier with a 98-foot beam, anchored in the west end of the harbor. I understand… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Bosun’s pipe calls through history
Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis

Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis

Microsoft said it will devote $500 million to address a problem its own success helped create: the… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019
  • By GENE JOHNSON The Associated Press
Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis
Jazzercise open house set

Jazzercise open house set

Trisa Katsikapes, the new owner of Jazzercise Peninsula Fitness Studio, will hold an open house from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday.… Continue reading

Jazzercise open house set

Tourism project grant funds available throughout 2019

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau is seeking applications for qualified tourism project grants, primarily targeted to off-peak season activities within Clallam County.… Continue reading

Sequim’s Olympic View Inn under new ownership

Sequim’s Olympic View Inn under new ownership

Guests at Olympic View Inn might notice some small changes next time they book a room at the hotel in Sequim. Crystal Investment… Continue reading

Sequim’s Olympic View Inn under new ownership

ON THE WATERFRONT: Port and starboard have their origins explained

AT THE BEGINNING of the week, the 360-foot petroleum products tank barge DBL 55 moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3. I understand… Continue reading