Business

J.C. Penney files for bankruptcy protection

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed the storied but troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2020

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Weekly virtual meeting at 12 p.m. Wednesday. For information email [email protected] angeles.org. • Forks Chamber of Commerce… Continue reading

Forks Forum relaunch delayed

The relaunch of the Forks Forum, which was suspended during COVID-19 cutbacks, has been delayed. The goal was to have the weekly newspaper… Continue reading

Clallam PUD recognized by American Public Power Association

Public Utility District #1 of Clallam County was recently designated as a Reliable Public Power Provider by the American Public Power Association. The… Continue reading

Why the prospect of deflation could pose a threat to the US economy

The economic paralysis caused by the coronavirus led in April to the steepest month-to-month fall in… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2020

Wave Broadband extends COVID-19 provisions

Commitments include not terminating service, waiving late fees, waiving internet data overage fees

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Weekly virtual meeting at 12 p.m. Wednesday. For information email [email protected] angeles.org. • Forks Chamber of Commerce —… Continue reading

$2.1B in unemployment benefits paid in state

More than $2.1 billion has been paid out to people seeking unemployment benefits in Washington… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020

As US accumulates debt to aid economy, even usual critics cheer

The U.S. government has opened the spigots and let loose nearly $3 trillion… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2020

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Weekly virtual meeting at 12 p.m. Wednesday. Join the Zoom online conference at https://zoom.us/j/96637535611. For audio only… Continue reading

US allows use of first drug shown to help virus recovery

U.S. regulators on Friday allowed emergency use of the first drug that appears to… Continue reading

1 in 5 Washington workers file unemployment claims

Nearly $1.5 billion in benefits paid out

Federal Reserve signals it will likely hold rates near zero for months

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it will keep its key short-term interest rate near zero for… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2020

Trump: Postal Service must charge Amazon more or no loan

President Donald Trump won’t approve a $10 billion loan for the U.S. Postal Service… Continue reading

WeDo Fudge to reopen drive-thru

Sequim’s drive-thru fudge and prayer stand is set to re-open Friday. WeDo Fudge, at 11 Valley Center Place in Carlsborg, will open for… Continue reading

Government OKs $50B in small biz loans, banks complain of snags

Industry groups say loan processing system still unable to handle volume of applications

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