Port of Seattle says West Seattle Bridge woes may hurt Terminal 5
In 2021, the Port of Seattle's Terminal 5 gets the gigantic cranes that will allow it to accept cargo from some of the biggest ships in the world. But the closure of the West Seattle Bridge means all that cargo will have to flow over the Spokane Street Bridge.
Boeing’s 737 MAX faces key hurdle at European safety meeting
At Gatwick Airport just outside London on Monday, air safety regulators began meeting to decide what must be done to let Boeing's 737 MAX return to the skies.
Amazon job growth to shift beyond Seattle
Amazon says 7,000 of the 8,400 corporate and tech jobs it has available in the Puget Sound region are in the city of Seattle. But that
Washington state sues Juul
Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the company has been targeting young people, and it has downplayed the presence of high levels of addictive nicotine in its products.
Grocery spending is up as young employees work from home
People in Washington state are spending 15 per cent more on groceries than before the pandemic. One state economist says what's changed is probably lunch.
Still trying to get an unemployment check in Washington state? You are far from alone
At last count, 30,000 people were still stuck waiting. The Employment Security Department says it is working on the remaining cases, and is expecting to have the latest update on its backlogs come Thursday.
Washington state proposes new unemployment benefits formula as federal dollars dry up
While Washington DC grapples with how to extend support to millions of jobless people in a pandemic, Washington state has a message: keep it simple.
Boeing layoffs hit amid progress on unemployment backlog
‘We don't know how many workers are next.’
Bezos' testimony comes with House members' antitrust shocker
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now awaiting a House committee's prescription for his company. The House Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee says it is finalizing a report on its investigation into big tech companies and it will propose solutions for problems it finds -- including those with Amazon.
Federal unemployment aid is coming to an end, but the economic crisis persists. What’s next?
Unemployed people in our state are about to lose $600 a week. This is money that the federal government has been adding to unemployment checks during the pandemic. Now, that program is coming to an end, even though the economic crisis is not over.