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German and Nordic studies are among the majors being eliminated as the private Tacoma-area school anticipates the pandemic's impact on its budget.
The week in bankruptcies: Northwest Athletics Inc.
April 15, 2021
This week in Seattle business bankruptcies include Northwest Athletics Inc. For the year, Seattle has recorded 11 business bankruptcy filings.
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The contract was awarded under a program to develop rockets that can perform rapid maneuvers in space between the Earth and the moon.
The move is in response to new federal guidance after six of the 6.8 million people who received the vaccine developed a blood clot disorder. Here's what it means for state's vaccine rollout, which is...
If at any point the statewide intensive care unit capacity reaches more than 90%, all counties will move back to Phase 1.
The governor has lifted some pandemic worker protections, saying medical professionals now have enough time to verify an employee's preexisting condition.
As home prices soar, homebuilders pour money into the Puget Sound region. Here's the latest example.
Amazon defeats Alabama union vote
April 09, 2021
As of Friday morning 1,798 of the warehouse’s workers voted against unionizing, NBC News reported. 738 voted in favor.
The week in bankruptcies: SmartNGo Partners LLC
April 09, 2021
This week in Seattle business bankruptcies include SmartNGo Partners LLC. For the year, Seattle has recorded 10 business bankruptcy filings.
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Moran says he hopes to help the firm's technology clients "navigate an increasingly complex regulatory enforcement environment.”
The state will review the Covid-19 case counts and hospitalizations on Monday to determine whether any areas will move back a reopening phase.
Sea-Tac Airport plans $6M upgrade to its Wi-Fi network
April 08, 2021
The airport says the improvements will provide up to a 200% increase in the coverage and a tenfold increase in bandwidth.
The biotech makes vaccines using “self-assembling” virus-like particle technology to treat life-threatening respiratory diseases. It will use the funding to advance its vaccine candidates into clinical...
The positions will primarily be remote, and the company says it is not planning to add office space in the area.
Officials said they will seek to meet their goal phase out emissions by 2050 through changes in equipment, fuels and port infrastructure.
Washington's most-populous county performed better than most others in the state, according to SmartAsset, but another Washington county placed among the top 10 in the U.S.
The occupant of the corner office at 600 4th Avenue should seek the counsel of people who don’t share their point of view with the goal of getting the job done, writes Howard Wright.
To qualify for the ballot, the signatures of at least 33,000 registered voters must be collected. That's estimated to cost more than $500,000.
If the campaign to recall the Seattle City Council member makes it to the ballot, it will be an uphill battle given the socialist's robust political organization. She will lead a rally Saturday in...
The week in bankruptcies: Solomon Education Group LLC
April 02, 2021
This week in Seattle business bankruptcies include Solomon Education Group LLC. For the year, Seattle has recorded nine business bankruptcy filings.
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The deal brings the number of U.S. Navy P-8A aircraft under contract to 128, while the Royal Australian Air Force has 14, the jet maker says.
A strong infrastructure package this year is essential to address our greatest challenges right now, writes Angela Birney and Lynne Robinson. We need to get people from all communities back to work.
The former state legislator is politically well connected and has drawn financial support from some business leaders. Last summer she led Gov. Jay Inslee's Safe Work and Economic Recovery group, and...
Gov Jay Inslee opened up eligibility for the shots well ahead of the May 1 deadline, largely because of increased vaccine supplies and rising Covid-19 cases.
State's Phase Finder will no longer be required to verify Covid-19 vaccine eligibility
March 30, 2021
“We trust most people will continue to do the right thing and wait their turn to be vaccinated,” says Michele Roberts, the state's acting assistant health secretary.
Bartering has a niche in pandemic economy
March 29, 2021
Bartering is the world’s oldest form of currency, BizX CEO and co-founder Bob Bagga likes to say. He says 30% of the world’s business is non-cash.
State utilities commission OKs $40M for customer bill relief
March 29, 2021
The assistance is for people struggling to pay their energy bills due to the Covid-19 pandemic, including Puget Sound Energy gas and electricity customers.
State adopts 3-foot social distancing rule for K-12 schools
March 25, 2021
The announcement from Gov. Jay Inslee was part of a range of adjusted guidelines for schools as students prepare to go back to in-person learning early next month.