Business

War on sugar turns decades of growth into industry tipping point

Raw sugar’s 16 percent drop ranks it bottom of the 22 raw materials on the Bloomberg Commodity Index.

  • May 30th, 2017

As retail stores close, where are the jobs going?

The losses of traditional retail jobs are being absorbed by fulfillment centers and warehouses.

  • May 15th, 2017

Business groups drop challenge to Washington’s new minimum wage, family leave law

The groups still insist that I-1433 was unconstitutional because it covered too many topics.

  • May 13th, 2017

Judge rejects suit against I-1433’s statewide minimum wage and sick leave

By Janet I. Tu The Seattle Times A court challenge to the…

  • May 8th, 2017

Aberdeen High students take on annual Business Week

The week of April 17-21 saw Aberdeen’s juniors, and some seniors, interact…

  • May 1st, 2017

Five Star dealerships collects peanut butter to benefit food banks

Five Star holds annual peanut butter drive Five Star Dealerships will be…

Fournier Insurance celebrating 40-year anniversary

Founder Dick Fournier started out of a bedroom

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Wal-Mart’s online bet on its stores

Wal-Mart stores may eventually be equal parts warehouse and retail experience.

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Grays Harbor Community Hospital appoints new chief nursing officer

Melanie Brandt will take over for retiring Cynthia Walsh in late May

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Shoalwater Bay Casino will be temporarily closed for the month of April

Renovations to be unveiled on May 1.

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Payless ShoeSource files for bankruptcy, will immediately close nearly 400 stores

The company said Tuesday it will immediately close nearly 400 poorly performing stores.

  • Apr 4th, 2017

A First Place extends behavioral health services in Aberdeen

Cowlitz County-based company expands to Harbor.

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

New management team at Oyhut Bay

Patrick Brunstad has been appointed as overall project management lead and spokesperson.

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

U.S. college grads see slim-to-nothing wage gain since recession

Young job-seekers appear to be the biggest losers.

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

BPA honors Hoquiam High School graduate

Highest honor

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Spokane will mine shopping data to see what’s missing downtown

Tracking the money that leaves town

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Federal Reserve raises key interest rate, indicates two more hikes this year

The Federal Open Market Committee voted 9-1 to raise the rate 0.25 percentage points to a target between 0.75 percent and 1 percent.

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Final demolition of Silver King has begun

Work may be completed by end of week

  • Mar 13th, 2017