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Wheeled drones may be coming to a sidewalk near you

State Department of Transportation wants more safety features.

  • Jan 30th, 2019

Facebook let children rack up huge bills in games in ‘friendly fraud’

By Ethan Baron The Mercury News In Facebook parlance, children racking up…

  • Jan 28th, 2019

Washington Attorney General sues LuLaRoe clothing seller as ‘pyramid scheme’

By Thomas Clouse The Spokesman-Review The Washington Attorney General filed a lawsuit…

  • Jan 28th, 2019

Tumwater fines brewery owner $40,000 for failure to address city code violations

By Rolf Boone The Olympian The city of Tumwater has issued a…

  • Jan 27th, 2019

$110,000 Lincoln Continentals sell out in 48 hours; 2020 model planned

By Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Michael Oakley is…

  • Jan 21st, 2019

Tesla to cut 7 percent of workforce as road ahead looks ‘very difficult’

By Rex Crum The Mercury News Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stunned…

  • Jan 18th, 2019

California garlic farmer loves tariffs, but other growers do not

By Lisa M. Krieger The Mercury News GILROY, Calif. — California farmers…

  • Jan 14th, 2019

Umpqua Bank to close two of three Lewis County branches and one in Oakville

By Katie Hayes The Chronicle This spring, Umpqua Bank will close two…

  • Jan 14th, 2019

Fed chief tells investors what they want to hear: The central bank will be ‘patient’ on more rate hikes

By Don Lee Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite the latest…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Grays Harbor mayors to forecast 2019 plans at luncheon

Looking to forecast new and old plans for 2019, nine mayors from…

  • Jan 4th, 2019

Twitter restrictions on Elon Musk are set to take hold. But is anyone at Tesla willing to reel him in?

By Russ Mitchell Los Angeles Times Elon Musk revels in bad boy…

  • Dec 31st, 2018

PUD employee honored by Washington PUD Association

PUD employee honored

  • Dec 18th, 2018

Federal Reserve expected to hike interest rates Wednesday, a move Trump calls ‘foolish’ and ‘incredible’

By Heather Long Philly.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump on Monday urged…

  • Dec 17th, 2018
(Ryan Garza/Detroit Free Press/TNS) Ford F-150 trucks come off the assembly line at the Ford Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Mich.

Ford and Volkswagen explore a partnership, but deny there’s a merger

By Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press Henry Ford II passed up…

  • Dec 17th, 2018
(Ryan Garza/Detroit Free Press/TNS) Ford F-150 trucks come off the assembly line at the Ford Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Mich.

Microsoft exec calls for regulation of facial-recognition technology

Smart camera systems could follow us anywhere, tracking our whereabouts and activities for companies and governments to scrutinize, he says.

  • Dec 11th, 2018
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group)
                                Julie and Nathan Kennedy stand in North Pacific Utopian Wares at its new location in downtown Aberdeen.

Utopian Wares moves its organic oils and lotions to downtown Aberdeen

If you heard that a new shop called North Pacific Utopian Wares…

(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group)
                                Julie and Nathan Kennedy stand in North Pacific Utopian Wares at its new location in downtown Aberdeen.

Tech boom bringing coworking spaces to Wenatchee

By Reilly Kneedler The Wenatchee World WENATCHEE — Kerri Walker owns a…

  • Dec 9th, 2018

Health care, public sector dominate major employers list; real estate also fuels growth

This year’s major employers list for Pierce County showed the continued ripple effect of the area’s real estate boom.

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Microsoft tops Apple to become No. 1 on Wall Street

This ties a bow atop a transformative five years for the Seattle company.

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Nexstar is buying Tribune Media for $4.1 billion, source says

The $4.1 billion deal would create the nation’s largest owner of local television stations.

  • Dec 4th, 2018