Business

U.S. consumer prices surged in April — most since 2009

By Reade Pickert Bloomberg News U.S. consumer prices climbed in April by…

  • May 12th, 2021

 

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In this photo from October 28, 2019, Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Galactic, arrives on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before ringing a ceremonial bell to promote the first day of trading of Virgin Galactic Holdings shares in New York City. On Monday evening, Branson’s space tourism venture said it was reviewing the timing of its next flight test after discovering unspecified “fatigue and stress” on the airplane used to carry the spacecraft aloft.

Richard Branson is outgunned in billionaire space race

By Chris Bryant Bloomberg News Service Becoming a public company brings much…

  • May 12th, 2021

 

Pipeline hack may push US pump prices to $3 ahead of holiday

By Jeffrey Bair Bloomberg News U.S. gasoline prices may surge to their…

  • May 10th, 2021

 

Local Business Briefs

A county collaboration turned non profit, Harbor’s Home Health and Hospice recently celebrated 40 years on the harbor.

Facebook rules are ‘shambles,’ oversight board co-chairman says

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Facebook Inc.’s internal rules for banning content are a…

  • May 10th, 2021

‘It’s stymieing economic growth’ — Why Washington businesses are paying attention to child care

By Janelle Retka Yakima Herald-Republic Employers in Washington often find that child…

  • May 8th, 2021

Safeway now offering walk-in COVID vaccinations

Safeway and Albertsons pharmacies across Washington State and Northern Idaho are now…

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Signs in the Westport Marina district encourage visitors to “experience Westport responsibly” by maintaining proper social distancing.

Harbor tourism trend: Life’s a beach during pandemic

There are a couple of takeaways from the pandemic for the Grays…

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Signs in the Westport Marina district encourage visitors to “experience Westport responsibly” by maintaining proper social distancing.

Aberdeen Sunday Market kicks off third season May 16

The Aberdeen Sunday Market will kick off its third season May 16.…

  • May 4th, 2021

Corn tops $7 a bushel for first time since 2013 on supply worry

By Kim Chipman and Bre Bradham Bloomberg News Corn futures surged above…

  • May 4th, 2021

Governor signs bill to increase hospital transparency in Washington

By Mai Hoang Yakima Herald-Republic The state’s hospitals will be required to…

  • May 4th, 2021

Washington state creates permanent rental-assistance program

By Brandon Block The Olympian The idea of rental assistance — the…

  • May 4th, 2021

Local Business Briefs

GHPUD: Storm- and tree-related power outages increase in 2020 An increase in…

  • May 3rd, 2021
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Construction continues on the River Run RV Park at the west entrance to the city of Cosmopolis.

River Run RV Park is new business forming at the entrance to Cosi

A new RV park is under construction in Cosmopolis, and its owners…

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Construction continues on the River Run RV Park at the west entrance to the city of Cosmopolis.

Should your credit score impact your insurance rates? State says no, and court agrees

By Martín Bilbao The Olympian The Washington Insurance Commissioner is calling on…

  • May 3rd, 2021
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A Grays Harbor Transit bus stops at the Hoquiam bus station Wednesday afternoon to drop off and take on passengers on Route 20.

Transit eyeing fall for full, 7-day service

Grays Harbor Transit is looking to restore weekend services later this year,…

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A Grays Harbor Transit bus stops at the Hoquiam bus station Wednesday afternoon to drop off and take on passengers on Route 20.

Olympia to require grocery stores provide hazard pay

By Brandon Block  The Olympian Olympia will require large grocery stores to…

  • Apr 14th, 2021

Greater Grays Harbor emphasizing help for O.S. businesses

Ocean Shores has a new resource that will help the business community…

Sea-Tac Airport traffic up 278% over year ago, but down 59% from pre-pandemic

By Nicole Brodeur The Seattle Times One sure sign that things are…

  • Apr 12th, 2021

Twin Harbors Business Briefs

PUD crews recognized. Local boutique launches app.

  • Apr 12th, 2021