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Marine toxins shut down recreational crabbing in Willapa Bay

Crabbing reopens on the coast north of Pt. Chehalis

  • Dec 23rd, 2020

Shipping delays, new warehouse rules crimp holiday season payday for some Amazon merchants

By Katherine Khashimova Long The Seattle Times Marty Mickelson had hoped this…

  • Dec 23rd, 2020

Walmart accused in US lawsuit of fueling opioid crisis

By Jef Feeley and Matthew Townsend Bloomberg News The U.S. government accused…

  • Dec 23rd, 2020

Schuyler Burkhart named next PUD general manager

The Grays Harbor PUD Board of Commissioners has started the process of…

  • Dec 22nd, 2020

Fisher Scones maker fined for most occurrences ever of overworking teens

TUMWATER — The maker of popular Fisher Scones has been cited for…

  • Dec 21st, 2020

Local Business Briefs

GGHI to host annual Legislative Send-Off Greater Grays Harbor Inc. will virtually…

  • Dec 21st, 2020

McMenamins on the brink: Company pleads for easing of dining restrictions

By Debbie Cockrell The News Tribune The family behind the McMenamins group…

  • Dec 21st, 2020
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Waugh’s — a century-old Aberdeen mainstay business — sold to 24-year-old Harbor native

By David Haerle/ The Daily World — Waugh’s Men’s and Women’s Apparel,…

  • Dec 21st, 2020
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American Airlines to offer pre-flight COVID testing for domestic travel

By Taylor Dolven Miami Herald As the busiest travel season approaches, American…

  • Dec 14th, 2020

Higher home prices added $1 trillion to U.S. owners’ equity in most recent quarter

By Steve Brown The Dallas Morning News With home prices surging in…

  • Dec 14th, 2020

New jobless claims jump 10% as business restrictions, consumer safety concerns spur layoffs

By Paul Roberts The Seattle Times New claims for unemployment benefits in…

  • Dec 14th, 2020

VA Puget Sound to open new clinics, including one in Olympia

By Abbie Shull The News Tribune The VA Puget Sound Health Care…

  • Dec 14th, 2020
The Finch & bull food truck will be serving “benefit” burgers in Ocean Shores on Wednesday.

Pop-up burger benefit cooking for food industry workers in Ocean Shores

By David Haerle The Daily World Several local restaurants and brewpubs are…

  • Dec 13th, 2020
The Finch & bull food truck will be serving “benefit” burgers in Ocean Shores on Wednesday.
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Cannabis 21 employee Jeremiah Hughes stocks a display case at Cannabis 21’s store in Hoquiam, located at 428 10th St.

Pandemic fuels a major surge in retail pot sales on Harbors

By David Haerle The Daily World Like those around the state, Twin…

  • Dec 11th, 2020
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Cannabis 21 employee Jeremiah Hughes stocks a display case at Cannabis 21’s store in Hoquiam, located at 428 10th St.
Cannibis at Kushman’s Everett Cannabis Dispensary on Evergreen Way on Tuesday. Cannabis sales are surging since Snohomish County reported the nation’s first case of coronavirus 10 months ago, pushing the state’s excise tax collections from those purchases to their highest levels ever. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cannabis sales surge, proving pot is pandemic-proof

There are more customers, and some regulars are stocking up — just in case there’s a shortage.

Cannibis at Kushman’s Everett Cannabis Dispensary on Evergreen Way on Tuesday. Cannabis sales are surging since Snohomish County reported the nation’s first case of coronavirus 10 months ago, pushing the state’s excise tax collections from those purchases to their highest levels ever. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Bob Dylan sells entire song catalog to Universal Music Publishing in ‘landmark agreement’

By Kate Feldman New York Daily News Bob Dylan, the nasally voice…

  • Dec 8th, 2020

Food retailers see ‘eye-popping profits’ as workers reap little benefit

Detroit Free Press Profits soared an average of 39% in the first…

  • Dec 8th, 2020

Local Business Briefs

Summit Pacific CEO Josh Martin elected to state Hospital Association board Summit…

  • Dec 7th, 2020
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With ”Christmas Creep” pushing the holiday shopping season ever earlier, stretching the limits of already-strained shipping networks, FedEx and United Parcel Service are girding for their biggest test yet in the e-commerce era.

Retailers are warning of shipping delays as millions shop online

By Lauren Zumbach Chicago Tribune This isn’t the year to procrastinate on…

  • Dec 7th, 2020
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With ”Christmas Creep” pushing the holiday shopping season ever earlier, stretching the limits of already-strained shipping networks, FedEx and United Parcel Service are girding for their biggest test yet in the e-commerce era.

High costs, regulations get in the way of adding accessory dwelling units in Olympia

By Brandon Block The Olympian Kelsey Hulse hit refresh on her computer.…

  • Dec 2nd, 2020