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2021 Economic Vitality Index to be presented June 22

After taking a year off, Greater Grays Harbor Inc. is bringing back…

  • Jun 12th, 2021
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A two-man crew works on a new single family home on Fairwood Drive SW in Ocean Shores, one of dozens of new builds popping up in the city every month.

Housing market booming in Ocean Shores

It’s apparent to any motorist that the Ocean Shores housing market is…

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
A two-man crew works on a new single family home on Fairwood Drive SW in Ocean Shores, one of dozens of new builds popping up in the city every month.

Southwest Airlines orders more 737 Max jets as travel bounces back

By Kyle Arnold The Dallas Morning News Southwest Airlines has added 34…

  • Jun 9th, 2021

U.S. eases travel warning for many nations as pandemic eases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. State Department loosened its travel warnings for…

  • Jun 8th, 2021

Up, up and away as Thurston Co. home price rise to new high

Rolf Boone The Olympian The Thurston County residential housing market is on…

  • Jun 8th, 2021

Frozen U.S. student loans are coming due again soon

By Alexandre Tanzi Bloomberg News For millions of Americans, there’s an unwelcome…

  • Jun 7th, 2021

Local Business Briefs

QBR&C names new GM The Quinault Beach Resort and Casino announced this…

  • Jun 7th, 2021

Will saving for retirement soon get simpler? Here’s what Congress has planned

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Saving for retirement — and understanding your benefits —…

  • Jun 7th, 2021
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Beer manager Chris Shifman welcomes Friday visitors to Ocean Pours Taproom in Ocean Shores.

Good vibrations

Robust crowds on Memorial Day Weekend in Grays Harbor County have local business owners excited about the prospects for the summer season given COVID-19 restrictions should soon be relaxed.

  • Jun 4th, 2021
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Beer manager Chris Shifman welcomes Friday visitors to Ocean Pours Taproom in Ocean Shores.
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A banner in front of the Rite Aid store in Aberdeen welcomes former Owl Pharmacy customers the day after the pharmacy inside Swanson's was abruptly closed.

Pharmacy at southside Swanson’s abruptly shuttered

The Owl Pharmacy inside Swanson’s Foods grocery store was shuttered this week.…

DAVE HAVILAND | THE DAILY WORLD
A banner in front of the Rite Aid store in Aberdeen welcomes former Owl Pharmacy customers the day after the pharmacy inside Swanson's was abruptly closed.

Amazon relaxes a warehouse rule, also will no longer test for pot

Amazon relaxes a warehouse rule, also will no longer test for pot

  • Jun 2nd, 2021

Anheuser-Busch to give away free beer when U.S. hits vaccination goal

By Austin Huguelet St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — Anheuser-Busch is now…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021

Makers of Aplets and Cotlets remain open during sale negotiations

Thomas Clouse The Spokesman-Review While Tuesday was the day set for closure…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021

Business Briefs

Masking guidelines; Health care for unemployed

  • May 31st, 2021

Disneyland starts selling tickets to travelers from outside California

By Hugo Martín Los Angeles Times Disneyland and Disney California Adventure have…

  • May 31st, 2021

Washington restaurants are starved for workers

Kristine Sherred The News Tribune TACOMA — Usually open seven days a…

  • May 31st, 2021
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The commercial seiner Rising Sun heads into the Westport Marina on May 17.

WDFW seeks input from fishing industry on $40 million in relief spending

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking feedback from commercial…

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The commercial seiner Rising Sun heads into the Westport Marina on May 17.

New state rules on vaccinated employees draw ire

Charles H. Featherstone Columbia Basin Herald OLYMPIA — Employers across Washington are…

  • May 28th, 2021

Amtrak strives to roar back from pandemic as it restores more service

Pent-up demand to travel, along with the spread of vaccines, should help…

  • May 26th, 2021

Meat eaters hit hardest as inflation hits U.S. grocery aisles

By Anne Riley Moffat Bloomberg News Inflation is landing in America’s refrigerators…

  • May 25th, 2021