Business

Southwest Airlines will bring back beer, wine and more to flights

Southwest Airlines is planning to give passengers more drink options this summer…

  • May 25th, 2021

Biden child tax credit is sending billions to American families. It’s a monumental task

By David Lauter Los Angeles Times In two months, nearly 40 million…

  • May 19th, 2021

Double Barrel BBQ hosting live music benefit show at Ocean Shores Convention Center

Double Barrel Barbecue is holding a solstice dinner concert at the Ocean…

  • May 19th, 2021

Some parents will get a $300 monthly tax payment this summer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eligible parents can get up to $300 per child…

  • May 18th, 2021

Delta passenger who struck flight attendant faces $52,500 fine

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A Delta Air Lines passenger who struck a flight…

  • May 18th, 2021
Harbor BOOKS in their new Hoquiam store. Photo provided by Melinda Einander

Harbor BOOKS has new ownership and location

Harbor BOOKS has a new location and new owners.

  • May 17th, 2021
Harbor BOOKS in their new Hoquiam store. Photo provided by Melinda Einander

Workers worried retailers ditching masks on vaccine honor system

By Yueqi Yang Bloomberg News As Walmart Inc. and a handful of…

  • May 17th, 2021

Colonial Pipeline paid hackers nearly $5 million in ransom

Colonial Pipeline Co. paid nearly $5 million to Eastern European hackers on…

  • May 14th, 2021
Grays Harbor Transit Bus No. 876 waits for a driver and passengers at the Aberdeen station on Wishkah Street. (Dave Haviland/The Daily World)

GH Transit wants to boost service, but is in need of drivers

Grays Harbor Transit is trying to restore weekend service this summer, but…

Grays Harbor Transit Bus No. 876 waits for a driver and passengers at the Aberdeen station on Wishkah Street. (Dave Haviland/The Daily World)

PUD notifies residents of North Beach planned outage May 20-21

The Grays Harbor Public Utility District is notifying customers in North Beach…

  • May 14th, 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
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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.

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

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

Local Business Briefs

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

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

‘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
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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…

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
Signs in the Westport Marina district encourage visitors to “experience Westport responsibly” by maintaining proper social distancing.

Safeway now offering walk-in COVID vaccinations

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

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