Image: A sign against the lockout of the Boeing firefighters can be seen at a one of firefighters' ...
Steve Coogan

Boeing firefighters overwhelmingly reject company’s second ‘best and final’ offer

Boeing firefighters overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest contract offer Wednesday after stepping away from picket lines for the first time since May 4.
6 days ago
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Bridget Chavez, KIRO 7 News

Tacoma businesses playing loud music to discourage loiterers

As part of efforts to keep transients away, three Tacoma stores have been playing loud music through an outdoor speaker system.
8 days ago
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The MyNorthwest staff with wire reports

Red Lobster files for bankruptcy, closes dozens of US locations, including Washington store

A restaurant liquidator announced this week it would be auctioning off the equipment of over 50 recently closed Red Lobster locations.
9 days ago
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Associated Press

Bruce Nordstrom, who helped grow family-led department store chain, dies at 90

Bruce Nordstrom, a retail executive who helped expand his family's Pacific Northwest chain into an upscale national brand, has died.
9 days ago
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The MyNorthwest staff with wire reports

Boeing supplier Spirit AeroSystems is laying off 450 after production of troubled 737s slows

Spirit is laying off the workers because production has slowed down since a panel flew off an airplane operated by Alaska Airlines in midair.
12 days ago
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Julia Dallas

King County homelessness surges 23% as state releases plan to tackle housing

King County released its 2024 Unsheltered Point-in-Time Count. Also this week, Washington released its Housing Advisory Plan.
13 days ago
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Julia Dallas

Silver coins are another item you can add to your Costco list

Large packages of eggs, milk, bread are common items available at Costco, but now the wholesale retail giant is offering something a little more shiny: silver coins.
19 days ago
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Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz: Company needs to refocus on coffee as sales struggle

The former Starbucks CEO says the company's leaders should spend more time in stores as they work to turn around flagging sales.
22 days ago
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Julia Dallas

Rising costs: Seattleites may have to pay $41 per month for transportation levy

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell unveiled an updated transportation levy proposal that would cost residents $41 per month.
25 days ago
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Comments from Amazon CEO Andy Jassy about unions violated federal law, NLRB judge rules

A federal judge ruled Amazon CEO Andy Jassy violated labor law by making certain anti-union comments during media interviews two years ago.
26 days ago
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Binance founder Changpeng Zhao sentenced for allowing money laundering

Changpeng Zhao was sentenced to four months in prison for allowing money laundering on the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange.
29 days ago
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Heather Bosch

Kroger, Albertsons alter their merger plans, include Haggen in new deal

Kroger and Albertsons said Monday they will sell more stores to quell the federal government's concerns about their proposed merger.
1 month ago
Costco vs. Boeing...
Bill Kaczaraba

A study in contrasts: Costco vs. Boeing

A recent poll conducted by DMH Research sheds light on how we perceive major companies like Amazon, Starbucks and Microsoft.
2 months ago
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Bill Kaczaraba

Puget Sound Energy rate hikes are about to hit customers

In a move that has sparked both debate and concern, Puget Sound Energy is implementing rate increases that will impact its customers.
2 months ago
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Steve Coogan

What’s open on Easter Sunday in Washington?

Shoppers should be able to get what they need all weekend, including on Easter Sunday. But some chains will close on the holiday.
2 months ago
Taylor Swift performs onstage during the Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour at Lumen Field on July 22, 20...
Micki Gamez, KIRO Newsradio and Bill Kaczaraba, MyNorthwest

Seattle tourism dollars break records following All-Star Week, Taylor Swift

It was a record-setting year for dollars flowing into Seattle from tourists.
2 months ago
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Matt Markovich

Seattle’s budget woes just got worse with new labor agreements

Despite a hiring freeze and budget belt-tightening, the Seattle City Council may soon vote to increase the city's budget deficit.
2 months ago
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Julia Dallas

Affordable internet program may end for millions; these are other local options

Over 300,000 Washington residents have been notified that an affordable internet program will end after April.
2 months ago
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Julia Dallas

Washington unemployment rate rises for 5th month in a row

Numbers from the Washington State Employment Security Department show the state's unemployment rate has risen for the fifth month in a row.
2 months ago
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Federal Reserve still foresees 3 interest rate cuts this year despite bump in inflation

Federal Reserve officials signaled Wednesday they still expect to cut their key interest rate three times in 2024.
2 months ago
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Heather Bosch

Surging home prices prolong Seattle’s ‘bidding wars’ era

Home prices are surging again in the greater Seattle area which means the era of the "bidding wars" is not over.
2 months ago
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Julia Dallas

How will the Edmonds School Board cover a $10M shortfall?

Edmonds School Board is holding a meeting Tuesday night to discuss how it plans to scale back over $10 million.
2 months ago
Image: Prices at the gas pump in Washington have dipped. But they remain the among the highest in t...
Steve Coogan

Seattle area average energy prices: Gasoline, utility gas prices dip, electricity rises

Looking at energy prices, gasoline in the Seattle area in February fell, while households pay more for electricity, federal numbers report.
2 months ago
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Steve Coogan

Boeing plane found to have missing panel after flight lands in Oregon

A United Airlines plane Boeing manufactured was grounded in Medford, Oregon, after it was found to be missing a panel after landing Friday.
2 months ago