Don C. Brunell

Don C. posted 52 stories to The Vidette.
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Aging, antiquated windmill blades are eating up space

Elected officials need to direct more of their attention to finding ways to recycle wind blades

  • Feb 13th, 2020 1:30am

Copper-infused clothing could help protect health care workers

Copper and its alloys are important tools in fighting diseases and infections.

  • Feb 6th, 2020 1:30am

Brunell: Copper making a comeback in hospitals, gyms as disease fighter

Exposure to dry copper alloy surfaces, such as brass, kills a wide-spectrum of bacteria and fungi and permanently inactivates several viruses

  • Jan 30th, 2020 1:30am

Brunell: Student loan assistiance becoming a good way to keep employees

Adding student loan benefits helps millennials gets started in their work life and seems to keep them with employers.

  • Jan 16th, 2020 9:03am

Brunell: Sulfur standard change for ships should help all of us breathe easier

Scrapping ships could breathe new life into our nation’s shipbuilding.

  • Jan 9th, 2020 1:30am

Brunell: Much is riding in Washington on winds changing for Boeing

2019 started out so promisingly for the aircraft manufacturer

  • Jan 2nd, 2020 1:30am

Brunell: Hydrogen fuel cell use in vehicles gaining momentum

The bottom line is now that hydrogen technology is growing in acceptance, it is starting to scale up, reduce production costs, and accelerate infrastructure and research.

  • Dec 12th, 2019 9:53am

Brunell: Retail entertainment may save malls

By Don C. Brunell Syndicated columnist Preliminary sales trends from Small Business…

  • Dec 5th, 2019 1:30am

Brunell: MAX stakes are high for a resilient Boeing

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette The grounding of the 737MAX…

  • Nov 21st, 2019 7:57am

Brunell: ‘Greatest Generation’ quickly slipping into history

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Just before Veterans Day, the…

  • Nov 14th, 2019 1:30am

Brunell: Work continued during Nixon’s impeachment; it also must do so under Trump

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Now that President Donald Trump’s…

  • Nov 7th, 2019 1:30am

Brunell: Energy infrastructure needs to be kept reliable for economy to thrive

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Our state’s economy and way…

  • Oct 31st, 2019 1:30am

Brunell: Cosmic Crisp is needed lift for Washington

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Imagine tuning into the Sunday…

  • Oct 24th, 2019 1:30am

Brunell: The Northwest’s wildfire ‘season that wasn’t’

Thinning. logging and replanting can help make wildfires more manageable.

  • Oct 17th, 2019 1:30am

Brunell: High costs drive people to move

All those little taxes add up

  • Oct 10th, 2019 9:43am

Brunell: Banning processes and products stifles creativity

It’s time to turn America’s innovators lose on greenhouse gases

  • Oct 3rd, 2019 1:30am

Brunell: Mitsubishi launching into regional jet space

Mitsubishi Regional Jet has its headquarters in Renton, branching out from making parts for Boeing.

  • Sep 19th, 2019 1:30am

Brunell: It is time to talk about our national debt

The next presidential election would be a good time to remember our kids’ kids.

  • Sep 12th, 2019 7:42am

Brunell: Time to finish PSE’s liquified natural gas plan

Industry and the environment depend on project to fuel ships and homes.

  • Sep 5th, 2019 1:30am

Brunell: Mutual respect is key to prosperity

Unions and businesses must return to working together for the best outcomes.

  • Aug 29th, 2019 1:30am