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Brunell: Toilet paper shortage is tip of iceberg

Drastic steps will help lessen disease’s impact, but panic buying doesn’t help.

 

Analysis: Recession is coming; the only questions now are how soon and how deep

By Don Lee Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON, D.C. —When the world’s largest…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

 

Amazon grocery delivery system overloaded Sunday as coronavirus spurs online orders

By Benjamin Romano The Seattle Times Surges in demand for online deliveries…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

 

Promotions announced at Timberland Bank

Timberland Bank recently announced the promotion of a number of bank officers.…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

Stevens Pass, Whistler and Crystal Mountain will suspend operations due to coronavirus pandemic

By Megan Burbank The Seattle Times March 15— Mar. 15—Popular Seattle-area ski…

  • Mar 15th, 2020

Coronavirus fallout: Why closing Disneyland is such a blow to American optimism

By Todd Martens Los Angeles Times ANAHEIM, Calif. — As one American…

  • Mar 15th, 2020

Delta makes deepest-ever cutback: flights to fall 40%, Europe dropped

By Kristen Leigh Painter Star Tribune (Minneapolis) Delta Air Lines will cut…

  • Mar 15th, 2020

Economic fallout from coronavirus is also hitting farmers

By Adam Belz Star Tribune (Minneapolis) The beef cattle market has collapsed…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

Disney Studios halts production on ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Shang-Chi,’ and other films

By Meg James Los Angeles Times Walt Disney Studios has temporarily halted…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

Comcast offers free Wi-Fi hot spots and eliminates data caps in response to outbreak

By Elise Takahama The Seattle Times Comcast, one of the state’s largest…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

Seattle cargo terminals close as coronavirus, trade war slow shipping; here’s what that means for workers

By Katherine Khashimova Long The Seattle Times So few shipping containers are…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

Coronavirus testing telecommuting effectiveness | Don Brunell

Some of Washington’s biggest companies have asked employees to work at home.

Northwest legislators struggling with CO2 reduction legislation

GOP blocking Oregon cap and trade proposal; low carbon fuel stardard sits in Washington Senate

Colorado River water problems worsening

Unless, we take action to reduce consumption and continue to clean up polluted waters, there won’t be enough water to go around.

American Legion among those helping spread civics education

The American Legion started worrying about civics education in 1938 when fascism worldwide was on the rise

Aging, antiquated windmill blades are eating up space

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

East County real estate lifted area sales last year

The real estate market in Grays Harbor County had a relatively robust…

  • Feb 6th, 2020

Copper-infused clothing could help protect health care workers

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

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

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.