APRIL 7, 2014

AIRPORTS 

Sea-Tac Airport gets high marks from passengers Sea-Tac has ranked highly in the Skytrax World Airport awards.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

Local view: Economic development needs certaintyIf we have learned anything since the recent Great Recession, it is that companies are hesitant to invest in new ventures and markets when times are turbulent. Therefore, if we want to see more jobs and greater economic growth in the state of Washington, we need to provide the foundations necessary for any type of investment: predictability and certainty.

 

 

ELECTIONS/GOVERNANCE 

Port of Woodland poised to select Holmberg’s replacementThe Port of Woodland Board of Commissioners will interview candidates to replace departed Director Nelson Holmberg on Monday and hopes to select Holmberg’s replacement after a closed-door meeting Tuesday.

 

 

PEOPLE 

Richland’s Triton Sail Park helps family feel closer to relativeSome people head for a favorite beach during spring break, but the Blaede family piled into their car in Shakopee, Minn., and headed to the Tri-Cities to see the USS Triton Sail embedded in concrete on Port of Benton property at the corner of Port of Benton Boulevard and 11th Street.

 

TOURISM 

Our Voice: Wine tourism natural move for Port of Kennewick, city Walla Walla and even the Yakima Valley have done a better job of getting consumer and tourist attention.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION 

Congestion Continues to Challenge Port Metro VancouverTruck drivers have been back on the job for about one week now at Port Metro Vancouver, but Canada’s largest port remains quite congested, and moving containers into and out of the harbor is a chore.

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