APRIL 9, 2014

AIRPORTS 

San Francisco Officials: Living Wage For Airport Workers ‘Has Gone A Long Way’Since San Francisco set a higher minimum wage for its airport workers back in 2000, the city has seen a positive effect, officials from San Francisco International Airport told Port of Seattle commissioners Tuesday.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

Dispute between food processor, port ramps up A landlord-tenant dispute between Northwest Packing Co. and the Port of Vancouver flared Tuesday, as the regional food processor once again pressed its case for a lower lease payment. Its arguments included public testimony from workers concerned about their livelihoods and statements that it may relocate hundreds of jobs if it doesn’t get the rent concession it says will boost its competitiveness. 

Some Landlords See a ‘Growth’ IndustryIn Washington, an investor group leased some existing at the Port of Willapa Harbor, which it is subleasing to medical-marijuana tenants.

 

ELECTIONS/GOVERNANCE 

Port of Woodland to name executive director ThursdayThe commissioners interviewed finalists for the position Monday and ranked them Tuesday.

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