Northern State study second of its kind – Skagit County, the Port of Skagit and the city of Sedro-Woolley formed an interlocal partnership in January for a comprehensive study of the best possible uses of the site economically.
State Commerce Department announces new program to help small business borrowers with SBA loan collateral – If you’re a small business owner looking for a loan but lacking collateral, the Washington State Department of Commerce this week unveiled a program that could be of assistance.
Guest Column: Inslee seeks to expand Ecology’s reach, authority – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement regarding Washington’s water quality standards includes a dramatic proposal that raises many red flags for communities and families throughout the state.
$2 Billion a Day at Stake if Longshoremen Join Truckers on West Coast Port Picket Lines – For executives at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the 120 disgruntled truck drivers who picketed for five days last month proved to be little more than a nuisance. Now the busiest U.S. ports face a potentially wider problem: 7,000 longshore workers joining them.