Fight promised over exempting airport from $15 minimum wage – A judge has ruled that 4,700 Sea-Tac airport workers will not see pay increases when the law goes into effect on Jan. 1.
Port of Longview approves raising property tax rate on 2-1 vote – Despite pleas for a holiday change of heart, the Port of Longview commissioners again voted 2-1 Monday to double property taxes in the port district
Port needs to explain tax hike – On Dec. 23, the Port of Longview commissioners voted 2-1 to double the port’s property tax levy.
Puget Sound region’s economy looks to rebound in 2014 – Economists are optimistic about 2014, though it’s tinged with caution.
Everett port attracts 7th shipping line – More than $12.6 billion worth of cargo was moved through the Port of Everett in 2012. The port added a seventh shipping line in November.
Neighbors seek ban of big rigs on 39th Street – Vancouver official says process would be complicated, time-consuming.