Gas to average under $3 in 2015, government says – The average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015, the government predicted Wednesday. If the sharply lower estimate holds true, U.S. consumers will save $61 billion on gas compared with this year.
Buying a boathouse shouldn’t mean buying a slip, Poulsbo port says – Boathouse sales have become a much-debated topic at the Port of Poulsbo, where commissioners are attempting to clean up port policies and enforcement.
Horizon Lines’ Tacoma-based Alaska business being acquired by Matson – Horizon Lines, a domestic shipping line with its Puget Sound base of operations at the Port of Tacoma, will be acquired by Hawaii-based Matson, Inc., the two companies announced Tuesday.
Congestion at ports rattles growers, importers and truckers – Pressure is mounting for terminal operators and West Coast unions to reach an agreement so container shipping in Seattle, Tacoma and other ports can return to normal. Meanwhile, food containers are at risk of rotting, trucks are idle, and goods destined for holiday shoppers are stuck.
Long term, transportation funding is school funding – ‘Children before concrete” is one of the catchphrases of people who’ve been fighting transportation funding in the Legislature. It’s a false choice.