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Remembering Ed Carlson, Vietnam POW

Remembering Ed Carlson, Vietnam POW

Since last Veteran’s Day, Ken Burns’ in-depth documentary on the Vietnam War has aired. It is a powerful reminder of an unpopular war in which… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017
Remembering Ed Carlson, Vietnam POW
LNG better for maritime and people

LNG better for maritime and people

There is an old saying: Don’t let the perfect get in the way of the good! That is important to remember when it comes to… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017
LNG better for maritime and people
East King County Career Fair

East King County Career Fair

On July 28, the East King County Career Fair will take place. The public is invited to attend the career fair from 10 a.m. to… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017
East King County Career Fair
Searching for words that unite us

Searching for words that unite us

Two days before last year’s presidential election, Frank Luntz walked away from a CBS 60 Minutes focus group leaving people uncontrollably screaming at one another.… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2017
Searching for words that unite us
Refocusing climate debate to practical solutions

Refocusing climate debate to practical solutions

Refocusing Climate Debate to Practical Solutions By Don C. Brunell Debating whether it was wrong for President Trump to pull the United States out of… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2017
Refocusing climate debate to practical solutions
Washington has lots riding on NAFTA

Washington has lots riding on NAFTA

In 1993, President Bill Clinton was pictured holding a Washington State apple

  • Feb 11, 2017
Washington has lots riding on NAFTA
Cut the cake and get back to work

Cut the cake and get back to work

Congratulations on your first hundred years, Boeing

  • Feb 3, 2017
Cut the cake and get back to work
Alaska Airlines performance unsurpassed

Alaska Airlines performance unsurpassed

Back 50 years ago, Boeing, Weyerhaeuser and PACCAR were the “Crème de la crème”

  • Jan 20, 2017
Alaska Airlines performance unsurpassed
Avoiding déjà vu all over again

Avoiding déjà vu all over again

The late Yogi Berra coined the phrase “it’s déjà vu all over again!”

  • Jan 14, 2017
Avoiding déjà vu all over again
Cop shootings and job stress increased last year

Cop shootings and job stress increased last year

The number of police officers shot and killed last year rose dramatically

  • Jan 5, 2017
Cop shootings and job stress increased last year
Washington apples making comeback

Washington apples making comeback

This year’s good news is Washington apple production is the second best ever

  • Dec 22, 2016
Washington apples making comeback
Removing Snake River dams is a poor choice

Removing Snake River dams is a poor choice

There are dams that should come down and those that shouldn’t.

  • Dec 7, 2016
Removing Snake River dams is a poor choice
Uber opens Greenlight Hub in Tukwila to support drivers

Uber opens Greenlight Hub in Tukwila to support drivers

Uber Seattle celebrated the opening of its new Greenlight Hub in Tukwila with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 11.

Uber opens Greenlight Hub in Tukwila to support drivers

Phishing con fools web domain name owners | Better Business Bureau

If you run a business or have a personal website, you probably own a website domain (or several). This con fools domain owners into paying… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2016
Millennials resurrecting whiskey and wine | Don Brunell

Millennials resurrecting whiskey and wine | Don Brunell

Last month while touring Ireland, our guide proudly pointed out Irish whiskey is making a strong comeback and thanked us, Americans, for our hefty contribution to their sales and shipments.

  • Nov 2, 2016
Millennials resurrecting whiskey and wine | Don Brunell

Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Don Brunell

It’s D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

  • Oct 29, 2016

Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Don Brunell

It’s D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Don Brunell

It’s D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

SBA connects small businesses with global economy

Small businesses constantly seek ways to grow their customer base. However, many don't realize approximately 95 percent of their potential new customers live outside the United States.

  • Oct 17, 2016

Regulating America out of jobs | Don Brunell

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce looked at the cost of regulations in America and found that excessive regulations are undercutting our economy and costing us jobs.

  • Oct 1, 2016