Pacific Lutheran University will cut 36 faculty, several majors 15 April 2021, 4:18 am
Pacific Lutheran University announced Wednesday that it will cut 36 faculty positions and eliminate several academic programs. The cuts will reduce the private Tacoma-area school’s faculty of 300 by 12%. The university’s budget is expec
Alaska Airlines inks agreement to invest in sustainable jet fuel 14 April 2021, 9:37 pm
The carrier's agreement with Dutch-based SkrNRG Americas is part of its long-term effort to cut aircraft pollution.
Blue Origin wins defense contract to design nuclear-powered rocket 15 April 2021, 3:41 am
Kent-based Blue Origin and two other aerospace companies companies have been awarded $27 million worth of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contracts to design and demonstrate a future nuclear powered spacecraft. DARPA ann
The week in bankruptcies: Northwest Athletics Inc. 15 April 2021, 4:07 am
Seattle area bankruptcy courts recorded one business filing during the week that ended April 9. Year to date through April 9, the court recorded 11 Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings, a 39% decrease from the same span the prior y
Bridge Industrial to turn South Seattle warehouse into last-mile facility 14 April 2021, 9:48 pm
The property is in the Georgetown neighborhood, where Amazon has a large distribution facility.
Opinion: Indoor air quality can affect health 15 April 2021, 1:53 am
The importance of clean air and ventilation has been known for decades, Paul de la Port writes. We can no longer afford to ignore such an essential component of defending against virus transmission.
Report: Layoffs are decreasing as arts institutions prepare to reopen 15 April 2021, 4:46 am
ArtsFund President and CEO Michael Greer said the organization is encouraged that fewer of its organizations have staff furloughed or laid off compared with a few months ago — but the sector still expects a 30% decline in personnel expenditures.
Mary Bacarella: ‘It’s been a long year’ for Pike Place Market 15 April 2021, 2:04 am
2020 brought "a lot of challenges, a lot of sacrifice, a lot of community coming together,” the executive director of Pike Place Market Preservation & Development Authority, said. “I believe we’re out of the worst of
Report: Seattle-area VC funding way up in 2021, but deals numbers fall 15 April 2021, 4:54 am
The region saw $1.6 billion in venture capital funding during the first quarter of 2021, a 164.8% year-over-year increase, according to the report. The Q1 numbers are a continuation of a trend from last year.
After decades at Weyerhaeuser, an employee will spend nearly 5 years in prison after a $4.5M scheme 14 April 2021, 9:54 pm
The employee, who'd worked there for more than four decades, had created a fake company that, in her mother's name, charged the forest products company for millions of dollars over 15 years.