Don Brunell

Boeing venturing into hypersonic jetliners

Last spring, Boeing revealed its proposed hypersonic passenger airliner that would fly much higher and faster than the Concorde — the only previous supersonic commercial… Continue reading

 

Employees, your internet words can speak volumes

Employers are taking notice of what their employees are saying on social media.

 

Much-needed dose of Yogi Berra’s wit and wisdom

With today’s tension and rancor, we need a dose of Yogi Berra’s wit and wisdom to put things into perspective. Let’s start with “you can… Continue reading

 

Don Brunell

Bellevue company patent infringement win gives small inventors hope

In America, when people invent things, they expect their trade secrets to be protected by federal law when their government patents are approved. However, that… Continue reading

Don Brunell

GE: A Dow powerhouse falls on hard times

The venerable company can point the finger at its CEOs for mismanaging its direction.

China trade war could hit this state hard

Any trade war between the United States and China is worrisome, but if it escalated and tariffs were imposed, it would hit Washington particularly hard.… Continue reading

Ireland is leaner, greener, prosperous

A once agrarian country, Ireland now is a high-tech mecca where tourism leads the way.

China’s sword policy cutting deep into recycling

The Chinese have banned recyclables. That’s bad news for Washington state’s recycling industry.

Online sales good for state paper mills | Don Brunell

Shoppers’ move online is good business for state’s paper mills

State can’t afford a repeat of ‘93 | Don Brunell

Twenty-five years ago, business took a beating in Olympia. The swing to the left in the 1992 general election was swift and potent. It drove… Continue reading

Texas flush with road money | Don Brunell

In the last decade, there has been a highway construction boom in Texas. On the other hand, lawmakers in Olympia still scramble to fund road… Continue reading