Business Newsletter


Narrow lots on Foss waterway have developers scratching heads

Two city-owned waterfront sites constrained by tight configuration between the Foss Waterway and the BNSF mainline tracks.

Sea-Tac Airport sees huge increase in traffic during first quarter

New international flights, region’s prosperity contribute to big jump in airport passenger and freight traffic.

A big jump in passenger traffic this year so far at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is in part due to international traffic being up 16 percent in the first quarter. It meant congestion on the tarmac and the security checkpoints Friday.

Tacoma-based TrueBlue announces stellar first-quarter earnings

Tacoma-based TrueBlue announced first-quarter earnings up 45 percent from the first quarter of 2014.

Share your Tacoma Mall memories

This fall, Tacoma Mall turns 50. To celebrate, The News Tribune will provide a look back to 1965, the year of the mall’s opening. If you were...

The Tacoma Mall is seen in this undated picture.

Alaska Airlines results beat expectations for first quarter

The SeaTac-based carrier announced earnings early Thursday of $149 million or $1.12 a share in what traditionally has been its weakest quarter. Alaska...

Alaska airplanes taxi away from the north terminal at Sea-Tac Airport  earlier this year. On Thursday, Alaska Airlines reported first-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations.