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  • "It took one of our tools out of the toolbox," said John Swartout, an adviser to Colorado Gov. Nevada, Oregon and Utah also expressed opposition or concern. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which issued the directive, said the agency would work with the governors on "adjusted" plans.

  • A Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on Friday night in a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took off, Horizon sister carrier Alaska Airlines said. He flew for about one hour, often erratically with attempts at aerial stunts, before crashing onto sparsely populated Ketron Island in Puget...

  • A Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on Friday night in a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took off, Horizon sister carrier Alaska Airlines said. He flew for about one hour, often erratically with attempts at aerial stunts, before crashing onto sparsely populated Ketron Island in Puget...

  • A Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on Friday night in a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took off, Horizon sister carrier Alaska Airlines said. He flew for about one hour, often erratically with attempts at aerial stunts, before crashing on Ketron Island in Puget Sound, some 25 miles to...

  • A Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on Friday night in a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took off, Horizon sister carrier Alaska Airlines said. He flew for about one hour, often erratically with attempts at aerial stunts, before crashing on Ketron Island in Puget Sound, some 25 miles to...

  • A Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on Friday night in a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took off, Horizon sister carrier Alaska Airline said. The employee had worked for Horizon Air for three and a half years and had clearance to tow planes, airline and airport officials said at a news...

  • A Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on Friday night in a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took off, Horizon sister carrier Alaska Airline said. He flew for about one hour, often erratically, before crashing on Ketron Island in Puget Sound, about 25 miles to the southwest.

  • Now they own their own businesses and live in a 1928 farmhouse on 10 rural acres they bought just south of Spokane, near the Idaho border, where they are raising three children and 18 chickens. "Why not work in a town like Spokane?" Spokane has long been known as a sleepy place with slow growth that chugged along in the shadow of much larger and richer Seattle, 280 miles...

  • The San Francisco- based bank recently made it known that it would be "investing where we feel we can make the most impact" and withdrawing support for companies and business activities that are "detrimental to our environment and our health." But several banks, largely in Europe, have taken an environmental stand similar to Bank of the West. That includes HSBC, Royal...

  • PORTLAND, Ore.— Four women who used to work for Nike filed a federal lawsuit alleging the company violated state and U.S. equal-pay laws and fostered a work environment that allowed sexual harassment. The suit filed Thursday in Portland, Oregon, is among the first to hit the company since complaints about pay and bad managers became public earlier this year, The...

  • WASHINGTON— Architects and engineers are still in. With the proposed rules issued Wednesday, the Treasury Department and the IRS had worked for six months to bring clarity to Congress' blueprint. But as with many aspects of the sweeping Republican tax law hustled through Congress last year, the requirements for the millions of "pass-through" businesses to score...

  • PORTLAND, Ore. _ Craft Brew Alliance Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Portland, Oregon- based company said it had net income of 23 cents. Craft Brew Alliance shares have decreased roughly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— Architects and engineers are still in. With the proposed rules issued Wednesday, the Treasury Department and the IRS had worked for six months to bring clarity to Congress' blueprint. But as with many aspects of the sweeping Republican tax law hustled through Congress last year, the requirements for the millions of "pass-through" businesses to score...

  • Aug 8- A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected an antitrust challenge by 23 beer drinkers to Anheuser-Busch InBev SA's $107 billion purchase in 2016 of SABMiller Plc, which they claimed would thwart competition and raise prices in the U.S. beer market. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Portland, Oregon said SABMiller's agreement with antitrust...

  • Representatives Greg Walden, Marsha Blackburn, Gregg Harper and Robert Latta wrote to Apple's chief executive Tim Cook and Alphabet Inc chief executive Larry Page in July, citing concerns about reports that smartphones could collect non-triggered audio data from users conversations near a smartphone in order to hear a trigger phrase, such as Okay Google or...

  • BEAVERTON, Ore. _ Great Ajax Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $7.5 million. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $14.5 million. Great Ajax shares have decreased roughly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PORTLAND, Ore. _ Northwest Natural Gas Co. on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $998,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Portland, Oregon- based company said it had a loss of 3 cents per share. Northwest Natural Gas shares have risen roughly 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MILWAUKEE— Bird Rides Inc. removed its electric scooters from the streets of Milwaukee Monday in an agreement with the city to bring them back once there's a regulatory framework in place. The deal comes after a weekslong dispute— and amid a pending federal lawsuit— between Milwaukee officials and the California- based company over whether the scooters are...

  • TUALATIN, Ore. _ CUI Global Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $4.8 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Tualatin, Oregon- based company said it had a loss of 17 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Mostly Democratic attorneys general from 19 states, plus the District of Columbia, filed an amended complaint Friday asking a judge make it illegal to share plans on creating printable plastic weapons. He has scheduled an Aug. 21 hearing on the states' request to reverse the U.S. State Department's agreement with Austin, Texas- based Defense Distributed.