NEW YORK -- Weyerhaeuser, a U.S. real-estate investment trust that owns timberland, agreed to buy Longview Timber for $2.65 billion including debt from affiliates of Brookfield Asset Management, in the third-largest forestry acquisition in North America.
Washington's farmers are expected to see a larger winter wheat crop than officials had anticipated earlier this year.
Thomas Penfield Jackson, an outspoken federal judge who sent District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry to prison for smoking crack cocaine and declared Microsoft a monopoly that needed to be broken apart, died June 15 at his home in Compton, Md. He was 76. He had cancer, his wife, Pat Jackson, said.
Workers at a Pacific Seafood processing plant near Astoria are racing to finish modifications on a borrowed plant following a devastating fire last week.
Understanding rules ensures you get what you pay for
Even with low interest rates that make buying a car more affordable, many consumers are leasing a new car or truck instead.
Sarah Kearney and Stephen Greenwood are typical of today's marrying couples, in Clark County and elsewhere.
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36 locations have failed to match Apple success
Walking into the Microsoft Store is a bit like picking up a Windows 8 device. Tablets, mobile, gaming and accessories are separated into dedicated "bays," each arranged to mirror the colorful tiles of the new Metro home screen that replaces the traditional desktop in the latest Windows operating system.
Hispanics have made strides in their access to housing, but Asian and black homebuyers looking to purchase a home still are told about or shown far fewer homes than equally qualified white consumers, a new national study has determined.
'Pizza Theater' aims to entice customers into N.W. stores
TACOMA — J.C. Penney got it wrong, New Coke sank, and South Lake Union Transit didn't quite pass the brand-acronym test.
Linda Pearce, chief financial officer for Nautilus Inc., the Vancouver-based manufacturer of fitness equipment, has resigned to become chief financial officer for Tillamook County Creamery Association, a large dairy cooperative in Tillamook, Ore.
He joins picket line at port, donates $10,000
Fusao Ohori, a Japanese union leader who'd flown from Tokyo to support locked-out union dockworkers in Vancouver and Portland, leaned in Friday to answer a reporter's questions when the gray van, its windows obscured, suddenly reappeared at the metal gate.
Android, iPad left out as firm aims to boost systems using Windows
NEW YORK — Even as a pared-down version of Microsoft's Office software package arrived on the iPhone, the company is holding out on extending that to the iPad and Android devices as it tries to boost sales of tablet computers running its own Windows system.
NEW YORK -- Bank of America Corp., the second- biggest U.S. lender, rewarded staff with cash bonuses and gift cards for meeting quotas tied to sending distressed homeowners into foreclosure, former employees said in court documents.
OLYMPIA -- A legislative fix to a court ruling on the estate tax was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee early Friday morning, hours before the state was to start issuing millions of dollars in refunds.
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