Earthworks specializes in new and existing sewer and septic system construction and replacement. The company also does any work related to excavation, including all phases of residential, commercial and light industrial site development.
DECKER, Mont. — At Spring Creek Mine, a broad black seam of coal, reaching depths of 80 feet, runs like a subterranean river through arid, sagebrush-covered hills.This is a world-class seam formed from the remnants of ferns, grasses and other plants that flourished here more than 50 million years ago, when this part of Montana was a humid marsh.
Gov. Inslee faced with effort to persuade company to build jetliner in Washington
EVERETT — Early in his first term, Gov. Jay Inslee faces a big test: Can he help convince the Boeing Co. to build the updated 777X jetliner in Washington?
Neighbors of Seattle units bemoan taxes, density, parking
SEATTLE -- Judy Green was well-suited to move into a 10-by-10-foot apartment in Seattle's University District.
Company popular online but doesn't clog news feeds
Back in the social-media stone age, about 2005, customers who yearned to interact with Starbucks could talk to a barista or read quotes on its coffee cups.
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SEATTLE — He's 26, likes industrial and electronic music, has a bleached-blond Mohawk haircut and sometimes, Mikhail Davidov says, he starts his day "at the crack of noon."
Many years ago I ran into an old high school buddy while on a camping trip with my family. We spent an evening over a campfire talking about where our lives had taken us in the years since we'd parted ways.
Re/Max Equity Group has expanded its Vancouver office near Westfield Vancouver mall to accommodate all of its agents under one roof, which has meant consolidating staff from the company's former east Vancouver office in the Columbia Tech Center. The company has leased 10,000 square feet of space near the mall at 7700 N.E. Greenwood Drive to include semi-private offices for 24 agents.
A new state law effective this week offers to make employee training more affordable for Washington's small businesses.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-3, Camas, at left, listens to Larry Hoff, above, of Fibre Federal Credit Union during a homebuilding and construction industry roundtable Friday morning at the Grant House on Officers Row.
Vancouver is gearing up to host a statewide conference this month aimed at helping towns and cities throughout Washington create vibrant and economically healthy downtowns. Called RevitalizeWA 2013, the three-day event is put on by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and will take place May 15-17 at the Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St. Tickets are $155 for individuals and $130 per person for groups of five who wish to attend.
Company acknowledges that replacement workers are being used
As union dockworkers and United Grain Corp. square off at the Port of Vancouver, both parties also are lobbing unfair labor practice charges at each other to the National Labor Relations Board.
The Vancouver office of the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners from 9 a.m. to noon May 15 at 8008 NE Fourth Plain Blvd., Suite 340, in Vancouver.
Senator hosts forum aimed at ensuring stable work force
YAKIMA — Several Washington farm leaders joined three immigrants at a forum Thursday before Democratic Sen. Patty Murray to stress the importance of ensuring a stable labor force and reuniting families torn apart by deportations.
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