By Don Brunell August 19, 2014 6 a.m.
The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate. In July, an average of 6.2 percent of Americans were looking for work, while Washington's unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent.
By Don Brunell August 12, 2014 6 a.m.
Today, there is a tendency to look with disdain at manufacturing facilities, especially those located on working waterfronts. Historically, those factories were sited there because the raw materials and finished products could be transported only by water.
By Don Brunell August 5, 2014 6 a.m.
For decades, radio newsman Paul Harvey gave us a side of the news that we either hadn't heard or hadn't considered. His "Rest of the Story" commentaries provided an in-depth look at the news behind the headlines.
By Don Brunell July 22, 2014 6 a.m.
Reducing mankind's carbon footprint has become the defining issue of our time — and rightly so. Virtually every level of government has policies to reduce greenhouse gases by regulating everything from industrial CO2 emissions to cow flatulence.
By Don Brunell July 15, 2014 6 a.m.
If you are looking for a family-wage job these days, there is no better place to look than the Dakotas . . . but for entirely different reasons.
By Don Brunell July 8, 2014 6 a.m.
President Barack Obama thinks the United States should be more like France. He made the comment recently while pushing for mandatory paid family leave. "France has worked this out, why can't we?"
By Don Brunell July 1, 2014 6 a.m.
While much of the news deals with America's decline, there is hope we can stimulate our economy, create manufacturing jobs and pay down our national debt by increasing our manufacturing and energy production.