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Portland startup Ride Report raises $10M

March 12, 2020, 5:29pm Business Briefs

Ride Report, a Portland startup that works with cities to help them manage e-scooters, rental bikes and similar "micromobility" transportation options, has raised $10 million in venture capital. Read story

Zumiez reports Q4 net income of $37.9 million

March 12, 2020, 5:29pm Business Briefs

LYNNWOOD -- Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $37.9 million. The Lynnwood-based company said it had profit of $1.48 per share. Read story

Trump signs measure to help small telecoms

March 12, 2020, 5:28pm Business Briefs

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a bill that provides $1 billion to help small telecom providers replace equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE. Read story

Craft Brew Alliance reports loss of $6.9 million in fourth quarter

March 11, 2020, 4:20pm Business Briefs

PORTLAND -- Craft Brew Alliance Inc. (BREW) on Wednesday reported a loss of $6.9 million in its fourth quarter. Read story

PepsiCo buying energy drink maker Rockstar for $3.85 billion

March 11, 2020, 3:27pm Business Briefs

NEW YORK -- PepsiCo is buying energy drink maker Rockstar Energy Beverages for $3.85 billion. Read story

Measure repealing Boeing tax break passes state Senate

March 11, 2020, 3:24pm Business Briefs

OLYMPIA -- The state Senate has approved a revised bill to repeal a tax break for Boeing, a measure that was requested by the aerospace giant to resolve a long-running trade dispute. Read story

Consumer Counsel wants more info on Colstrip purchase

March 10, 2020, 7:04pm Business

BILLINGS, Mont. -- NorthWestern Energy's proposal to purchase a larger portion of a coal-fired power plant in southeastern Montana for $1 doesn't include analysis to show the acquisition is in the public interest and will result in reasonable electricity charges, a legal team representing customers of Montana's utilities said. Read story

Portland startup NurseGrid Mobile sells for $25 million

March 10, 2020, 7:03pm Business

NurseGrid Mobile, a Portland health care staffing startup, said Monday that it has sold the business to a company in Nashville, Tenn., for $25 million in cash. Read story

Groundbreaking planned for local hotel

March 10, 2020, 6:00am Business Briefs

My Place Hotels will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 1 p.m. today where a hotel is planned near Vancouver Mall. The hotel, 8300 N.E. Vancouver Mall Loop, will be the fourth My Place hotel in Washington. Read story

Port of Vancouver cancels events amid virus outbreak

March 10, 2020, 6:00am Business Briefs

The Port of Vancouver postponed two events to limit exposure of COVID-19. Read story