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Pandemic gave locals fleeting taste of a tourist-free Hawaii

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER

Locals, many of whom depend on tourism jobs, have long felt ambivalence about living in an island paradise that relies heavily on visitor spending, but many saw an upshot to a health crisis that threatened their livelihoods — reclaiming favorite areas long overrun by crowds.

Left for dead, twice, RadioShack gets another shot online

By MATT OTT

The plan is to build a vast online marketplace on top of the RadioShack brand.


Lights, camera, sell: Retailers want you to watch and shop

By JOSEPH PISANI

When Jenna Powell gets in front of a camera, she can sell $10,000 worth of sparkly dresses and tie-dye hoodies in 40 minutes.


Wiping down groceries? Keep risk in perspective

By CANDICE CHOI

Cleaning wipes are harder to find on store shelves, and businesses are reassuring customers with stepped up sanitation measures. In New York, the subway system is shut down nightly for disinfecting.


Macy's star goes digital

By JOURNAL STAFF

The new 160-foot-tall star, which can play a programmed light show, will be officially dedicated Friday night in conjunction with the Westlake tree lighting ceremony. It will shine through Jan. 6.


Port of Kalama to build $1.5M gangway for small cruise ships

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Port of Kalama signed an agreement with American Cruise Lines to construct a small vessel dock on the Kalama riverfront near Marine Park.



18 Wallingford units sell for $5M

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Verah apartments, at 1903 N. 46th St., sold for just under $5 million, according to King County records.


13 Capitol Hill units sell for over $3M

By JOURNAL STAFF

A small apartment building at 319 Belmont Ave. E. has sold for a bit under $3.7 million, according to King County records.


Fight over Renton hotel housing homeless escalates

A dispute over a hotel in Renton, Washington, housing homeless people during COVID-19 has escalated between King County government and the city.


Eastside offices trade for $63M

By BRIAN MILLER

The sellers were two LLCs associated with Swift Real Estate Partners of San Francisco, which acquired the property — then called Oakhurst Center — in 2018 for $45.4 million.



State in ‘very dangerous time'

The Washington state Department of Health has reported more than 6,200 new cases of the coronavirus, representing roughly three days of cases.


Nordstrom reports $53M earnings

Nordstrom Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $53 million.


$9M property deal in Wallingford

By JOURNAL STAFF

Two portions of a Wallingford commercial portfolio have sold for $8.75 million, according to King County records.


Alexandria pays nearly $57M for Bothell offices

By BRIAN MILLER

Two apparently vacant medical office buildings, at 3555-3755 Monte Villa Parkway, have sold for about $56.9 million, according to Snohomish County records.


Penguin buys Simon & Schuster, creating mega publisher

By FRANK JORDANS and HILLEL ITALIE

German media giant Bertelsmann said Wednesday that its Penguin Random House division is buying rival Simon & Schuster, in a mega deal that will likely reshape the U.S. publishing industry.


Millennial Money: Conquer Black Friday from your couch

By COURTNEY JESPERSEN

'Twas days before Black Friday when all around the country, shoppers were gearing up for a day full of shopping.


As season nears, Europe ponders skiing during pandemic

By COLLEEN BARRY and JAMEY KEATEN By JOURNAL STAFF

Ski resorts were one of the major sources of contagion in the deadly spring surge of COVID-19.


Mortgage rates stay at record 2.72%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates remained at record lows this week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to threaten the economy.


Restaurant denied suit over virus rules

A federal judge has rejected an effort from Oregon restaurants to stop the most recent COVID-19-related restrictions imposed by Gov. Kate Brown.


New home sales steady in October

Sales of new homes remained steady in October to a seasonally adjusted rate of 999,000 units.


City OKs budget with police cuts

The Seattle City Council approved the city's 2021 budget with reductions to the police budget, though not as much as activists sought amid mass demonstrations against police brutality over the summer.


NY restricts toxic foam disposal

New York has banned the disposal of toxic firefighting foam by incineration in certain cities after environmental groups raised concerns about an Albany-area firm that had incinerated foam for two years under a Department of Defense contract.


Dow tops 30,000 for first time

By ALEX VEIGA and DAMIAN J. TROISE

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as progress in the development of coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden will finally begin kept investors in a buying mood.


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