$112M upgrade for emergency network
By JOURNAL STAFF
Motorola Solutions is upgrading Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network under a $112 million contract that will bring digital radio technology to first responders in King County. The network covers 39 cities and 2 million people.
3.3M dry erase boards recalled
Acco Brands Corp. is recalling about 3.3 million wall-mounted dry erase boards after customers said they cut their hands, fingers and feet while removing the board from a wall.
$600M needed for in-state rail: study
By JOURNAL STAFF
More than half of Washington's short-line rail miles aren't up to modern standards, a recent study found. Bringing them up to date could cost more than $600 million.
$80M Boeing plant in Oklahoma City
Boeing Co. broke ground Wednesday on a new $80 million, 290,000-square-foot building that will house about 800 new employees and be the third structure in the aerospace company's growing Oklahoma City campus.
Vegas-area coal plant owners to pay $4.3M to settle lawsuit
By KEN RITTER
Owners of a soon-to-close coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas have agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle a lawsuit and clean up contamination that neighboring Native Americans blame for health problems and water pollution.
Shakepeare Festival gets ADA grant
The Shakespeare Festival is spending a $250,000 grant on making a courtyard more accessible to people using wheelchairs, canes and walkers.
Terminal operator faces $425,000 fine
The Washington Department of Labor & Industries has fined a Seattle marine terminal operator more than $400,000 for more than 50 serious safety and health violations at its facility on Harbor Island.