Happy Thursday! Hang in there…the weekend is almost here. We’re seeing a lot of progress in the news…new passenger terminal at Paine Field…Methane-fueled garbage trucks…we wonder what the exhaust smells like. Something to ponder.
The head tax is official. Mayor Jenny Durkin signed it into law. She said in a statement, “We must make urgent progress on our affordability and homelessness crisis.” But opponents of the tax say it remains to be seen how the money will spent and where it actually goes. Full story
Construction is underway at the new Everett terminal at Paine Field for Alaska Airlines. Their goal is to get you out of your car and through the security gate in five minutes. Full story
Good news overseas for Starbucks…6,000 stores are slated to open in 230 Chinese cities by 2022. No American brand has positioned itself as well as Starbucks in China. Full story
When you flush your toilet in King County you’re helping fuel garbage trucks. Bio methane gas from sewage is now being used as a renewable resource instead of diesel fuel. Full story
Beluga whales, as it turns out are sociable creatures but also affectionate. At Ocean World, a mom and baby were hanging out at the pool when the beluga whale came out of the water and gave the baby a kiss on the cheek. Full story
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