Top business stories of 2014: US grows, world slows – State Journal
Top business stories of 2014: US grows, world slowsState JournalObama raised pay by executive order for government contractors, to $10.10 an hour. By Jan. 1, 29 states and Washington, D.C. Will have a higher minimum wage than $7.25. Seattle approved an increase to $15 an hour, the highest rate in the country. 9.and more »
Valve’s Gabe Newell invests in the next hot thing: your dinner, via cooking startup ChefSteps (Venturebeat?format=xml)
Valve's founder funds a cooking company focused on the long term.
Galley Kitchen and Breakfast Room Remodel | Your Total …
A Seattle-based remodeling contractor shares beautiful images of a galley kitchen and adjoining breakfast room that have been updated with beautiful cherry cabinetry, innovative stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and tile with glass accents.
The young entrepreneurs modeling their weed farm like a startup
Miles and Connor Deife’s grandfather warned them if they ever smoked weed they’d lose their inheritance and never work the family farm again. Now in their early twenties, not only are they smoking it, they’re running a large-scale grow – on their grandfather’s old land. Head east from Seattle, Washington, on Interstate 90 – away from the urban skylines and the Puget Sound – until the jagged …
How to survive the disruptive renovation of your kitchen – The Seattle Times
The Seattle TimesHow to survive the disruptive renovation of your kitchenThe Seattle TimesThe noise, dust and other inconveniences of a kitchen-renovation project can try the patience of a homeowner. Here, Kevin Banel, left, with Bokal Commercial Construction, caulks some trim around the countertop in a kitchen of an apartment in St. Louis.and more »