Redmond baed Microsoft says it’s increasing production of its Surface tablets and will sell them in more stores. Staples says it will start carrying them starting Wednesday.
A U.S. Census Bureau snapshot of Seattle shows that the median household income here was more than $60,000 in 2011, which is about $10,000 more than the national average.
A new government report shows Washington is one of 15 states that saw the number of college degrees held by 25- to 34-year-olds decrease during the recession.
People celebrated last month when the Legislature said it wouldn’t have to make college any more expensive in Washington state, but many forgot that lawmakers had already put plans in place for a double-digit tuition increase next school year.
If you’re making plans for a cruise to Hawaii, you’re not alone. More than 104,000 travelers arrived in the islands on cruise ships — mostly from the West Coast — in the first 11 months of last year, up 14.5 percent.