SEATTLE (AP) – China has suspended imports of shellfish from the U.S. West Coast, cutting off one of the biggest export markets for Northwest companies and prompting fears of a months-long shutdown.
Blog: How will Japan’s crisis impact the NW?
Tay Yoshitani, CEO of the Port of Seattle, said the impact will be negative in the Northwest because Japan is one of the top five trading partners of Washington state.
May 29: NW delegation joins thousands at Arizona protest
A busload of Northwest residents joined more than 50,000 people from across the country in Arizona to demand comprehensive immigration reform and