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Business News Archive - September 07, 2007

Horizon Air today announced a special introductory fare of $99a each way for the airline's new service between Portland and Sonoma County/Santa Rosa, which starts Oct. 28. Additionally, for a limited time, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can earn Double Miles on the new route.

By Steve Jordon, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Sep. 7--The 91-year-old Blackstone building at 36th and Farnam Streets is being purchased by a longtime neighbor: Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc.

By Marice Richter, The Dallas Morning News Sep. 7--Thousands of area residents who leased their mineral rights for natural gas drilling could find there's red tape between signing a lease and cashing a royalty check.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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