Office Hours archive for July 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2011



TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011

Wine Spectator gives a shout-out to Spokane Club restaurant

Wine Spectator magazine digs the Spokane Club restaurant Burgundy’s, giving it an award of excellence. Featured in Wine Spectator's 30th annual List issue, Burgundy's was feted for its fresh, regional cuisine and robust selection of Washington, Oregon and California wines. “We’re thrilled with the recognition...

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Southwest Airlines to end Spokane-Seattle flights

Southwest Airlines has announced it is trimming four flights each day between Seattle and Spokane starting Jan. 8, reducing passenger choices in getting to the West Coast air corridor. The announcement on Monday was part of a package of schedule changes that will result in...

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MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011

Dry Fly Bourbon ready to be released this week

Spokane's Dry Fly Distilling is ready to deliver its first-ever release of bourbon. It's also the first true straight bourbon distilled in Washington, according to Dry Fly's managers. The official first day for selling the bourbon is Saturday, July 30, inside the Dry Fly shop...

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Failed ID, MT resort owners want to join lawsuit

BOISE — Two principals at failed western resorts are trying to recoup money they lost when their developments imploded by joining a lawsuit against Credit Suisse Group, the Associated Press reported. Alfredo Miguel of Tamarack Resort in Idaho and Tim Blixseth of Montana’s Yellowstone Club...

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Wheat harvest runs behind normal

WALLA WALLA – Cold weather makes some things hard to start and the 2011 wheat harvest is no exception. Cool temperatures, along with wet spring weather, has pushed back harvest locally and regionally, but the extra rain may boost yields in some areas, according to...

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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011

Borders begins liquidation sales at all stores

Borders Group has begun liquidation sales at all of its 399 stores as the 40-year-old chain winds down operations. A liquidation company that is part of the process said the sales started today at all 259 Borders superstores, 114 Borders Express and Waldenbooks, and 26...

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Idaho’s unemployment rate remains at 9.4%

BOISE — The Idaho Department of Labor says the statewide unemployment held steady at 9.4 percent in June. The agency released the latest jobless numbers today, saying the Idaho labor pool shrunk for the first time in 10 months as fewer jobs were created and...

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