Office Hours archive for Feb. 2012

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 29, 2012

TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2012


MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2012

FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2012

Coming up in Sunday Business

Sonny Wittkopp, chairman and CEO of Music City Spokane, began his career selling pianos and organs 50 years ago. So which musical instruments does he play? The answer will surprise you. Read our "Front & Center" profile this weekend in Sunday Business.

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USPS will not decide on post office closures until May

Thursday's Spokesman.com and today's Spokesman-Review had stories about planned mail processing center closures, and the resulting increase in volume to be felt at the Spokane center near the Spokane Airport. Still undecided are considerations by the USPS to close post office buildings around the country....

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THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2012

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2012


TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2012



Mining company exploring for gold near Yellow Pine

BOISE — A Canadian company is spending millions of dollars exploring for gold deposits in a historic mining district near the tiny mountain town of Yellow Pine. The exploration activity is taking place in the so-called Stibnite district, located in central Idaho about 50 miles...

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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2012


FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2012

Coming up in Sunday Business

What was the most unusual product sold in a carton made by Spokane manufacturer Sonderen Packaging? Company president Mark Sonderen reveals it in the next Front & Center profile by Michael Guilfoil, this weekend in Sunday Business. Don't miss it.

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Judge approves WaMu bankruptcy plan

After a long and contentious legal battle and more than three years in bankruptcy, Washington Mutual Inc. has won court approval of a reorganization plan, the Associated Press reports. A Delaware judge who had twice rejected reorganization plans filed by Washington Mutual approved the company’s...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2012



WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2012


TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2012

Health care forum to explore employee wellness

Employee health and wellness will be discussed at this year’s Future of Health Care program, Thursday morning in Spokane. Presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated and the Journal of Business, the program runs from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St....

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IRS offers tax tips for military members

There are some tax rules exclusive to the military, and the IRS wants to remind active duty and reserves of them so they can maximize their returns: Moving expenses: active-duty military can deduct "reasonable, unreimbursed" moving expenses incurred because of a change of station. Combat...

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