As we take the time to honor veterans this week, it is important to protect them from scammers who target those in the military community. Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest appreciates our veterans and their families and works to protect them from being the victims of scams. Here are some of the more common scams involving military members and their families:
Architecture NAC Architecture has hired Georgia Larsen, Jessica Shoemaker and Kris Jeske. Larsen, an architectural designer, is working on Moses Lake High School No. 2 and Quincy High School. She comes to NAC from Stantec. Shoemaker is an architect currently working on the Northwest Pediatric Ophthalmology renovation and the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Interventional Radiology Room Seven renovation. Jeske, an architect, is also working on Moses Lake High School No. 2 and comes from ALSC Architects.
Despite challenges from lower-priced competitors, premium wireless phone service is a proven draw, and AT&T’s advantage over budget-priced offerings will probably become more pronounced when 5G mobile technology rolls out and spreads.
Plano, Texas, gained one of the world’s best known brands in May when Toyota opened its new North American headquarters. But the Japanese automaker was nothing of the sort when it first arrived in the United States 60 years ago, a milestone the company celebrated last week.
A three-story apartment building that caught fire last year, leading to the deaths of two people and the hospitalization of a firefighter with severe burns, is being repaired for $2.4 million, according to city permit records.
Scientists say they have found a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza, in what would be the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century and one likely to spark a new surge of interest in the pharaohs.
A group of major automakers plans to open hundreds of fast-charging stations for electric cars in Europe in coming years and use a common plug technology in what they hope will be a big step toward mass acceptance of battery-powered vehicles.
Companies have dramatically increased their insurance coverage against sexual harassment complaints in recent years following high-profile scandals, as corporate America reckons with the growing risks of workplace misconduct.
A slow but steady campaign to become the first U.S. company to set up business in Cuba’s Mariel Special Economic Development Zone has paid off for a Caterpillar distributor. Cuba gave RIMCO, Caterpillar’s Puerto-Rico based dealer, approval to set up a warehouse and distribution center.
Equifax, the credit report company hacked over the summer exposing the personal information of 145 million Americans, said that a special committee has determined none of the four executives who sold shares at the time did anything wrong.
TRANSITIONS -- The Outdoors Blog is evolving. After nearly 41 years as Outdoors editor at The Spokesman-Review, Rich Landers has officially retired. He will continue writing occasionally as an Outdoors ...
Another potential constitutional controversy involves lawmakers and their social media accounts. The ACLU of Washington said last week legislators should not be blocking people with whom they disagree or deleting ...