U.S. service companies grew in January at the slowest pace in six months, amid concern over the impact of the partial government shutdown on the economy.
Volunteers of America Thrift Store managers Bill and Teresa Mitchell say they have closed shop after a recent increase to their monthly lease.
In Eastern Washington, a cold February will give way to milder temperatures in March and April, said Art Douglas, a weatherman for farmers. July and August will bring “some heat” and drier than normal conditions.
Wine lovers will have something to toast about this year: Prices from several origins are set to become cheaper.
Window and door manufacturer Jeld-Wen will close its Yakima plant in April, a move affecting nearly 180 employees.
As Asian-Americans across the U.S. mark the Lunar New Year on Tuesday, they can celebrate by eating Mickey Mouse-shaped tofu, sporting a pair of Year of the Pig-inspired Nike shoes and by snacking on pricey cupcakes.
The deal with Reno, Nev.-based Aerion should accelerate technology development and design of Aerion’s planned AS2 supersonic business jet, a sleek, needle-pointed design concept that resembles a small version of the Anglo-French supersonic Concorde.
California-based startup Snappr, an on-demand professional photography service, is expanding into the Spokane market with an official launch Monday.
Papa John’s teams up with activist investor Starboard Value to turn around falling sales.
The wheels, all 6 feet, 6 inches of them, are polished on the shiny new John Deere R4045 sprayer, which is about two stories tall and can extend its arms to spray 120 feet of field in a single pass. But the massive new piece of equipment may be a tough sell as many farmers face an uncertain market after an economic roller coaster 2018.
PotlatchDeltic Corp. reported lower fourth quarter income, citing charges related to tax legislation and the merger with Deltic Timber Corp.
Amazon says it has named Starbucks executive Rosalind Brewer to its board, making her the second black woman to ever sit on the online retailer’s board of directors.
Two Men and a Truck, a national moving franchise, has opened a Spokane Valley location at 111 N. Vista Road.
USA Today publisher Gannett rejects $1.36B buyout offer from MNG Enterprises, saying it undervalued the company and isn’t in the best interests of the company or its shareholders.
In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you’ll get an almost universal answer: Not anytime soon.
Exotic Metals Forming LLC has submitted development plans for future expansion on the West Plains.
The Academy, a former senior-living facility near Gonzaga University, will be transformed into student housing.
Getting calls or emails from scammers is commonplace these days. For many, the frustration revolves around how these people get their number or email?
Banking Northwest Farm Credit Services has announced four changes in the company’s staff. Allie Allen, previously AVP-credit officer at the company’s Salem branch, has been promoted to assistant vice president-lending and insurance. Ben Holling, who was previously vice president-credit, has been named senior vice president-credit. Erien Preus has filled the vice president-credit position, after serving as internal auditor at the company’s location in Spokane. Brandee Sink, previously with NAU Country Insurance Co. in Missoula, has been hired as assistant vice president-corporate insurance services.
The CEOs of the Seattle metro’s largest businesses – from Amazon and Boeing to Starbucks and Nordstrom – are pushing for more housing for middle-income workers at a time when professionals like nurses, teachers and cops are increasingly being priced out and new housing is aimed mostly at higher earners. Challenge Seattle, a group of 17 local CEOs led by former Gov. Christine Gregoire, released a report Wednesday that amounts to a call for action on more housing aimed at households making between $54,000 and $108,000 (or less for individuals). The group also includes the chief executives of Microsoft, Costco, Zillow, Weyerhaeuser, Alaska Airlines, Expedia and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, among others.