FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2018
If you’re interested in working for the U.S. Census Bureau in 2020, now is the time to get your application in.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2018
Through 40 years of shrewd investing, Margaret F. Galbraith turned a modest inheritance into a fortune valued in the millions. The Silver Valley native died in 2005, leaving a $12 million endowment to benefit Idaho’s six northern counties.
TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2018
A Canadian company trying to reopen the historic Bunker Hill Mine has renegotiated the lease-purchase option after defaulting on payments in October.
Startup Spokane returns this weekend for its 11th round of coaching entrepreneurs through creating a company in 54 hours.
FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2018
The number of homes sold in Spokane County dropped during October but the average price increased to $264,000, as low inventories of residential properties continued to influence the market.
Washington’s largest solar farm will begin commercial production next month, helping a Spokane Valley manufacturer 85 miles to the east move to all renewable energy.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2018
Former Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire would sit on Avista Corp.’s board of directors if the company is sold to a Canadian utility.
About 740,000 people live in the greater Spokane-Coeur d’Alene metro area, and that figure could swell by nearly 15,000 next year if the projected growth rate pans out.
TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2018
Sears Spokane Employees Federal Credit Union is merging with another local credit union.
MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2018
An industrywide backlog for electronic components will cast a shadow on Itron Inc.’s 2018 earnings.
SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 2018
Amazon showed off progress on its new West Plains fulfillment center Friday, which will be finished in fall 2019.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2018
Robin Toth helped Eastern Washington’s aerospace manufacturing industry grow through her job at Greater Spokane Incorporated.
TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2018
Despite strong gains by Clearwater Paper Corp. and Itron Inc., the Hart Capital Inland Northwest Index fell by 3.6 percent during the third quarter.
Washington and Idaho residents can begin signing up this week for 2019 health insurance and dental plans under the states’ individual insurance markets.
Nez Perce Indians grew and smoked tobacco 1,200 years ago, long before white traders and settlers arrived in the Pacific Northwest. New research from Washington State University analyzed pipes from archeological sites to document tobacco smoking in the region.
SUNDAY, OCT. 28, 2018
Idaho is one of four Republican-leaning states where voter initiatives to expand Medicaid are on the Nov. 6 ballot.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2018
Strong job growth pushed Spokane County’s unemployment rate down to 4.4 percent in September, a near-record low for the month. The county is on track to add about 5,000 new jobs this year.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2018
Inland Northwest residents who heat their homes with natural gas will get a break on their winter heating bills.
TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 2018
Proposed Avista sale to Hydro One prompts tough questions from regulators after Canadian utility’s management shakeup.
MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2018
Changes to Washington’s overtime rules could significantly boost the number of professional workers eligible for time-and-a-half pay.
SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2018
About 900 Spokane-area residents have signed up for the app at
MONDAY, OCT. 15, 2018
The company that hoped to reopen the Bunker Hill Mine later this year has defaulted on its lease-purchase option payment.
Sears Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization Monday. The retailer will close 142 of its 700-plus remaining stores and eliminate thousands of jobs in a bid to stay afloat.
FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2018
Rick and Shelley Carlson knew they wanted the company they founded, Inland Waterproofing Services Inc., to continue after they retire. The couple recently sold the business to their workers through an employee stock ownership plan.
THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2018
Idaho Independent Bank of Coeur d’Alene will be purchased by the Montana holding company that recently bought Inland Northwest Bank.