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Bourdain became a TV star in part because people stopped caring about poker

Anthony Bourdain delighted millions of people with a career that took him around the world, introducing viewers to all kinds of new culture and food. That career almost never happened.

What’s more important to young people than cool perks or a fancy office? Growth

The way people think about structuring a career is changing. In most cases, it no longer makes sense to join a company as a 20-something and stay until retirement.

Dear Annie: Couple juggling successful careers, parenting

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 10 years and have two children, ages 5 and 3. My wife is professionally ambitious and has built an impressive …

Parents, civic leaders can’t deny value of locals who move away but later return

It’s summer in the Inland Northwest. Hot days but low humidity. The water temperature in many of the region’s 50-plus lakes is bathtub warm. Flowers bloom in our parks. Sunlight …

NIC video students help put on a show

The lights flickered and the feed went live. A raucous crowd cheered on the players of a high school football matchup as it unfolded on a multitude of monitors in …

Program Gives White Swan Students A Lift UW, Corporate Recruiters Offer Way Out Of Reservation Poverty

For young people in White Swan, the future can sometimes seem as cold as snowcapped Mount Adams sitting on the horizon. The town sits 20 miles off the highway, deep …

Short-Lived Employment Not Untypical

My uncle Ollie called the other day to comment on my recently published contention that today, everybody is a temporary worker. “In my day,” he recalled, “the only things that …

Midwife Job Hunt Proves Hard Labor

Anna Page, left, is a certified nurse midwife, while Liz Britain is still looking for work. Photo by Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review

Women In Technical Careers Seek To Encourage Young Girls

Math and science hold little fascination for many teenage girls. In fact, while 81 percent of grade school girls said they enjoyed math, the percentage dropped to 61 percent by …

Women Make It Their Business To Help Girls Become Entrepreneurs

You’ve started a business selling flowers door-to-door, and sales are great. Your big sister has been helping, but now she’s too busy with her boyfriend and you’re not sure you …