Stories tagged: chamber of commerce
Tue., May 15, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Billions at stake for Washington growers and manufacturers under Trump trade policy, speakers say
Washington’s economy relies heavily on trade, with about 40 percent of the state’s jobs tied to international exports. As the Trump administration crafts trade policy, billions of dollars are at …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce warns Trump against China tariffs
America’s largest business lobby is warning President Donald Trump against slapping big tariffs on Chinese imports.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce sounds alarm about a NAFTA pullout
America’s biggest business group is warning the Trump administration that a withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement would be a “political and economic debacle” that would cost hundreds …
Tue., May 17, 2016
Looking Back: Opinions from past add perspective
Topics included a push to buy locally, the possibility of a national lottery, the definition of basic education and radioactive contamination from Hanford.
Sun., July 14, 2013
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 …
Sat., Feb. 21, 2009
Hayden Chamber program promotes shopping locally
Prompted by the economic downturn, The Hayden Chamber of Commerce has planned a robust calendar of events to showcase local businesses: “Go Green – Shop Hayden,” which will provide the …
Tue., May 15, 2007
Festival sponsorship irks veterans
Veterans groups are angry that Coeur d’Alene’s Independence Day celebration this year will be named for a corporate sponsor, Black Rock Development, one of the area’s largest developers. Now some …