Stories tagged: closing
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Camas paper mill to partially close, cut up to 300 jobs
The paper mill in the southwest Washington city of Camas is cutting up to 300 jobs.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Walgreens to shutter 600 stores as part of Rite Aid deal
Walgreens plans to close about 600 drugstores as it completes a $4.38 billion deal to buy nearly 2,000 from rival Rite Aid.
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017
Roller Valley to reopen after purchase by local company
Roman Oberemok looked at the old roller rink inside and out, and he saw possibilities.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Oregon mill closing after 128 years in business
The West Linn Paper Company is shutting down after more than 100 years in business.
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Patrons get their fill on Jollie’s final day of business
Cars packed the parking lot and guests filled the lounge and restaurant at Jollie’s Restaurant and Lounge Sunday afternoon, where Kathy Marsolek has been a patron since 1974, when she …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 11:02 a.m.
Top U.S. diplomat says closing Embassy in Cuba ‘under review’
The Trump administration is considering closing down the recently reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana following a string of unexplained incidents harming the health of American diplomats in Cuba, Secretary of …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Cambodia Daily to close in media crackdown
One of Cambodia’s main English-language newspapers, the Cambodia Daily, announced that it would close Monday after a dispute with the government over taxes.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
Vintage Rabbit closing; owner blames planned North Monroe Street project work
Jan Richart, who owns the Vintage Rabbit Antique Mall, lays blame for her business’s closure squarely with the city and the planned renovation of Monroe between Northwest Boulevard and the …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Washington mushroom farm to close; 65 workers to lose jobs
About 65 people will lose their jobs at a mushroom farm in northwestern Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years
After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told the Associated Press that …
Fri., July 11, 1997
Rail Workers Saying Sad Farewell To Yard
About nine months ago, workers at Union Pacific Railroad’s heavy freight car repair shop here adopted a black-and-gray striped cat as their mascot. It never left until Wednesday, when freight …
Sat., Jan. 25, 1997
Most Ernst Stores To Close Sunday
Ernst Home Center Inc. says today and Sunday will mark the final weekend of the company’s liquidation. Some stores are already closed and most will be closed after Sunday. All …
Sat., Dec. 21, 1996
Rosauers To Convert Store To New Format
Rosauers Supermarkets will close one of its Spokane Valley stores on Tuesday and convert it to the second in a chain of all-natural and organic food markets. The 35,000-square-foot store …
Fri., Oct. 25, 1996
Lamonts To Close Store At U-City
Lamonts Apparel Inc. announced on Thursday that it will close its University City Shopping Center store as part of an effort to emerge from bankruptcy. The U-City store opened in …
Fri., Oct. 18, 1996
Pabst To Close Historic Plant Decision Ends Blue Ribbon Beer’s 150-Year Presence In Milwaukee
Pabst Brewing Co. said Thursday it will shut down its plant and lay off 250 workers, ending 150 years of the Blue Ribbon beer in the city that once dominated …
Fri., March 29, 1996
It’s Been Sweet Baker’s Retirement Leaves A Hole For Doughnut Lovers
1. It’s the end of the roll for Strick’s. Howard Strick takes a break from making cinnamon rolls to kiss his daughter, Karen Torkelson, Tuesday. They’re closing the family doughnut …
Thu., Feb. 15, 1996
Kitchen Shop Quitting Business
The Kitchen Shop, located in downtown Spokane’s skywalk system, is going out of business after almost six years. Owner Sheryl McCandless blames a sour economy, a depressed downtown retail core …
Tue., Jan. 23, 1996
Bekins Curtails Spokane Operations
Bekins Northwest, one of the oldest moving companies in Spokane, Monday closed its moving operations here. The change throws 16 full- and part-time employees out of work.
Sat., Jan. 6, 1996
Poor Circulation Sinks Alternative Newspaper
InfoMatin, a USA Today-style newspaper that targeted readers turned off by the traditional press, will shut down Monday after two years in print. The announcement Friday was yet another sign …