Stories tagged: closing
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Early Tuesday morning, Missoula Independent staffers came to their doors only to find them locked and a sign taped to the glass: The Independent has closed its office and ceased …
Tue., June 5, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Seattle’s growth is driving glass artist Martin Blank from his South Lake Union hot shop. But before shutting it down, he brought his friends together to make one last sculpture.
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Starbucks, mocked three years ago for suggesting employees discuss racial issues with customers, asked workers Tuesday to talk about race with each other.
Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Subway Restaurants, the world’s most ubiquitous dining chain, will continue closing U.S. stores as it expands internationally.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
Thousands of striking schoolteachers who have shut down West Virginia classrooms for days are demanding a face-to-face meeting with the governor and legislative leaders on their pay grievances, a union …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Vandervert Construction lost more than $14 million on a string of hotel projects across the Northwest, which pushed the Spokane-based general contractor into receivership, company officials said.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
The Fred Meyer Jewelers store at the Spokane Valley Mall is closing later at the end of the business day Saturday.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Sears Holdings Corp. will be closing over 100 more stores as the struggling department store chain tries to turn around its business.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
Toys R Us, which filed for bankruptcy in September, is considering closing at least 100 U.S. stores in the face of weak holiday sales, according to people with knowledge of …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
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 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
Roman Oberemok looked at the old roller rink inside and out, and he saw possibilities.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
The West Linn Paper Company is shutting down after more than 100 years in business.
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
About 65 people will lose their jobs at a mushroom farm in northwestern Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
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
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
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 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 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 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
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
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 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
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 …