Stories tagged: costs
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
With Trump pardon, Arpaio again wiggles out of legal trouble
In his 24 years as metro Phoenix’s sheriff, Joe Arpaio survived scandals and dodged investigations that would easily have sunk the careers of many politicians.
Tue., July 25, 2017
Robert J. Samuelson: Health care debate emotional, not rational
What we want as individuals (unlimited care) may not be good for the larger society (overspending on health care).
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Netflix still piling up viewers and big programming bills
Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 7:32 p.m.
In 2015, health care tab grew at fastest rate in 8 years
The nation’s health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama’s law and by costly prescription drugs, …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016
Outside View: Cut costs of public disclosure
A small fee would be palatable if combined with other ideas for cutting costs of public disclosure and expanding access to information.
Sun., Feb. 1, 2009, 4:58 p.m.
Save money on health care? Can be done
It’s easy to feel that health care decisions are out of your control. Doctors order tests and prescribe drugs. Follow-up appointments are scheduled automatically. The default position for health-care providers …
Thu., July 17, 2008
A $3 million firefight
The Valley View wildfire neared 100 percent containment Wednesday as state authorities prepared to hand command of the 1,000-acre blaze over to local officials by this morning. Hundreds of fire …
Thu., Dec. 12, 1996
Kootenai Home Sales Take Plunge
Kootenai County home sales dropped sharply in November, suggesting a mild slowdown in the pace of the local real estate market. Home sales fell 31 percent compared to November 1995, …
Sat., May 4, 1996
Spokane County Home Sales Increase 20% Over April 1995
Home sales in Spokane County sped up in April, outpacing March and topping last April by more than 20 percent. The Spokane Association of Realtor’s Multiple Listing Service reported 473 …
Fri., Nov. 10, 1995
Tri-Cities Home Prices Plunge Sharp Decline There Contrasts With 4.6% Increase Nationwide
The Tri-Cities posted the worst decline in home prices in the nation in the third quarter, according to the National Association of Realtors. As recently as late 1993, the TriCities …